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Lancaster Monday 23 August

Posted Monday, 23 August 2010, 10.48am

North West Auctions weekly sale of Primestock at Lancaster Mart saw a slightly reduced entry of prime sheep this week. Trade proved to be better than anticipated following last weeks falling national market. Lambs averaged a pleasing 163p/kg for all breeds. A top price of 192p/kg was given to Mr T R Prickett, Hutton Roof Hall for Texel lambs which were purchased by Roy Schofield for Samuel Howarth Ltd Butchers of Diggle.

Close behind at 190p/kg (£80) were Messrs Bolland, Yeat House whose lambs were purchased by Michael Lomax for Whittakers Butchers.

Cast Ewes showed a £5 per head rise to average £55. A top price of £89 was achieved by K Whitaker & Son, Stirzakers Farm.

In the prime cattle ring an excellent entry of heifers averaged 163.1p/kg topping at 192.5p/kg (£954.80) from B Rayton, Winston for a Belgian Blue which was purchased by Roy Schofield for Samuel Howarth Ltd Butchers.

Another decent entry of bulls sold well once again to an average of 140p/kg topping at 157.5p/kg (£905) from Messrs Lawrenson of Northwoods. There are some excellent orders for bulls around the ring each week.

PRIME LAMBS

Suff: £73 Heaton Hall, £69.50 & £67.50 Downlands Farm, £69 & £65 Booth Hall, £67 Trees Farm & Low Woodedge, £66 Ellers Farm, £65.50 Fell End.

£73 Heaton Hall, £69.50 & £67.50 Downlands Farm, £69 & £65 Booth Hall, £67 Trees Farm & Low Woodedge, £66 Ellers Farm, £65.50 Fell End.
Cont: £66 Newhurst Farm.

Masham: £66.50 Yarlsber.

Mule: £66.50 Oak Head, £65.50 Low Moor Head & Yarlsber, £64 Trees Farm, £63 Lower Brow Top.

Texel: £80 Lower Castle O’Trim & Yeat House, £75 Sandy Hill Farm, £74 Oak Head & Walmsley Fold, £73 & 72 Hutton Roof Hall, £72.50 Heaton Hall & Mearsbeck. Char: £67 Oak Head, £66 Yarlsber, £63 Highfield Farm.

£66.50 Oak Head, £65.50 Low Moor Head & Yarlsber, £64 Trees Farm, £63 Lower Brow Top.£80 Lower Castle O’Trim & Yeat House, £75 Sandy Hill Farm, £74 Oak Head & Walmsley Fold, £73 & 72 Hutton Roof Hall, £72.50 Heaton Hall & Mearsbeck. Char: £67 Oak Head, £66 Yarlsber, £63 Highfield Farm.
Horned: £60.50 Greenlands.

CAST SHEEP

Texel: £89, £88 & £76 Stirzakers Farm, £83 Ellers Farm, £73 Moss House Farm. £82 High House, £60 Catshaw Hall.

£60.50 Greenlands.£89, £88 & £76 Stirzakers Farm, £83 Ellers Farm, £73 Moss House Farm. £82 High House, £60 Catshaw Hall.
Mule: £82 Burrow Heights, £73 Downlands & Cantsfield Hall, £72 Burrow Heights & Lee End Farm, £70 Middle Lee.

Horned: £44 Middle Lee, £42 Highfield Farm, £37 High House.

PRIME BULLS

Lim: 153.5p/kg Tewitfields Farm, 152.5p/kg & 151.5p/kg Kelleth Rigg, 146.5p/kg High House.

Char: Hill Farm, 142.5p/kg Stirzakers Farm. 144.5p/kg Fiddlers Farm. 145.5p/kg Larbreck Hill.

153.5p/kg Tewitfields Farm, 152.5p/kg & 151.5p/kg Kelleth Rigg, 146.5p/kg High House.Hill Farm, 142.5p/kg Stirzakers Farm. 144.5p/kg Fiddlers Farm. 145.5p/kg Larbreck Hill.
Blo: 157.5p/kg Northwoods Farm.

AA: 139.5p/kg Village Farm, 135.5p/kg Fiddlers Farm.

Stab: 150.5p/kg Low Foulshaw Farm. 123.5p/kg High House, 118.5p/kg, Calcads Farm.

PRIME HEIFERS

Lim: 179.5p/kg & 175.5p/kg Winston, 164.5p/kg High Platt Farm. 172.5p/kg Winston.

150.5p/kg Low Foulshaw Farm. 123.5p/kg High House, 118.5p/kg, Calcads Farm.179.5p/kg & 175.5p/kg Winston, 164.5p/kg High Platt Farm. 172.5p/kg Winston.
BB: 192.5p/kg Winston, 189.5p/kg High Platt Farm. Dev: 143.5p/kg Winston

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