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Kendal Tuesday 18/01/11

Posted Wednesday, 19 January 2011, 3.24pm

North West Auctions Kendal enjoyed an excellent entry of almost 1700 prime sheep on Tuesday.
As expected all hoggs were an excellent trade on the day to average 177p/kg. Medium weight hoggs above 40kg were in particular demand selling to a top of 195p/kg for Texels from LA & M Lambert, Brow Head and these were purchased by Robert Skelton of Dearham. A top price on the day of £82 was twice achieved firstly by LA & M Lambert Brow Head for Texels purchased by Andrew Atkinson of Felliscliffe. TE, JS & SA Carruthers, Red Scar also showed a pen of Texel hoggs selling at £82 purchased by Robert Skelton. Lighter weight hoggs were again in demand selling to a top of £65 for a pen of 34kg Cheviots from Fishwick Bros., Middle Sadghyll and these were purchased by Michael Lomax of Bolton.

A similar entry of cast sheep included a plainer show of ewes with an overall average of £46.25 for all breeds. Heavy ewes sold well to a top of £92 for Texels from J & R Waller, Hall Beck.

PRIME HOGGS - Texel: £82, £80.50 Brow Head; £82 Red Scar; £81.50, £80 Helm Croft; £80 High House, Lambrigg Head Farm; £79 Garnett Folds, Nook Farm, Broad Head. Suffolk: £80 High House Farm; £79, £76.50 New Close; £77.50 Arnside Tower; £76 Garnett Folds. Mule: £78.50 Low Newton Farm; £76, £74 Nether House Farm; £72 Moss Howe Farm, Thursgill; £71 Red Scar; £70.50 Middle Sadghyll, Well Foot. Char: £75.50 Crabtree Farm. Chev: £74.50 Brow Head. Horned: £69.50 Killington Drive; £68 Broad Head; £67 Crabtree Farm; £66, £65 Cotegill; £65 High Borrobridge, Middle Sadghyll. Masham: £66.50 Middale Farm. Herdwick: £66.50 Barker Knott.

LIGHTWEIGHT HOGGS – Chev: £65 Middle Sadghyll. Texel: £62.50 Scroggs Farm; £60.50 Mosergh Hill; £56 Green Close. Suffolk: £60.50 Tarn Foot. Horned: £62.50, £54 Middle Sadghyll; £55 Stepps Farm; High Bridgestone; £51 Mosergh Hill. Mule: £55 Garnett House, Mosergh Hill; £46 The Borrans. Cont: £55.50 High Bridgestone. Herdwick: £55 Tarn Foot. Masham: £52 Mosergh Farm

CAST SHEEP – Texel: £92, £70 Hallbeck. Suffolk: £82 Poppy Farm. Cont: £86 Endmoor Farm; £83 St Annes Farm; £82 Poppy Farm; £79 Hallbeck; £78 Chapel Field; £72 Beck House; £70 High House, Garnett House. Beltex: £80 Crake Hall. Leicester: £70 Skelwith Fold Farm. Mule: £70 New Close, Endmoor Farm; £68 Mansergh High Farm; £66 Poppy Farm; £65 Garnett Folds, Warth Sutton Farm, Skelwith Fold Farm. Rough Fell: £62 Southfield Farm; £49 High Swinklebank Farm. Horned: £50 Mutton Hall; £45 Low Fold. Masham: £67, £58 Southfield Farm

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