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Kendal Tuesday 04/10/11

Posted Wednesday, 05 October 2011, 11.17am

 

BIG LAMB SHOW AGAIN AT KENDAL

Another large entry of just under 2,000 Prime Sheep on Tuesday began at a slow rate but found trade improving quite markedly as the sale went on.  There were a lot more heavy lambs about this week as well.  Trade was best for 40kg+ lambs, averaging 151p/kg.  A top price of 171p/kg went to M & M Carr, Burton for Texel lambs purchased by Jim Hadwin, Butcher of Mansergh for £70.  Lambs also sold to a top of £79 per head to E J Hodgson & Son, Lambrigg Head purchased by A Dawson.  This was closely followed at £77.50 by Messrs Clarke, Low Longmire & WS Burrow & Sons, Gibraltar Farm.   Cast Sheep were a pretty competitive trade throughout selling to £94 for a Suffolk ram from D E & S M Moorhouse, High House.   Earlier in the day Jeff Burrow, Thursgill showed a tidy run of newly calved Dairy Heifers to a top price of £1,900.    

PRICES
PRIME LAMBS
- Texel: £79 Lambrigg Head Farm; £77.50 Low Longmire; £75.50 Oxenholme Road; £75 Mountain View.  Char: £77.50 Gibraltar Farm; £67.50 High Greenside; £67 Garnett House; £66 North Lodge.  Chev: £72 Green Head.  Suffolk: £69.50 Ninezergh; £69 Hood Ridding Farm, Mountain View; £68.50 Meadow Oaks; £68 Barker Knott.  Cont: £64 Saltcotes Hall Farm.  Masham: £56 Steps Farm.  Mule: £68 Middle Sadghyll, Low Longmire; £66.50 Flodder Hall; £65 Mid Town House; £63 Ashstead. Swaledale: £64 Low Longmire.  Dorset: £63 Larkrigg.  Herdwick: £53.50 Mill Bridge Cottage.  
CAST SHEEP- Suffolk: £94 (ram) High House; £86 Low Stanger Thwaite; £70 Tree Tops.  Texel: £90 Beck House; £84 Green Close; £75 Far Highfield.  Mule: £74 Strickland Tenement; £68 Larkrigg; £66 Green Close, Holmes Head Farm, Thursgill.  Swaledale: £60 Low Deepslack.  Rough Fell: £66 Cotegill.  Chev: £56 High Borrowbridge.  Masham: £48 Tree Tops.  Cont: £74 Clawthorpe Lodge; £68 Holmes Head Farm.  Leicester: £77 Garnett House.          

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