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Kendal Tuesday 18/10/11

Posted Wednesday, 19 October 2011, 10.50am


The largest entry of 2334 prime sheep at Kendal for some weeks.

In the prime lamb ring a top price per kilo of 206p was achieved for a pen Texel lambs weighing 33kgs from J Knipe, Todds Farm and these sold for £68 per head to a farmer buyer.  The top price per head of £100 went to S Mawson & Son, Moor House for a pen of Texel Tup lambs again selling to another farmer buyer.  Messrs Mawson also sold a pen of lambs at £90 per head this time to Mr A Ditta of Blackburn.  The overall average for the 1748 prime lambs was 164p/kg for all weights & grades.  

Cast sheep were in strong demand.  A total of 586 were forward and with the majority of these being hill breeds a pleasing average of £55.42 was achieved.  The top price was £114 for a pen of 3 Texel ewes from CB Hoggarth, Davy Bank and these were purchased Musa Halal Meats.  B & M Hadwin, High Loanthwaite sold a Suffolk ram for £104 to Mr A Ditta.      

– Texel: £100 Moor House; £79 Green Head; £78.50 Borrans Farm; £77 Davy Bank; £76.50 Mutton Hall; £76 High Hallbeck, Town End Farm; Killington Drive, Red Scar.  Suffolk: £77 Croft Foot Farm; £75 New Hall, Oxenholme Road; £74 Crabtree Farm; £73.50 Hyning; £73 Barker Knott; £71 Hawkrigg End.  Cont: £69 Barker Knott; £61.50 Low Greenriggs.  Char: £78 Myers Farm; £71.50 Cinderbarrow Farm; £70.50 Ninezergh; £70 St Annes Farm.  Chev: £72 Green Head; £66 High Borrowbridge; £65.50 Croft Foot Farm.  Mule: £68 Ashstead, Middle Sadghyll, Middale Farm; £67 High Borrowbridge; £66.50 Rankthorn; £66 Low Newton Farm. Horned: £64 Shackla Bank.  Dorset: £64 Brow Head.  Lleyn: £69 Highwood End.  Leicester: £63.50 High Loanthwaite.  Herdwick: £54 Scar Sykes.  
CAST SHEEP - Texel: £114 Davy Bank, £105 Oldfield End; £97 Stubb Farm; £96 Mutton Hall; £92 Crabtree Farm.  Suffolk: £104 (ram) High Loanthwaite; £100 (ram) Hood Ridding Farm; £95 High Butterbent; £77 Hood Ridding Farm; £73 Hagg Farm.  Cont: £79 Low Newton Farm; £76 The Borrans; £67 Chapel Fields; £66 Todds Farm; £65 Highwood End. Mule: £79 Crewgarth; £78 Oldfield End, Myers Farm; £77 Low Newton Farm.  Chev: £80 Ashlack Hall; £40 Poole Bank Farm.  Swaledale: £60 Murthwaite; £58 Mid Town House; £48 Gowan Bank; £39 Moss Howe Farm.  Rough Fell: £66 Moor House; £48 High Low Wood; £47 Murthwaite; £37 Crabtree Farm.  Horned: £59 Ashlack Hall; £40 Moss End Farm.  Leicester: £87 Castle Syke.  Herdwick: £38 Moss End Farm; £37 High Low Wood; £36 Far Orrest; £31 Green How Cottage.            

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