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Lancaster Monday 14/11/11

Posted Monday, 14 November 2011, 10.29am

An increased entry of 1317 prime lambs were just slightly easier on the week.  However, the sale averaged a very respectable 174p/kg.  A top price of 211p/kg was achieved by S Wilson & Son, Burrow Heights whose Texel lambs went on to sell for £86.50 and were purchased by Dunbia, Preston.  Lambs also sold to £85 for Suffolk x lambs from TE Kidd, Booth Hall and these were purchased by Lancaster Meats Ltd.   Heavier lambs especially those with meat were in much demand during the sale.  Strong Mules were a good trade topping at £74 to JS & S Atkinson, Sykes Farm.   A slightly improved entry of cast sheep were a good trade once again to average £67 for all breeds.  Rams topped at £107 to FA Nowell & Partners, Oak Head Farm for a Leicester purchased by Riley Bros. of Dunnockshaw.  Close behind at £104 were Suffolk x ewes from David Eames, Middle Lee.  

Another quality entry of prime butchers cattle were once again in great demand and very short of numbers.  Limousin heifers topped at 210.5p/kg to TH Garnett & Son, New Close purchased by Riley Bros., butchers of Dunnockshaw.   Another strong entry of prime bulls averaged 191p/kg selling to a top of 211.5p/kg to Mr P Cummings, Holme Fields with a Limousin bull which was purchased by Messrs Riley of Dunnockshaw for more than £1500.  

Top Prices  
– Texel: £86.50 Burrow Heights; £83 Hutton Roof Hall; £82 Corney Hall Farm; £79 Holme Fields, Yates Farm.  Suffolk: £85 Booth Hall; £82.50 Ancliffe Hall; £82 North Farm; £80 Quarry House; £78.50 Fell End.  Cont x: £77.50 Old Woodhouse; £74 Sykes Farm; £73 North Farm.  Masham: £69 Home House.  Mule: £74 Sykes Farm; £72 Orchard House, Hare Appletree, Brown Edge, North Farm.  Horned: £63 Lower Brow Top; £61.50 Isle of Skye Farm; £61 Oak Head Farm; £57 Yarlsber.  Char: £83 Low Foulshaw Farm; £82.50 Oak Head Farm, Ewan Mill; £76 Gaskell House.  Chev: £71.50 Underley Estate; £71 Green Lane End Farm.  Lleyn: £75 Low Foulshaw Farm.  
CAST SHEEP – Leicester: £107 (ram) Oak Head Farm.  Suffolk: £104 Middle Lee.  Texel: £100 Green Lane End Farm; £90 Underley Estate; £86 Hutton Roof Hall; £69 Underley Estate. Mule: £81 White Carr Farm; £75 Ashford Close; £74 Underley Estate; £72 Walnut Tree; £67 Hazelslack Tower.  Char: £72 Gaskell House.  Chev: £94 Low Foulshaw Farm; £76 Underley Estate.  Lleyn: £76 Low Foulshaw Farm.  Herdwick: £52 Lee End Farm.  
PRIME CATTLE – Lim Hfrs: 210.5p/kg, 195.5p/kg, 184.5p/kg New Close; 206.5p/kg, 193.5p/kg, 181.5p/kg Moss House Farm. Blonde Hfrs: 191.5p/kg New Close. Brit Blue Hfr &Str: 179.5p/kg Abrahams Farm.  
PRIME BULLS – Lim: 211.5p/kg Holme Fields; 199.5p/kg Far Orrest; 186.5p/kg Calcalds Farm.  Brit Blue: 195.5p/kg, 191.5p/kg Village Farm.  AA: 193.5p/kg Calcalds Farm. Sim: 185.5p/kg Larbreck Hill Farm.  MRI: 189.5p/kg Village Farm.      

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