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Lancaster Monday 21/11/11

Posted Monday, 21 November 2011, 11.34am

 

LAMBS A FLYING TRADE AT LANCASTER

Slightly less lambs forward met a strong trade as lambs were in good demand throughout with all classes averaging 190.4p per kilo.  The top price per kilo came from TR Prickett, Hutton Roof Hall for a pen of 10 cracking Texel lambs selling at 213p/kg (£83/head) to Roy Schofield on behalf of MJ Birtwistle & Co.  Top price of £94.50 per head went to J Bargh & Son, North Farm for a pen of 13 Texel x lambs sold to Lancaster Meat Company.  

Cast sheep sold to a strong trade averaging £77 for all types and topping at £118 for a Texel ram from Ripley St Thomas’.  

Prime bulls in strong demand again this week averaging over £1000 per head  and 175p/kg. 
JM & AG Swarbrick, Bensons Farm topped the bull trade with a British Blue selling at 190.5p/kg to Bowland Foods Ltd.  Top price per head of £1209 went to a Limousin from S & BM Lawrenson, Northwoods.  

The prime cattle sale saw heifers average 194p/kg and Steers 177p/kg.  A quality Limousin heifer from TH Garnett & Son, New Close topped at 214.5p/kg to Hartshead Meats.  Messrs Garnett sold 4 cattle over 200p per kilo. 

Top Prices  
PRIME LAMBS
– Texel: £94.50 North Farm; £90.50 Hutton Roof Hall; £89.50 Moorville; £89 Crag Bank, Underley Estate; £88.50 Ewan Mill.  Suffolk: £92 North Farm; £89 Brown Edge; £87 Moss House; £86.50 Old Woodhouse; £84 Bradlow.  Mule: £90 North Farm; £83 Fell End Farm; £83 Bank Farm; £81.50 Brown Edge; £80 The Maltings, Brown Brook.  Char: £86.50 Hill Top; £83 Old Glasson; £79.50 Burnt House.  Chev: £82.50 Underley Estate.  Lleyn: £82.50 Low Foulshaw.  Leicester: £82 Moorville; £80 Brown Edge.  
CAST SHEEP – Texel: £118 Ripley; £94 Crag Bank; £80 Moorville; £78 Hutton Roof Hall.  Mule: £97 Moorville; £82 Hill Top Farm; £75 Tenters Farm, Salisbury Farm.  Horned: £72 Hutton Roof Hall.  Chev: £84 Hill Top Farm.  Lleyn: £84 Low Foulshaw Farm.  Herdwick: £55 Lee End Farm.  
PRIME CATTLE – Lim Hfrs: 214.5p/kg New Close; 183.5p/kg Old Croft.  BB Hfrs: 187.5p/kg New Close.  Stabiliser Hfrs: 184.5p/kg Kit Cragg.  AA Steers: 189.5p/kg Underhelme.  Hfd Steers: 173.5p/kg Manor Farm.  Stabiliser Steers: 179.5p/kg Kit Cragg.  
PRIME BULLS– BB: 190.5p/kg Bensons Farm; 179.5p/kg High House.  Saler: 187.5p/kg Northwoods. Sim: 182.5p/kg Larbreck Hill.  Lim: 185.5p/kg Northwoods; 177.5p/kg Larbreck Hill.  Fr: 156.5p/kg High House.

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