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Kendal Tuesday 01/02/11

Posted Wednesday, 02 February 2011, 4.01pm

North West Auctions Kendal had forward a small entry of prime sheep and rearing calves last Tuesday. Trade on the day proved to be very similar to the previous week averaging more than 171p/kg with trade for all weights and grades staying firm throughout the sale. A top price of 199p/kg went to J & S Mitchell, Hole Beck Farm for Texel lambs weighing 34kg and selling to £67.50 purchased by local butcher Mr Jim Hadwin of Mansergh. Top price per head of £85 went to CB Hoggarth, High House for a pen of Texel x hoggs.

Cast Sheep were a fantastic trade throughout with all types on offer the best they have been for some time. A top price of £95 was achieved by GE Hunter, Beck House for a Continental ewe.

A small entry of rearing calves were a tremendous trade with black & white bull calves selling to £48 for a young calf from R Packham & Sons, Docker Hall. British Blue heifer calves sold twice for £200 firstly from R Packham & Sons and then from ML & SM Dobson, Espford Farm.

PRIME HOGGS – Texel: £85, £77 High House; £79 Brow Head, Chapel Field; £78 Highwood End, Mutton Hall; £77 Kirkett Nook; £76.50 The Borrans; £76 Nook Farm, Mansergh High Farm, Red Scar. Suffolk: £82, £78 Brow Head; £74.50 Hall-o-th’Gate; £71 High House; £70 Borwick Lodge Farm; £67.50 Flodder Hall. Cont: £76.50 Harry Place Farm; £67 Sand Lane. Chev: £74 Brow Head; £67, £65 Hartrigg. Mule: £74.50, £65 Well Foot; £68.50 Nether House Farm; £67 Barker Knott; £65 Garnett House; £64 Borrans Farm; £63.50 Hartrigg; £63 Beech Tops, Middle Sadghyll. Horned: £72.50 Hall-o-th’Gate; £67 Flodder Hall; £66 Crabtree Farm; £64 Barker Knott; £63.50 Nether House Farm, Boundary Beck; £63 Hill Top. Rough Fell: £60 Middle Sadghyll. Herdwick: £59 Harry Place Farm.

LIGHTWEIGHT HOGGS – Texel: £67.50 Hole Beck Farm; £63 Brow Head; £69.50 Crabtree Farm. Chev: £61 Beck Nook; £49 Middle Sadghyll. Mule: £58 Crabtree; £52 Borwick Lodge Farm. Herdwick: £59 Harry Place Farm. Horned: £57, £51 Middle Sadghyll; £47 High Borrowbridge, High Bridgestone.

CAST SHEEP – Cont: £95 Beck House; £94, £70 High House; £93 Graining Field; £90 (ram) Spital Farm; £74 High Wray Farm; £70 Fern Bank. Texel: £84 High Wray Farm; £81 Lambrigg Head Farm; £74 Preston Patrick Hall; £70 Kirkett Nook. Leicester: £80 Moss Howe Farm; £79 (ram) Middle Sadghyll. Rough Fell: £60 Moss Howe Farm, £60 (ram) Cotegill. Mule: £72 Hill Top, High Wray Farm; £70 High House, Preston Patrick Hall, Graining Field, Garnett House, Johnscales Farm, Catshaw Hall Farm, Lambrigg Head Farm.; £68 Barker Knott, Scar Sykes Farm. Horned: £53 Low Deepslack; £44 Ghyll Farm. Swaledale: £62 Catshaw Hall Farm; £60 Flodder Hall; £55 Moss Howe Farm; £50 Preston Patrick Hall.

CALVES – BB Heifers: £200 Docker Hall, Espford Farm. B&W Bulls: £48 Docker Hall.

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