Sales Reports

Kendal Tuesday 08/02/11

Posted Wednesday, 09 February 2011, 4.04pm

North West Auctions Kendal Mart reports a strong trade for prime hoggs with all weights in demand. Top price of the day was £84.50 for Suffolk hoggs from M & C Booth, Hartrigg and these were purchased by Michael Lomax of Bolton. EM Standing, Kirkett Nook sold 41kg Texel hoggs for the top per kilo of 202p/kg purchased by local butcher Jim Hadwin of Mansergh.

As the supply of ewes begins to tighten the ringside full of buyers were all keen to compete for sheep. Suffolk ewes from J & BL Ellis, Hawkrigg End topped the sale at £94. Other prices to note are Charollais to £90, Texel to £83, Mule to £75 and Horned ewes to £59. All cast sheep averaged £49.02 with a large proportion being plainer hill ewes.

Earlier on in the day the monthly pig sale attracted an entry of 80 pigs which sold to a trade reported to be exceeding other local centres. A lack of larger pigs reduced the average to £30 with vendors satisfied with prices achieved. Strong stores sold to £84 from JH & E Ivinson, Plumpton Foot Farm. Weaners sold to £52 for Pietrain x, Large Whites to £24 and £22 for Saddleback x.

A small entry of calves this week with bulls selling to £320 for a Limousin x from DR & C Galbraith, Sunny Bank and heifers stirks topping at £450 for a Simmental from IM Clegg, Piked Howe. Black & White bull calves sold to £52 from RR & JA Knowles, Myers Farm.

PRIME HOGGS – Suffolk: £84.50 Hartrigg; £83 Barker Knott; £81 Meadow Oaks; £79.50 Brow Head; £76.50 Nook Farm; £74 West Plain Farm. Texel: £84 Milness Hall; £83 Kirkett Nook; £81, £75.50 Nook Farm; £78 Underley Estate; £77.50 West Plain Farm; £77 Chapel Field; £75 Brow Head. Lleyn: £71.50 Low Foulshaw Farm. Chev: £80 High Deepslack; £75, £68 Underley Estate; £68, £67 Hartrigg. Cont: £72 Brackensghyll; £70.50, £69.50 Cinderbarrow Farm. Mule: £74 Low Newton Farm; £71.50 Moss Howe Farm; £69 Brow Head; £68 Nether House Farm; £67.50 Well Foot, Thursgill; £66 Barker Knott. Horned: £75 Low Gregg Hall; £66 Holmes Head Farm; £64.50 Low Newton Farm; £62.50 High Borrowbridge; £62 Hartrigg; £61, £60 Catshaw Hall Farm.

LIGHTWEIGHT HOGGS – Cont: £67.50 Cinderbarrow Farm. Suffolk: £62, £59 Crabtree Farm. Chev: £64.50 Hartrigg. Texel: £63 Low Bendrigg Farm; £61 Green Close; £60 The Lodge. Mule: £61 Thursgill; £51 Brackensghyll. Horned: £58.50 Nether House Farm; £49 Hartrigg.

CAST SHEEP – Suffolk: £94 Hawkrigg End. Cont: £90 Summer Close Farm, Hawkrigg End; £83, £77 Low Foulshaw Farm; £68 Hollin Wood. Texel: £83, £76, £70 £50 Hollin Wood; £72 Summer Close Farm; £55 Gibraltar Farm. Chev: £73, £65 Underley Estate. Mule: £75, £60 Hollin Wood; £71 Garnett Folds; £65 High Borrowbridge; £62 Hawkrigg End; £60 Nook Farm. Rough Fell: £58 High Borrowbridge, School House. Horned: £59 Middale Farm; £50, £45 Long Streets Farm; £44 Hollin Wood; £42 Brackensghyll. Leicester: £53 Long Streets Farm. Herdwick: £47 Nook Farm.

STIRKS/CALVES – Sim: £450 (hfr stirk) Piked Howe. Lim: £320 (bull), £170 (hfr), £120 (hfr) Sunny Bank. B&W Bulls: £52, £45 Myers Farm; £50 High Foulshaw Farm; £48 Docker Hall.

PIGS – Welsh x: £84, £80; £75 (fat pigs) Plumpton Foot Farm. Peitrain: £74 (gilt) Holme Head; £52 (stores) High Hollins; £35 (weaners) Holme Head. Large White x: £24 (weaners) Bascodyke. Saddleback x: £22 (weaners) Nisson Huts.

Find this story and more in our Sales Reports Archive.

Stay Informed

Your Details

Your Interests (optional)












Sales Reports Archive

Additional Information