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Kendal Tuesday 22/02/11

Posted Wednesday, 23 February 2011, 4.19pm

Kendal Mart are pleased to report a strong trade for all classes of hoggs with butchers and export hoggs regularly breaking 200p/kg. Top price of £89.50 per head went to G & ID Postlethwaite, Riddings for a pen of Texel x hoggs which sold to local butcher Jim Hadwin. Top price per kilo of 213p was achieved by P Whitton, Beech Tops for 40kg Texels, these were again purchased by Jim Hadwin for £85 per head. Once again cast ewes sold to a competitive trade with an overall average £60.07. Best meaty sheep regularly £70-£80 topping at £96 for Continental bred from S Mawson & Son, Moor House. Plainer hill ewes were again easily sold regularly making £50-£58.

The fortnightly sale of dairy cattle attracted many buyers all keen to purchase cattle. The days top price was £1800 for a heifer 10 days calved giving 5½ gallon from J & JA Burrow, Thursgill. Many more could have easily been sold. Entries requested for the next sale on Tuesday 8th March.
A small entry for the calf ring saw a top price of £250 for a young British Blue bull calf from D Cottam, Hagg Farm. Limousin heifer calves sold to £115 from JG & BJ Escolme, Low Stanger Thwaite.

PRIME HOGGS - Texel: £89.50, £88 Riddings Farm; £88 Hawkrigg End; £85.50 Bank House Farm, Black Bull Farm; £85 Beech Tops, High Foulshaw Farm. Suffolk: £88, £82 Brow Head; £81.50, £80 Hawes Farm; £80.50 Helm Croft; £80 New Hall Farm. Masham: £86 Killington Drive. Chev: £84, £82, £80 Beech Tops; £84 High Deepslack. Mule: £77 Black Bull Farm; £76.50 Bank House Farm, Moss Howe Farm; £71 Nether House Farm. Horned: £80, £64 High Deepslack; £66 Beech Tops, Moss Howe Farm. Char: £77.50 Gaskell House; £76.50 Tullithwaite Hall. Lleyn: £65 Cragg Farm.

LIGHTWEIGHT HOGGS - Chev: £68.50 High Arnside Farm. Suff: £62 Must Hill. Texel: £61 Stubb Farm; £60.50 Crabtree Farm. Char: £61.50 Tullithwaite Hall. Horned: £57.50 Nether House Farm; £53 Well Foot.

CAST SHEEP – Cont: £96 Moor House; £92 (ram) Hill Farm; £91 (ram) Gaskell House; £86 Hawrigg End; £84 Lowgill Farm; £80 Broad Head, Stubb Farm. Suff: £94 Salterwath Farm. Texel: £84, £77 High Foulshaw Farm; £72 Moor House; £70 Warth Sutton Farm, Stubb Farm. Mule: £75 Ackenthwaite Farm, Stubb Farm; £74 Hawkrigg End, Ivy House. Swale: £58 Mutton Hall; £53 Castle Syke; £45 High Deepslack, Tarn Foot, High Borrowbridge. Rough Fell: £68 Riddings; £63 Ivy House; £62 Steps Farm; £50 School House. Horned: £56 Low Deepslack. Chev: £67, £54 Bank House Farm; £60 Salterwath Farm; £46 High Arnside Farm. Teeswater: £80 Ivy House. Herdwick: £48 Kate Farm.

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