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Lancaster Monday 28/02/11

Posted Monday, 28 February 2011, 4.21pm

North West Auctions Lancaster Mart enjoyed another great overall average of 191p/kg for prime hoggs this Monday with all vendors pleased with their trade on the day. A top price of 210p/kg went to P Cummings, Holme Field for 36kg Texel bred hoggs which sold for £75.50 to Roy Schofield buying for Samuel Howarth Ltd butchers of Diggle. Top price per head of £92 (192p/kg) was given to Andrew Butler of Parks Farm Barn again for Texel x purchased for Samuel Howarth Ltd.

Cast sheep were a considerably sharper trade on the week leaving an overall average of £67.76 for all breeds & grades. J Bargh & Son, North Farm took the top price of £90 per head.

In the prime cattle ring clean cattle were a nice trade throughout with a few more numbers forward. A Limousin at 198.5p/kg achieved the top spot today presented for sale by regular consignors A & B Rayton, Winston, the heifer was purchased by Roy Schofield for Samuel Howarth of Diggle. More bulls were forward for sale this week with a higher proportion of lean Friesians on offer. For the second week running J & D Barton & Son, Calcads Farm got the top price per kilo for a Limousin purchased by Blacklidge Bros., Chorley. A 671 kilo Limousin bull from R Collinge & Son, The Dingle was top per head selling at £1023.28 to Frank Towers, Wray.


PRIME HOGGS - Texel: £92, £90, £89 Parks Farm Barn; £89 Hutton Roof Hall; £86 Cuerdale Hall Farm; £84.50 Beckfoot Farm Cottage, Sowerby Lodge; £84 Underley Estate; £83 Moorville. Suffolk: £87, £81.50 Sowerby Lodge; £86, £82 Throstle Grove Farm; £83, £81.50 North Farm; £80 Low Woodedge Farm. Mule: £83, £73 Low Moor Head Farm; £82 North Farm; £81 Cuerdale Hall Farm. Char: £82.50 Sowerby Lodge; £82, £81, £79 Throstle Grove Farm; £80 North Farm; £75 Old Glasson Farm. Chev: £79 Underley Estate. Cont: £76 Hazelslack Tower Farm. Horned: £63.50 Marshaw Farm.

CAST SHEEP – Texel: £90 North Farm; £82, £70 Moorville; £82, £80 Beckfoot Farm Cottage; £80 Hazelslack Tower Farm. Suffolk: £88 North Farm; £79 Ashford Close. Masham: £80, £64Farleton House; £75 Moorville; £70 Old Glasson Farm. Mule: £78 Ashford Close; £76, £65 North Farm; £66 Beckfoot Farm Cottage. Horned: £60 Deepclough. Char: £75, £62 Throstle Grove Farm; £76 Ashford Close. Chev: £83 Underley Estate.

PRIME CLEAN CATTLE – Lim: 198.5p/kg, 165.5p/kg Winston; 179.5p/kg, 171.5p/kg, 165.5p/kg Low Tarn Green; 173.5p/kg New Close. BB: 181.5p/kg, 169.5p/kg Fell End; 165.5p/kg Winston; 159.5p/kg, 153.5p/kg Moss House Farm. Blonde: 175.5p/kg New Close; 155.5p/kg Winston; 135.5p/kg Goose Green. AA: 157.5p/kg, 154.5p/kg Winston; 145.5p/kg Moss House Farm. Hfd: 148.5p/kg Winston.

PRIME BULLS – Lim: 153.5p/kg Calcads Farm; 152.5p/kg The Dingle; 151.5p/kg High House. BB: 151.5p/kg High House; 149.5p/kg, 146.5p/kg Bensons Farm; 148.5p/kg Yeat House. Hfd: 150.5p/kg, 149.5p/kg Fiddlers Farm. Fr: 133.5p/kg Fiddlers Farm; 122.5p/kg Parkside Farm; 119.5p/kg High House; 113.5p/kg Yeat House; 99.5p/kg Whinney Carr Farm, Scales Park Farm.

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