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Kendal Tuesday 28/06/11

Posted Thursday, 30 June 2011, 2.25pm



North West Auctions Kendal had forward a reduced entry of 1060 Prime Sheep.  The decent grass weather proving too important for many local producers.  Lambs were a very decent trade to average 193p/kg with extra buyers in the ring helping the trade.  Lambs sold to 211p/kg for Texels from A E Atkinson & Son, Stubb Farm purchased by M Lomax of Bolton.  Lambs also sold to £88 for Suffolks produced by DE Moorhouse, High House, again purchased by M Lomax.  Light lambs again sold well averaging over 200p/kg and selling to £62.50 for 30kg Texels from J Bryning, Archer Hill.  

Prime Ewe trade continues to thrive at Kendal with a ring full of buyers all going well.  Ewes averaged £66, including many fell sheep, selling to £100 for Suffolk x Ewes from G W Robinson & Sons, Moss End Farm.  

Earlier in the day two very handy dairy heifers found favour with local purchasers.  Messrs Bowes, Low Brundrigg continue their excellent run, topping the heifer trade at £1,700.  

A small entry of rearing calves sold to £280 for a British Blue bull from D W Cottam, Hagg Farm.  Young b/w bulls sold well to a top of £50.    

- Suffolk: £88 High House; £86 High Biggarsbank; £82.50 Low Stanger Thwaite; £81 Kate Farm; £80.50 Raw Head. Cont: £83 High Foulshaw Farm; £74.50 Cinder Barrow.  Texel: £87.50 Hole House; £85.50 Barn Hey; £85 Moss End Farm; £84 Cockrigg Farm; £82.50 Steel Croft, Old Croft. Lleyn: £78 Low Foulshaw Farm. Char: £86 Broad Oak; £79 Ackenthwaite Farm; £73 Middle Ridge.  
CAST SHEEP- Suffolk: £100 Moss End Farm; £94 (ram) Poppy Farm; £83 Steel Croft.  Cont: £108 (ram) Eskew Beck; £101 (ram), £95 Capplerigg Farm; £98 Low House.  Texel: £93 Warth Sutton Farm; £87 Barn Hey; £86 Low Stanger Thwaite; £84 Steel Croft.  Mule: £86 Endmoor Farm; £82 Warth Sutton Farm; £81 Middle Birkby Farm, Mint View; £80 Low House, Steel Croft.  Rough Fell: £82 (ram) Lockbank Farm; £78 Archer Hill.  Swale: £70 Eskew Beck; £56 Moss Side.  Horned: £73 Moss Side; £70 Boundary Beck; £47 Bridge Stone. Masham: £73 Eskew Beck.

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