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Kendal Tuesday 19/07/11

Posted Wednesday, 20 July 2011, 2.36pm

A larger show of over 2100 lambs were put before a ringside of no less than ten active buyers.  Although trade was easier throughout the country than that of the previous day a very respectable average of 178p/kg was achieved which was well in line with other centres in the area.  Top price per head was £88.50 for a pen of Texel lambs from Mr M Coates, Ulpha Farm and the top price per kilo of 209p was achieved by Mr EA Harrison, Scarside Farm for his pen of Texel x lambs which were purchased by B Riley & Sons, Dunnockshaw.  

More cast sheep came forward this week with a total of 453 selling to a large ringside of buyers.  Top price of £126 was paid for a big Texel ram from Mr D McClure, The Croft.  The sale left a very pleasing average of £78.15 for all breeds and classes.  There were plenty of Texel & Continental x ewes well in excess of £100.  Mule and Mashams were making between £80-£90 and hill breed ewes topped at £99 for a pen of Cheviot x from Mr C Bateman of Croft Foot.  

PRICES:
PRIME LAMBS
– Texel: £88.50 Ulpha Farm; £83 Steel Croft; £82 High House, Lambrigg Head Farm; £81.50 Scarside Farm; £81 Bank House Farm; High House Farm; £80 Underhelme Farm.  Suffolk: £83.50 Redhills; £83 Hyning; £80 The Cart House; £78 High House Farm.  Char: £79.50 Sand Lane; £78 Ninezergh; £76.50 Myers Farm. Dorset: £73 Beckside Barn. Mule: £66.50 Kit Cragg, Thursgill.  Horned: £57 Eskew Beck  
CAST SHEEP - Texel: £126 The Croft; £109 Capplerigg; £106 Bank House Farm; £105 Preston Patrick Hall; £102 Oldfield End; £94 High Foulshaw Farm.  Cont: £115 Carlinwha; £108 Hawkrigg; £104 Low Newton Farm; £98 Bank House Farm; £97 High Foulshaw Farm; £93 Scaside Farm.  Chevoit: £99 Croft Foot Farm. Suffolk: £93 Ninezergh; £89 High Foulshaw Farm. Masham: £92 Preston Patrick Hall. Mule: £88 Preston Patrick Hall; £87 Low Barrows Green; £86 Oldfield End, Birks Farm; £85 Capplerigg Farm; £84 Wreay Syke.  Rough Fell: £79 Cotegill; £67 Crabtree Farm, Lockbank Farm. Horned: £60 Thursgill; £59 Forest Hall Farm, Preston Patrick Hall. Leicester: £76 Howe Farm. Herdwick: £36 Abbey Drive.  
CALVES – Fr Bulls: £80, £75, £70 Far Audlands; £30 Aspatria, Wraysholme Tower.  

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