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Kendal Tuesday 20/09/11

Posted Wednesday, 21 September 2011, 11.32am

 

KENDAL LAMB TRADE BETTER THAN EXPECTED

North West Auctions Kendal Mart held its usual weekly sale of prime sheep on Tuesday. There was 1571 lambs forward for sale and a much sharper trade on the week was achieved with an overall average of 168.5p/kg (up 9p/kg). The top price per kilo of 186p/kg was paid for a pen of 10 Texel lambs weighing 42kgs from J Allonby & Son, Green Head and these were purchased by B Riley & Sons of Dunnockshaw for £78 per head.  Lambs also sold to £82 for a big Charollais weighing 54kgs produced by Mr D Pearson of Sand Lane and purchased by Mr A Ditta, Accrington.  

Cast sheep were forward in less numbers this week with 220 averaging £56.14.  Top price in this section was achieved by J Allonby, Green Head for a pen of 4 Cheviot ewes which sold for £90 per head.   All classes of prime sheep are still good to sell.  

A small entry of calves were all black & whites selling to £75 for a bull from RR & JA Knowles, Myers Farm.  
 
PRICES
PRIME LAMBS
- Char: £82 Sand Lane; £78 Myers Farm; £75 Ninezergh; £73 Harveriggs Farm; £72.50 Preston Patrick Hall, Dale View.  Suff: £80 Brow Head; £78 Hawkrigg End; £76.50 Meadow Oaks, New Close; £76 Hood Ridding Farm; £7.50 Moser Hill; £75 Nook Farm, Hyning; £74.50 High Biggarsbank.  Cont: £65 Crabtree Farm, Nibthwaite Grange.  Masham: £73 Middale Farm.  Mule: £74.50 Bank House Farm; £72 Middale Farm; £70 Ashstead; £69.50 Moser Hill; £67 Brackensghyll; £66 Low Newton Farm.  Horned: £74 Middale Farm; £62.50 Cotegill; £62 Crook Hall.  Chev: £65 Scar Sykes Farm.  Texel: £78.50 Bank House Farm; £78 Green Head; £77 Hawkrigg End; £76 Scroggs Farm, Capplerigg Farm; £75 High Hallbeck; £74.50 Brow Head, Moser Hill; £74 Mansergh High Farm, Lambrigg Head.  Lleyn: £72.50 Low Foulshaw Farm.  
CAST SHEEP- Chev: £90 Green Head.  Suff: £71 Sunny Brow.  Cont: £106 (ram) Sandy Gap; £82 (ram) Middle Sadghyll; £75 Crake Hall; £72 Broad Oak, Low House, Chapel Field; £70 Sproat Ghyll.  Mule: £68 Strickland Hill; £67 Sproat Ghyll; £66 Cinderbarrow, Sunny Brow, Scroggs Farm; £65 New Close.  Swaledale: £53 Moss End Farm; £44 Strickland Hill, Low Newton Farm.  Rough Fell: £50 Moor House.  Texel: £88 (ram) Cinderbarrow.  Lleyn: £69 Low Foulshaw Farm.  Herdwick: £47 Sunny Brow.     

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