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Lancaster Monday 05/11/12

Posted Monday, 05 November 2012, 2.19pm

Eight buyers ringside today competing for lambs resulting in a market average of 156p/kg with best lambs 160p/kg upwards and topping at 167p per kilo for Texel x from Raby Contractors and £84 for Suffolks from FK & FM Woodhouse. Buyers continue to pay a premium for meated lambs ‘in spec’.

Cast sheep reached £92 for Suffolks from S Park, medium ewes generally £50 - £65 with plain ewes £18-£32.

Prime bulls sold to 195.5p/kg (£1204.28) for Limousins from JM & AG Swarbrick, native breeds to 177.5p/kg for Hereford x from P & A Bell, Village Farm and dairy bred 161.5p/kg for Swedish Red & White from TD & A Gardner who also sold British Blue at 187.5p/kg. Prime bulls regularly exceed £1000 per head topping at £1204.28. Buyers continue to request prime clean cattle on a Monday – please advise of entries.

PRIME LAMBS - Suff: £84 Fell End; £71 Orchard House; £69 Brown Edge; £67 Ancliffe Hall. Masham: £75 Fell End; £71.50 Allcocks Farm; £60.50 Holme House. Mule: £75.50 Fell End Farm; £68.50 Middle Highfield; £68 Holme House; £66.50 Brown Edge. Horned: £59.50 Yarlsber; £58 Middle Highfield. Char: £66 Station Hotel; £63.50 Long Streets; £62 Far Highfield. Chev: £64 Cragg Farm. Texel: £74.50 Hutton Roof Hall; £74 Far Highfield; £73 Mearsbeck; £71 Sandy Hill Farm.
CAST EWES - Suff: £92 Highfield Farm; £75 Springfield Farm. Mule: £65 Isle of Skye Farm; £57 Mearsbeck. Horned: £37 Allcocks Farm. Texel: £68 Hutton Roof Hall; £55 Newhouse Farm; £55 Newhouse Farm; £50 Tenters Farm. Herdwick: £48 Lee End.
PRIME BULLS - Lim: 195.5p/kg Bensons Farm; 189.5p/kg Larbreck Hill. Char: 179.5p/kg Larbreck Hill. Hfd: 177.5p/kg Village Farm. BB: 187.5p/kg Larbreck Hill. Sim: 184.5p/kg Village Farm. Swedish R&W: 161.5p/kg Larbreck Hill.

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