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Lancaster Monday 10/12/12

Posted Monday, 10 December 2012, 4.21pm

Good Pre-Christmas Bull Trade

North West Auctions Lancaster had a good trade for prime bulls on Monday. A top price of 207.5p/kg (£1041.65) went to TD & A Gardner, Larbreck Hill for a British Blue bull which was purchased by Geoff Riley, butcher of Dunnockshaw. Bulls also sold to a top of £1404.23 for a Limousin from T Potter & Son, Graining Field also purchased by Geoff Riley.

Almost 1000 prime lambs were a similar trade to average 152p/kg and selling to a top of 177p/kg (£72.50). These were for Texel x lambs from P Lawrenson, Walmsley Fold and they were purchased by Whittakers Butchers of Blackburn. The top price per head in the lamb section was for Texel lambs from WW & D Boow, Corney Hall and these were purchased at £84 each by Mr Ali Shan of Keighley.

A slightly larger entry of cast ewes were sharper all round with ewes selling to a top of £79 for a pen of Lleyns from JA & R Geldard, Low Foulshaw.

TOP PRICES
PRIME LAMBS – Texel: £84 Corney Hall; £74.50 Brown Brook, £74 Walmsley; £73 North Farm. Suffolk: £78 North Farm; £67 Fell End Farm; £63 Hall Croft Barn, Brown Edge; £62 Throstle Grove. Masham: £71.50 Fell End Farm. Mule: £69 Fell End Farm; £67 Sykes Farm; £64 Brown Brook, Bank Farm. Horned: £54 Yarlsber, Lower Brow Top; £52 Brown Brook. Char: £68 Low Foulshaw; £63 Old Woodhouse. Chev: £62 Cragg Farm; £57.50 Longstripes Farm. Lleyn: £63.50 Low Foulshaw.
CAST SHEEP – Texel: £81 (ram) Braides Farm; £76 Hutton Roof Hall; £69 Corney Hall. Lleyn: £79 Low Foulshaw. Chev: £66 Hutton Roof Hall. Horned: £50 Deepclough. Mule: £50 Deepclough.
PRIME BULLS – BB: 207.5p/kg Larbreck Hill. Lim: 197.5p/kg & 196.5p/kg Graining Field; 179.5p/kg Larbreck Hill. Sim: 193.5p/kg & 185.5p/kg Larbreck Hill. Fr: 159.5p/kg Calcalds Farm.

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