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Kendal Tuesday 28/02/12

Posted Wednesday, 29 February 2012, 12.05pm

Prime Hoggs

A smaller show of predominantly hill breed hoggs were presented to the usual ringside of buyers with a top price of £97.50/head for a pen of Texel x hoggs from J A & J Harper of Killington and these also made the top price per kilo of 232p/kg. Once again the best export type hoggs were regularly 220-230p/kg, with handy weighted Mule and Horned hoggs 190-200p/kg. Heavy hoggs were a little harder to place leaving a very pleasing overall average of 201.12p/kg.

Cast Sheep

Once again a good show of cast sheep were forward and all classes were good to sell. Plainer horned ewes were just a shade easier on the week. Overall average £69.40.

PRICES

PRIME HOGGS – Texel: £97.50 Capplethwaite Hall; £92 Brow Head, Green Head; £91 Bellingham; £89 West Plain. Dorset: £90.50 Brow Head. Suffolk: £95 Brow Head; £90 Hartrigg; £87 West Plain; £86 Holme View. Cont: £86 Black Bull Farm. Masham: £71 Hollin Wood. Mule: £90 Moss Howe; £86 Rydal Farm; £80 Brow Head; £78 Low Stennerley. Horned: £83.50 Yarlsber; £75 Crabtree; £74.50 Far Orrest; £73.50 Woodside. Char: £78.50 Hollin Wood. Chev: £88.50 Green Head. Leicester: £82 The Borrans.

CAST EWES – Suffolk: £108 Brow Head; £85 Scroggs Farm. Cont: £100 Beckside; £96 Brant House; £88 Ivy House. Mule: £96 Cinderbarrow; £94 Graining Field; £91 Birks Farm; £90 Brow Head, Thursgill. Swaledale: £65 Low Newton Farm; £63 Catshaw Hall, Calderside; £61 Strickland Hill. Rough Fell: £79 Beckside; £74 Howe Farm; £67 Ghyll Farm; £65 High Swinklebank. Chev: £94 Howe Farm; £86 Ghyll Farm. Texel: £118 Beck House; £117 Spital Farm; £98 Strickland Hill; £97 Graining Field; £92 Ivy House. Leicester: £120 Strickland Hill; £116 Catshaw Hall; £94 Yarlsber. Teeswater: £100 Ivy House. Dalesbred: £77 Middale Farm.

CAST RAMS – Suffolk: £108 High Swinklebank; £83 Brant House. Cont: £115 High Borrowbridge. Swaledale: £80 Calderside. Rough Fell: £100 Steps Farm; £90 Beckside. Horned: £80 Archers Hall. Char: £118 Spital Farm. Texel: £126 Archers Hall; £108 Scroggs Farm. Leicester: £126 Archers Hall. Teeswater: £116 Yarlsber.

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