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Lancaster Monday 12/03/12

Posted Monday, 12 March 2012, 2.46pm

North West Auctions Lancaster Mart are pleased to report another strong trade for prime hoggs with a medium weight average of 201.8p/kg achieved. Standard weight hoggs continue to sell well averaging today at 204.4p/kg. The day’s top price of 228p/kg was achieved by J Burr, Little Fell for Texel x hoggs and plenty of Continental hoggs were selling at 210p/kg+. Andrew Butler, Parks Farm Barn sold his well fed hoggs for the day’s top price per head of £100.

Cast sheep were every bit as dear as recent sales have reported. Best Continentals regularly £100+ topping at £140 for Texels from T & CM Kelsall & Sons, Brown Brook. Mules regularly £85+ with horned £55+. The overall sale average was £81.33.

Prime bulls were keenly competed for with best Limousins from Clark & Johnson, Far Orrest selling to 214.5p/kg (£1362). Native breeds sold to 185.5p/kg for Angus from TD & A Gardner, Larbreck Hill. Black & Whites sold to a top of 169.5p/kg from J & D Barton & Son, Calcalds.  Two quality heifers forward from JA Gardner, Moss House Farm sold at 212.5p/kg (Lim) and 203.5p/kg (BB).

Don’t forget the Easter Primestock Sales
Prime Beef – Monday 19th March
Prime Lambs – Monday 26th March.

Top Prices
PRIME HOGGS – Texel: £100 Parks Farm Barn; £99 Walmsley Fold; £96 Sellerley Fields; £90 North Farm. Suff: £88 North Farm; £85 Curwen Hill, Cocker House, Beaumont Gate; £83 Weavers Farm; £82.50 Throstle Grove; £82 Low Woodedge, North Farm; £81.50 Moss Side Farm. Mule: £83.50 North Farm; £80 Millstones; £77 Sowerby Lodge. Horned: £79 Cuwen Hill; £75 Millstones. Char: £90 Brown Brook; £87 Throstle Grove; £87 North Farm; £86.50 Braides Farm; £86 Moss House Farm. Chev: £87 Inverbervie; £86 Parks Farm Barn; £77 Springs Farm. Leicester: £83 Sowerby Lodge.
CAST EWES – Suffolk: £118 Low Kit Brow; £92 (ram) Cocker House. Masham: £67 Curwen Hill. Mule: £94 Brown Brook; £92 Low Kit Brow; £91 Burrow Heights; £90 Curwen Hill; £87 Knowsley Farm. Horned: £61 Ripon Hall. Char: £108 Curwen Hill. Texel: £140 Brown Brook; £130 Curwen Hill; £118 Low Kit Brow, Low Woodedge; £105 Burrow Heights; £102 Moss House Farm. Jacob: £73 Farleton House
PRIME BULLS – Lim: 214.5p/kg Far Orrest; 204.5p/kg Old Croft; 189.5p/kg Larbreck Hill; 184.5p/kg Bensons Farm. Brit Blue: 187.5p/kg Larbreck Hill; 186.5p/kg Bensons Farm. AA: 185.5p/kg Larbreck Hill. Fr: 169.5p/kg Calcalds Farm; 165.5p/kg Yeat House.
PRIME HEIFERS – Lim: 212.5p/kg Moss House

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