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Lancaster Monday 21st May 2012

Posted Monday, 21 May 2012, 3.25pm

North West Auctions Lancaster Mart held their popular early Monday morning sale with all classes of stock keenly competed for with more buyers in attendance each week.

Prime lambs continue to meet strong demand with best butchers lambs regularly 230p/kg+ topping at 236p/kg for Texel x from PD Anderton, A & E Clarkson and HR & KA Hodgson. £100 per head was achieved for Texel x from TA Blair. Hoggs forward in less numbers this week selling to £84 and 192p/kg.

More cast sheep forward this week to meet demand with everything averaging £76.91. Strongest Continentals to £113 from S Park (42 Continentals averaged £90), Suffolks £107 from ST Birkett and Mules to £85 regularly £70+ (75 averaged £74).

Prime bulls this week sold to £1237.52 & 195.5p/kg for British Blue x from S & BM Lawrenson. Holstein Friesian bulls to £1139 from K Whitaker & Son.

Top Prices

SPRING LAMBS – Suffolk: £95 Brown Edge; £94 Lyndale; £93 Oak Head; £91 Orchard House; £89 Middle Highfield. Cont: £83.50 Downlands. Horned: £86 Barrow Greaves. Char: £90 Claughton Hall; £87.50 Burrow Heights; £87 Capernwray Hall, Moss House. Texel: £100 Fleetwood Road; £94.50 Brown Edge; £92.50 Corney Hall; £92 Cock Hall; £91 Moss Side Farm, Burrow Heights, Stirzakers, Tarnwater Farm.

PRIME HOGGS – Suffolk: £84 Throstle Grove; £80.50 Ewan Mill; £73 Castle O’Trim. Cont: £75 Longstripes. Mule: £67 Longstripes. Horned: £67 Longstripes. Char: £79 Throstle Grove. Chev: £77 Inverbervie. Texel: £82 Moss House Farm; £80 The Dell; £76 Tenters Farm. Herdwick: £61 Lee End.

CAST SHEEP – Texel: £113 Highfield Farm; £111 Clay Gap; £107 Hall Croft; £103 Tenters Farm; £102 Springs Farm; £100 Burrow Heights; £99 Ewan Mill; £97 Beckfoot Farm Cottage; £96 Brown Edge. Suffolk: £107 Hall Croft; £95 Redbank Farm; £75 Tenters Farm. Cont: £89 Redbank Farm. Mule: £85 Burrow Heights; £82 Highfield Farm; £82 Throstle Grove; £77 Springs Farm. Swaledale: £65 Longstripes. Horned: £60 Forgelands. Char: £70 Throstle Grove. Leicester: £96 Oak Head.

PRIME BULLS – Fr: 175.5p/kg Stirzakers Farm; 156.5p/kg High House. Lim: 184.5p/kg High House. BB: 195.5p/kg Northwoods; 188.5p/kg Calcalds.

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