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Lancaster Monday 11/06/12

Posted Monday, 11 June 2012, 4.49pm

PRIME LAMBS A STONGER TRADE AT LANCASTER

A fantastic entry of over 1500 prime lambs met a ringside of ten active buyers all keen to fill orders which resulted in a solid overall average of 209p/kg.

A pen of cracking Texel cross lambs from Mr P Cummings, Holme Fields topped at 233p/kg and were purched by Lakes & Dales Ltd. The top price per head came from WN & D Smith & Son, Cocker House selling a pen of heavy Suffolks at £95 a piece.

A slightly smaller entry of cast ewes forward met a good trade with fit ewes that were not over fat in the best demand. The trade was topped at £106 by JW & SE Drinkwater, Conder Mill for a Texel Ewe. Overall average £86.68.

Over 20 bulls sold to a good strong overall average of 188p/kg. JA & R Geldard, Low Foulshaw made the top price per kilo of 206.5p/kg for a Stabiliser bull which sold to Bowland Foods. Messrs Geldard sold three bulls averaging 203.5p/kg. Top price per head of £1372 was paid for an Angus from J & D Barton & Son, Calcalds selling to John Seddon & Co., Blackburn.

Top Prices
PRIME LAMBS
– Suffolk: £95 Cocker House; £93 Hawes Farm; £92 Beckfoot Farm Cottafe, Tunstall Hall; £89 Elm Bank; £88 Ancliffe Hall, Claughton Hall, Oak Head; £87.50 Whittington Farm; £87 Greenbank Farm, Lundholme, Chapelfields, North Farm. Mule: £85 Elm Bank. Horned: £76 Chapelfields. Char: £87.50 Capernwray Hall; £86 Wyre Farm; £85 Old Glasson; £81.50 Brown Edge; £80.50 Heaves Farm. Texel: £94 Tenters Farm; £92 Old Glasson; £89 Gibsons Farm, Isle of Skye Farm; £88.50 Trees Farm; £88 Holme Fields; £87.50 Underhelm Farm, Claughton Hall, Booth Hall, Moss House Farm, Corney Hall; £87 Beckfoot Farm Cottage, Knowsley Farm, Tarnwater, Old Glasson, Parks Farm Barn.
CAST SHEEP – Suffolk: £102 Whittington Farm; £96 Hazelslack Tower; £90 Ewan Mill. Mule: £95 Elm Bank; £87 Hallbeck; £86 Burrow Heights, Goose Green; £83 Parks Farm Barn. Texel: £106 Conder Mill; £94 Hallbeck; £93 Corney Hall.
PRIME BULLS – Fr: 175.5p/kg Allcocks Farm; 165.5p/kg Yeat House. Lim: 204.5p/kg Larbreck Hill; 199.5p/kg Bensons Farm. Char: 194.5p/kg Stirzakers Farm. Sim: 198.5p/kg Calcalds Farm; 159.5p/kg Village Farm. AA: 205.5p/kg Calcalds Farm; 193.5p/kg Village Farm. Welsh Black: 200.5p/kg Allcock Farm. Stabiliser: 206.5p/kg Low Foulshaw Farm. BRB: 192.5p/kg Larbreck Hill. Mont: 203.5p/kg Lane House.

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