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Lancaster Monday Prime Stock 16/7/12

Posted Monday, 16 July 2012, 8.56am

Buyers compete from start to finish

NWA Lancaster saw an increase in prime lambs this week with SQQ of 199.6p/kg, topping at 221p/kg for Texdel x lambs from J F Caton and £97 from G H Sanderson. First cross lambs regularly 195p/kg-205p/kg with keenest competition for ¾ bred well finished lambs.

Cast sheep continue to be the strong trade experienced at Lancaster, topping at £107 for Suffolk ewes from A P Smith. Mules generally £75-£80, plainer grazing ewes £50-£60.

Prime bulls this week sold to 203p/kg for best Lim x bulls from Shepherds Farm, Cockerham with most bulls 182p/kg-195p/kg. Heavy bulls (556kg+) sold to £1,169 with everything over £1,000.

More prime stock needed each week at this early morning sale which continues to out-perform other auctions later in the week.

Top Prices

PRIME LAMBS: Suff: £97 Blackleach House, £88 Oak Head, £86 Brown Edge, £84 Trees Farm, £83 Claughton Hall, £82 Ellers, £81.50 Hallbeck, £80 Downlands, Blackleach House, North Farm. Tex: £94 Tarnwater, £93 Blackleach House, £93 Hallbeck, £90.50 Mearsbeck, £89 Ellers, £88.50 Tenters, £88 Blackleach, £87.50 Tenters, £87 Burrow Heights, £86.50 Tenters, £86 Mearsbeck, £84 Long Streets, £83 Low Hall Beck, £83 Lundholme, £83 The Dell, £82 Gaskell House, £81.50 Cantsfield. Mule: £73 Yarlsber, £66.50 Highfield Farm, £66 Millbeck, £64 Long Streets, £60.50 Sykes Farm. Char: £93, £91.50 Gibraltar, £84 Oak Head, £78 Old Glasson, £75 Chapelfields.

CAST EWES – Suffolk: £107 Tenters, £90 Moss House, £86 Parks Farm Barn. Mule: £81 Greenwoods, £79 Highfield, ££79 Park Farm Barn, £78 High House, £78 The Dell, £76 Isle of Skye. Horned: £66 Isle of Skye, £47 Highhouse. Chev: £85 Hazel Brae, £60 Lathwaite. Tex: £98 North Farm, £88 Oak Head, £86 Farleton House, £85 The Dell.

PRIME BULLS – Lim: £936.10 Shepherds Farm. Sim: £1028.70 Larbreck Hill, £972.89 Calcalds, £910.12 Villiage Farm. MRI: £888.30 Village Farm. BB: £1155 Northwoods, £1120.87 & £981.85 Larbreck Hill. CH: £1169.83 Stirzakers. Baz: £1158.75 Calcalds.

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