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Kendal Tuesday 14/08/12

Posted Wednesday, 15 August 2012, 3.08pm

Prime Lambs & Cast Ewes

As the sun continued to shine and farmers took advantage of the fine weather, a good entry of 1754 sheep were presented to a full ringside of buyers. Lambs averaged a very healthy 181.15p/kg. A top price of £94 per head was paid for a pen of Texel x lambs from M Coates, Ulpha. Top price per kilo of £2.08 went to Fishwick Farms, Silverdale for a pen of Texel x.

Cast ewes once again remain a firm trade topping at £104 for a Texel x ewe from Fishwick Farms, Silverdale. Overall average £59.50.

A Good Pig Trade Considering Increase in Cost of Production

The increase in pig feed meant that the trade for weeners and smaller store pigs was slightly easier than the previous month with the majority of weaners selling between £20 and £25. The best trade of the day was for big well fleshed stores and finished pigs.

Top price of the day came from AJ & ME Saggers, Holme Head selling a couple of good shaped well finished Pietrain x gilts for £122 to PW Clarke, Woodside. Sows topped at £95 from K Singleton to W Taylor & Son, Bamber Bridge. Cast sows & boars sold to their value for the quality that was forward.

The next Sale of pigs will be on Tuesday 11th September 2012.

Top prices:
PRIME LAMBS: Tex: £94 Ulpha Farm, £92 Lambrigg Head, £89 Aynsome Manor & Clawthorpe, £87 Bellingham Road, £83 Bank House, Wray Farm & High House, £81 Ulpha, £80 Crabtree. Suff: £86 Birds Park, £84 Aynsome Manor & Toadpool, £79 High House & Upp Hall, £78.50 Low Newton, £76.50 Barker Knott, £75 Nook Farm. Mule: £74.50 Low Newton, £73 Low Stennerley, £73 The Borrans, £71 Middale. Horned: £63 Ellergill. Char: £84.50 Myers, £84 Crabtree, £76.50 Fairbank. Chev: £75 Low Newton. Herd: £49 Moss End.
CAST EWES - Suff: £88 Gibraltar. Cont: £99 Davy Bank, £95 Bank House, £82 Garnett Fold. Mule: £75 Raw Head, £73 Cinder Barrow, £72 Low Fell End, Low Hall & Raw Head, £70 Moor House. Swale: £56 Low Hall, £51 Kit Cragg, £46 Middle Sadghyll. Rough Fell: £70 Moss End, £67 Moor House, £59 Millbeck. Scot: £48 Bank House. Chev: £89 Bank House. Tex: £104 Bank House, £99 Gibraltar, £94 Aynsome Manor, £88 Low Hall. Leic: £91 Kit Cragg. Grit: £54 Millbeck. Tees: £75 Kit Cragg.
PIGS – Sows & Boars: £95 Selker; £80 Ellonby Hall; £68 Baldmire. Finished Pigs & Stores: £122 Holme Head; £88 & £52 Plumpton Foot; £52 Bascodyke; £78 High Hollins; £50 Stoney Hall, Ellonby Hall. Weaners: £30 Bascodyke; £29 Hazel Holme; £24 Temple House; £22 Baldmire.

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