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Lancaster Monday 24/09/12

Posted Monday, 24 September 2012, 4.03pm

A reduced entry of lambs forward this week, due to many vendors being on a standstill, sold to an improved trade with 9 buyers ringside today. Best meated lambs sold to 187p/kg for Charollais x lambs from JA Burrow, White Carr with many others 170-180p/kg. £80 was the top price per head today for Suffolk lambs from TA Blair. Buyers continue to comment on the number of unfinished lambs forward.

Cast sheep sold to £97 for best fleshed ewes and £136 for rams. Plainer grazing sheep £45-£68.

Prime bulls averaged £1012 with best types 195/200p/kg selling to 201p/kg for BBx from TD & A Gardner. Clean cattle commanded a premium all over £2p/kg averaging £1160 for Limousin x heifers from T Potter & Son.

TOP PRICES
PRIME LAMBS - Suffolk: £80 Fleetwood Road; £73 Fellside; £69 Green Lane End; £65 Beckfoot Farm Cottage, Old Grange, Overdale, Brown Edge. Cont: £63.50 White Carr Farm. Masham: £65 Yarlsber. Mule: £68 Brown Edge; £65 Burnt House, Yarlsber, Bank Farm; £63 Oak Head. Horned: £58.50 Yarlsber; £56 Thornbush. Char: £65 Burnt House, Old Grange. Chev: £68 Green Lane End; £65 Underley Estate; £61 Beckfoot Farm Cottage. Texel: £76.50 Far Orrest; £76 Hutton Roof Hall; £73.50 Fellside Farm; £72.50 Moorville; £72 Foredales; £70 Malt Dubs.
CAST SHEEP – Texel: £97 Hutton Roof Hall. Mule: £67 Old Grange; £65 Moorville; £50 Gaskell House. Horned: £51 Moorville. Jacob: £65 Stockabank. Suffolk: £136 (ram) Fleetwood Road. Leicester: £75 (ram) Brown Edge
PRIME BULLS – Lim: 196.5p/kg Larbreck Hill. Sim: 192.5p/kg Larbreck Hill. Mont: 192.5p/kg Lane House. BB: 201.5p/kg Larbreck Hill.
PRIME HEIFERS – Lim: 214.5p/kg, 208.5p/kg, 204.5p/kg Graining Field.

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