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Lancaster Monday 30/09/13

Posted Tuesday, 01 October 2013, 12.32pm

Prime Lambs a Sharper Trade then end of Previous Week at NWA Lancaster

Prime Lambs

NWA Lancaster had a sharper trade then other local centres at the end of the previous week’s trade averaging 160ppk. Lambs well finished and better quality lambs good to sell and in strong demand with lambs forward lacking finish bringing the market average down. Top price pence per kilo came from Mark Townley Claughton Hall selling Texel lambs at 178ppk and another pen at 176ppk. Also achieving 176 was G Wells, Yew Tree House with a pen of Texel’s. The top price of the day came from J & M Cottam, Hill Top with heavy Suffolk lambs selling for £96.

Cast Sheep

There was a better trade for ewes this week with the top price being a Texel ram from Joe Townley of Mearsbeck selling for £102. Mule ewes sold to an average of £59 and horned ewes to an average of £32 with a good show of horned ewes forward.

Prime Bulls

A handful of bulls forward at Lancaster were met as always at Lancaster with a strong trade with a lightweight Limousin bull from JA Airey selling for a top price of 215.5ppk. All bulls forward averaged 186ppk.

Top Prices

PRIME LAMBS

SUFF: £96, £91 Hill Top; £84, £70.50 £70 Fell End; £77.50 Hallbeck; £65 Birks Farm; £64 High House; £63 Low Hall Beck; £61 Lentworth MASHAM: £65 Yarlsber MULE: £74 Lower Brow Top; £73, £65.50 Oak Head Farm, £66 High House Farm; £63 Birks Farm; £60, £58 Long Streets; £58 Wyresdale Estate HORNED £70 Burrow Heights; £56 Yarlsber CHAR: £71.50, £70 Burrow Heights, £63.50, £59.50 Long Streets Farm TEX: £89, £86 Old Hall; £82, £80 Claughton Hall, £80, £77.50 Hall bank, £80 Carolina, £77 Mearsbeck, £76 Walmsley Fold, £75.50 £75 Intack Farm LEICESTER: £65 Yarlsber

CAST SHEEP

SUFF: £80 Burrow Heights, £52 Lower Highfield MULE: £98, £95, £65, £59 Lower Highfield; £64 Lower Castle o Trim, £59 Mearsbeck, £56 Hallbeck, £50 Askew Hill HORNED: £50 Caroline; £37, £36, £29 Allcocks Farm, £25 Thornbrush, £23 Lee End Farm, £23 High House Farm CHAR: £68 The Dingle; £41, £33 Throstle Grove; TEX: £102, £77, £70 Mearbecks; £94, £76 Oak Head; £70 Hallbeck, £65 Lane House, £64 The Dingle

PRIME BULLS

FR: 135.5 Calcalds Farm, LIM: 215.5, 203.5 Old Croft CHAR: 193.5 Calcalds HER: 185.5 Village Farm ANG: 194.5 Village Farm

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