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J36 Crooklands - Tuesday 12/11/13

Posted Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 2.10pm

Weekly Sale of Prime Sheep and Monthly Sale of Pigs

Another large entry of 2400 prime lambs and cast sheep were sold to a ringside of buyers which saw prices top at £95 for a Single Texel lamb from James Robinson of Carnforth.  The best export type lambs were regularly 200-215p/kg. Commercial Suffolk & Texel x lambs were 175p/kg – 185p/kg. Mule lambs 165p/kg –170p/kg. A large proportion of the lambs forward were in excess of 46kg and these lambs were easier on the week but still left a very pleasing overall average of 171.86p/kg

An increased ringside of buyers saw all classes of cast sheep sharper on the week. Ewes topped at £90 per head for a pen of Continentals from B & AC Barnes of Kirkby Lonsdale. Mules sold to £69 with plenty £60-£65. A much improved show of Horned sheep ensured these saw the greatest lift on the week.

The monthly sale of pigs attracted a large entry of over 100 pigs with something for everyone. Prime pigs sold to £144 for White gilts from D Metcalfe with others at £122 from Messrs Hey & Sons, Saddlebacks reached £122 per head for a trio from E Lawson. Store pigs sold to a high of £109 from Mr Gawthrop with younger sorts £70 from AJ & ME Saggers. Cast sows topped at £158 from J & M Wilson with boars to £115. In-pig sows reached £138 from Messrs Wilson. Weaners sold to £37 for G.O.S. from D Cornthwaite.

Next Month’s Pig Sale Tuesday 10th December to include the Christmas Show

TOP PRICES:
PRIME LAMBS – Texel: £95 Dunkirk; £93 Hodgson Green; £87 Nether Houses; £84 Low Hall; £82 Hawkin Hall; £80.50 Red Scar; £80 Beckfoot Farm Cottage, Orchard House, Hawkrigg End, Low Tarn Green. Suff: £93 & £84.50 Nether Houses; £78 Gamswell Farm; £77.50 Meadow Oaks, Brow Head; £77 Underley, High House; £76.50 Dunningwell. Masham: £59 Steps Farm. Mule: £86 Nether Houses; £76 Red Lodge; £75 Gamswell Farm; £74.50 Heaton Hall; £74 The Borrans, Red Scar. Swale: £59.50 Gawthrop Hall; £58.50 Low Haygarth; £56.50 Roundthwaite. Rough Fell: £57 Steps Farm. Scotch B/F: £67 Row Farm Cottage. Char: £78.50 The Barn; £75 Dunningwell, Longwell, Middale Farm. Chev: £75.50 Beckfoot Farm Cottage; £69 Orchard House; £68 Underley. Herdwick: £80 Poppy Farm. Beltex: £88 Heaton Hall; £86 Red Lodge; £80 Poppy Farm, Hawkin Hall.
CAST SHEEP – Cont: £90 Hawkin Hall; £72 Broad head; £70 Bellingham Road; £62 Ellerbeck. Suff: £75 Harrison Farm; £73 Red Lodge; £70 The Barn, £69 Ninezergh; £68 Park End. Mule: £69 Park End; £64 Longwell; £63 Fairbank, Ninezergh; £60 Causeway, Red Scar. Swale: £47 High Borrowbridge. Rough Fell: £50 Ninezergh. Horned: £47 Gowan Bank; £42 Low Deepslack. Chev: £47 Curwin Hill. Leicester: £75 Longwell. Herdwick: £35 Overmere.
PIGS – Cast Boars: £115 High Farm, £111 High Gateside. Cast Sows: £158 Cooper House; £138 High Gateside. Fat Pigs: £144 & £118 Railway Cottages; £124 Hollin Head; £122 Lockbank. Store Pigs: £109 & £98 Summer Hill; £70 Holme Head. Weaners: £37 & £30 Balgray Hill.

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