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Lancaster Monday 11/02/13

Posted Tuesday, 12 February 2013, 12.25pm

Primestock Sale

An improved quality entry of hoggs sold to increased demand from 9 buyers ringside providing a market average of 161p/kg. Best lambs regularly 175p/kg/190p/kg topping at 209p/kg from Bargh Contractors, Morecambe and 202p/kg from P Lawrenson.

C&N Shearing sold Beltex x hogs to £82 with T & CM Kelsall & Sons at £85. Buyers were keen to purchase in spec hoggs with leaner lambs harder to place.

Top Prices

PRIME HOGGS

Suffolk:£81 £75 Hill Top; £72 North Gate; £71.50 Old Grange Farm; £70 Birks Farm; £67 Sowerby Lodge. Con: £36 Deepclough. Mule: £68.00 Bank Farm. Horned: £56.50 Bank Farm; £54 Birks Farm; £46.50 Curwin Hill Farm. Charollais: £73.50 £71.50 North Farm; £62.50 Old Grange Farm. Cheviot: £33 Curwin Hill Farm. Texel: £87 Deepclough; £86.50 Walmsley Fold; £85 Brown Brook; £84 £83.50 2 Old Woodhouse. LLeyn: £66 £65.50 Low Foulshaw Farm. Gritstone: £58.50 Birks Farm.

604 Prime Hoggs to £87 & 209p/kg

Top Av.(p/kg)

Lights up to 32 142 125.2

Standard 32 ½ - 39 182 152.0

Medium 39 ½ - 45 ½ 209 168.1

Heavy 46 – 51 ½ 177 143.5

Cast sheep sold to £91 for best Continental ewes with others £73/£80 a large show of horned ewes sold to £51 with learner types £22/£34.

Cast Sheep

Suff:£66 Low Tarn Green. Mule:£60 Rooten Brook. Hrnd: £51 Rooten Brook. Char:£70 Rooten Brook. Chev: £71 Deepclough. Texel:£80 Low Kit Brown. Lleyn:£91 Low Foulshaw Farm.

Prime bulls sold to 208p/kg for BBX from JS & MM Wilson & Son with JM & AG Swarbrick selling Limousin x to 206p/kg. Dairy bulls reached 195p/kg from GA Haston & Son. All bulls averaged £1111 topping at £1303 from JM & AG Swarbrick with others £1286, £1239.

More prime bulls/cattle needed each week.

11 Prime Cattle - Young Bulls to 208.5p/kg, £1303.02

Class Top Av. (p/kg)

Premium 2 208.5 207.0

Prime 6 205.5 197.3

Others 3 162.5 160.0

Prime Bulls

Fri/Hol:162.5p/kg Yeat House;Lim:206.5p/kg Bensons Farm;Sim:189.5p/kg Yeat House;BB:208.5p/kg High House;Montb:195.5p/kg Lane House.

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