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Lancaster Monday 18/02/13

Posted Monday, 18 February 2013, 3.45pm

NWA Lancaster Auction Mart

A full ringside of buyers saw prime hoggs average 160p/kg with best Continentals regularly 172p/kg+ topping at 208p/kg from J Burr and £87 from T & CM Kelsall & Sons. The sale included a large portion of horned hoggs which sold to £66 from E & N Wright & Sons with most 135 – 150p/kg.

Cast sheep sold to £94 for Suffolk ewes from G Riley and Texels at £88 from LA Bradshaw.

An improved entry of prime bulls saw the £2 per kilo barrier regularly broken topping at 206.5p/kg for British Blue x from S & BM Lawrenson & Son with others at 205.5p/kg. Dairy bred bulls sold to 179.5p/kg for MRI from TD & A Gardner. All bulls averaged £1107 with a strong entry needed again next week. A single prime heifer sold for 207.5p/kg for a Limousin x from Anne Airey.

Top Prices

PRIME HOGGS – Texel: £87 Brown Brook; £80 North Farm; £79.50 Wilson Wood; £78 Hutton Roof Hall, Sellerley Fields; £76 Middle Ridge. Suffolk: £76.50 North Farm; £71.50 Fell End; £70 Maddison Avenue, Nateby Crossing; £66.50 Cobble Hey; £66 Birks Farm. Masham: £73.50 Allcocks Farm; £65 Fell End; £60.50 Cobble Hey. Mule: £68 Lathwaite Farm; £67 Far Orrest; £66 Birks Farm; £65.50 Cobble Hey; £63 Low Moor Head. Horned: £66.50 Allcocks Farm; £66 Hutton Roof Hall; £65 Holme House; £58 Parks Farm Barn. Char: £68 Ghyll Beck; £67 Old Glasson; £65 Parks Farm Barn. Chev: £55 Hutton Roof Hall. Gritstone: £61 Birks Farm. Teeswater: £69 Allcocks Farm.
CAST SHEEP – Suffolk: £94 Maddison Avenue. Texel: £88 Moss House Farm; £78 Far Highfield; £66 Moss House Farm. Mule: £53 Highfield Farm; £48 Moss House Farm. Horned: £46 Cooilineel Farm; £40 Allcocks Farm. Chev: £60 Longstripes Farm.
PRIME BULLS – BB: 206.5p/kg Northwoods Farm. Char: 199.5p/kg Salisbury Farm. Sim: 197.5p/kg Larbreck Hill. Lim: £205.5p/kg Northwoods Farm. AA: 182.5p/kg Larbreck Hill. Fr: 161.5p/kg Calcalds Farm. MRI: 179.5p/kg Larbreck Hill.
PRIME HEIFERS – Lim: 207.5p/kg Old Croft.

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