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Lancaster Monday 25/02/13

Posted Monday, 25 February 2013, 11.52am

North West Auctions held its weekly primestock sale which saw Jeff Bargh top the market with his Texel x hoggs selling for 195p/kg (£84) purchased by Michael Lomax. Hoggs in the 39-42kg bracket averaged 164p/kg with well fleshed hoggs once again in keenest demand.

Cast sheep sold to £120 for a Texel ram from EE Thornton & Sons with Continental ewes £64 - £78, Mules generally £50-£64 with hill ewes £28-£40.

Prime bulls sold to 184.5p/kg for a dairy bred bull from TD & A Gardner who also sold Continentals to 182.5p/kg and natives to the same price.

Top Prices

Texel: £84 Old Woodhouse; £78.50 Walmsley Fold; £75 Lentworth Farm; £72 Foredales, Moss Side Farm. Suffolk: £80 Lentworth Farm; £70 North Farm; £67 Downlands Farm; £65 Cobble Hey, Sowerby Lodge. Masham: £65.50 Holme House. Mule: £69 North Farm; £63 Longstripes, Brown Brook; £60 Lentworth Farm. Horned: £76 Kitchen Ground; £65 Yarlsber; £57 Brown Brook, Holme House.


Texel: £120 Downlands Farm; £64 Foredales; £54 Bank End. Suffolk: £78 Downlands. Mule: £64 Burrow Heights, The Dell. Horned: £36 Hare Appletree, Dove Cote. Milk Sheep: £69 Lathwaite
PRIME BULLS – Fr: 184.5p/kg, Hfd: 182.5p/kg, Blonde: 182.5p/kg, Stab: 179.5 Larbreck Hill.

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