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Lancaster Monday 17/06/13

Posted Monday, 17 June 2013, 4.08pm

Prime Lambs

A full complement of buyers were ringside at the weekly primestock sale. Prime lambs forward in the largest number this season with all types reaching full value. Well fleshed continental lambs continue to lead the way reaching £114/head from H Birkett & Son, top pence per kilo being 255p/kg from D Towers with Texel lambs.

Suffolk x lambs reached £102/head and 235p/kg. A market average achieved of 209p/kg for all lambs sold.

Cast Sheep

Cast ewes reached £100 with Texels from D Eames and many other best meated ewes £70 plus, mules generally £50 - £65 with plainer ewes £40 - £50.

Prime Cattle

Prime bulls reached 206p/kg for AAx from P & A Bell, others at 204p/kg from TD & A Gardner and 203p/kg for BRBx from JM & AG Swarbrick. Top price per head £1367 from JM & AG Swarbrick.

Top Prices:

PRIME LAMBS - Suff: £102 167 Fleetwood Road South; £101 Curwin Hill Farm; £94 £88 Hill Top; £92 £91 Hill Top; £90 Downlands Farm; £89 Booth Hall; £89 Tunstall Hall; £87 Greenbank Farm. Char: £97 £92 Curwin Hill Farm; £85.50 Corney Hall Farm; £85 £84 £83 Capernwray Hall; £83 Jacksons Farm. Texel: £114 North Farm; £99 Brown Edge; £97 Curwin Hall Farm; £93 78 Pilling Lane; £90 Cock Hall Farm; £89 Hallbeck; £89 Corney Hall farm. Dorset: £87 Cabus Nook Farm.

PRIME HOGGS

Suff:£98 Downlands. Texel: £82 Lower Highfield; £73 Gibsons Farm

CAST SHEEP

 Suff:£70 Middle Lee Farm; £68 Hill Top; £66 3 The Maltings. Mule: £76 Gibsons Farm; £68 Hill Top; £67 Lower Highfield; £67 Highfield Farm. Texel: £100 £96 £84 Middle Lee Farm; £98 Scronkey Farm; £92 Curwen Hill Farm; £87 £86 Parks Farm Barn; £83 Jacksons Farm. Gritstone: £53 Ellers Farm.

PRIME BULLS

BRB:204.5p/kg 195.5p/kg 193.5p/kg Larbreck Hill Farm; 203.5p/kg Bensons Farm. Mont: 192.5p/kg Larbreck Hill Farm. Her: 191.50p/kg Village Farm. Sim: 187.5p/kg Larbreck Hill Farm. AA: 206.5p/kg Village Farm; 175.50p/kg Larbreck Hill Farm.

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