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J36 Crooklands Tuesday 30/07/13

Posted Wednesday, 31 July 2013, 3.48pm

North West Auctions held its weekly prime sheep sale with 1877 sold to a ringside of 12 buyers. Best lambs continue to achieve £2 per kilo reaching 215p/kg for Texel x from J Bryning, other at 211p/kg from AE Atkinson & Son and B & R Barnes. Suffolk x lambs reached 204p/kg from F Metcalfe. Mules and Mashams peaked at 191p/kg from JH Atkinson & Partners. Texel x lambs from BL Swindlehurst sold to £100 with others at £97. Well finished lambs selling to a premium. Full market average this week 193p/kg.

New faces competing for the 471 cast ewes sold. Large Continentals regularly £90 - £100, Mules £70 - £80. Again this week the vast majority being horned ewes reaching £62, plainer, leaner ewes £25 - £38.

TOP PRICES:
PRIME LAMBS – Texel: £100 Low House; £97 Wetstone; £96 Toadpool; £91.50 Scargill; £90.50 Ulpha Farm; £88 Spital Farm; £86.50 Far Orrest; £86 Arklid. Suff: £88 Scargill; £85.50 Sturdy Bank; £82 Hartrigg; £81.50 Oak Head; £81 Sand Gate, Nook Farm. Masham: £77 Orphan Crag. Masham: £72.50 Mosergh Farm. Mule: £78 Middale Farm; £75.50 Croft Foot; £75 Low Newton Farm; £74 Nether Houses; £72 Mosergh Farm. Rough Fell: £64 Riverside House; £63 Archer Hill. Zwartable: £72 High Farm. Char: £84 Oak Head; £83.50 Orphan Crag; £81 Fairbank Farm; £80 Trees Farm. Chev: £77.50 Gren Head; £77 Docker Farm. Beltex: £80 Stubb Farm; £78 Poppy Farm, Green Head.
CAST SHEEP – Suff:.£100 Nether Houses. Cont: £102 Keskadale; £97 Brown Edge; £93 Far Highfield, Spital Farm; £85 Gamswell; £83 Crook O Lune Farm. Masham: £70 Middale Farm. Mule: £87 Nook Farm; £79 Hall Farm; £76 Brown Edge; £74 Gamswell; £73 Crewgarth, Far Highfield, Hawkrigg End, Kit Cragg, Cantsfield Hall. Horned: £62 Croft Foot; £56 Yoad Pot; £52 Crewgarth, Hall Farm. Chev: £65 Green Head. Leic: £96 Brown Edge; £92 High Borrowbridge. Herdwick: £41 Gatesgarth.

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