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J36 Kendal Tuesday 02/07/13

Posted Wednesday, 03 July 2013, 2.59pm

Weekly Prime Sheep Sale

Prime Lambs - An increased number of lambs were presented to an increased number of buyers and once again all weights and classes were much sought after. Lambs topped at £116 per head for Charollais from J Stott of Crosscrake and a top price per kilo of 269.2p was achieved by AE Atkinson & Son of Endmoor for Texel x lambs. The best export type lambs met the trade of the day regularly selling for 230 to 240p/kg whilst Suffolk x lambs out of Mules were just a shade easier with vendors taking advantage of the current prices and selling lambs lighter with a lot of lambs 36-39kgs.

Prime Hoggs continue to come forward topping at £76 per head for Texel x hoggs from PW Clarke of Crosthwaite.

Cast Sheep saw very little change on the week with ewes topping at £99 per head for Continental x from GH Bell, Kirkby Lonsdale, TK Robinson & Sons, Old Hutton and JA Chapman, Kendal. Mules topped at £88 per head from JG & PH Thompson, Selside with plenty more £75 to £80. Horned ewes to £58 per head for Swaledales from J & AJ Coates & Son, Westhouse and Rough Fell ewes sold to £70 from J Bryning, Tebay.

TOP PRICES:
PRIME LAMBS – Hampshire: £110 Endmoor Farm. Suffolk: £112 Lane Ends Farm; £100 Whittington Farm; £99.50 Nether Houses; £99 Hawes Farm; £95 Low Tarn Green; £94 Hawkrigg End, Cracalt, Birks Farm. Cont: £109 Baycliffe Farm; £105 Nether Houses; £95 Kingsland; £92.50 Garnett House; £90 High House (K/L); £90 Birks Farm. Masham: £74 Mosergh. Mule: £87 Cooper House; £80 Capplethwaite Hall. Char: £116 Kingsland; £104 Dale View, Hill Farm; £95 Myers Farm; £93.50 Trees Farm; £91 Hagg Farm. Texel: £108 Orchard Barn, Far Highfield; £105 Stubb Farm; £104 Scroggs Farm; £103 The Borrans; £101 Middle Birkby, Low Brundrigg; £100 Smithy Cottage, High Deepslack. Beltex: £109 Penrose Cottage; £102 Red Lodge; £97 Trees Farm.
PRIME HOGGS – Suffolk: £62 Baycliffe Farm; £60 Ackenthwaite. Mule: £69 Garnett House; £60 Overhouses. Swale: £60 High House (K/L). Rough Fell: £60 Poppy Farm. Texel: £76 Woodside Farm; £75 Scroggs Farm; £74.50 Far Highfield, Poppy Farm. Leicester: £50 Kate Farm. Herdwick: £37 Borwick Fold.
CAST SHEEP – Suff:.£70 Holme House, Mosergh Farm. Cont: £99 North Lodge; £90 Birks Farm; £77 Graining Field; £73 Orphan Cragg. Masham: £80 Crooklands Farm. Mule: £88 Poppy Farm; £80 Ackenthwaite; £77 Braida Garth; £75 Holme House, Thwaite Gate. Swale: £58 Braida Garth; £49 Well Foot; £48 Keskadale; £43 Nether House. Rough Fell: £70 Archer Hill; £66 Meadow House; £60 Midfield. Char: £72 Red Lodge. Texel: £99 Greaves Farm, Red Lodge; £88 Far Highfield; £86 Keskadale; £79 Spital Farm. Leicester: £70 Highfield Farm; £60 Beech Tops.

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