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Lancaster Monday 01/07/13

Posted Monday, 01 July 2013, 12.14pm

Weekly Primestock Sale

Prime Bulls sold to 217.5p/kg for British Blue x from E & N Wright & Sons and 213.5p/kg achieved by Clark & Johnson for a heavy Limousin bull. Limousin x bulls from TD & A Gardner sold to 199.5p/kg who also sold Holstein Friesian to 159.5p/kg. Top bull this week sold for £1447 from Clark & Johnson, a further ten selling for over £1000 per head. Buyers are also requesting clean cattle each week to fill regular orders.

Over 1100 prime sheep were put before a ringside of buyers keen to compete for all types. A market average of 226p/kg was achieved for all lambs sold. Top price per kilo of £2.67 was achieved for Texel lambs from Mrs E Hartley who sold others at £120. Best of a run from MB Townley sold to 251p/kg with well fleshed lambs generally 235-240p/kg. A large entry of first cross Suffolks reached 234p/kg from JJ & M Metcalfe and £97 from WJ Barker.

Cast Sheep averaged £71 selling to a top of £100 from A & E Clarkson with others £97 from GH Bell. Mules to £74. Ewes best sold fit, not fat.

Top Prices:
PRIME LAMBS – Texel: £120 Hazel Brae; £110 Restarigg; £104 Hill Top; £101 Springs Farm; £100 The Dell; £98 Claughton Hall; £97.50 North Farm; £96.50 Burrow Heights, Ancliffe Hall, Cock Hall; £95 Old Glasson. Suff: £97 Brown Edge; £95 Old Grange; £94 Cocker House; £93.50 Orchard House; £92.50 North Farm; £91 Hill Top; £90.50 Ancliffe Hall; £90 Greenbank Farm, Highfield Farm. Continental: £93 Brown Edge; £92 Booth Hall; £88 Burrow Heights, Old Glasson. Char: £113 Restarigg; £93 Old Grange; £91 Middle Ridge; £90.50 Burrow Heights; £90 Capernwray Hall, Hill Top, Wyre Farm; £89 Stirzakers Farm; £87.50 Middle Ridge. Jacob: £80.50 Hill Top.
CAST SHEEP – Suff: £91 Cocker House. Cont: £67 Restarigg. Mule: £74 Red Lodge; £72 Burrow Heights; £69 Ripley; £67 Lower Highfield. Texel: £100 Cock Hall; £97 Red Lodge; £89 Burrow Heights, Red Lodge; £86 Conder Green Farm. Milk Sheep: £75 Lathwaite.
PRIME BULLS – BRB: 217.5p/kg & 213.5p/kg Allcocks Farm; 189.5p/kg Yeat House; 187.5p/kg Larbreck Hill; 185.5p/kg Bensons Farm. Lim: 213.5p/kg Far Orrest; 199.5p/kg Larbreck Hill. Sim: 163.5p/kg Yeat House. Blonde: 191.5p/kg Bensons Farm. Fr: 159.5p/kg Larbreck Hill; 157.5p/kg Allcocks Farm.

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