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J36 Crooklands Tuesday 27/08/13

Posted Wednesday, 28 August 2013, 4.05pm

Prime Lambs - Quality lambs fall short of buyers requirements and under finished lambs were harder to sell. The best quality lambs sold to 210-220p/kg topping at 225.6p/kg for Beltex x lambs from RA & C Benson of Ulverston. Commercial Texel and Suffolk x lambs sell between 175-185p/kg. Heavy lambs topped at £97 a head for Texels from RT & ME Sutton of Crossthwaite with these lambs averaging 170-182p/kg and an overall average of 172.63p/kg for 1421 lambs sold.

Cast Sheep – A smaller show of cast sheep were forward with all classes seeing a rise on the week. Continental ewes £80-£90 topping at £93, Mule Ewes £60-£70 topping at £75, Swaledale Ewes £35-45 topping at £50, Rough Fell Ewes £45-£55 topping at £71.

TOP PRICES:
PRIME LAMBS – Hampshire: £76.50 Red Lodge. Dorset: £60 Yealand Manor. Suffolk: £82.50 North Farm; £80.50 Orchard House; £79 Crooklands Farm; £76 Green Lane End; £73.50 Swallowmire. Cont: £77 Pyes Bridge; £75 Beckfoot Farm Cottage; £72 Viver Mill. Mule: £68 Low Stennerley, High Borrowbridge; £64.50 Ashstead. Rough Fell: £55 High Borrowbridge. Scotch B/F: £50 Beckside. Char: £88.50 Yealand Manor; £88 Gamswell Farm; £86.50 Swallowmire; £79 Fold Farm; £77 Claughton Hall. Chev: £60 Low Newton Farm. Texel: £97 Crosscrake; £85.50 Mansergh High; £84.50 North Farm; £82.50 Chapel House; £80.50 Red Lodge; £80 Low Gregg Hall. Beltex: £83 Gamswell Farm.
CAST SHEEP – Suffolk: £87 Gowan Bank; £78 The Borrans. Cont: £93 Silverhow Farm; £89 Sand Lane; £87 Beckfoot Farm Cottage. Masham: £74 Viver Mill. Mule: £75 Gilpin Bridge, Crooklands Farm; £73 Beckfoot Farm Cottage, The Borrans; £71 Hill Top. Swaledale: £50 The Borrans. Rough Fell: £71 Sedbergh Road. Scotch B/F: £48 Beckside Farm. Chev: £54 High Arnside Farm, Audlands Park. Texel: £88 Holme Field; £85 The Borrans. Jacob: £36 Gowan Bank. Wensleydale: £63 Keerfalls Forest Farm.

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