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J36 Crooklands Tuesday 24/09/13

Posted Wednesday, 25 September 2013, 1.10pm

A good quality show of lambs were put before a full ringside of buyers who ensured all classes and weights saw a rise on the week with the best lambs regularly 200-210p/kg. Trade topped at 210p per kilo for a pen of Beltex x lambs from RA & C Benson of Ulverston closely followed by lambs from RF Morphet of Halton and GH Bell of Kirkby Lonsdale.

Well fleshed Texel and Continental x lambs were regularly 170-175p/kg. Mule lambs topped at 167.4p/kg for a pen of 43kg lambs from J & JA Burrow of Grayrigg. Top price per head for Mule lambs was £73 for a pen from Stephen Carruthers of Underbarrow. Heavy lambs were also greatly sought after topping at £95 per head for a pen of Texel x from P & TL Edmondson of Kirkby-in-Furness with plenty of lambs selling for £85-£94 per head.

A show of cast sheep made up of predominantly plain Mule and Swaledale ewes being
£4-£5 per head dearer on the week. Good Continental ewes falling short of buyers requirements topping at £96 a head from the late Mark Coates, Ulpha Farm. Top price on the day was £110 for a Leicester ram from J & J Huck of Burneside.

PRIME LAMBS – Texel: £95 Parkwood View; £92 St Annes Farm; £90 Ulpha Farm; £89 Low Tarn Green; £85 The Borrans; £82 Hole House. Suffolk: £87 Low Tarn Green; £836 Underley; £82 Hood Ridding; £75 Nook Farm, Gamswell Farm. Mule: £73 Red Scar; £72 Hole House, Thursgill; £61 Yoad Pot. Rough Fell: £56 Archer Hill. Horned: £74 Low Tarn Green; £68 The Borrans. Char: £77 High Hallbeck; £70 New Hall, Haveriggs Farm. Chev: £72 Low Newton Farm; £71.50 Underley. Dorset: £57.50 Yealand Manor. Leic: £72 Green Lane End. Herdwick: £59 Scar Sykes. Beltex: £88 Low Hall; £87 Red Lodge; £84 Gamswell Farm; £82 Far Highfield; £76 Poppy Farm.
CAST SHEEP – Cont: £96 Ulpha Farm; £82 Holme Field; £78 (ram) Garnett House; £71 Parkwood View; £69 Tranthwaite Hall. Texel: £84 Trees Farm; £80 Ulpha Farm; £77 Killington Drive. Mule: £73 Redhills; £62 Ashtree; £60 Tranthwaite Hall; £59 Holmes Head; £58 Killington Drive, Ackenthwaite. Swale: £39 Castle Syke; £37 Low Deepslack; £36 Overhouses. Rough Fell: £47 Birkhaw; £46 Low Deepslack; £41 Croft Foot. Horned: £44 Killington Drive. Chev: £46 High Arnside. Herdwick: £26 Borwick Fold. Leicester: £110 (ram) Garnett House; £75 (ram) Low Newton Farm.

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