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Lancaster - Monday 06/01/14

Posted Monday, 06 January 2014, 4.18pm

A nice entry of prime hoggs set off the New Year at NWA Lancaster to a full ringside of buyers, all classes and weights were sought after with a top price of 213p/kg from the Bargh family, Old Woodhouse. Top price per head of £97 was paid for a  pen of 12 Texel x hoggs from P Lawrenson, Walmsley Fold. This left a very pleasing overall market average of 181.5p/kg.

A small entry of cast sheep forward with all classes of sheep dearer on the week.

An excellent trade for prime cattle with bulls selling to 212.5p/kg & £1294.13 for a British Blue from E & N Wright & Sons, Allcocks Farm and heifers to 241.5p/kg & £1101.24 for a Limousin from Mrs JA Airey, Old Croft. Prime cattle were in much demand and many more were needed and could have been sold to sellers advantage.

TOP PRICES:
Prime Hoggs – SUFFOLK - £92 Ellers Farm; £90 5 Maddison Avenue; £84 £82 Downlands Farm; £80 £79 North Farm; £79 Booth Hall; £77 Claughton Green Farm; £74.50 Braides Farm. MASHAM - £84 Allcocks Farm. MULE - £73 Yates Farm; £67 Hare Apple Tree; £66 Lower Brow Top. HORNED - £93 Hutton Roof Hall; £72 £64 Claughton Green Farm; £65.50 Isle Of Skye Farm; £56 Hare Apple Tree. CHAROLLAIS - £84 £79.50 North Farm; £77 £72.50 Wyre Farm; £72.50 Stirzakers Farm. CHEVIOT – £75 £72 Hutton Roof Hall. TEXEL - £97 £94 Walmsley Fold; £94 Hutton Roof Hall; £90 Downlands Farm; £85 North Farm.
Cast Sheep – MULE - £70 £63 Booth Hall; £65 Downlands Farm; £65 Little Fell; £64Ellers Farm; £59 Springfield Farm. CHEVIOT - £69 Hutton Roof Hall; £51 Cragg Farm. TEXEL - £118 £71 Newhouse Farm; £90 Springfield Farm; £87 £79 Downlands Farm; £79 Little Fell; £75 £68 Hutton Roof Hall. JACOB - £50 Ellers Farm.
Prime Bulls – HE – 195.50p/kg Village Farm. WB – 191.50p/kg Village Farm. BRB – 212.50p/kg 206.50p/kg Allcocks Farm. MO – 197.50p/kg 191.50p/kg Lane House; 194.50 Village Farm.
Prime Heifers – LIM – 241.50p/kg 225.50p/kg Old Croft.

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