Sales Reports

Lancaster Monday 13.01.14

Posted Monday, 13 January 2014, 12.51pm

Prime Hoggs

A similar number of lambs forward this week to last, selling to a top of 193ppk from A & FM Bolland & Sons, Ellel for well fleshed Texels or £83/head from W Hesketh & Sons, Preston for heavy weight lambs. The overall averaged came to 170ppk, down on the week, due to a number of under finished lambs. Mule lambs sold to a top of £70/head from W & A Cornall, Barnacre and averaged £68/head.

Cast Ewes

A decent entry of just over 100 cast ewes this morning sold to a top of £81/head for Texels from J Bargh & Son, Heaton with Oxcliffe. Mules sold to a top of £58 from W Hesketh & Sons, Preston, with others regularly £45-£55/head averaging £49/head. Charollais sold to £68/head form PW & DW Roskell, Pilling. With continental ewes regularly £50 upwards.

Prime Bulls

An entry into double figures this morning sold to a top per kilo of 211.5ppk for a Lim bull from JJ & D Barton & Son or £1264/head from JM & AG Swarbrick for a British Blue weighing 704kg. An entry of all beef breeds sold to a market average of 174ppk.

Prime Heifers

Only a couple of heifer’s forward this morning, leaving buyers short of requirements, both Limousins sold to 216.5ppk from JA Airey, New Hutton.

TOP PRICES:

Prime Hoggs – SUFFOLK - £75 £74 North Farm; £74 5 Maddison Avenue; £73 £70 Braides Farm; £73 Annasghyl; £70 Old Grange Farm. MASHAM - £75 Allcocks Farm. MULE - £70 Bank Farm; £63 Gunnerthwaite; £62 Yates Farm. CHAROLLAIS - £78 £75.50 Old Grange Farm; £75 Moss House Farm; £54 Springfield Farm. CHEVIOT - £72.50 Tarnwater Farm. TEXEL - £76 £75 North Farm; £75.50 £74 Salisbury Farm; £74 Braides Farm;; £73.50 Gaskell House; £73 Old Glasson Farm; £73 Gunnerthwaite; £72 46 Meadow park.

Cast Sheep – MASHAM - £52 Conder Green Farm. MULE - £58 Old Grange Farm; £54 £52 Dove Cote Farm; £52 North Farm; £40 Tarnwater Farm. CHAROLLAIS - £68 £64 Springfield Farm. CHEVIOT - £64 Tarnwater Farm. TEXEL - £81 North Farm; £74 £ 72 Old Grange Farm; £56 Dove Cote Farm; £48 Tenters Farm. JACOB - £24 Middlesbar Farm.

Prime Bulls – HE – 172.50p/kg 164.50p/kg Allcocks Farm; 158.50p/kg High House; 148.50p/kg Bensons Farm. LIM – 211.50p/kg 193.50p/kg Calcalds Farm; 186.50p/kg Bensons Farm. BRB 179.50p/kg Bensons Farm. MO - £184.50p/kg 170.50p/kg Lane House.

Prime Cattle – LIM – 216.50p/kg Old Croft.

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