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J36 Crooklands - Tuesday 04/02/14

Posted Wednesday, 05 February 2014, 3.01pm

A good show of 1618 prime hoggs and cast sheep were put before a full ringside of buyers and met a fantastic trade. Commercial Suffolk and Texel type hoggs regularly 195-210p/kg with smarter sorts 220-235p/kg topping at 238.7p/kg. A good show of Hill breed hoggs also met a strong demand regularly 180-190p/kg. Once again, hoggs weighing 38-42 kilos were the best trade with heavier hoggs finding a more limited market, leaving an overall market average of 191.76p/kg.

Cast Sheep
All classes saw a rise on the week by £2-3 per head with a full ringside of buyers competing strongly for all types of sheep.

TOP PRICES
PRIME HOGGS
– Suffolk: £90 Low House Farm; £89.50 North Farm; £85.50 Yealand Manor; £81 Bank House Farm; £79 Bowkerstead. Beltex: £95 The Dell; £94 High House, Brow Head, Blea Tarn; £93 Keerfalls Forest Farm; £91 Mansergh High Farm. Texel: £94 The Dell; £93 Bank House Farm; £89 North Farm; £88 Crook O Lune Farm, Paddock View, Red Scar. Chev: £80 High House; £79.50 North Farm; £77 Underley. Scotch B/F: £73.50 Flodder Hall. Mule: £87 Bank House Farm; £82 Red Scar; £78 North Farm; £75 Barker Knott; £73 Bowkerstead, The Borrans; £72 Heaton Hall. Masham: £63.50 Middale Farm. Rough Fell: £73.50 Roundthwaite Farm; £70 Birkhaw; £66 Lincolns Inn, Bridge Stone. Swaledale: £67 Thrang; £66 Bridge Stone; £65 Hartrigg. Teeswater: £70 Keerfalls Forest Farm. Herdwick: £52 Barker Knott.
CAST SHEEP – Suffolk: £76 Rigg End; £67 Woodside. Texel: £84 (ram) Middleshaw Hall; £75 Long Garth; £74 Low Tarn Green; £72 Keerfalls Forest Farm; £71 Millom Castle; Lane Farm, Hallbeck, Underley. Masham: £62 Low Audlands. Mule: £67 The Dell; £66 Lane Farm; £65 Low Chapel Farm. Swaledale: £51 High Borrowbridge, Fiddler Hall Barn; £44 Roundthwaite. Rough Fell: £58 Riddings; £56 Barker Knott; £52 Low Deepslack. Char: £56 Low Audlands. Chev: £60 Barker Knott; £51 Underley, Woodside. Leic: £60 Roundthwaite. Dalesbred: £60 Low Audlands. Herdwick: £43 Long Garth.

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