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Lancaster Monday 9.6.14

Posted Monday, 09 June 2014, 2.57pm

Bumper entry of over 1300 Spring lambs forward sold to a strong trade

Spring Lambs

A strong entry of 1309 spring lambs forward averaging a very good 245ppk considering the numbers of lambs coming forward now. The top price of the week again came from Andy Wilson of Burrow Heights selling a heavy weight lamb to £124 with a Texel Cross and Suffolk lambs sold to £116 from WN & D Smith & Sons of Cockerhouse. Selling to a top price of 290ppk was EE Thornton & Sons of Downlands with a cracking Beltex lamb. First mules of the season seen it the market today from Jonathan Smith of Stanley Farm selling 35kg mules to £71.

Monday 16th June is the early Summer show of Prime Lambs


Hoggs continue to come forward in small numbers with decent well fleshed hoggs still selling around the £2 a kilogram mark topping at £96 from R Capstick & Son of Fell End farm with a Dalesbred.

Cast Ewes

Cast sheep continue to sell to a firm trade at Lancaster with a plainer show on offer today at Lancaster as there was many ewes in that have been suckling lambs. Selling to a top price of £96 today from WG & E Sutcliffe of Lathwaithe Farm. Best mule ewes selling in and around the eighty pound mark with all mules forward today averaging £69.

Prime Bulls

A stronger entry of 19 bulls forward this week. Suckler bred continental bulls sold to a good trade at Lancaster with Black and white bulls continuing to be harder to place. A good Limousin bull from HR & KA Hodgson of Howriggs selling for 201.5ppk. Bulls sold to a top price of £1183.58 for a Limousin from S & BM Lawrenson & Son of Northwoods Farm. Black and white bulls sold to a top price of 121.5ppk from J & D Barton of Calcalds. Continental bulls averaged 166ppk with black and white bulls averaging 114ppk.


Prime Lambs – SUFFOLK - £116 Cocker House Farm; £110 Beaumont Gate; £107 Kitchen Ground Farm; £106 New Parkside Farm; £105 Tarnwater Farm; £104 Downlands Farm; £104 Booth Hall; £103 Highfield Farm. MULE - £93 3 The Maltings; £71 Stanley Farm Ltd. CHAROLLAIS - £107 £98 Beaumont Gate; £100 Burrow Heights Farm; £96 £83 Springfield Farm; £92 Cobble Hey Farm. TEXEL - £124 £106 Burrow Heights Farm; £113 Stirzaker Farm; £113 Downlands Farm; £107 £106 Tarnwater Farm; £107 Old Woodhouse; £105 Greenbank Farm; £105 Hazelslack Tower Farm; £105 Hall Croft Barn; £105 Bambers Farm.

Prime Hoggs – HORNED - £94 Fell End Farm; £74 Hare Apple Tree. CHEVIOT - £93 £85 Sandvilla. TEXEL - £79 Farleton House. JACOB - £92 £83 Gibsons Farm. GRITSTONE - £72 Inverbervie. HERDWICK - £81 Lee End Farm.

Cast Sheep – SUFFOLK - £92 Hawes House Farm; £84 £64 Knowsley Farm; £82 £66 Hawes House Farm; £74 3 The Maltings. MULE - £84 £80 Downlands; £77 Hallbeck; £73 Wyre Farm; £72 Gibsons Farm; £72 Lee End Farm. HORNED - £70 Fell End Farm; £57 Hare Apple Tree. CHAROLLAIS - £72 Lathwaite Farm. CHEVIOT - £73 £66 Sandvilla. TEXEL - £94 Ellers Farm; £93 £85 Farleton House; £88 Cock Hall Farm; £84 Hall Croft Barn; £81 Tarnwater Farm; £80 Heather Barn; £76 Burrow Heights. LEICESTER - £75 Hare Apple Tree.

Prime Bulls – HF – 121.50p/kg Calcalds Farm; 119.50p/kg 114.50p/kg Stirzakers Farm; 113.50p/kg 111.50p/kg Low Audlands; 105.50p/kg Yeat House. LIM – 201.50p/kg 185.50p/kg Howriggs; 185.5p/kg Calcalds Farm; 183.5p/kg 179.5p/kg Northwoods Farm; 177.50p/kg 161.50p/kg Bensons Farm. CH – 147.50p/kg Stirzakers Farm. MO – 119.50p/kg Yeat House.

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