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J36 - Tuesday 13/01/15

Posted Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 11.56am

On Tuesday 13th January North West Auctions held their weekly sale of Primestock at J36 where an entry of 2650 Prime Sheep were put before a full ringside of buyers.
All Hoggs sold, averaging 193.06p/kg, with well finished Hoggs meeting a fantastic trade whilst leaner grass fed Hoggs a little more caution was displayed. Export type Hoggs were regulary 210-220p/kg with a top price of 230p/kg for a pen of Beltex X Hoggs from Richard Prickett of Hutton Roof. Top price per head was £103 for a single Texel x Hogg from Fishwick Farms, Silverdale.
Cast Sheep were, once again, met by a very strong trade topping at £140 for a Suffolk Ewe from Messrs Ellwood of Grizebeck. The best meated Mule ewes were regularly £108-£112 but leaner plainer feeding Ewes would be just a shade easier on the week. Horned Ewes were to £99 for Rough Fell Ewes from BJ Thompson of Selside and Swaledale Ewes to £80.
Pigs
The monthly sale of pigs saw white prime pigs selling to £92 from R Strong, with others at £88 from AJ & ME Saggers. Store Pigs to £62; Weaners topped at £30 for Pietrain X with most £15-£25.
Next sale will be Tuesday 10th February. Please inform the office of entries prior to the sale to assist staff when contacting buyers.
Top Prices:
Prime Hoggs
Suff: £94 Hill Top Farm, £93 Low House Farm, £91 Maddison Avenue, £90 Fern Lea, Smithy Green. Mash: £80 Redhills. Mule: £92 Hill Top Farm, £84 Stud Ford Gill Farm, £82.50 Barrowfield, £82 Well Foot, £80 Middle Sadghyll. Swale: £78.50 Walnut Hill, £76.50 Middle Sadghyll, £74, £73 Barras Farm, £72 Higher Salter. Rough: £86, £80 Walnut Hill, £73.50, £72, £70 Boundary Beck. Char: £98 Lane Ends Farm, £93 Gibraltar Farm, £92 Hill Park, Lane Ends Farm, £90 Gibraltar Farm. Chev: £84 High Arnside Farm, £83 Kate Farm. Tex: £103 Bank House Farm, £95 Little Guards, £94 Holme Field, £93.50 Millom Castle, Little Guards. Lleyn: £83.50, £81 Low Foulshaw Farm. Leic: £79 Thursgill, £78 Scargill. Herd: £73 Orphan Cragg. Bel: £94 Homelands, £90 Far Highfield, £86 Hill Top Farm.
Cast Sheep
Dors: £99 Beckside Barn. Suff: £140, £130 Heathwaite Farm, £128 Fern Lea, £125 Maddison Avenue. Mule: £112 Howriggs, £106 Hill Top Farm, £104 Lowgill Farm, £103 Poppy Farm. Swale: £80 Hazel Head Farm, £77 Birch Bank, £70 Barbon Fell House, £68 Higher Core. Rough: £99 Poppy Farm, £88, £86 Riddings Farm, £82 High Farm. Char: £119 Low Foulshaw Farm, £118 Fellside Farm, £104 Hazel Head Farm. Chev: £102 Highfield Farm, £95 High Farm, £93 Tilberthwaite, £86 Crabtree Farm. Tex: £136 Low Gregg Hall, £134 Poppy Farm, £130 Birch Bank, £126 Tranthwaite Hall. Lleyn: £109, £71 Low Foulshaw. Lei: £128 Arklid, £112 Middle Sadghyll, £110 Town End, £110 Higher Core. Herd £72 Tilberthwaite, £71 High Farm, £70 Poppy Farm, Tilberthwaite. Zwart: £118 Birks Farm, £110 Singleton Park. Bel: £120 Dale View Farm, £97 Bank House Farm.

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