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J36 Tuesday 20/01/15

Posted Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 11.51am

North West Auctions held their weekly sale of Primestock at J36 on Tuesday with a show of 1,825 Prime Hoggs and 420 Cast Sheep, which were put before a full ringside of buyers.
Prime Hoggs
Not quite as many quality hoggs forward today, however, buyers were keen to secure well-fed finished sheep. A top price of £101 was secured for a single Texel hogg from Richard Blackburn of Great Strickland, and a top price per kg of 221.2p for hoggs from J & J A Coates & Son of Westhouse.
All classes of hoggs were good to sell but buyers are showing a little more caution to under-finished hoggs.
Cast Sheep
These topped today at £134 per head for a pair of Charollais from John Stott of Crosscrake. There were a lot more horned sheep on the market today, but these also met strong demand. Good continental ewes were £120-£130. Mule ewes were £85-£95, with leaner sorts £70-£75.. Horned ewes to £88 for Rough Fell ewes and £70 for Swaledale ewes.
Top Prices:
Prime Hoggs
Suff: £95, Burton Hill; £93 Walnut Hill; £92.50, £92 Netherhouses Farm; £90 Underley Estate. Mash: £86 Redhills. Mule: £84 Netherhouses Farm; £82 Barrowfield, Braida Garth; £81.50 Burton Hill; £81 Rydal Farm. Swale: £74.50, £67 Barras Farm; £74 Arklid Farm; £73 Well Foot; £68 The Galleon. RFell: £76, £71 Boundary Beck; £75 The Galleon; £70 Millbeck. Char: £98 Kingsland; £89 Brow Head. Chev: £80.50 Underley Estate; £74 Brow Head. Tex: £101 Chapel House; £97 Underley Estate; £95 Nether House Farm; £94 Mint Close; £93 Netherhouses Farm. Lleyn: £76.50, £73 Low Foulshaw Farm. Herd: £71 Walnut Hill; £67 Tock Howe Farm. Belt: £93 Crabtree Farm; £91 The Dell.
Cast Sheep
Suff: £120, £106 Ackenthwaite Farm; £118 Moss Head. Cont: £92, £89 Tarn Farm. Mash: £66 Woodside. Mule: £98 Walnut Hill; £97 High Underbrow Farm; £93 Low Hall, Millom Castle. Swale: £70, £68 Low Hall; £63 Braida Garth. RFell: £88, £73 Woodside; £75 Spout House. SBF: £69, £62 Deepclough; £66 Cooilingel Farm. Char: £134 Kingsland; £126 Tarn Farm; £115 Ackenthwaite Farm. Chev: £79 Underley Estate. Tex: £122 Hawkrigg End; £120 Ackenthwaite Farm; £114 Nether House Farm; £109 Underley Estate. Leic: £110 Braida Garth; £108 Moss Head; £108 Longwell. Herd: £65 The Galleon; £58 Cockley Beck Farm.

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