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Lancaster Monday 26th October

Posted Monday, 26 October 2015, 4.02pm

Lancaster Primestock

Spring Lambs

A better trade at Lancaster then reflected in the overall market average of 137ppk with many heavy weight and hill bred lambs forward with a lot of none farm assured lambs forward with majority of vendors leaving satisfied with their trade with the current lamb trade where it is. Continental lambs well finished and handy weights where eagerly sought after. Texel lambs sold to a top of 173ppk from Bargh Contractors with plenty of pens in the late and140’s with handy weight continental lambs achieving over 150ppk. Over a quarter of the lambs forward where mules which sold to a similar trade with heavy weights selling to £59 from JS & S Atkinson of Sykes Farm or topping at 140ppk from RE & EA Barker of Gunnerthwaite. Horned lambs sold to £57.50 for a pen of Dalesbreds from B & D Gill of Yarlsber.

Cast Sheep

A smaller entry of cast sheep then previous week with just 57 being sold. The trade remains very stable with continental ewes selling to £89 from Bargh Contractors and Texel tups topping at £87 from George Hargreaves. Horned ewes sold to £49 from TR Prickett of Hutton Roof.

Prime Beef

An entry of fifteen prime bulls forward at Lancaster this week. Suckler bred Limousin bulls sold to 197.5ppk from JA Airey of Old Croft. A large proportion of dairy bred beef bulls forward with Charolais bulls and British Blue bulls selling to 184.5ppk from JS & KM Wilson of High House. Prime bulls sold to an overall average of 172ppk.


PRIME LAMBS –TEX: £70.50 Hutton Roof Hall; £70 Hallbeck; £69 North Farm; £69 Old Woodhouse. SUFF: £66.50 Bradlow Farm; £65.50 Beaumont Gate; £65.50 North Farm. CH: £65.50 Beaumont Gate; £64 Beckside; £59 Hutton Roof Hall. GRIT: £60.50 Moss House Farm. CONT: £60 Hazelslack Tower Farm. MULE: £59 Sykes Farm; £58 Holme House Farm; £58 North Farm. DALES: £57.50 Yarlsber. CHEV: £53.50 Moors Farm. BEL: £50 Farleton House.
CAST SHEEP –TEX: £89 Bradlow Farm; £87 Ivy Bank Farm; £67 Hutton Roof Hall. RYE: £66 Sykes Farm. MULE: £56 Hazelslack Tower Farm; £54 Low Moor Head Farm. SWALE: £41 Holme House Farm.
PRIME BULLS: LIM: 197.5, 184.5 Old Croft. BRB: 184.5 High House; 179.5 Northwood’s Farm. CH: 184.5 High House. MON: 171.5 Lane House. AA: 167.5 Village Farm. BS: 161.5 Village Farm. HE: 154.5 Village Farm. FR: 137.5 High House.

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