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Lancaster Monday 23/11/15

Posted Monday, 23 November 2015, 3.36pm

Lancaster Primestock

Spring Lambs

A lot sharper trade for prime lambs at Lancaster today with an overall average of 158ppk for a smaller entry of 721. Heavy weight lambs sold to £78 from J Bargh & Son of North Farm. Better bred Continental types of lambs sold around 170ppk. Generally, pens of lambs 43kg – 48kg selling in the region of £25 to £28 above their weights. Mule lambs in strong demand today topping at £73.50 for 45kg lambs from WI & A Atkinson & Son of Holme House who sold Mashams to £73 all mules forward today averaged £70.86. Horned lambs sold to £64.50 from BD Gill of Yarlsber with a pen of 40kg Dalesbreds.

Cast Sheep


A smaller show of cast ewes this morning, with only 55 forward. Trade for all classes of sheep was strong, topping at £78 for a pen of 5 Texel ewes from JM & MH France, Littledale. Mules sold to a top of £68 from WJ & LA Barker, Arkholme with others to £64, to average £62/head. Hill sheep reached a top of £76 for big Cheviot ewes from P Prickett, Hutton Roof Hall and swales to £54 from RF Towers, Wray. Overall average of £57.35 for all cast sheep forward. More ewes needed to fulfil buyers demand here at Lancaster.

Prime Beef


A smaller entry today with a plainer show of bulls forward in comparison with the previous week’s entry with all bulls this week dairy bred. British blue bull’s sold to 187.5ppk from JS & KM Wilson of High House.

TOP PRICES:

PRIME LAMBS – SUFF: £78 North Farm; £76.50 Old Woodhouse; £75 Beaumont Gate. CH: £77.50 Beaumont Gate; £76 Walmsley Fold; £74.50 Wyre Farm. TEX: £76.50 Old Glasson; £76.50 Hutton Roof Hall; £76 North Farm. MASH: £74 Holme House Farm. LLYEN: £73.50 Low Foulshaw Farm. MULE: £73.50 Holme House Farm; £73 Medlar Hall; £72 Brown Edge. DALES: £64.50 Yarlsber. SWALE: £59 Medlar Hall Farm.

CAST SHEEP – TEX: £78 Newhouse Farm; £72 Hutton Roof Hall; £72 Ripley St Thomas. CH: £76 Hutton Roof Hall. MULE: £68 Brown Edge; £64 Curwen Hill. SWALE: £52 Curwen Hill; £47 Brown Edge.

PRIME BULLS – BRB: 187.5 High House. MON:174.5 Lane House. FR: 124.5 High House.

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