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Lancaster Monday 30/11/15

Posted Monday, 30 November 2015, 1.54pm

Lancaster Primestock

Spring Lambs

A strong trade at Lancaster with lambs averaging 155ppk. Mules and Continental lambs, between 44kg and 50kg, were the best too sell. A large proportion of upland bred lambs in the market today were eagerly bid for with many saying mules sold to the best trade on the day. Vendors with non-farm assured lambs are strongly advised to become farm assured to gain full financial potential. Non-farm assured lambs were strongly penalized.

Cast Sheep

Trade for cast sheep was somewhat sticky this morning, as a result of a poorer show of sheep and two buyers unfortunately missing. Topping trade was a single Texel ewe realising £90 with other Texels to £68 with Mule ewes to £57.

Prime Beef

A couple of bulls forward today both being Montbelliardes sold to 161.5ppk and 159.5ppk. A larger entry of beef forward next week for the Christmas show and sale of beef.

Top Prices

PRIME LAMBS – TEX: £78.50 Old Glasson; £78 Ouzelthorn Farm; £78 Bambers Farm. LLEYN: £76 Low Foulshaw Farm. SUFF: £76 Walnut Tree; £70 North Farm; £68.50 Thornbush Farm. CH: £74 The Dingle; £73.50 Highfield Farm; £68 Moss House Farm. MULE: £72.50 Braida Garth; £70.50 Cobble Hey Farm; £70 Brown Brook. MASH: £68.50 Allcocks Farm; £66.50 Cobble Hey Farm. SWALE: £62 Ouzelthorn Farm; £61 Oak Head Farm. HRN: £62 Moor Hall Farm. DALES: £60.50 Yarlsber.

CAST SHEEP – SUFF: £90 Greta Bridge House. TEX: £82 Greta Bridge House; £64 Highfield Farm; £64 Burrow Heights Farm. CHEV: £68 Highfield Farm. CH: £65 Old Glasson Farm. MULE: £57 Highfield Farm; £50 Burrow Heights Farm; £45 Isle of Skye Farm. HRN: £40 Moor Hall Farm; £34 Cobble Hey Farm.

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