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Lancaster Monday 28th December 2015

Posted Monday, 28 December 2015, 10.49am

Prime Lambs

North West Auctions Lancaster held the Christmas Bank Holiday sale of lambs, including the Christmas Show of Young Handlers Lambs.
Taking the overall champion rosette was Charlie Butler of Hambleton with a smart Beltex lamb, realising £100, selling to Plumgarths Farm Shop, Kendal. Please keep an eye on the Facebook page for pictures of all prize winners.
Away from the show lambs met a faster trade, topping at £84 from FK & F Woodhouse & Son, Fell End or 188ppk for, a pen of 21, 30kg swales from Allan and Chris Pye, Abbeystead. Overall average of 162ppk for all forward.
Swale lambs were the fastest trade this morning with 38kg lambs realising £63.50 from RH & C Ayrton, Ouzle Thorn.
Mules sold to £74 for a pair from D France, Isle of Skye, a pen of 13, 47kg mules from WI & A Atkinson & Son, achieved £71.50. Texels sold to £80 from N Brown with regular vendor P Lawrenson, Brindle realising £79.50 with well meated 48kg lambs.

Cast Sheep

The fast trade for cast ewes continued at Lancaster this morning, with 5 active buyers ringside. Trade topped at £107 for a Texel ewe from ST Birkett, Hall Croft Barn, with another from the same home at £106. Mules sold some £18 - £20 above previous weeks, topping at £78 for a pair from EJ Burrow, Milnthorpe, closely followed by Sandra Blades with 15, achieving £76. Horned sheep sold to £73 for a Dalesbred Tup from D France, Isle of Skye and a pen of roughs from F Towers selling at £60. An average of £72.09 for all ewes forward, more needed to fill the demands of buyers.

Cast Cows

Only 4 cows forward with no real headline prices, JJ Woof & Son topped the sale with a Blonde cow realising 104.5ppk.


Just 10 calves forward, however a fast trade for all. Fleckvieh bulls sold to £295 from Brian Barnes, Middleton, Herefords to £260 for Bulls and £215 for heifers from Steve Mason and Black and Whties to £80 from TD & V Whitaker, Winmarleigh.
The next sale of Store Cattle, OTMs and Rearing Calves is Friday 8th January.

Top Prices
PRIME LAMBS – TEX: £100 Parks Farm Barn; £80 Deep Clough; £79.50 Walmsley Fold. SUFF: £84 Fell End Farm; £78.50 Knowsley Farm; £76.50 Isle of Skye Farm. BEL: £78 Red Lodge; £71.50 Cross House Farm. CH: £77 Parks Farm Barn; £70 Bibbys Farm; £70 Hutton Roof Hall. LLEYN: £76 Low Foulshaw Farm. MULE: £74 Isle of Skye Farm; £71.50 Holme House Farm; £70 Brown Brook. DALES: £68.50 Yarlsber; £62.50 Holme House; £60 Isle of Skye. ZWART: £68 Yates Farm. SCO: £66.50 Tarnwater Farm. CHEV: £66 Yates Farm. CON: £65 Muffys Platt Farm. SWALE: £63.50 Ouzelthorn Farm; £60 Old Glasson; £58 Holme House Farm. HRN: £62 Brown Brook; £55.50 Deep Clough.

CAST SHEEP – TEX: £107 Hall Croft Barn; £97 Cock Hall Barn; £95 Keer Holme. LLYEN: £94 Low Foulshaw Farm. SUFF: £93 Deep Clough; £69 Muffys Platt Farm. ZWART: £85 Keer Holme; £78 Curwen Hill. CON: £85 Deep Clough. MULE: £78 Hazelslack Tower Farm; £76 Hill Top. SWALE: £73 Isle Of Skye Farm. DORS: £71 Hill Top. HRN: £68 Deep Clough. RGH: £60 Curwen Hill.

Under 12 Lowland Lambs
1st Ella Jackson Texel £70
2nd Matthew Jackson Texel £67
3rd Rachel Parker Texel £67

Under 12 Upland Lambs
1st Amy Ayrton Mule £68
2nd Jonathon Ayrton Mule £68
3rd Ella Jackson Mule £67

Over 12 Lowland Lambs
1st Charlie Butler Texel £100
2nd James Baxter Char £69

Charlie Butler Texel £100

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