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Lancaster Monday 09/02/15

Posted Monday, 09 February 2015, 11.39am

Prime Stock at Lancaster
Prime Hoggs
The trade for prime hoggs certainly a lot stronger than last week with an overall market average of 191ppk with an SQQ average of 192ppk. Better bred continental lambs selling 200ppk plus topping at 205ppk from JR & M Ayrton of Bambers Farm. Suffolk and other continental pens of sold approximately £40 above their weights. Horned lambs sold to a top of 195ppk from T Longton of Rooten Brook with an overall average of 185ppk.
Cast Sheep
Less cast sheep in the market at Lancaster sold to a continued strong trade with all ewes eagerly bid for by four active buyers around the ring. Cast Texel rams sold to a top of £120 from Andrew Butler of Parks Farm Barn. Big continental ewes in and around the £100 mark topping at £102 from Andrew Wilson of Burrow Heights Farm. Mule ewes still easily selling in the £80’s topping at £88 from T Longton of Rooten Brook.
Prime Cattle
Prime bulls continue to sell to national trends at Lancaster. Suckler bred Limousin x bulls from Ann Airey of Old Croft sold to 197.5ppk and 194.5ppk. Beef bred bulls out of dairy sold around 170ppk selling to a top of 177.5ppk from J & D Barton & Son of Calcalds with dairy breed bulls selling to 169.5ppk.
Top Prices
Prime Hoggs – SUFF- £93 Fell End Farm; £91 North Farm. MULE- £83 Ouzelthorn Farm; £81.50 Lower Langthwaite Farm; £81 North Farm. HORNED- £80 Old Grange Farm; £78.50 Fell End Farm; £75 Tarnwater Farm. CH- £95 Denham Hall. CHEV- £85 North Farm; £85 Lower Langthwaite Farm; £63 Ouzelthorn Farm. TEX- £98 Birch Croft; £96 Denham Hall; £95 Bamber Farm.
Cast Sheep – SUFF- £56 Burrow Heights Farm. MULE- £102 Burrow Heights Farm; £88 Rooten Brook; £88 Cross Hill Cottage. HORNED- £53 Rooten Brook. CH- £98 Old Grange Farm. TEX- £120 Parks Farm Barn; £84 Redfields.
Prime Bulls- FR- 169.5 Calcalds Farm. AA- 169.5 Calcalds Farm. LIM- 197.5 Old Croft; 177.5 Calcalds Farm. MO- 169.5 Lane House.

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