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J36 Tuesday 10/03/15

Posted Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 11.11am

Pig Sale
The monthly sale of pigs saw best prime pigs sell to £109 from AJJ Horn with others at £100 from C Gawthrop and PK & R Woof, but generally £85 - £95. Store pigs sold between £48 - £68. Weaners to £51 for Saddleback x gilts with others at £38.
Next monthly pig sale will be Tuesday 14th April. Please inform the office of entries prior to the sale to assist staff when contacting buyers.
Sheep with Lambs at Foot
The opening sale of sheep with lambs saw aged Texel x ewes with Beltex lambs sell to £173 (£69/life) from T Ellis, Woodside. All outfits sold averaged £151.
Sale every Tuesday at 11am in Ring No. 1.
Already entered for next week 20 Mule/Texel 2 crop ewes with Texel & Suffolk Lambs
Prime Sheep
North West Auctions held their weekly sale of primestock at J36 where 1600 prime sheep were sold. Well finished hoggs commanded premium prices while plainer hoggs lacking flesh were slightly harder to sell. The best hoggs regularly in excess of 220p/kg topping at 229.70p/kg for Beltex x hoggs from Messrs Dean & Brennand of Clapham and a top price of £100 per head for a single hogg from Fishwick Farms of Silverdale. Mule hoggs topped at £94. Plenty of Horned hoggs now coming onto the market with well finished hoggs regularly 185-190p/kg and topping at 194.90p/kg for Swaledales from TMW & H Hodgson of Ulverston.
Once again all classes of cast sheep met a very strong trade peaking at £145 with plenty of good Continental and Suffolk x ewes £120 - £130. Mule ewes continue to sell at a very fast trade topping at £113 and averaging £93.36. Hill ewes sold to £114 for Cheviots, £96 for Rough Fell and £88 for Swaledales.
TOP PRICES
PRIME HOGGS – Beltex: £100 Bank House Farm; £93.50 Sowerby Lodge; £90 The Galleon. Suff: £98 Mansrigg Hall; £94 Maddison Avenue; £93 Dawson Fold; £89 Castshaw Hall. Masham: £75 Killington Drive. Mule: £94 Red Scar; £88 The Galleon; £86 Burton Hill; £84 Thrang. Swale: £85.50 Mansrigg Hall; £80 The Galleon; £76 Arklid, Sykes Farm; £75 High Loanthwaite. Rough Fell: £78 Sowermire; £71 Boundary Beck. Scotch B/F: £70 Slack Farm. Char: £97 Red Scar; £90.50 Mansrigg Hall; £84.50 Yealand Manor; £83 The Barn. Chev: £84.50 Moss House Farm; £77 Hall Bank; £74 Slack Farm, Hartrigg. Texel: £98 Hallbeck, Millness Hall; £95 Dawson Fold, Tarnside Farm; £94 Scroggs Farm. Grit: £87 Mansrigg Hall. Herdwick: £76 Boundary Beck.
CAST SHEEP – Suff: £120 The Barn; £108 Mansrigg Hall; £104 Woodside; £100 Scroggs Farm. Mule: £113 Hill Farm; £111 Bank House Farm; £110 Cragg House Farm; £109 Brown Edge, Dale View. Swale: £88 Brown Edge; £73 Middle Sadghyll; £71 Grayrigg Hall; £68 Ghyll Farm. Rough Fell: £96 Mosergh Farm; £93 Orphan Cragg; £65 Old School House. Char: £134 The Barn. Chev: £114 Ghyll Farm; £110 College Green; £100 Hill Farm. Texel: £145 Mansrigg Hall; £140 Slack Farm; £138 Bank House Farm; £135 Millom Castle, High House Farm. Leic: £118 Grayrigg Hall; £117 Farm Cottage. Grit: £78 Moss End Farm. Zwart: £90 Brown Edge. Beltex: £135 Farleton House; £105 Bank House Farm; £100 Moorland Cottage.

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