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J36 Tuesday 31st March 2015

Posted Wednesday, 01 April 2015, 10.55am

NWA J36 held it’s prize show of Prime Lambs, which were judged by Mr A Denney, Lyth. The prize winning pair were some 45kg pure Charollais lambs from J A & R Geldard & Sons, which later sold for £130 to Irvings Butchers. Lambs also peaked at 288p/kg, again from Messrs Geldard.
Show Results – Judge: Mr A Denney
1st J A & R Geldard & Sons, 45kg Char, £130
2nd J A & R Geldard & Sons, 48kg, Char, £115
3rd F E & C M Robinson & Son, 41kg, Dors, £88
Cast sheep sold to a top price of £155 for Texel rams from L Atkinson, New Hutton, with others regularly £130-£145.
Heavy ewes sold to £128 from P D & P J Ellis, New Hutton, with others regularly £115-£122.
Mules regularly £90+, peaking at £103, with pure hill ewes £94 for Rough Fell, £76 Herdwick and £72 Swaledale.
Prime hoggs sold to £100 from M Crowe & Son, Witherslack, with others £95 from S & M Cooper. A market average of 181p/kg was achieved, with buyers cautious of ‘out of spec’ hoggs. Well finished hoggs achieving a premium in the 39-44kg category.
Sheep with lambs at foot sold to £165 (£57/life) from G Sunter.
Next week’s sale includes 100 ewes and lambs already entered.
Top Prices:
Spring Lambs
Suff: £90, £89 Low Hall Beck. Char: £130, £115, £94 Low Foulshaw. Hamp: £85, £83 Endmoor Farm. Dors: £88, £84 Warth Sutton.
Prime Hoggs
Suff: £80, £78 Madison Avenue; £78 Greenbank Farm, Halton Park, High Biggarsbank. Mule: £81 Hill Top Farm, Burnt House; £80 Tarnside Farm; £80, £78 Little Eccleston Hall.Swale: £76 Little Eccleston Hall; £73, £71 Braida Garth; £72.50 Springs Farm; £72 Halton Park Farm. RFell: £77 Tarnside Farm; £76, £71 Birkhaw; £68.50 High Borrowbridge; £67 Hardendale Hall. SBF: £82.50 Tarnside Farm; £73 Halton Park Farm; £72 Slack Farm. Char: £85 Crosscrake Farm; £82, £78 Kingsland; £80 Low House. Chev: £85, £83 Halton Park Farm; £74.50 Low Chapel Farm; £73 High Arnside. Tex: £95, £89, £84 Tarnside Farm; £88.50 The Park; £85, £84 Little Eccleston Hall; £85 Mansergh High Farm. Herd: £83 Tarnside Farm; £76 High Biggarsbank. Zwart: £100 Birks Farm. Belt: £40 Deansbiggin.
Cast Sheep
Hamp: £112, £104, £98 Endmoor Farm. Suff: £106 Moss Side; £100 Ivy House; £94 Crosscrake Farm. Mash: £77 Mosergh Farm. Mule: £103 Toadpool Farm; £102 Low Woodhouse; £100 Hawkrigg End, Deansbiggin; £98 Singleton Park, Rinkfield. Swale: £72 Hill Croft; £70 Strickland Hill; £66 Higher Salter; £62 Long Streets Farm. RFell: £94 Birkhaw; £84 Low Deepslack. Chev: £95 Kate Farm; £78 Green Lane End Farm. Tex: £122 Patton Mill, Low House; £114 Crosscrake Farm, Hawes Farm; £112 Hawkrigg End, Low Woodhouse. Leic: £128, £108 Moss Head; £110 Kate Farm. Herd: £76, £66 Bannerigg Farm. Zwart: £98 Milestones Cottage; £80 Dubside.
Cast Rams
Hamp: £96 Springs Farm. Suff: £132 Low Brundrigg; £100 Borrans Farm. RFell: £98 Boundary Beck; £96 High Borrowbridge. Tex: £155, £145 Dubside; £152 Dale View Farm; £100 Patton Mill Farm.

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