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Lancaster Monday 8th June

Posted Monday, 08 June 2015, 3.02pm

A sharper trade for all types of lambs today with a good entry of well fleshed prime lambs forward. An overall market average of 193ppk with better types of lambs easily selling over 200ppk topping at 221ppk from D & DW Prickett of Farleton House with plenty of pens of lambs selling around £80.

An entry of just 37 hoggs in the market this week averaging 149ppk. Handy weight fit hoggs good too sell well topping at 173ppk from ST Birkett of Hall Croft.


A big entry of cast sheep saw 173 forward. Topping the day was the last sheep through the ring, a Texel tup from B & SE Carter, Ellel achieving £139. Ewes sold to a top of £116 for a Charollais from A & E Clarkson, Thurnham. Mules sold to £94 for a pair from PD Anderton, Scorton. Swales sold to £75 from J & CW Metcalfe, Quernmore with others to £63. Cast sheep in general a fraction easier on the day, averaging £79.


Spring Breeding Sheep Sale


A small entry of Hoggs with lambs at foot as the season draws to an end, Texel Hoggs from Stockdale Farms with strong lambs sold to £170 and £165 twice.


TOP PRICES:


Prime Spring Lambs – HAMP: £73 Redfields. SUFF: £88 Keepers Cottage; £84 Hall Croft Barn; £82.50 Hill Top; £82 Brown Edge. CH: £85 Moss Side Farm; £82.50 Jacksons Farm; £83 Oak Head Farm; £81.50 Parks Farm Barn. TEX: £87.50 Parks Farm Barn; £86 North Farm; £84 Old Glasson; £84 Tarnwater Farm; £84 Birch Croft.


Prime Hoggs – SUFF: £75 The Cottage; £61 Castle o Trim. TEX: £73 Hall Croft; £70 Inverbervie; £64 The Cottage. GRIT: £77 Inverbervie. HERD: £68 Lee End Farm. ZWART: £57 Hall Croft Barn.


Cast Sheep – SUFF: £108 Moss Side Farm; £101 Wellington View; £95 Windmill Farm. MULE: £94 Wyre Farm; £84 Burrow Heights Farm; £83 Old Glasson. HRN: £75 Hare Apple Tree; £61 Cragg End. HRN: £75 Hare Apple Tree; £61 Cragg End. CH: £116 Cock Hall Farm. TEX: £139 Cragg End; £134 Old Glasson; £115 Goose Green; £97 Farleton House. HERD: £58 Lee End Farm. ZWART: £89 Wyre Farm.

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