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J36 Tuesday 1st September 2015

Posted Wednesday, 02 September 2015, 11.51am

Caption: Overall Champion Lambs from J & M Cockett pictured with James Robinson (NWTBC), Alan Beecroft, (Judge) and Mr Cockett (vendor)

Winning Lambs sell to £83 and 193p/kg at NWA J36

The weekly sale of Prime Sheep saw 2958 forward comprising of 2236 lambs and 722 cast sheep.

An active ringside of 10 buyers competed for all types of lambs producing an overall average of 158.7p/kg. Best meated first cross lambs £72-£80 (160-150p/kg) selling to a top price of £83 (193p/kg). Mules and Mashams sold to £68 (154p/kg) with others generally £55-£62.

Today’s sale included a prize show for Texel sired Lambs sponsored by the North West Texel Breeders Club and kindly judged by Mr Alan Beecroft, Countrystyle Meats, Lancaster.

The first prize ¾ lambs from J & M Cockett sold for the top price of £83 with others £81, £80.


3/4 Bred Lambs
1st J & M Cockett
2nd J Allonby & Son
3rd SP Pease

First Cross Lambs
1st TH & D Cornthwaite
2nd GH Bell
3rd P & TL Edmondson


Once again, a strong entry of cast sheep forward at J36 with over 700 selling through the ring. A slightly easier trade than seen over the previous weeks strong trades. Continental ewes and strong Suffolk x ewes sold around the eighty pound mark with bigger ewes generally selling in the late eighties. Bigger Mule ewes sold to £76 from M Cook of Hollin Hall with plenty of strong Mule ewes selling mid to late sixties. Swaledale ewes saw stronger fleshed types easily selling in the thirties with plenty of leaner and feeding types selling around the thirty pound mark.

PRIME LAMBSTexel: £83 Foredales Farm; £81 Green Head; £80 Red Lodge; £78.50 Low Hall, Low Tarn Green. Suff: £78.50 Walnut Hill; £76.50 Smithy Green Farm; £75 Lane Ends Farm; £74 High House Farm. Masham: £62.50 Stepps Farm. Mule: £68 Low Stennerley; £64.50 Middale Farm, Cooper House; £63 Skelwith Fold. Hamp: £60 Riddings. Chev: £71.50 Green Head. Char: £77 Ackenthwaite; £76.50 Walnut Hill; £72.50 The Coach House. Rough Fell: £60.50 Stepps Farm. Swale: £45.50 Mouse Syke.
CAST SHEEP – Texel: £87 Cooilingel Farm; £85 Jackson Ground; £79 Cockrigg Farm; £78 Crosscrake Farm. Suff: £79 High House; £52 Cooilingel Farm. Mule: £76 Hollin Hall; £68 High House Farm; £66 Underley, Town End Farm. Chev: £84 Underley. Zwart: £71 (ram). Leicester: £64 Town End Farm. Beltex: £60 Cooilingel Farm. Lleyn: £57 Low Foulshaw Farm. Rough Fell: £47 The Coach House. Swale: £46 Brown Edge.


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