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J36 Tuesday 15th November

Posted Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 9.50am

Prime Lambs

There as 1303 Prime Lambs, topping the lamb trade today was W S Burrow & Sons, Gibraltar Farm, with smart 50kg Charollais, selling to £90.50. Top price per kilo for lambs was 223.7p/kg for a pen of Beltexs scaling 38kg and consigned by J & D Chapman, Wray Farm.

Prime lambs were easier on the week, with the overall average finishing 152.19p/kg.

The good lengthy heavy types, 52kg plus were hitting £80-£85, shapey lambs in the 45-50kg bracket were selling to £80-£85 also. Nice handy weight ones 39-44kg, sold to £70-£80, with the light weights selling from 180p-185p/kg.

Cast Sheep

The weekly cast sheep sale at J36 saw once again another strong entry of in excess of 700 forward. The trade saw strong white faced ewes regularly selling between the £80 and £90 mark. In general quite a buoyant trade was enjoyed with pens of ewes selling a pound or two dearer then seen over the previous weeks with sheep numbers nationally beginning to tighten.

Top Prices

Prime Lambs: Char £90.50, £85, £82.50 Gibraltar Farm, £81 Hebblethwaite, £80 Gibraltar Farm. Tex £90 Gibraltar Farm, £85.50 Smithy Green, £84 Stubb Farm, Crabtree Farm, £83.50 Gibraltar Farm. Bel £85 Wray Farm, £83, £73, £69, £68 Laithwaite. Suff £84.50 Smithy Green Farm, £83 Lawsons Farm, £79 Abbey Drive, £77 Meadow Oaks, £75 Abbey Drive. Mule £70 Middale Farm, £66 Brown Edge, Middale Farm, £65 Low Hall Farm, £64.50 Tongue House Farm. BFL £70 Hill Park, £65 Ashstead. Lleyn £67, £65 Low Foulshaw. Mash £65, £60 Middale Farm. Cont £65 Birks Farm, £53 Gilpin Bank.

Cast Ewes: Tex £90 Cooilingel Farm, £85 Harbarrow Farm, £81 Millom Castle, Oldfield End, £80 Birks Farm. BFL £89 Cooilingel Farm, £82 Park Cottage, £80 Kit Cragg, £77 Longwell, £76 Cooilingel Farm. Chev £79 Oldfield End, £59 Low Mill House, £55, £49 Harbarrow Farm, £46 Low Mill House. Suff £75 Ballamoar Lane, £72 Harbarrow Farm, £65 Brow Head, £61 Cinderbarrow Farm, £59 Cooilingel Farm. Char £74 Ballakeenan Beg, Cooilingel Farm, £70 Fairbank Farm, £59 Gibraltar Farm. Horned £67 Harbarrow Farm, £65 Ballamoar Lane, £59 Harbarrow Farm. Mule £66 Borrans Farm, £61 Birks Farm, £60 Cooilingel Farm, £59 Orphan Crag Barn, Moorland Cottage. Zwart £64 Climb Style. Mash £58 Moss Side. Swale £45 Cooilingel Farm, £41 Longwell, Moss Side.
Cast Rams: BFL £74, £69 Preston Patrick Hall. Char £70 Low Fold. Tex £69 Preston Patrick Hall, £67 Cooilingel Farm. Swale £65 Brown Edge, £62 Bramaskew. Rough £54 Blackmoss Farm. Cont £54, £50 Fairbank Farm.

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