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Lancaster Monday 14th November

Posted Monday, 14 November 2016, 2.27pm

Spring Lambs

A larger entry of spring lambs sold to a mixed trade with some types of lambs selling to a dearer trade and others harder to place then previous weeks. Beltex lambs sold just shy of 200ppk from Chris Alty of Moss House Farm with plenty of pens of better type of lambs selling in the late 180ppk. A lot of heavy weight lambs this week saw heavy weight Texel’s roughly toward £30 above their weight with the trade topping at £93 from T & CM Kelsall & Sons of Brown Brook.

Cast Sheep

There was certainly more interest and demand in the cast sheep this morning at Lancaster with all classes of ewes eagerly bid for. Texel cross ewes sold to £91 from A & J Rhodes of Lower Kit Brow with Texel cross ewes from JM & MH France & Son of Newhouse Farm with Texel tups from the same home selling to £83. Plenty of strong Texel ewes selling into the eighties. Mule ewes sold into seventies noticeable four or five dearer then previous. An overall average of £71.57.

Top Prices

Prime Lambs

TEX: £93 Brown Brook; £86 Mearsbeck Farm; £85 Millbeck. BEL: £79 Old Woodhouse; £74 Moss House Farm. SUFF: £76 Fell End Farm; £73 Walnut Tree; £70 Kitchen Ground Farm. CHAR: £76 Walmsley Fold; £75 High Hallbeck. HRN: £71 Fell End Farm; £62 Yarlsber. MULE: £67 Ouzelthorn Farm; £65 Fell End. HAMP: £67 Rye Close. LEI: £66 Yarlsber. CONT: £60 Rye Close. SWALE: £59 Yates Farm; £52 Thornbush. RGH: £54 Rye Close.

Cast Sheep

TEX: £91 Low Kit Brow; £90 Newhouse Farm; £81 Sandy Hill Farm. SUFF: £81 Low Kit Brow. MULE: £81 Low Kit Brow. CONT: £68 Corney Hill Farm. LEI: £58 High House Farm. HRN: £38 Corney Hill Farm.

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