Sales Reports

Lancaster Monday 22/2/16

Posted Monday, 22 February 2016, 12.11pm

Prime Stock at Lancaster

Prime Hoggs

A stronger market average then the previous week at Lancaster with a market average 183ppk and SQQ of 187ppk although the trade didn’t seem as strong for a better entry of hoggs forward. Another good entry of Charolais and Texel hoggs from P Lawrenson of Walmsley Fold topped at 205ppk with plenty of in specification well finished hoggs selling in the 190’sppk. Heavy weight Suffolk hoggs sold to £97 from FA Nowell & Partners of Bentham. Mule sold to £86 at 48kg from H Morgan of Stalmine with all mules forward averaging £81.91 or 184ppk. Horned hoggs saw Blackfaced hoggs to £82 from WM Pye of Tarnwater and Swaledales selling to £78 from KM Curwen of Marshaw Farm.

Cast Sheep

A small entry of sheep this morning sold to a solid trade, topping at £95 for a Texel Tup from GE Jackson, High Bentham. Ewes sold to £82 twice, both being Texel ewes from WM Pye, Ashton with Stodday and S Wilson & Son, Scotforth. Mule ewes sold to £79 from CM & CA Jackson, Caton and averaged £68/head. Hill bred sheep to £70 for a Dales bred ewe from WI & A Atkinson, Holme House. Goas sold to £68 from WJ & EA Woodhouse, Nateby. Overall average of £60.74 for all ewes forward, more sheep needed to meet buyers demand here at Lancaster.

Top Prices

PRIME HOGGS – SUFF: £97 Oak Head Farm; £89 North Farm; £88 Parks Farm Barn. TEX: £92 Walmsley Fold; £91 Parks Farm Barn; £91 Low Moor Head Farm. CH: £90 Walmsley Fold; £87.50 North Farm; £67 Parks Farm Barn. CONT: £87 Humblescough Farm; £85.50 Inverbervie. MULE: £86 West Lynn; £85 Holme House Farm; £82.50 Sowerby Lodge. ZWART: £85 Humblescough Farm. HRN: £83 Parks Farm Barn; £79 Holme House Farm. SCO: £82 Tarnwater Farm. DORS: £82 Parks Farm Barn. GRIT: £79 Inverbervie. BEL: £78.50 Wray Farm. CHEV: £78 North Farm; £77 Inverbervie; £ 70 Marshaw Farm. SWALE: £78 Marshaw Farm; £76.50 Holme House Farm; £75 Sowerby Lodge. HERD: £65.50 West Lynn.

CAST SHEEP – TEX: £95 Mount Pleasant; £82 Tarnwater Farm; £82 Burrow Heights Farm. MULE: £79 Forgelands; £69 Mount Pleasant. GOAT: £68 Gibsons Farm. SUFF: £50 Mount Pleasant. SWALE: £40 Holme House Farm; £30 Oak Head Farm. CONT: £32 Lowcroft.

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