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Lancaster Monday 27th June

Posted Monday, 27 June 2016, 4.31pm

Spring Lambs
A larger entry of prime lambs forward at Lancaster 1125 being sold selling to market average of 190ppk. Beltex types and ¾ Texel types’ lambs still easily selling around the 200ppk mark and better types in excess off. Heavy Texel lambs from George Sanderson and Family of Blackleach House sold to £91. A larger proportion of Suffolk lambs forward today with nearly a third of lambs in being suffolks, topping at £88.50 from JH Towers & Sons of Tunstall Hall with well fleshed Suffolk lambs selling towards 200ppk. Towards 100 light lambs between 32kg and 36kg forward today regularly selling between 193ppk and 200ppk depending on quality topping at 211ppk for 35kg Suffolk lambs from Peter Anderton of Wyre Farm.

Prime Hoggs
No hoggs this week but are required for end of the festival.

Prime Cattle
No prime cattle forward today but cattle required.

Cast Sheep
Trade remained firm this week, with buyers eager for sheep as the Ramadan Festival comes to an end. Best continental sheep £101-£111, topping at £115 for a pen of Beltex ewes. First cross Texels £80-£93 dependent on size and cover. Mules topped at £71 from GM & R Whitaker, Goose Green, best Mules £68 plus, however the vast majority of Mules forward were over fat. Swales to £68 for a pair from JR & J Gorst, Quernmore. All 108 forward averaged £76.17, ewes needed at J36 tomorrow.

Top Prices

PRIME LAMBS – TEX: £91 Blackleach House Farm; £89.50 Low Kit Brow; £88 Parks Farm Barn; £87 Hazel Brae. CH: £90 Stirzakers Farm; £89 Gibraltar Farm; £82 Parks Farm Barn. SUFF: £88.50 Tunstall Hall; £88 Low Kit Brow; £87.50 Hallbeck. MULE: £67 Highfield Farm.
CAST SHEEP – BEL: £115 Burton’s Farm. TEX: £107 Burton’s Farm; £104 Goose Green; £93 Bailey Hey Farm. SUFF: £92 Burton’s Farm; £66 Maddison Avenue. MULE: £79 Highfield Farm; £71 Goose Green; £70 Burrow Heights Farm. CONT: £77 Cocker House Farm. SWALE: £68 Appletree Farm; £54 Lentworth Farm.

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