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J36 - Tuesday 23rd August 2016

Posted Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 6.18pm

Caption: Our new Auctioneer in action

North West Auctions, J36 had on offer 1379 Prime Lambs and 538 Cast Ewes & Rams.


1379 Prime Lambs sold to 214.9p for 47kg Beltex, consigned by T E & A Galbraith, Crooklands Farm, Crooklands and purchased by Higginson Ltd Butcher, Main Street, Grange over Sands.

Top price per head of the sale was £104 for a 60 kg Texel from H & N Holmes, Knot Hall Farm, Lowgill and sold to M Lomax of Little Deepthwaite.

Today’s sale averaged 176.17p/kg with the smart 39-44kg fleshy lambs touching 200p/kg plus. Any heavy types were keenly bid for, with the tidy butchers’ lambs selling to £88-£101.

Prime Lambs are required on a Tuesday to keep the buyers satisfied.

Top Price Lambs: Tex: £104 Knott Hall Farm; £100 Arklid Farm; £99 Low Hall Farm; £90 Bramaskew. Belt: £101 Crooklands Farm; £88 Masongill Hall; £87 Green Lane End. Char: £95 Barker Knott; £94.50, £86 Tarnside Farm. Suff: £90.50 East Ridding; £86 Esp Ford; £85.50 Mansrigg Hall; £85 Ninezergh, Smithy Green Farm. Dors: £83 Beckside Barn. Chev: £76, £75.50 Bank House Farm; £75 Crooklands Farm. Mule: £75.50 Cooper House; £72 Roundthwaite. Hamp: £70 Brow Head. Mash: £70 Mosergh Farm. Swale: £55 Roundthwaite. RFell: £47 Archer Hill; £45 Intake Farm.


558 Cast Ewes and Cast Rams

A good show of heavy ewes in today. Trade would be slightly cheaper on the week, to an average of £47.96. Mules selling between £60-£70. Good Swaledales selling between £40-£49. Good heavy Continental Ewes selling between £78-£90.

Top Price Ewes: Belt: £104 Crake Hall; £82 Stubb Farm. Char: £90 Kirket Nook. Tex: £83 Birks Farm; £82 Hall Beck; £81 Kirket Nook; £80 Steel Croft. Leic: £83 The Borrans; £75 Kirket Nook. Suff: £81 Low Audlands; £79 Bank House Farm. Zwart: £77 Birks Farm. Chev: £72, £65 Green Lane End Farm. Mule: £70 Howriggs; £68 Gaskell House, East Ridding, Birks Farm. Dors: £65 Gaskell House. Mash: £62 Low Audlands. RFell: £55 Lundholme Farm; £54 Middle Sadghyll; £52 Howriggs; £49 Steps Farm. Swale: £49 Archer Hill, Barbon Fell House; £47 Whicham Hall. Jac: £48 Abbey Drive. Dales: £43 Yarlsber.

Top Price Rams: Tex: £132 Barbon Fell House. Leic: £60 Barbon Fell House.

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