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Lancaster Monday 15th August 2016

Posted Monday, 15 August 2016, 4.40pm

Spring Lambs

The weekly sale of prime lambs at Lancaster saw all lambs forward sell to a market average of 183ppk with 39 to 45kg lambs best to sell averaging 185ppk. Export and best quality lambs continue to sell in excess of 200ppk topping at 208ppk for Texel lambs from G & D Ball & Son of Great Eccleston. It was good to see more consignments of mule lambs forward in the market with all vendors leaving pleased with their trade. A pen of 32 mule lambs from BD Gill of Yarlsber selling to £82.50. Heavy weight lambs sold to a top of £90 weighing 46kg from B & J Preston of Ellers Farm.

Prime Cattle

Prime cattle are needed for a Monday sale, please contact Ian 07766521472 for more information.

Cast Sheep

A sharper cast ewe trade then the previous week at Lancaster, with continental ewes selling to a top of £93 from JK & BE Townley of Mearsbeck with plenty of continental ewes selling to the seventies. Mule ewes sold either sold of £70 topping at £73 from WA Ward of Ancliffe Hall.

Top Prices

PRIME LAMBS – TEX: £90 Ellers Farm; £89 Mearsbeck Farm; £87 Goose Green. CH: £87 Burrow Heights Farm; £86 Oak Head Farm; £78.50 Burnt House Farm. SUFF: £86 Hallbeck; £82.50 Fell End Farm; £80 Bradlow Farm. MASH: £83.50 Middle Lee Farm; £81 Yarlsber. MULE: £82.50 Yarlsber; £77.50 Fell End Farm; £75 Burnt House. HRN: £79 Tarnwater Farm; £76 Old Glasson Farm. BEL: £79 Oak Avenue; £77 Cragg Farm.
CAST SHEEP – TEX: £93 Mearsbeck Farm; £80 Burrow Heights Farm; £77 Ancliffe Hall Farm. MULE: £73 Ancliffe Hall Farm; £70 High House Farm; £68 Burrow Heights Farm. CH: £61 Oak Avenue.

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