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Lancaster Monday 22nd August

Posted Monday, 22 August 2016, 2.38pm

Spring Lambs

A small entry of prime lambs forward at Lancaster this morning with many factors against Lancaster today. The dreadful weather putting many off venturing against to sort sheep and many been busy buying in replacement breeding sheep over the last week. A market average of 186ppk with lambs weighing between 39 and 45kg best to sell once again averaging 187ppk. A strong trade in which more could be sold with some buyers unable to even get started. Heavy weight lambs sold to a top of £96 from GA Haston & Son of Lane House. Plenty of better types of lambs selling towards 200ppk. Mule lambs sold to £76 from RH & C Ayrton of Ouzelthorn, more lambs required to keep a busy ring of buyers satisfied.

Prime Cattle

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Cast Sheep

Once again an entry in excess of 100 cast ewes forward sold to another solid trade at Lancaster. Plenty of pens of continental ewes selling in the nineties, topping at £99 from B & J Preston of Ellers. Wensleydale sheep sold to £88 from DC Chance of Forton. A plainer entry of mules this week still averaged in the sixties. A selection of horned ewes from T Longton & Son of Rooten Brook sold to £38.

Top Prices

PRIME LAMBS – TEX: £96 Lane House; £87.50 Brown Brook; £86 Conder Green Farm. SUFF: £85.50 North Farm; £82.50 Hall Croft Barn; £78.50 High House Farm. BEL: £83 Red Lodge; £79 Hall Croft Barn; £73.50 Oak Avenue. CHAR: £80 Wyre Farm; £78 Greenbank Farm House; £75.50 Burn House. MULE: £76 Ouzelthorn Farm; £75.50 High House Farm. HAMP: £63.50 Upper Greenbank.
CAST SHEEP – TEX: £99 Ellers Farm; £98 Lane House; £88 Oak Avenue. WEN: £88 Carolina Fold. SUFF: £83 Lundholme Farm. MULE: £83 Ellers Farm; £70 Brown Brook; £67 Red Lodge. LEI: £81 Red Lodge. LLYEN: £74 Low Pleasant. CONT: £66 Carolina Fold.

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