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Lancaster Monday 13th March 2017

Posted Monday, 13 March 2017, 4.50pm

Prime Hoggs

There as a larger entry of prime hoggs forward and more trade about today. Another new buyer back saw a busy ringside of six buyers all eager to purchase hoggs. A strong market average of 174p/kg was achieved, which included a large proportion of hill bred hoggs forward. Hoggs weighing between 39kg and 45kg were selling to an average of 177p/kg.

Hoggs sold to a top of £85 for Charollais x from P Lawrenson of Walmsley Fold. Mule hoggs sold to £77 at 44kg from A & J Rhodes of Ellel with Swaledale hoggs weighing 44kg selling to £75 from V & EJ Chadwick & Son of & Sons of Sowerby Lodge.

Cast Sheep

There was also a few more cast ewes on offer today selling to a top of £96 for Texel ewes from S Wilson & Son of Burrow Height. Leicester ewes sold to £95 from G & D Ball & Son of Great Eccleston. Mule ewes sold to £78 from JE & J Pye of Gibsons Farm with all Mule ewes forward selling to an average of £61. Rough fell ewes sold to £51 from H Chapman and Son of Middleton.

Breeding Sheep

A full row of sheep with lambs forward this week selling to a continued strong trade. Topping the trade was Bill Pinder of Newton in Bowland selling Texel ewes with twin lambs to £180 with mule ewes and twin lambs from the same home selling to £168. Texel ewes with stylish singles sold to £122.

Top Prices

Prime Hoggs: SUFF: £76 Inverbervie, £65.50 Moss House Farm, £62 Inverbervie. CONT: £77.50 Throstle Grove Farm. MULE: £77 Low Kit Brow, £66 Sykes Farm, £54 Moss House Farm. SWAL: £75 Sowerby Lodge, £69 Sykes Farm, £58 Sykes Farm, £54 Moss House Farm. RGH: £61 Millbeck, £50 Millbeck. HRN: £75 Sowerby Lodge, £71 Tarnwater Farm, £70 Tarnwater Farm, £68 Tarnwater Farm, £66.50 Sykes Farm, £66 Tarnwater Farm. CHAR: £83.50 Walmsley Fold, £80 Walmsley Fold, £79.50 Walmsley Fold, £79 Walmsley Fold, £78.50 Inverbervie, £75 Corney Hill Farm. CHEV: £78 Park Barn Farm. TEX: £85 Walmsley Fold, £84 Park Farm Barn, £83 Moss Side Farm, £83 Sowerby Lodge, £82 Park Farm Barn. GRIT: £50 Moss House Farm.

Cast Sheep: SUFF: £92 Post Office Farm, £73 Burrow Heights Farm, £71 Post Office Farm, £71 Burrow Heights Farm, £69 Moss Side Farm. MULE: £78 Gibsons Farm, £67 Ivy Bank Farm, £65 Ivy Bank Farm, £16 Tunstead Farm. RGH: £52 Millbeck. TEX: £96 Burrow Heights Farm, £79 Burrow Heights Farm, £77 Post Office Farm, £76 Burrow Heights Farm, £75 Beech House, £73 Ivy Bank Farm. LEI: £95 Post Office Farm.

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