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Lancaster Monday 22nd May 2017

Posted Monday, 22 May 2017, 4.57pm

Spring Lambs

The largest entry to date where a lot more could have easily been sold. This week sees more large firms switching over onto new season lambs. A much improved trade saw an overall market average of 245p/kg being achieved. The sale topped by JA & VM Lamb of Conder Green with three Texel lambs selling to £119 or 264p/kg. Heavy weight Suffolk lambs sold to a top of £115.50 and £113 from DJ Casson of Slyne weighing 47kg and 43kg. Charolais lambs from K Whitaker and Son of Bay Horse sold to £114 and £113. Plenty of pens of lambs selling £110 plus. Top price per kilo was 280p for Charolais lambs from PW & DW Roskell of Pilling with plenty of pens of lambs selling over 250p/kg. Spring lambs weighing 39kg - 45kg sold to a market average of £101.50, 45kg - 52kg selling to a market average of £108.86.

Prime Hoggs
Hogg numbers are now coming to an end but the trade remains very firm and eagerly bid for. Today saw a top of £119 for Dutch Texel’s from GR & A Foy of Conder Green with other hoggs from the same home selling to £109. Plenty of well finished Hoggs selling for £109 + (over 200p/kg)

Cast Sheep
Cast sheep topped at £89 for Dutch Texel ewes from GR & A Foy of Conder Green with Suffolk ewes from George Riley selling to £84.

Breeding Sheep
An entry entirely of Mule Hoggs with lambs at foot sold to £150 three times from RM Wilson of Gill Garth. Buyers still in the market in the Lancaster area looking for young replacement sheep.

PRIME LAMBS – TEX: £119 Conder Green Farm; £113 Stirzakers Farm; £110.50 Gibsons Farm; £110 Tarnwater Farm. SUFF: £115.50 Beaumont Gate; £112 Kitchen Ground Farm; £111.50 Hodgkinson Farm. CHAR: £114 Stirzakers Farm; £112 Springfield Farm; £105.50 Hodgkinson Farm; £101 Old Glasson Farm.

PRIME HOGGS – BEL: £119 Parkside Farm; £80.50 Northgate. TEX: £106 Northgate; £100 Parkside Farm; £99 Throstle Grove Farm. SUFF: £102.50 Throstle Grove Farm; £102.50 Lyndale Farm; £95.50 Throstle Grove Farm. CHEV: £99.50 Weavers Farm. MULE: £79 Low Kit Brow; £60 Low Moor Head Farm.

CAST SHEEP – BEL: £89 Parkside Farm. SUFF: £84 Maddison Avenue; £65 Downlands Farm. MULE: £74 Downlands Farm; £62 Tarnwater Farm; £60 Throstle Grove Farm. TEX: £74 Parkside Farm; £73 Downlands Farm.

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