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Lancaster Monday 29th May 2017

Posted Monday, 29 May 2017, 11.58am

Spring Lambs

There was an entry of 461 Spring Lambs forward at Lancaster this morning. An overall trade of 231p/kg was achieved. Topping today’s trade was JA & VM Lamb of Conder Green for a Suffolk and also from AG Butler of Poulton le Fylde for a Texel reaching £111. Top price per kilo was 260p for 10 Texel’s from WM Pye of Ashton with Stodday. Spring Lambs weight 39-45kg averaged 232p/kg and 32-39kg averaging 230p/kg.

Prime Hoggs

With the season of Prime Hoggs coming to an end, the sale only saw a small entry of 43 forward. The trade was topped by for a Texel from Joshua France of Preston reaching £103. Overall Hoggs averaged 170p/kg

Cast Sheep 

A smaller entry of Cast Sheep due to bank holiday weekend. Today’s trade was topped at £85 for a Texel from EE Thornton & Sons of Heaton with Oxcliffe. Mule Ewes topped at £72 from H Birkett & Son of Overton with all mules overall averaging £65.

Top Prices 

SPRING LAMBS – TEX: £111 Park Farm Barn; £104 Hallbeck; £104 Tarnwater Farm. SUFF: £111 Conder Green Farm; £101 Hallbeck; £101 Park Farm Barn. CONT: £106 Burrow Heights Farm; £97 Ivy Farm; £95 Park Farm Barn. CHAR: £101 Tarnwater Farm; £97 Springfield Farm; £95.50 Burrow Heights Farm.

PRIME HOGGS – TEX: £103 Merryfield; £77 Friars Moss; £75 Humblescough Farm. CONT: £85 Humblescough Farm; £76 Cockerham Hall. HRN: £73 Tarnwater Farm; £70 Cockerham Hall. CHAR: £73 Oak Bank Farm.

CAST SHEEP – TEX: £85 Downlands Farm; £72 Humblescough Farm; £72 Burrow Heights Farm. CHAR: £73 Burrow Heights Farm. MULE: £72 North Farm; £69 Friars Moss; £66 Old Glasson. SUFF: £60 Ivy Farm; £55 St Johns Avenue.

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