Sales Reports

J36 Tuesday 27th June 2017

Posted Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 1.55pm

Spring Lambs
The weekly sale of Spring Lambs had a bumper entry forward this week with 1559 going through the ring. An overall market average of 207p/kg reflected a nationwide falling lamb trade.

Heavy weight lambs selling to a strong trade with 45kg-52kg+ lambs selling to a market average of 224p/kg or £105.88.

Numerous pens of lambs sold in excess of the £100 mark topping at £128 and £124 twice from WS Burrow of Silverdale with Charollais lambs. Beltex lambs sold to a top of £124 from young shepherdess, Abigail Winn of Burneside, and topped at 273p/kg from GH Bell of Kirkby Lonsdale.

Prime Hoggs
A small entry of Prime Hoggs saw the trade selling to £94 for a Suffolk from S Noreci of Kendal. Cheviot Hoggs sold to 202p/kg from GM & A Jackson of Little Eccleston with Swaledales from the same home selling to £80 and Herdwicks selling to £78.

Cast Sheep
Cast Sheep saw a similar entry to last week still selling to a strong trade. The first ewe into the sale ring topped the day’s price making £127 for a Texel ewe from H & N Holmes of Lowgill.

Mule ewes sold to £80 from DM & D Cook of Ulverston.

Horned ewes starting to come forward in numbers into the market saw a pen of Rough Fell selling to £63 from CP Bateman of Docker. Swaledale Ewes sold to £54 twice from P Webster of Windermere and again from TW Gorst of Crook. A pen of Herdwick Ewes sold to £47 from M Parker of Great Langdale.

Prime Pigs
There were 34 Prime Pigs forward for this month’s sale selling to a mixed trade. Good quality pigs in demand and good to sell, however leaner pigs proving more difficult to place. The day’s trade topped at £135 for a 122kg gilt from TS Wilson of Embleton. Peter Woof of Stainton sold a quality consignment of prime pigs to achieve the top price per kilo of 149p for pietrain hogs weighing 87kg.

Next sale of all classes of pigs Tuesday 11th July, please phone office with entries.


SPRING LAMBS – CHAR: £128 Gibraltar Farm; £114 Little Fell; £98.50 Crabtree Farm. BEL: £124 High Underbrow Farm; £101 Red Lodge; £96 Brown Edge. SUFF: £116 Middle Birkby Farm; £112 Smithy Green Farm; £106 Station Hotel. TEX: £114 The Barn; £113 Cantsfield Hall; £105 Old Hutton Farm. HAMP: £87 Endmoor Farm; £76.50 Redbank Farm. DORS: £80 The Coach House. MULE: £65 Ellerbeck; £64 Overhouses. CONT: £64 Bark House; £60 Ashstead.
PRIME HOGGS – SUFF: £94 Mayfield Drive; £65 Lawkland Hall Farm. TEX: £88 Haveriggs Farm; £79 Lawkland Hall Farm. CONT: £81 Clawthorpe Lodge. SWALE: £80 Little Eccleston Hall. SCO: £77 Little Eccleston Hall. CHEV: £79 Little Eccleston Hall; £71 Harbarrow Farm. HERD: £78 Little Eccleston Hall; £75 Long Green Head. CHAR: £69 Harbarrow Farm. MULE: £60 Low Garths; £55 Mosergh Farm.
CAST EWES – TEX: £127 Knott Hall Farm; £99 Low Levens; £95 Red Lodge. BEL: £100 Oldfield; £92 Kirket Nook; £90 Endmoor Farm. SUFF: £91 Wymott; £87 Harbarrow Farm; £85 Red Lodge. LEI: £90 Crook Barn; £83 Ellerbeck; £74 Lawkland Hall Farm. ZWART: £83 Crosscrake Farm; £81 Birch Bank. MULE: £80 Smithy Green Farm; £79 Hawkrigg End; £79 Endmoor Farm. CONT: £78 High Wray Farm. CHEV: £72 Moorland Cottage; £69 School House; £61 Croft Foot Farm. CHEVMULE: £68 Green Lane End Farm. RGH: £63 Croft Foot Farm. SWALE: £54 Lawkland Hall Farm; £54 Gilpin Farm.
CAST RAMS – SUFF: £99 Downlands Farm; £91 Hawkrigg End. CONT: £91 Clawthorpe Lodge. BEL: £91 Moorland Cottage. TEX: £82 Hill Park. HRN: £57 Keer Falls.

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