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Lancaster Monday 26th June 2017

Posted Monday, 26 June 2017, 12.57pm

Spring Lambs
A smaller entry of Spring Lambs forward this week with uncertainty of how the trade was going to be following the end of the recent festival at the weekend.
Lambs sold to a better trade than expected with a market average of 225p/kg, 10 pence up on the previous week. Selling to the top price twice today of £113 came from Charles Fletcher of Goosnargh with Texel lambs.
Suffolk Lambs sold to £105 and £104 from GH Sanderson and Family of Catforth.
Once again plenty of smarter types of lambs selling around the 240p/kg mark. The trade continues very buoyant for light lambs between 32-38kg selling to a market average of 228p of £86, with best 36kg lambs selling to £85.50 from R Collinge and Son of Kirkham.

Cast Sheep
There was a small entry of Cast Sheep selling to equally as strong trade as the previous week. Texel tups from H Birkett & Son of Overton topped the trade selling to £143 with Charolais tups from PW & DW Roskell selling to £107. Strong Continental ewes once again sold in the £90 topping at £100 from James Burr of Quernmore. Best Mule ewes selling over the £80 mark topping at £84 once again from James Burr of Quernmore with plenty of pens of mule ewes selling in the seventies. All ewes forward today sold to a market average of £74.55.

Prime Cattle
The prime cattle trade remains strong with buyers looking to purchase cattle. Angus Bulls from P & A Bell of Pilling sold to 191.5p/kg.

SPRING LAMBS – TEX: £113 Ashton Barn; £103.50 Park Farm Barn; £103 Longfield House Farm. SUFF: £105 Blackleach House Farm; £102.50 Park Farm Barn; £101 Low Kit Brow. CHAR: £96 Burrow Heights Farm; £93.50 Little Fell; £93 Stirzakers Farm. BEL: £92 The Dingle; £85.50 Old Glasson Farm. DORS: £91 Botton Hall.
CAST SHEEP – TEX: £100 Little Fell; £96 Blackleach House Farm; £93 Ashton Barn. MULE: £84 Little Fell; £81 Ellers Farm; £78 North Farm. SUFF: £57 Springfield Farm.
CAST TUPS – TEX: £143 North Farm. CHAR: £107 Springfield Farm.

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