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J36 Tuesday 18th July 2017

Posted Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 5.34pm

Prime Lambs
A smaller entry of prime lambs this week then the previous week with many busy among grass with a very similar trade to the previous week with 1310 lambs selling to a market average of 206p/kg. Trade topped at £112 from P & TL Edmondson of Kirkby in Furness for Texel heavy weight lambs with Texel’s from John Young of Lindale selling to £107. Suffolks topped at £105 from Richard Batty of Selside.

Best type lambs still selling in excess of 220p/kg topping at 232p/kg for Beltex Lambs from R H M & S Boyren of Ulverston. Mules topped at £83 from Ian Dixon of Low Newton with all Mule Wethers forwards selling to a market average of £80.46.

Cast Sheep
The weekly sale of cast ewes at J36 had a bumper entry of 615 forward this week selling to a continued strong trade. The trade topped at £111 for Suffolk ewes from SA Bateman of Lowgill with Texel ewes selling to £107 from Anna Crowe of Witherslack.

Cast Rams continue to sell well topping at £106 from Suffolks from H Halhead and Son of Nether Kellet. There were plenty of pens of strong Suffolk and Continental ewes easily selling into the nineties. Best mule ewes once again selling into the eighties topping at £86 numerous time with plenty of straight mule ewes selling in the seventies with all Mule ewes selling to a market average of £70.57. Horned ewe trade remain very similar with large quantities of horned ewes now coming available on the market.

Spring Lambs – TEX: £112 Low Hall Farm; £107 Moss End Farm SUFF: £105 Western Houses; £100 Oakenclough; £95.50 Hallbeck. CHAR: £100 Gibraltar Farm; £100 Gilpin Farm; £90 Hodgsons Green Farm. CONT: £99.50 Hagg Farm. BEL: £91 Hill Park; £91 Cotegill Farm; £90 Red Lodge. DORS: £89 Hallbeck. MULE: £83 Low Newton Farm; £78 Bramaskew. RGH: £81 Cotegill Farm.

Cast Sheep – SUFF: £111 Ivy House; £97 Wymott; £90 Moss Head. TEX: £107 Birks Farm; £101 Hill Park; £95 Gibraltar Farm. CHAR: £93 Dale View; £93 High Green. BEL: £87 High Green. MULE: £86 Hill Park; £86 Park Cottages; £86 Lawsons Farm. CHXMU: £73 Todds Farm. LLEYN: £73 The Coach House. CHEV: £71 Little Eccleston Hall; £66 Botton Hall Farm. ROUGH: £69 Dale View; £67 Croft Foot Farm. HERD: £68 Little Eccleston Hall ZWART: £68 Ivy House; £65 Little Eccleston Hall. SWALE: £60 Little Eccleston Hall; £59 High Green; £56 Well Foot. SCO: £59 Little Eccleston Hall; £56 Gilpin Farm.

Cast Ram – SUFF: £106 Lawsons Farm; £63 Wymott. LEI: £89 Cooper House. TEX: £80 Helm Croft.

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