Sales Reports

J36 Tuesday 25th July 2017

Posted Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 10.13am

Prime Pigs

The fortnightly sale of Prime Pigs had an entry of 28 pigs forward. Topping the day’s trade was PK & R Woof, Storth End Farm selling 111kg pigs to £165 followed by £155 and £150. Top pence per kilo was 211p/kg from NJ Wilkinson, Roosecote Farm.

The next sale of pigs will be held on Tuesday 8th August which include Prime, Store, Weaner and Cast. Please phone the office with entries so we can inform the buyers.

Prime lambs

The weekly sale of Prime Lambs saw an entry of 1295 lambs forward but as seen nationally the trade has slipped with J36 in keeping with other markets on the day. Well fleshed lambs that have been on hoppers and weighing in excess of 40kg were the easiest to sell topping at 217p/kg for four Beltex Lambs from J Allonby & Son, Green Head, Grayrigg. Export lambs still selling excess of 200p/kg.

Top price per head of the day was £96 which was achieved twice, firstly by Suffolk Lambs from J Bargh & Son, Morecambe and secondly by G Denney & Son, Lyth for Beltex Lambs. Texel Lambs sold to a top of £93 from HR & KA Hodgson, Howriggs with others selling to £91 from TH & D Cornthwaite, Low Tarn Green and to £90 from DJ Clarke, Orphan Cragg. Mule Lambs sold to a top of £72.50 from Fishwick Bros, Longsleddale who also sold lambs to £71.

Cast Sheep

Just short of 500 Cast Sheep went through the ring today with the trade remaining similar and all types of ewes eagerly big for. Topping the trade today was KR & KA Hodgson, Howriggs who sold a Texel Ewe to £108 with other Texels selling to £101 from P & SA Edmondson, Low Barrows Green, and also to £100 from AW Crowe, Ashtree Cottage. Suffolk Ewes sold to a top of £95 from P & SA Edmondson with Mule Ewes selling to £80 from Gibson & Berry, Low Audlands.

Top Prices

Prime Lambs: Suff £96 North Farm, £91.50 High House Farm, £90 Lanes End Farm, £89 Station Hotel, £88.50 North Farm. Bel £96, £91 Johnscales Farm, £91 Low Hall Farm, £88.50 Brown Edge, £87 Green Head. Tex £93 Howriggs, £91 Low Tarn Green, £90 Orphan Cragg, £89 Overthwaite Farm, £88.50 North Farm. Char £82.50 Gateside Farm, £82 Garnett Folds, £78.50 Red Lodge, £76 Pyes Bridge Farm, £71 Crabtree Farm. Chev £78.50 Green Head, £71 Low Tarn Green, £69.50 Low Bendrigg Farm, £68 Low Tarn Green. Zwart £76 Pyes Bridge. Mule £72.50, £71, £67 Middle Sadghyll, £66.50 Preston Patrick Hall, £65 Bellart Howe. Hamp £71 Endmoor Farm, £62 Brow Head. Cont £64.50 Abbey Drive. Horned £50 Home Barn.

Cast Ewes: Tex £108 Howriggs, £101 Low Barrows Green, £100 Ashtree Cottage, £98 Howes Lodge, £90 Endmoor Farm. Suff £95 Low Barrows Green, £94 Park House Farm, £88 Howriggs, £86 Hebblethwaite, £83 Skiddaw View. Mule £88 Low Audlands, £83 Low Barrows Green, £81 Preston Patrick Hall, £80 Ashtree Cottage, Strickland Tenement. Cont £87 Strickland Tenement, £80 New Parkside Farm, £78 Brown Edge, £68 Old Croft, Hebblethwaite. Chev £85, £76 Viver Mill Farm, £76 Howriggs. BFL £84 Brown Edge. Mash £80, £77 Low Audlands. Char £76 Cockrigg Farm. Bel £69 Keer Falls. Rough £66 Howes Lodge, £57 Wasdyke Farm, £55 Howes Lodge, £53 Crowe Hall, £52 Orphan Cragg. Tees £62 Borwick Fold. Swale £60 Moss Howe Farm, £58 Orphan Cragg, £56 Overthwaite. Hamp £51 Brow Head.

Cast Tup: BFL £87 Moffinber, £75 The Borrans. Rough £65 The Syke. Swale £63 Overthwaite Farm.

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