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Lancaster Monday 24th July 2017

Posted Monday, 24 July 2017, 4.44pm

Spring Lambs

The weekly sale of Prime Lambs saw a similar number of lambs forward to the previous week. As seen at sales over the weekend lamb prices slipped with Lancaster finishing at an overall market average of 186p/kg.

Lambs that were short of finishing were penalised today with well finished Continental lambs selling around the two pound a kilo mark.

Texel Lambs sold to a top of £98 from S Wilson & Son of Scotforth with 45kg smart Texel Lambs from JK & BE Townley of Caton selling to £92 & £90.50. Better bred export type lambs sold between 210 and 220 pence per kilo.

Vendors are strongly urged to ensure that Lambs are properly finished to gain full financial benefits.

Cast Sheep

There was the largest entry of Cast Sheep forward for some time today at Lancaster with 172 selling to a similar trade.
Topping today’s trade at £96 was Texel Ewes from JK & BE Townley of Caton, with plenty pens of ewes selling around the £90 mark.

Mule Ewes regularly sold in the mid to early £70 mark, topping at £75 from MJ & K Ayrton of Thurnham and again from GS Lander of Warrington.

Prime Cattle

Prime Bulls sold to a top of 194p/kg for a Hereford from P & A Bell of Pilling.

More prime cattle could be sold. For more information please contact Ian Atkinson 07766 521472

Top Prices:

PRIME LAMBS – TEX: £92 Mearsbeck Farm; £90 Hutton Roof Hall; £89 The Dingle. BEL: £85 Northgate; £82.50 The Dingle; £81.50 Cragg End. CHAR: £84 Yarlsber; £82 Springfield Farm; £74 Burnt House. SUFF: £80 Blackleach House Farm; £76 Hall Croft Barn; £72 North Farm. MASH: £78 Yarlsber. MULE: £78 Yarslber; £65 Ouzelthorn Farm. ZWART: £76 Humblescough Farm.

CAST EWES – TEX: £96 Mearsbeck Farm; £90 Tarnwater Farm; £89 Moss Side Farm. SUFF: £84 Bambers Farm. MULE: £75 Bambers Farm; £75 Broseley Hall Farm; £70 Cragg End. MASH: £72 Stirzakers Farm. SWALE: £45 Middle Lee Farm. GOAT: £40 Cockerman Boers.

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