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J36 Tuesday 15th August 2017

Posted Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 12.15pm

Prime Lambs

A firm trade was seen at J36 today for all types of Prime Lambs forward. Medium & Heavy Lambs within the weight ranges of 39-52kgs seeing a tremendous overall average of 192p/kg over both sections. An overall market average of 189.32p/kg being achieved for all lambs sold.

Top prices of the sale coming from Abigail Winn of Burneside at 245p/kg for quality Beltex Lambs. £111 being the top price of the day from KL&G Patterson of Foxfield for heavy Texel Lambs. Most vendors noticing an improvement on trade from the previous week, with several lots of lambs still achieving over 200p/kg.

Suffolk Lambs selling to 200p/kg from WJ&LA Barker of Arkholme and D Metcalfe of Dalton in Furness. Texel Lambs selling to 228.9p/kg from L Graham of Kendal. Charollais Lambs to 209.5kg from J Holme & Son of Ulverston. Half Bred Lambs saw Mules to 1837p/kg from RI Dixon of Grange over Sands and Mashams to 185.4p/kg from JA Bennett of Longsleddale.

Cast Sheep

A smaller show of Ewes forward from last week, with more Continental & Suffolk types required, with the majority of the sale being made up of Mule & Horned ewes. Top prices of the day from TA Blair of Thornton Cleveleys for a pure Suffolk achieving £140. Mule ewes topping at £83 from SP Pease of Kirkby Lonsdale, with several lots selling between £68 and £72. Horned Ewes selling to £50 from DC Miller of Claughton on Brook for Swales and S Procter of Selside for Herdwicks.

Top Prices

Prime Lambs: Tex £111 Angerton Cottages, £103 Lingmoor Rise, £100 Owlnook, £97 Broomfields, £95 Middleshaw Hall. Char £106, £97 Gibraltar Farm, £95 Buck Bank Farm, £93 Hollowmire, £92 Gibraltar Farm. Bel £102, £98 High Underbrow, £89 Poppy Farm, £88 High Underbrow Farm. Suff £95, £91 Ashstead, £89 Low Hall Farm, £88 Lane Ends Farm. Dors £72 High Biggarsbank. Mule £79 Low Newton Farm, £77 Howriggs, £76 Low Newton Farm, Buck Bank Farm, £74.50 Ashstead. Chev £78.50 Green Head, £77, £64 Silverhow. Mash £76 Middale Farm. Hamp £68 The Borrans. Chxmu £68 The Park. Jac £60 Bark House.

Cast Ewes: Suff £140 Thornfleet, £115 Crooklands Brow, £94 Whitebarrow, £84 Crooklands Brow. Tex £96 Low Chapel Farm, The Courtyard, £94 Park Farm Barn, £93 The Courtyard. BFL £95 Low Newton Farm. Chxmu £90, £87 The Courtyard, £80 Gibraltar Farm. Mule £83, £72 The Courtyard, £71 Low Chapel Farm, £69 High Biggarsbank, Singleton Park. Chev £74 The Courtyard. Bel £74 Laithwaite. Horned £56 Hill Top Farm. Swale £50 Cobble Hey Farm. Herd £50 High Biggarsbank. Sco £48 Millbeck. Dales £44 The Coach House.

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