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Lancaster Monday 14th August 2017

Posted Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 2.04pm

Prime Lambs

The weekly sale of prime lambs had a similar number forward this week selling to a brisk trade that was in line with other sale centres at the end of the week. The overall market average was 184p/kg as well finished lambs continue to sell to a premium. Well shaped Beltex and Texel lambs sold in excess of the 200p/kg mark topping at 207p/kg or £93 from TR Prickett of Hutton Roof. Top price of the day was £99 for heavy weight Suffolk lambs from J & R Waller of Killington with Texels topping at £98 from Andrew Butler of Hambleton. More hill lambs on the market sold to a top of £85 for Mashams from BD Gill of Ingleton with Mules from the same home selling to £79.

Cast Sheep

The weekly sale of cast sheep had another good entry of just short of 200 forward, once again, this week selling to a continued strong trade. Continentals continue to sell into the nineties topping at £96 from MJ & K Ayrton of Bambers farm. Mules sold to a top of £87 from J Whewell of Scorton with, in general, strongest Mule ewes selling into the seventies. Swaledales sold to a top of £54 from T Longton and Son of Quernmore with leaner hill ewes a sharper trade than seen previously in Lancaster.

Top Prices:

Prime Lambs: SUFF: £99 Hallbeck, £94 Burrow Heights Farm, £86 Downlands Farm, £85.50 Fell End Farm. CONT: £75.50 Burrow Heights Farm. MASH: £85 Yarlsber. MULE: £79 Yarlsber, £73 Tarnwater Farm, Highfield Farm, £72 Field Head, Botton Hall Farm. CHAR: £79 Askew Hill, £78.50 Lundholme Farm, £70 Jacksons Farm. TEX: £98 Park Farm, £97 Bambers Farm, £93 Hutton Roof Hall. LEI: £65 Conder Mill.

Cast Ewe: DOR: £65 Beckside Barn. SUFF: £91 Tarnwater Farm. MASH: £54 11 Oak Avenue. MULE: £87 Wyresdale Park, £77 Lower Highfield, £73 47 South Road, £69 Lentworth Farm. SWAL: £54 Rooten Brook, £34 Middle Lee Farm, £26 Marl House. CHAR: £75 Jacksons Farm. CHEV: £47 Goose Green. TEX: £94 Lower Highfield, £91 Little Fell, £78 Hutton Roof Hall. TEES: £70 Middle Lee Farm.

Cast Ram: TEX: £96 Bamber Farm, £88 Lower Highfield.

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