Prime Pigs in Demand at NWA J36
The sale of prime pigs once again saw a large crowd of buyers forward, keen to purchase all classes of prime pigs. Many more could easily have been sold with 50+ prime pigs needed at each sale.
The sale topped at 118p/kg for Large White x Pietrain gilts and hoggs from IF Sweeting, Ulverston. Prime boars sold to 108p/kg for Large White x from W Stamper, Chipping. Coloured pigs sold to 102p/kg for Large Black gilts from A Blades, Hawes.
Top grossing at £132 were White gilts and hoggs from I Sweeting, Ulverston with Gloucester Old Spot x gilts achieving £110 from J McEwan, Dumfries. Boars sold to £106 from W Stamper, Chipping. Light weight pigs to £83 from A Blades, Hawes.
Several cull sows were forward selling to £98 and 52p/kg from P Crayston, Ulverston and cull boars to £80 and 44p/kg from J McEwan, Dumfries.
The next sale of pigs will be on Tuesday 9th July for all classes. Please contact Matthew on 07540 446667 with entries.