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Lancaster Livestock Auction: Lancaster Prime Hoggs & Cast Sheep - Monday 22nd February 2021

Monday 22nd February 2021

Prime Hoggs

The weekly sale of prime hoggs at Lancaster had a similar number of hoggs forward to last week, selling to a continued strong trade. An overall market average of 259p/kg achieved, with over a third being horned hoggs. Peter Anderton, Scorton took the top spot selling heavy weight Texel’s to a top of £150. A consignment of Beltex hoggs from R & DL Cornthwaite, Nateby sold to £149, £148 and £145 three times, this consignment peaking at 372p/kg. All Beltex hoggs forward averaged £146. Andrew Butler’s consignment sold to a top of £141 and £140 twice. Texel hoggs from J Bargh, Heaton with Oxcliffe sold to £138, Suffolk hoggs topping at £136 and £134.50 from Cardwell Farms. The trade saw the best conformation hoggs easily sell beyond 300p/kg and more off these needed for our butcher buyers at Lancaster. All Texel hoggs forward averaged £120.63, all Suffolk’s averaging £119.63.
A large number of upland hoggs saw 44kg Cheviots sell to £122 from J & H Davis, Cabus. Masham hoggs topped at £121 from Dave and Karen Swarbrick, Out Rawcliffe. Cheviot Mules selling to £120 from KM & KJ Curwen, Abbeystead and Swaledale hoggs from the same home sold to £104.50.

Cast Sheep

Plenty of demand for cast sheep at Lancaster with another good trade. Texel tups sold to a top of £156 from JM & MH France & Son, Littledale and Texel ewes from the same home selling to £122. Other Texel ewes to £114 twice from S Wilson and Son, Scotforth and J & A Sheerin, Quernmore. Messrs Sheering also sold Mule ewes to £98 and £96 with others from Peter Anderton, Scorton selling to £97.
Hill sheep saw Herdwick shearlings sell to £100 from Andrew Butler. Horned ewes sold to £78 for Dalesbreds from FK & F woodhouse, Scorton with Cheviot ewes to £74 from SE & J Gorst, Littledale.

Top Prices

PRIME HOGGS

Texel - £150 Wyre Farm, £148, £145 Humblescough Farm, £141, £140 Park Farm Barn, £138 Old Woodhouse. Beltex - £149, £145 Humblescough Farm, £140 Park Farm Barn. Suffolk - £136, £134.50, £127, £116.50 Moss Side Farm, £111 Mill House Farm, £110 Moss Side Farm. Cheviot - £122 Weavers Farm, £117, £111.50 Marshaw Farm, £102 Middle Ridge Farm, £100 Marshaw Farm, £97 Oak Avenue. Masham - £121 Bensons Farm. Mule - £120 Marshaw Farm, £102 Overhouses, £99, £94 Moorcock Hall Farm, £90 Fell End Farm, £87 Moorcock Hall Farm. Charollais - £119.50 Middle Ridge Farm, £88 Overhouses. Continental - £107.50 Low Kit Brow, £95.50, £94.50 Oak Avenue, £90 Castle O Trim. Bluefaced Leicester - £105 Swinside Farm, £100 Overhouses. Swaledale - £104.50 Marshaw Farm, £95 Pott Yeats, £93, £91.50 Marshaw Farm, £91 Millstones, £86 Marshaw Farm. Horned - £103.50 Haylot Farm, £101, £98 Fell End Farm, £97.50, £87 Haylot Farm. Dorset - £100 Fern Bank Farm.

CAST EWES

Texel - £122 Newhouse Farm, £114 Knotts Farm, Burrow Heights Farm, £98 Park Farm Barn. Suffolk - £103 Burrow Heights Farm. Herdwick - £100 Park Farm Barn. Mule - £98 Knotts Farm, £97 Wyre Farm, £96 Knotts Farm, £90, £76 Longstripes Farm. Dalesbred - £78 Fell End Farm. Cheviot - £74, £41 Cragg Farm. Swaledale - £68 Overhouses, £56 Moorcock Hall Farm. Continental - £64, £62 Longstripes Farm, £54, £49 Swinside Farm. Horned - £45 Moorcock Hall Farm. Charollais - £41 Wyre Farm.

CAST TUPS

Texel - £156 Newhouse Farm, £96 Knotts Farm.

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