Lancaster Livestock Auction: Lancaster Prime Lambs and Cast Sheep, Monday 4th October 2021


The weekly sale of prime lambs at Lancaster saw 640 lambs go through the ring selling to an improved trade with more lambs needed weekly to satisfy our keen ring side of buyers. Loyal Lancaster supporter JS Horner, Ingleton sold Suffolks to a top price of £143. Texel lambs peaked of £129 from AG Butler, Hamilton, with others selling to £128 from GM&A Jackson, Little Eccleston. Beltex lambs sold to top price of £123 from GR&A Foy, Conder Green, with these selling to a top price per kilo at 276p. Other Beltex lambs sold to £122 from GM&A Jackson, part of the impressive run of 40 lambs which averaged £119.45. Heavy Continental bred lambs were the trade of the day, regularly selling between £110 and £120. Heavy Mules from Drinkall Bros, Over Wyresdale sold to £113.50. More hill lambs on offer today topping with Cheviots selling to £115.50 from KM&KJ Curwen, Abbeystead. A full pen of Dalesbreds from R Capstick & Son, Ingleton sold to £92.50. A run of Swaledale tups from KM&KJ Curwen, Abbeystead sold to £89.


An impressive return for all cast sheep at Lancaster today with a pair of pure-bred Texel ewes from GR&A Foy, Conder Green selling to £168. A full pen of Texels from KA Purtill, Wigan selling to £133 with Mule ewes from the same home selling to £99. More cast ewes are needed to fulfil our full ring of buyers’ requirements.

Top Prices


Suffolk - £143 Ingleborough Park Drive, £125, £111 Walnut Tree Cottage, £109 Cobble Hey Farm, £103 Station Hotel Farm, £100 Walnut Tree Cottage. Texel - £129 Park Farm Barn, £128, £126 Little Eccleston Hall Cottage, £125.50 Herdmans House, Parkside Farm, £124.50 Catshaw Hall Farm. Beltex - £123 Parkside Farm, £122, £120, £119, £118, £117 Little Eccleston Hall Cottage. Cheviot - £115.50 Marshaw Farm. Mule – £113.50 Catshaw Hall Farm, £101 Moss House Farm, £99, £93 Sykes Farm, £92 Cobble Hey Farm, £90 Botton Hall. Continental - £106 Burrow Heights Farm, £102.50 Moss House Farm, Burrow Heights Farm, £97 Bensons Farm, £96 Station Hotel Farm, £95 Hill View. Masham - £100 Cobble Hey Farm. Hampshire - £95.50 Herdmans House. Dalesbred - £92.50 Fell End Farm. Jacob - £90 Bensons Farm. Swaledale - £89, £86 Marshaw Farm, £72 Sykes Farm, £64 Lots House Farm. Charollais - £86 Yates Farm.


Texel - £168 Parkside Farm, £133, £124 Oak Avenue, £109 Parkside Farm, £104, £102 Oak Avenue. Mule - £120 North Farm, £99 Oak Avenue, £90 Parkside Farm, £88 Yeat House, £84 Parkside Farm. Suffolk - £118, £101 Oak Avenue. Continental - £92 Yeat House, £64, £40 West View. Cheviot - £70 Oak Avenue. Swaledale - £50 Yates Farm.


Texel - £59 Corless Mill.

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