A real shortage of prime pigs with an abundance of buyers in attendance with many leaving short of requirements. Prime pigs sold to a top price of £205 for pietrain x hoggs from J Stott Jnr, Kingsland closely followed by saddleback x hogs and gilets from BR Harrison, Windermere.
Other prime pigs saw heavy weight gilts from M Allen, Carnforth sell to £160 and lighter weights to £148.
Top p/kg was 211p/kg for prime gilts from BR Harrison, Windermere with other well bred and well finished prime pigs regularly 155p/kg – 180p/kg.
Cull sows sold £125 from AT Threlkeld, Satterthwaite with cull boars selling to £85 from MB Fawcett, Burton in Lonsdale.
Gloucester Old Spot from MK&LK Whitley & Son, Harrogate sold to £38 with others at £35. White Weaners from C Dean & LJ Brennand sold to £40.