Consignment of In Lamb Hoggs from EI EA & TW Wilson, Flookburgh saw Mules sell to £130 with others at £120 and Texel In Lamb Hoggs to £115. Aged Rough Fell ewes sold to £95 and £92 from TD ME & GE Todd, Sedbergh.
The penultimate sale of Store Hoggs saw buyers ringside still keen to secure all classes and types of hoggs. Best well grown short keep hoggs regularly £85-£92 with the very strongest selling to £96 for Suffolk x from R&J Dodgson, Natland and Texel x from C Jackson, Ingleton. Medium hoggs regularly selling from £68-£75, smaller hoggs £40-£55 with the very smallest at realisation. Mule hoggs sold to £89 from C Jackson, Ingleton who sold other at £85.50. A large portion of hill bred hoggs sold to £69.50 for Cheviot from BJ Bowness, Kendal and M Allen, Carnforth. All store hoggs averaged £66.88 which is a very strong average considering the hoggs forward.
The closing sale of Store Hoggs is Thursday 23rd March, entries for the catalogue close Wednesday 15th March. Please call the office on 015395 66200 to enter.