Lancaster Livestock Auction: Lancaster Auction Mart Sale of Prime Lambs, Cast Sheep & Store Lambs, Monday 27th November 2023


A few less lambs forward, with trade slight improvement on the week. An overall averaged of 262p/kg was achieved. A super run of heavy weight Texel cross lambs from P Lawrence & Son, Chorley saw his best sell to £163, with other pens from the same home to £157. Beltex cross lambs from RJ Byron, Woodplumpton saw a top of £158. Suffolk lambs sold to £150 from TM Townley, Over Wyresdale. Continental bred heavy weight lambs were regularly £128 to £130. Best bred lambs saw a top of 300p/kg for Beltexs from TM Townley, Over Wyresdale with Texels to 290p/kg from TR Prickett, Hutton Roof. The best were regularly 280p/kg to 290p/kg. Well meated medium weight lambs were regularly selling at 260p/kg to 270p/kg. Once again more Mules were on offer, with the best pens achieving £119.50 from D&D Huddleston, Wray and £118 from B&SE Carter, Ellel. Mule lambs were regularly selling at 240p/kg to 255p/kg.


110 ewes were forward with a slight improvement on trade. Texel ewes sold to £145 from JE Parkinson & Son, Quernmore with the strongest end £130 to £140. Mule ewes sold to £96 from HJ&BE Kelsall, Lancaster with full pens to £95 from C&B Lowther, Over Wyresdale. Cheviot ewes sold to a top of £76 from P Whitton & Sons, Burneside with a full ring of Swaledale ewes to £59 from the same home.


A nice entry of 160 store lambs forward, with a full ringside of buyer ensuring a fast trade from start to finished. An overall market average of £85 was achieved. Top price was a pen of Texel cross lambs from PF Lee, Over Wyresdale selling to £101 who sold other smart bred lambs to £97.50. A pen of 20 Texel lambs sold to £92 from MA&JA Winn, Burneside who sold Charollais to £90. Mule lambs saw a top of £86 from A&L Huddleston, Lancaster.

Top Prices


Texel: £163 Walmsley Fold, £158 Moorville, £157 Walmsley Fold, £154 Walmsley Fold, £147 Walmsley Fold, £147 Walmsley Fold. Suffolk: £150 Knowsley Farm, £145 Knowsley Farm, £136 Walnut Tree Cottage, £131 Knowsley Farm, £120 Hallbeck, £119.50 Walnut Tree Cottage. Beltex: £136 Oak Avenue, £125 Oak Avenue, £123 Oak Avenue, £121 Oak Avenue, £105.50 Haversham House Farm, £104 Annasghyl. Continental: £120 Walnut Tree Cottage, £114 Walnut Tree Cottage, £110 The Crest, £105 Quarry House Farm, £101 Moss House Farm. Mule: £119.50 Botton Hall Farm, £118 Cragg End, £115.50 Overhouses, £115.50 Cragg End, £115.50 Botton Hall Farm, £112 Quarry House Farm. Horned: £109 Lower Oakeneaves. Zwartble: £85 Overhouses.


Texel: £145 Castle Mill Farm, £126 Castle Mill Farm, £122 Castle Mill Farm, £117 Castle Mill Farm, £100 Castle Mill Farm, £100 Cragg End. Mule: £96 Walnut Tree Cottage, £95 Lower Castle O Trim, £88 High Tenement Farm, £88 High Tenement Farm, £86 High Tenement Farm, £84 Castle Mill Farm. Masham: £94 Castle Mill Farm. Cheviot: £76 High Tenement Farm. Swaledale: £59 High Tenement Farm, £49 High Tenement Farm. Rough Fell: £46 Longstripes Farm. Dalesbred: £41.50 Kays Farm.


Texel: £126 Dunkenshaw Farm. Leicester: £116 Kays Farm.


Texel: £101 Lower Swainhead Farm, £97.50 Lower Swainshead Farm, £92 High Underbrow, £88.50 Cliftons Farm, £82 Marl House, £81 Marl House. Charollais: £90 High Underbrow. Suffolk: £89 High Underbrow Farm. Mule: £86 Overhouses, £76 Cliftons Farm.

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