Lancaster Livestock Auction: Primestock Monday 16th October

Prime Lambs

A full ringside of buyers saw a larger entry of Prime Lambs forward which sold to an easier trade on the week.

Prime Lambs sold to £83 from AJ Ellis of Staveley for a pen of Texels, who also sold others to £81. Lambs today sold to a top of 180p/kg, again, from the same home.
Suffolk Lambs sold to a top of £75 for a pen of 15 from EE Thornton & Son of Heaton with Oxcliffe.

An overall market average of 155p/kg was achieved.

Cast Sheep

A smaller entry of Cast Sheep forward this morning due to a larger number forward across the county affecting the overall trade.

Cast Sheep saw a top of £55 for Mules from JE & J Pye & Son of Gibsons Farm. Texel Ewes sold to a top of £50 firstly from P & AJ Whitaker of Quernmore and also for a pen from GA Haston & Son of Galgate.

All Cast Sheep forward sold to an overall average of £46.54.

Top Prices

Prime Lambs

SUFFOLK: £75 Downlands Farm, £73 Hallbeck, £65 Low Kit Brow, £60 Lambrigg Park Farm. CHAROLLAIS: £72 Old Glasson Farm, £66 Stirzakers Farm, £64 Rye Close. TEXEL: £83 Sandy Hill Farm, £80.50 Hallbeck, £78 Hutton Roof Hall. BELTEX: £65 Wyre Farm, £30 Langthwaite Filter House.

Cast Sheep

SUFFOLK: £50 Rye Close. MULE: £55 Gibsons Farm, £40 Yeat House. TEXEL: £50 Greenwoods, Lane House, Hutton Roof Hall, £36 Swainshead Hall Farm, £30 Rye Close.

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