Lancaster Livestock Auction: Primestock Monday 26th February 2018

Prime Lambs

A larger entry of 400 Prime Hoggs forward this week at Lancaster selling to an overall market average of 200p/kg.

There were plenty of continental hoggs selling in excess of 210p/kg topping at 219p/kg for Texel’s from T & CM Kelsall of Chipping.

Once again plenty of heavier hoggs sold in excess of £100 topping at £111 for Suffolk’s from G Riley of Bolton le Sands, FK & F Woodhouse of Scorton selling Leicester’s to £110 and MJ & K Ayrton of Thurnham selling Texel’s to £108

Mule Hoggs sold to a top of £94 or 209p/kg from AG Butler of Hambleton, with horned hoggs to 205p/kg or £84 for Scottish Blackfaces from WM Pye of Ashton with Stodday.

Cast Sheep

A larger entry of cast sheep in the market sold to a stronger trade with all well bid for.

The trade topped at £79 firstly for Continental ewes from MJ & C Lund of Quernmore and then again for Mule ewes from FK & F Woodhouse of Scorton. Plenty of others ewes sold in the seventies.

Horned ewes sold to £69 and £66 from FK & F Woodhouse of Scorton.

Top Prices

PRIME HOGGS - SUFFOLK: £111 5 Maddison Avenue, £105, £101 North Farm, £98.50 5 Maddison Avenue, £98 North Farm, £95 Bambers Farm. BLUEFACED LEICESTER: £110 Fell End Farm. TEXEL: £108 Bambers Farm, £103 North Farm, £100 Fell End Farm, £99 Bambers Farm, £98 Middle Ridge Farm, £97 North Farm. MULE: £96 Fell End Farm, £94 Park Farm Barn, £85 Tarnwater Farm, £72 Low Kit Brow, £64 Brown Brook. CHAROLLAIS: £88 Throstle Grove Farm, Park Farm Barn, £80 Mill House Farm. SCOTCHBLACK FACE: £84, £80 Tarnwater Farm. CHEVIOT: £79 Tarnwater Farm. BELTEX: £78 11 Oak Avenue, £75 Fell End Farm. HORNED: £78 Fell End Farm, £74 Brown Brook, £71 Fell End Farm. SWALEDALE: £76.50 Sykes Farm, £68 Moss House Farm.

CAST SHEEP - MULE: £79, £75 Fell End Farm, £66 Burrow Heights Farm, £62 Springfield Farm, £59 Fell End Farm, £57 Burrow Heights Farm. TEXEL: £79 Corney Hill Farm, £75 Burrow Heights Farm, 11 Oak Avenue, £70 Forgelands Estate, £69 Corney Hill Farm, £68 Bambers Farm. SUFFOLK: £71 Burrow Heights Farm. CHAROLLAIS: £70 Corney Hill Farm. DALESBRED: £69, £66, £44 Fell End Farm. DORSET: £69 Corney Hill Farm.

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