Lancaster Livestock Auction: Primestock Monday 8th January

Prime Hoggs

This morning’s sale saw a smaller entry of lambs forward where more could have easily been sold to the advantage of the vendor.

Topping the market today was AG Butler of Hambleton selling a pair of Continental Hoggs to £95 and also a pen of Charollais Hoggs selling to the same price. Texel Lambs sold to a top of 207p/kg from Bargh Contractors of Morecambe.

Horned Lambs sold to a top of £66 for Scotch Blackface Hoggs from WM Pye of Ashton with Stodday. Swale Hoggs sold to £60 from KM & KJ Curwen of Abbeystead.
The overall sale average was 183p/kg.

Cast Sheep

A small entry of Cast Sheep in the market this morning. Topping today was a Mule from PW & DW Roskell of Pilling selling to £80.

Texel Ewes sold to £66 from WW Hunter & Sons of Cockerham.

Top Prices

Prime Hoggs

CONTINENT: £95 Park Farm Barn. CHAROLLAIS: £95, £92 Park Farm Barn. TEXEL: £90.50 Old Woodhouse, £90 Park Farm Barn, £88 Lower Moor Head Farm. SUFFOLK: £85 Old Woodhouse, £84 Low Kit Brow, £80 11 Pedder Grove, £71.50 Lee End Farm. MULE: £84 Low Kit Brow, £62 Wyresdale Park. CHEVIOT: £74 Marshaw Farm. HORNED: £66 Tarnwater Farm, £60 Marshaw Farm, £55 Fell End Farm. HERDWICK: £53 Lee End Farm.

Cast Ewes

MULE: £70 Springfield Farm, £60 Low Kit Brow. HERDWICK: £66 Braides Farm, £40 Lee End Farm. TEXEL: £65 Stirzakers Farm.

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