Lancaster Livestock Auction: Primestock - Monday 19th November

Spring Lambs

There was a slightly smaller offering of lambs on offer this morning in which more could have easily been sold to the advantage of the vendors. There was an overall market average of 165p/kg up on the week with an SQQ average of 169p/kg very similar to last week. The trade was topped at £85 for Texel lambs from TR Prickett of Hutton Roof, with other Texel lambs to £82 from CD & HL Mason of Caton with plenty of others selling around the £80 mark. Cheviot lambs sold to £80 from TR Prickett of Hutton Roof. Texel lambs sold to a top of 182p/kg from PM & ST Entwistle of Abbeystead. Mule lambs twice sold to £70 from T Ayrton and Son of OverWyresdale and RG & H Preece of Roeburndale.

Cast Sheep
A competitive trade for cast ewes al Lancaster once again saw the trade sell to a top of £84 from James Sanderson of Halton for a Texel ewes with Texel ewes from JM Sanderson of Halton selling to £76 with mule ewes from the same home selling to £59.
Prime Beef
There was one prime heifer forward from P &A Bell of Pilling selling to 191.5p/kg for an Angus.

Top Prices

Spring Lambs
TEXEL: £85 Hutton Roof, £82 Mearsbeck Farm, £80 Burrow Heights Farm, Hutton Roof Hall, Humblescough Farm. CHEVIOT: £80, £72.50 Hutton Roof Hall. SUFFOLK: £76, £74, £73.50 Walnut Tree, £71 Lentworth Farm, £70 Walnut Tree.CHAROLLAIS: £76 Broseley Hall Farm.MULE: £70 Yates Farm, Thornbush Farm, £68 Lentworth Farm, 11 Pedder Grove, £65 Thornbush Farm. CONTINENTAL: £69 Low Moor Head Farm.

Cast Ewes
TEXEL: £84, £76, £61 Lower Highfield. MULE: £59 Lower Highfield, £50 Low Kit Brow.

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