Lancaster Livestock Auction: Primestock - Monday 8th October

Prime Lambs

The weekly sale of Prime Lambs had a larger entry this week of 500 forward for the sale selling to an overall market average of 157p/kg with lambs weighing 45kg to 60kg selling to an average of 160p/kg. The trade was topped at £86 for heavy weight Texel lambs from T & CM Kelsall & Sons, Chipping with other Texels to £85 from JK & BE Townley, Brook House and lighter Texels selling to £84 from DM Cardwell, Stalmine. Suffolk lambs sold to a top of £81 from K & DE Woodhouse of Ellel. RH & C Ayrton, Abbeystead sold good conformation Texel lambs to 188p/kg and 184p/kg. There was more Mules on offer today which sold to £69 from RH & C Ayrton.

Cast Sheep

Continental Cast Ewes sold to a top of £66 from C & B Lowther of Over Wyresdale with Mule ewes from the same home selling to £55.

Top Prices


TEXEL: £86 Brown Brook, £85 Mearsbeck Farm, £84 Moss Side Farm, £83 Tarnwater Farm, £82 Conder Green Farm. SUFFOLK: £81 Kitchen Ground Farm, £78, £73 Conder Green Farm, £69 Old Glasson Farm, Kitchen Ground Farm. CHAROLLAIS: £75 Botton Hall Farm. MULE: £69 Ouzelthorn, £67 Low Moor Head Farm, £66 Yates Farm, £65 Tarnwater Farm, £52 Botton Hall Farm. ROUGHFELL: £45 Botton Hall. SWALEDALE: £30 Botton Hall Farm.

Cast Ewes

TEXEL: £66 Lower Castle O Trim. MULE: £55 Lower Castle O Trim, £20 Low Moor Head Farm. CONTINENTAL: £30, £15 MonkleyGhyll.

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