Lancaster Livestock Auction: Primestock Monday 14 January 2019

Prime Hoggs

The weekly sale of Prime Hoggs at Lancaster had just shy of 300 forward selling to a slightly less market average of 182 p/kg; this being very much in line with other markets today. There was plenty of Continental hoggs selling around the 200p/kg mark. The trade topped at £101 from AG Butler of Hambleton with Texel hoggs with Suffolk’s to £100 from HJ & BE Kelsall of Gressingham. This was closely followed by Charollais hoggs from AB & J Parkinson and Son of Out Rawcliffe selling to £96 with plenty more selling around the £90 mark. Texel hoggs sold to 211p/kg from AG Butler of Hambleton with others to 210p/kg from J & H Davis of Cabus. Hill bred hoggs saw Mules sell to a top of £80 from FK & F Woodhouse of Scorton with Cheviots topping at £79 from T Smith of Pilling with Scotch Blackfaces to £76 from WM Pye of Stodday.

Cast Sheep

There was a handful of cast sheep on offer this morning that sold to a top of £80 for Suffolk tups from TM Townley of Over Wyresdale and Texel ewes topping at £70 from JA Lambert of Out Rawcliffe. Mule ewes topped at £65 from S Wilson and son of Scotforth.

Top Prices

Prime Hoggs
TEXEL: £105, £101, £95 Park Farm Barn, £92, £88 Knowsley Farm. SUFFOLK: £100, £88 Walnut Tree, £85 Fell End Farm, £84 Jackson Farm, £80 Lee End Farm. CHAROLLAIS: £96 Liscoe Farm, £84, £79 Jacksons Farm. BELTEX: £90 Humblescough Farm. CONTINENTAL: £80 Herdsman House. MULE: £80 Fell End Farm, £77 Knowsley Farm, £76 Fell End Farm, £70 Botton Hall Farm, £68 High House Farm. CHEVIOT: £79 Herdsman House. SCOTTISH BLACKFACE: £76 Tarnwater Farm. SWALEDALE: £70 Marshaw Farm, £63.50, £50 Botton Hall Farm. HAMPSHIRE: £66 Upper Greenbank.

Cast Ewes
TEXEL: £70 Jacksons Farm, £35 Tarnwater Farm, £30 High House Farm. MULE: £65 Burrow Heights Farm, £58 Tarnwater Farm, £55 Burrow Heights Farm. SUFFOLK: £60 Jacksons Farm.

Cast Tups
SUFFOLK: £80, £70 Knowsley Farm. TEXEL: £70 Lundholme Farm.

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