Lancaster Livestock Auction: Primestock - Monday 18th November

Prime Sheep
710 prime lambs foward selling to an overall average levelling at 178.77p/kg.

36% of the entry were hill bred lambs.
Top price pence per kilo 222.0p
Top price pounds per head £100.00

Great to see more prime lambs forward in Lancaster today, however many showing the effect of the recent bad weather.

Again well bred and well finished sheep of all breeds were extremely well sold.

Top price in both pence per kilo and pounds per head selling this week was Richard Prickett, Hutton Roof who sold Texel crosses 45.5kg to £100.00 (222p/kg) with 45kgs to £89.00 (197p/kg) and 42.5kgs to £84.50 (199p/kg). Andy Wilson, Scotforth sold Texels 39kg to 215p/kg £84.00. Messrs BR & S Carter, Pilling sold Beltex crosses to £90.00 (214p#/kg). Messrs J & R Waller, Killington sold Texel crosses weighing 45.5kg to £96.00 (210p/kg). William Pye sold Texel crosses 38kg to (213p/kg).

Some very well finished mule whethers sold very well from 175-184p per kilo. Messrs B & SE Carter, Ellel sold 45kgs to £83.00 (184p per kg).

Cull Sheep

More about also this week however mostly smaller and plainer sorts. Trade sharper and many more could have been well sold. Zwartble Tups from Elaine Curran sold to £101. Cheviot ewes from Messrs JM & MH France sold to £70.

Top Prices

TEXEL: £100 Hutton Roof Hall, £97.50 Sellerley Fields, £96 Gibsons Farm, Hallbeck, £94 Moss Side Farm. BELTEX: £90 Scronkey Farm, £57.50 Compley Avenue. SUFFOLK: £88.50 Walnut Tree, £84 Tarnwater Farm, Gibsons Farm, £81 Walnut Tree. HAMPSHIRE: £88, £85.50, £75.50, £62.50 Acorn Cattery. CHAROLLAIS: £87 Tarnwater Farm, £86.50, £86, £81, £80 Broseley Hall Farm. MULE: £83 Cragg End, £80 Botton Hall Farm, £79.50 Dunkenshaw Farm, £75.50 Yates Farm, £73.50 Botton Hall. CONTINENTAL: £81.50, £73.50 Broseley Hall Farm, £65 Botton Hall Farm, £61, £50 Broseley Hall Farm. BLUEFACED LEICESTER: £80 Cragg End. CHEVIOT: £74 Marshaw Farm. SWALEDALE: £68.50 Marshaw Farm, £60 Overhouses, £59 Yates Farm, £56 Marshaw Farm. ZWARTBLE: £68, £65 Stanley Cottage. HORNED: £59 Botton Hall Farm.

MULE: £74 Springfield Farm, £69 Tarnwater Farm, £68 Springfield Farm, Lee End Farm, £66 Overhouses. LLEYN: £70, £59 Newhouse Farm. TEXEL: £70 Springfield, £66 Overhouses, £60 Springfield Farm, £59 Burrow Heights Farm. CHEVIOT: £68, £50 Nun House. SCOTTISH BLACKFACE: £63, £52 Tarnwater Farm. SWALEDALE: £46, £30 Overhouses.

ZWARTBLE: £101 Stanley Cottage. TEXEL: £81 Springfield Farm. SWALEDALE: £66 Overhouses.

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