Lancaster Livestock Auction: Primestock - Monday 9th September

Prime Lambs

The weekly sale of Prime Lambs at Lancaster had an entry of 395 forward selling to an overall market average of 160p/kg and an SQQ of 163p/kg, in line with other markets on the day. Buyers today were looking for well-finished lambs and showing caution towards leaner types. Topping the market today was heavy weight Texel Lambs from TM Townley, Over Wyresdale selling to £83. Heavy weight Suffolk lambs sold to a top of £82 from RS & IM Kellet, Cockerham. A consignment of Texel lambs from J & R Waller, Killington saw 46kg sell to £80.50 and 45kg lambs selling to £78.50.

Cast Sheep

There was an entry of 131 Cast Ewes forward mainly consisting of hill bred ewes. Leading the way this week was Texel ewes from E Hartley, Hornby selling to £90. Other Texel ewes sold to £80 from TM Townley, Over Wyresdale. Plenty of other Continental Ewes sold in the seventies. Mule ewes sold to a top of £61 from CM & CA Jackson, Forgelands and £59 from G Riley, Bolton-le-Sands. Horned ewes sold to a top of £42 for Swaledales from KM & KJ Curwen, Abbeystead.

Top Prices

Prime Lambs

Texel £83 Knowsley Farm, £80.50, £78.50 Hallbeck, £77 Knowsley Farm, £74 Hazel Brae. Suffolk £82, £71 Mill House Farm, £69.50 Maddison Avenue, £68 Halton Park Farm, £67.50 North Farm. Charollais £68 Ivy Farm. Mule £65 Beaumont Gate, £59 Botton Hall. Cheviot £60 Botton Hall. Swaledale £50 Botton Hall Farm.

Cast Ewes

Texel £90 Hazel Brae, £80 Knowsley Farm, £75 Cragg Farm, £72 Low Moor Head Farm, £71 Hutton Roof Hall. Continental £66 Upper Greenbank, Annasghyl, £65, £60 Upper Greenbank. Mule £61 Forgelands, £59 Maddison Avenue, £58 North Farm, £51 Low Moor Head Farm, £50 Forgelands. Suffolk £58 Ivy Farm. Cheviot £55, £49, £45, £44 Cragg Farm. Swaledale £43 Rooten Brook, £42 Marshaw Farm.

Cast Rams

Cheviot £70 Cragg Farm. Swaledale £59 Marshaw Farm.

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