Lancaster Livestock Auction: Primestock & Breeding Sheep - Monday 7th September

Prime Lambs

Prime Lambs averaged 211.79p/kg today +8.79p/kg on the week and an SQQ average of 213.14p/kg.

Top price of the day was £115, three times, firstly for 56kg Texels consigned by AG Butler, Hambleton, secondly for a pair of 45kg Beltex lambs from P Kaye, Brindle and thirdly for a shapely 41kg Beltex consigned from T & L Kirkham, Eccleston. P Kaye also sold to £114 and £113 for Texels closely followed by a pair of 54kg Texels from J & R Waller, Killington and a pen of 42kg Texels from A & E Clarkson, Thurnham, realising £110, respectively.

Quality butchers type lambs sold to 280p/kg for a cracking 41kg Beltex consigned by T & L Kirkham followed by 266p/kg for three 35kg Texels from IT Richardson, Catforth.

Cast Sheep

Topping the cast sheep trade today was a pair of Texels realising £134 consigned by WM Pye, Tarnwater.

Breeding Sheep

Lancaster Auction held their second sale of breeding ewes, gimmer shearlings and breeding rams. There was a handful of rams forward, leading this section today was a Texel shearling from consigned by WM Pye, Ashton with Stodday.

Hitting the high spot in the gimmer shearling section was a run of 30 Mules consigned by JS & KM Wilson & Son, Scotforth which realised £150.

Leading Prices

Gimmer Shearling

Mule £138 Millstones, £135, £132 Stoney Fold Farm, £132 Low Moorhead, £128 Cobble Hey Farm
Texel £125 Tarnwater Farm
Scottish Blackface £118 Tarnwater Farm

Breeding Ewes

Mule £80 Low Moorhead

Top Prices

Prime Lambs

Per Head

Texel £109 Lapwing Close, £108, £106 Ingrave Farm, £105 Allcocks Farm, £104, £103 Cragg End. Suffolk £104, £99 Beaumont Gate, £98, £94 Fell End Farm, £89, £85 Cobble Hey Farm. Continental £103, £97 Carr House Farm, £94, £93 West View Farm, £89 Tarnwater Farm, £88 Oak Avenue. Charollais £103 Ingrave Farm. Blue Texel £101 Peddar Grove. Masham £93 Allcocks Farm. Mule £91 Lower Brow Top, £88 High House Farm, £86 Tarnwater Farm.

Per Kilo

Texel 270, 247 Ingrave Farm, 262 Cock Hall Farm, 248, 245 West View, 243 Oak Avenue. Beltex 256 Breworth Fold Farm. Continental 238, 226 Carr House Farm, 223, 209 West View Farm, 215, 213 Oak Avenue, 202 Tarnwater Farm. Charollais 229 Ingrave Farm. Suffolk 229 Park Farm Barn, 225, 213 Cobble Hey Farm, 209, 204 Fell End Farm. Blue Texel 220 Pedder Grove. Mule 210 Tarnwater Farm, 200 High House Farm, 87 Lower Brow Top, 190 Botton Hall Farm. Maham 190 Allcocks Farm.

Cast Sheep

Continental £92 Tarnwater Farm, £89 Ashford Close, £88, £87 Breworth Fold Farm. Texel £86, £80 Keepers Cottage. Suffolk £82 Oak Avenue. Mule £76 Breworth Fold Farm, £75 Ashford Close, £73 Yeat House, £71 Oak Avenue. Scottish Black Face £74 Tarnwater Farm.

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