Lancaster Livestock Auction: Lancaster Weekly Sale of Prime Lambs and Cast Sheep, 27th September 2021

A small entry of 629 prime lambs forward today which was met with strong demand from Lancasters busy ring side of buyers, which also included a new face this week. There was an overall market average of 218p/kg. Leading the way this week was A&E Clarkson, Thurnham selling Texel lambs to £124 or 276p/kg. Beltex lambs sold to 261p/kg or £115 from JS Horner, Ingleton. Heavy weight lambs continue to meet plenty of demand, with 50kg Texels selling to £119 from CG Redmayne, Samlesbury, followed by others to £117 from H Birkett & Son, Overton. Plenty of pens of heavy weight lambs sold between £110-£116. Handy weighted lambs saw the trade depended upon their quality and finish, with nicer types often selling to 220p/kg and beyond. There was more hill bred lambs forward today, which saw 52kg Mules sell to £109 from Drinkall Bros, Over Wyresdale, with 51kg Mules £108.50 from WI&A Atkinson & Son, Bleasdale and Masham lambs from the same home selling to £107.
The cast sheep trade remains buoyant, with buyers in the market eager to purchase all specification. Texel ewes led the way selling to £124 and £114 from TR Prickett, New Hutton. Plenty of Continental ewes selling to above the £100 mark. Mule ewes peaked at £98 from RH&C Ayrton, Abbeystead with plenty of strong pens selling around the £90 mark. Horned ewes peaked at £82 for Swaledales from S Dickinson, Ellel.

Top Prices


Texel - £124 Cock Hall Farm, £119 Cuerdale Hall Farm, £117 North Farm, £116 Chapelside Drive, £115 Cuerdale Hall Farm, High Hallbeck. Beltex - £115, £105, £91 Ingleborough Park Drive, £89.50 Burrow Heights Farm, £88 Ingleborough Park Drive, £79 Low Moor Head Farm. Suffolk - £112 Cuerdale Hall Farm, £103.50 Angerton Hall Farm, £101.50 Highfields Farm, £95 Salisbury Farm, Mill House Farm, £90 Angerton Hall Farm. Mule - £109 Catshaw Hall Farm, £108.50, £105 Holme House Farm, £97 Sykes Farm, £96 Ouzelthorn Farm. Masham - £107 Holme House Farm. Continental - £106 Cock Hall Farm, £99 Cuerdale Hall Farm, £97 Cock Hall Farm, £95 Ripley St. Thomas, School Lane, £90 Low Moor Head Farm. Charollais - £104 Rosehill Farm, £100 Wyre Farm, £100, £95.50 Higher Hallbeck, £95 Ingleborough Park Drive. Cheviot - £88.50 School Lane.


Texel - £124, £114 Hutton Roof Hall, £107 Rosehill Farm, £102 Hutton Roof Hall, £100 Humblescough Farm, Wyre Farm. Mule - £98 Ouzelthorn Farm, £88 Yeat House, Wyre Farm, £82 Castle O Trim, £80 Rosehill Farm, £78 Humblescough Farm. Zwartble - £89 Humblescough Farm. Swaledale - £82 Castle O Trim, £71 Holme House Farm, Highfield Farm, £70 Holme House Farm, £60 Castle O Trim, £59 Highfield Farm. Charollais - £70 Rosehill Farm. Continental - £66 Wyre Farm, £50 Swainshead Hall Farm. Dalesbred - £60 Castle O Trim, £59 Holme House Farm.

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