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Lancaster Livestock Auction: Lancaster Lads, Thursday 18th August 2022

Lancaster held its annual Lancaster Lads show and sale of terminal sire breeding rams. The pre sale show saw local young shepherd Daniel Pye, Abbeystead take charge of the judging. He awarded his championship rosette to the first prize Texel shearling from S&G Mellor, Stock on Trent which went on to sell for £900 with others from the same home selling to £700. The reserve championship rosette was awarded to the Beltex x from A Fare, Blackpool which sold to £580. A special mention goes to the pre-sale show sponsors Wadland Finance and WCF Fuels.
The sale this evening saw big powerful big confirmation tups in big demand and good to sell, a consignment of pure Texel tups from Harry Carter, Ellel sold to £900, £850 and £750. A run of Texel and Beltex x tups from ST Birkett & Son, Carnforth sold to £750, £720, £680 and £620. Suffolk shearlings sold to £600 from S&G Mellor, Stoke on Trent with other Suffolk tups to £580 from RA&L Hodgson, Kendal. Aged tups saw Texel three shears sold to £480 from PF Lee, Over Wyresdale.
Just a handful of tup lambs forward saw Suffolks twice sell to £400 from G&K Richmond, Inglewhite.

Top Prices

Shearling Ram:

Texel- £900 Windicott Farm, £900, £850, £750 Cragg End, £720 Hall Croft Barn, £700 Norcross, £700 Windicott, £680, £620 Hall Croft Barn, £600 Windicott. Beltex - £750, £650 Hall Croft Barn, £580 Norcross, £500 (2), £400 Curwen Hill, £350 Norcross. Suffolk - £600 Windicott, £580 Patton Hall, £480 Calderside Farm, £420, £400 (2) Patton Hall. Charollais- £300 Wyre Farm.

Aged Ram:

Texel: £480 Lower Swainhead Farm.

Ram Lamb:

Suffolk - £400 (2) Lodge Cottage, £250 (2) The Old Stable.

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Lancaster Lads Show Results:

Class 1- Beltex Shearling Ram

1st Lot 66 ST Birkett & Son

2nd Lot 65 ST Birkett & Son selling for £750

3rd Lot 61 A Fare selling for £350

Class 2- Beltex x Shearling Ram

1st Lot 63 A Fare selling for £580

2nd Lot 67 ST Birkett & Son selling for £650

3rd Lot 58 PD Anderton selling for £300

Class 3- Texel Shearling Ram

1st Lot 29 S&G Mellor selling for £900

2nd Lot 30 S&G Mellor selling for £700

3rd Lot 39 A Fare selling for £700

Class 6- Suffolk Shearling Ram

1st Lot 16 S&G Mellor £600

2nd Lot 17 S&G Mellor

3rd Lot 23 RA & L Hodgson selling for £580

Class 7- Suffolk Lamb Ram

1st Lot 13 G&K Richmond selling for £400

2nd Lot 12 G&K Richmond selling for £400

Champion Texel- Lot 29 S&G Mellor selling for £900

Reserve Champion- Lot 63 A Fare selling for £580

Champion Suffolk- Lot 13 G&K Richmond selling for £400

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