Lancaster Livestock Auction: Lancaster Weekly Sale of Prime Lambs, Cast Sheep and Store Lambs, Monday 19th December 2022.

Prime Lambs

Lancasters weekly sale of prime lambs had an entry of 944 forward, selling to an overall market average of 225p/kg which included just shy of 600 Mule and Horned lambs. The consignment from Andrew Butler led the way selling to £137, £134 twice, £130 and £128. This was followed by the consignment from RC Billington & Son, Claughton on Brock selling to £135 and £130 with other Texels to £134 from TR Prickett, Hutton Roof. The consignment from Sam Ayrton, Thurnham sold to £128.50 for Texels and £128 for Suffolks. Other Texel lambs selling to £128 was the consignment from Pilling Hall, Pilling. Heavy weight Mules peaked at £123 from JR Capstick, Ingleton whom sold Leicester to £121. Other leading prices for Mules saw £116.50 from WI&A Atkinson & Son, Bleasdale with others to £116 and £115 from JR&LA Capstick, Killington with plenty of pens of heavy weight Mules around the £110 mark. A shortage of butcher quality lambs on the market today saw best types selling in excess of 300p/kg from TR Prickett, Hutton Roof with others around the 290p/kg mark.

Cast Sheep
A shaper trade for cast sheep saw an entry of 181 forward with the trade peak at £150 from RC Billington & Son, Claughton on Brock for a Texel, this home also sold Suffolk ewes to £148. A consignment of Dutch Spotted ewes from KP Dagger, Catterall sold to £148. Texel x ewes from JE Parkinson & Son, Quernmore sold to £142 and £136 with plenty others around the £130 mark. Mule ewes topped at £113 from DJ Clarke Farming, Barnacre with others to £108 from P Rossall, Scorton and many more over £100. Cheviot ewes sold to £112 and £110 from A Riley, Brookhouse with Horned ewes peaking at £85 from FK&F Woodhouse, Scorton and Lonks to £84 from D&K Swarbrick, Out Rawcliffe.

Store Lambs
A handful of store lambs on the market today from PD Anderton, Scorton selling to £80.50 and £79.

North West Auctions would like to take this opportunity to thank all our customers for supporting our sales throughout 2022 and wish them a very Happy Christmas. Our next sale of prime hoggs and cast sheep at Lancaster will be on Monday 2nd January 2023.

Top Prices

Prime Lambs:

Texel: £137 Park Farm Barn, £135 Stubbins Farm, £134 Hutton Roof Hall, £134 Park Farm Barn, £130 Stubbins Farm. Suffolk: £128 Pilling Hall Farm, £114 North Farm, £109 Hudsbrook Farm, £100 Quarry House Farm, £96 Hudsbrook Farm. Mule: £123 Fell End, £116.50 Holme House Farm, £116, £115 Beckside, £110 Holme House Farm, £110 Higher Fair Snape Farm. Leicester: £121 Fell End, £95 Yates Farm, £95 Fell End. Continental: £114 Arna Wood Farm, £106 Oak Avenue. Hampshire: £113 Salisbury Farm. Masham: £112 Holme House Farm, £110.50 Allcocks Farm, £110 Holme House Farm, £104 Stauvins Farm. Teeswater: £110 Allcocks Farm. Cheviot: £101 Marshaw Farm. Dutch Spotted: £97, £96 Conway Close. Swaledale: £95 Overhouses, £90 Sykes Farm, £88, £86 Marshaw Farm, £85 Overhouses. Dalesbred: £92 Fell End, £91 Holme House Farm. Rough Fell: £87 Quarry House.

Cast Ewes:

Texel: £150 Stubbins Farm, £142, £136 Castle Mill Farm, £135 Arna Wood Farm, £134 Castle Mill Farm, £134 Hutton Roof Hall. Continental: £148, £126 Conway Close, £120 Vicarage Avenue, £110 Castle Mill Farm, £110 Conway Close, £100 Bensons Farm. Suffolk: £148 Stubbins Farm, £130 Arna Wood Farm. Mule: £113 Kellbrick Farm, £108 Salisbury Farm, £104 Stubbins Farm, £98 Oak Avenue, £90 Bensons Farm, £84 High House Farm. Cheviot: £112, £110 Vicarage Avenue, £102 Cragg Farm, £102 Vicarage Avenue, £98, £92 Rathvale Farm. Masham: £104 Bensons Farm, £98 Fell End Farm. Dalesbred: £85, £73 Fell End Farm, £70 Fell End Farm. Horned: £84 Bensons Farm.

Cast Ram:

Texel: £128 Castle Mill Farm, £112 Quarry House Farm, £110 Castle Mill Farm.

Store Lamb:

Texel: £80.50, £79, £73 Wyre Farm.

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