Lancaster Livestock Auction: Lancaster Weekly Sale of Prime Lambs and Cast Sheep and Fortnightly Sale of Store Lambs, Monday 21st November 2022.

Prime Lambs

A good yard of 1050 prime lambs sold to a keen and competitive trade averaging 245ppk with well finished lambs selling to a premium. Heavy weight lambs sold to a top price of £149 for Beltex cross lambs from WA Cornall, Barnacre. With Suffolk’s to £145 from M&YS Barker, Halton. And Texel cross lambs to £142 from HJ & BE Kelsall, Gressingham. Plenty of heavy weight continental bred lambs regular selling between £135-£145 mark. Well bred lambs were keenly bid for once again at Lancaster with Beltexs selling to a top of 286ppk from B&SA Cater, Ellel. A large show of hill bred lambs were forward with meat once again keenly bid for. Mules sold to a top of £138.50 from GF&EE Holt, Chipping with others at £137 from TA&RM Dawson, Quernmore. Light weight lambs saw a jump in prices in the previous weeks with 37-41kg regular selling to the 245-250ppk mark.

Cast Sheep

80 ewes forward at Lancaster today.Texel tups led the way today selling to £188 from G Blacklidge, Chorley. Texel’s sold to £142 from Helme&Procter, Grimsargh. Abit more life in the mule ewes today with a full pen from KA Purtill, Wigan selling to £100. 18 strong Swaledale ewes from WA Cornall, Barnacre sold to £77.

Store Lambs

170 store lambs forward sold to a full ring side of buyers sold to an average of £82. Texel lambs sold to £102 from PG Thornton, Scorton who also sold others pens at £100.50.

Top Prices

Prime Lambs:

Beltex: £149 Bank Farm, £136, £133 Oak Avenue, £129 Stonehead, £129 Oak Aveune, £128 Cragg End. Suffolk: £145 Halton Park Farm, £134.50 Oak Avenue, £129 New Elmridge Farm, £129 Walnut Tree Cottage, £129 £125.50 Park Farm Barn, £116 Cobble Hey Farm. Texel: £142 Walnut Tree Cottage, £141, £139 Park Farm Barn, £139 Halton Park Farn, £137 Park Farm Barn, £137 Oak Avenue. Mule: £138.50 New Elmridge Farm, £137 Lower Brow Top, £125.50 Holme House Farm, £121.50 Bank Farm, £119.50 Holme House Farm. Cheviot: £115 Hutton Roof Hall. Cheviot Mule: £110 Botton Hall Farm. Masham: £110, £108 Cobble Hey Farm. Continental: £104 Stonehead, £101 Mill House Farm.

Cast Sheep:

Continental: £142 Brabiner House Farm. Mule: £100 Oak Avenue, £85 Walnut Tree Cottage, £84, £72, £70 Low Moor Head Farm. Texel: £100 Oak Avenue. Swaledale: £98 Holme House Farm, £77 Bank Farm, £68 Lower Brow Top. Cheviot: £96 Dove Cote Farm. Scotch Blackface: £71 Dove Cote Farm.

Cast Ram:

Texel: £188, £100 Dove Cote Farm, £90 Ellers Farm.

Store Lambs:

Texel: £102, £100.50 Cliftons Farm, £90 Wyre Farm, £89 Marl House, £89 Cliftons Farm, £87 Low Pleasant. Suffolk: £100 Cliftons Farm. Continental: £73 Haversham House Farm. Dutch Spotted: £72 West View Farm. Beltex: £71 West View Farm. Cheviot: £71 Marl House.

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