Lancaster Livestock Auction: Lancaster Prime Lambs & Cast Sheep, Monday 3rd October 2022

Prime Lambs
600 lambs were forward with all selling to a sharper trade than the previous week, with an overall average of 232p/kg achieved. Beltex lambs saw a massive premium today at Lancaster with the best selling to 314p/kg or £135 from JS Horner, Ingleton with KA Purtill, Wigan selling his best Beltex x lambs to 300p/kg. Once again weight paid handsomely at Lancaster with a top price of £140 from Mindy Binney, Nateby with 50kg plus lambs regularly selling at the £125-£130 mark. More Mules coming forward this morning with buyers keen to purchase the well meated. A pen of 24 from TA&RM Dawson, Quernmore sold to a top of £116 with other Mules selling to £115 from Drinkall Bros, Over Wyresdale who also sold Swaledale lambs to £108.

Cast Sheep
All cast sheep sold to their full value with more needed to satisfy the demand from buyers. Texel ewes sold to £132 from P Rossall, Scorton with Suffolks selling to £127 from J&L Howarth, Cockerham. Many of the best continental bred ewes were regularly selling at the £110-£120 mark. Dorset ewes sold to a top of £118 from MJ&LC Lund, Quernmore. Leicesters sold to £116 from T Ayrton & Sons, Abbeystead. Mule ewes selling to £89 from RI&O Wilson, Scothforth with cheviots selling to £79 from TR Prickett, Hutton Roof.

Top Prices

Prime Lambs:

Texel: £140 Fowlers Farm, £128 Beaumont Gate, £126 Hazel Brae, £125 Hall Croft Barn, £125 Beckside. Beltex: £135 Ingleborough Park, £130 Pedder Grove, £130 Inglebrough Park, £129 Knowsley Farm, £122 Castle Mill Farm. £122 Beckside. Suffolk: £127 £118 Beaumont Gate, £110 Low Moor Head Farm, £109 Beaumont Gate, £108 Walnut Tree Cottage, £105 Knowsley Farm. Mule: £116 Lower Brow Top, £115 Catshaw Hall farm, £114.50 Beckside, £110 Catshaw Hall Farm, £107 Oakhead. Continental: £110 Catshaw Hall Farm, £95 Fowlers Farm. Swaledale:£108 Catshaw Hall Farm. Dorset: £105.50 Corney Hill Farm. Cheviot: £105 Moss House Farm. Charollais: £100 Burns Farm.

Cast Ewes:

Texel: £132 Salisbury Farm, £122 Ingleborough Park, £120 Knowsley Farm, £118 Salisbury Farm, £117 Corney Hill Farm. Suffolk: £127 Harestones House. Dorset: £118 Corney Hill. Leicester: £116 Yates Farm. Cheviot: £79 Hutton Roof Hall. Herdwick: £50 Castle O Trim.

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