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Lancaster Livestock Auction: Lancaster Weekly Sale of Spring Lambs, Prime Hoggs, Cast Sheep and Sheep with Lambs at Foot, Monday 10th April 2023.

Spring Lambs

A smaller entry of spring lambs saw 41kg lambs achieve £146 from WA&LM Jenkinson, Stalmine with other pens from the same good home achieving £145. An overall market averaged of 350p/kg was achieved.

Prime Hoggs

A bumper bank holiday saw hoggs hit new heights, averaging 294p/kg.
• Texel hoggs sold to £188 from Cardwell Farms, Stalmine.
• Beltexs sold to £157 from AG Butler, Hambleton.
• Cheviots sold to £157 from J&H Davis, Garstang.
• Suffolks to £154 from AG Butler, Hambleton.
• Mule sold to £139 from J Bargh & Son, Heaton.
• Gritstones achieved £137 from Cardwell Farms, Stalmine.

Cast Sheep

• Beltex ewes sold to £228 from Charlie Smith, Brookhouse.
• Texel Rams sold to £218 from D&K Swarbrick, Out Rawcliffe.
• Mules achieved £157 from RA Gibbons, Flookburgh.
• Leicesters to £138 from T Ayrton & Son, Over Wyresdale.
• Swaledales sold to £100 from T Ayrton & Son, Over Wyresdale.

Sheep with Lambs at Foot

• 65 outfits were forward.
• Texel with Texel twin lambs sold to £300 from J&A Heap & Son, Barnacre.
• Mules with Texel twins sold to £230 from TR Gorst, Bay Horse.
• Texel with single Texel lambs achieved £224 from TR Gorst, Bay Horse.
• Cheviot shearlings with Texel lambs peaked at £188 from WG Farms, Cockerham.

Top Prices

SPRING LAMBS: 

Texel: £146, £145, £139 Woodlands Farm.

PRIME HOGGS:

Continental: £188 Cardwell Farm, £136 Stubbins Farm, £134 Sowerby Lodge. £131 Stubbins Farm, £131 Stubbins Farm, £126 Burns Farm. Texel: £184 Cardwell Farms, £166 Park Farm Barn, £165 Park Farm Barn, £161 Moss House Farm, £160 Sowerby Lodge, £159 Parks Farm Barn. Cheviot: £157 Weavers Farm, £147 Weavers Farm, £135 Stubbins Farm, £134 Stubbins Farm, £133 Stubbins Farm, £130 Burrow Heights Farm. Beltex: £157 Park Farm Barn, £150 Park Farm Barn, £ 134 Park Farm Barn, £134 Park Farm Barn, £133 Oak Avenue, £125 Burrow Heights Farm. Suffolk: £154 Park Farm Barn, £146 North Farm, ££145 Little Crimbles, £140 North Farm, £137 Meadow Croft, £137 Merryfield. Mule: £139 North Farm, £128 North Farm, £118 Sowerby Lodge, £116 Yates Farm, £114.50 High House Farm, £114 Thornbush Farm. Gritstones: £137 Cardwell Farms. Charollais: £137 Merryfield. Dutch Spotted: £136 The Hawthornes, £129 The Hawthornes. Swaledale: £114 Sowerby Lodge, £95 Thornbush Farm, £94 High House Farm, £88 Thornbush Farm. Dalebred: £103 Moorcock Hall Farm. Herdwick: £96 Salisbury Farm, £75.50 Hoyles Lane.

CAST EWE:

Texel: £228 Moorcook Hall Farm, £218 Bensons Farm, £200 Bensons Farm. £168 Lundholme Farm, £164 Merryfield, £154 Carr House Farm. Mule: £157 Market Street, £136 Lundholme, £128 Stanley Farm, £120 Bensons Farm, £118 Merryfield, £112 Bensons Farm. Leicester: £138 Yates Farm, £116 Longstripes Farm. Continental: £122 Merryfield, £108 Hardhead Farm. Swaledale: £100 Yates Farm, £83 Yates Farm. Rough Fell: £65 Longstripes Farm. Herdwick: £93 Stanley Farm, £83 Stanley Farm.

CAST RAM:

Texel: £150 Sowerby Lodge, £145 Sowerby Lodge, £140 Stanley Farm.

SHEARLINGS WITH LAMBS:

Texel with Twins: £234 Lathwaite Farm, £228 Lathwaite Farm. Suffolk with Twins: £214 Lathwaite Farm. Cheviot with Twins: £188 Lathwaite Farm, £180 Lathwaite Farm. Cheviot with Single: £148 Lathwaite Farm, £147 Lathwaite Farm, £118 Lathwaite Farm.

EWES WITH LAMBS:

Texel with Twins: £300 Burns Farm, £292 Hole of Ellel, £224 Hole of Ellel, £216 Hardhead Farm, £190 Burns Farm. Texel with Single: £222 Burns Farm. Mule with Twins: £230 Hole of Ellel, £230 Hole of Ellel, £218 Hole of Ellel, £216 Lathwaite Farm, £208 Lathwaite Farm, £200 Hole of Ellel.

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