Lancaster Livestock Auction: Lancaster Weekly Sale of Prime Lambs and Cast Sheep, Monday 14th August 2023.


A fantastic Beltex x lamb from D&K Swarbrick, Out Rawcliffe sold to a top of £147 with this good home also selling other pens of heavy weight Texel x lambs to £139. Heavy Continental lambs were regularly selling at £130 plus, with medium types regularly selling at £110 to £118 or 270p/kg to 280p/kg. More hill lambs were on offer today with Mules selling to £119 from R Capstick & Son, Ingleton and Mashams selling to £114 from S&J France, Over Wyresdale. An overall averaged of 264p/kg was achieved.


More ewes on offer today with a sharper trade seen for all types, Suffolks sold to a top of £175 from DJ Casson & Son, Slyne with Texel ewes topping at £144 from CA&J Alty & Son, Warton who also sold Mules to £128 twice. The real heavy Mules sold either side of £120 mark. Medium fit types were regularly selling over £100. Hill ewes saw Cheviots sell to £126 from A&J Smith, Ingleton with a ring full of Swaledale from DM Eames, Abbeystead selling to £69.

Top Prices


Texel: £147, £139 Bensons Farm, £135 Ouzelthorn Farm, £135 Sandfield Cottage, £134 Lower Oakeneaves Farm, £130 North Farm. Suffolk: £129 Station Hotel Farm, £121 Greenbank Farm, £120 Station Hotel Farm, £ 116 Low Bendrigg Farm, £113 Greenbank Farm, £109.50 Low Bendrigg Farm. Beltex: £124 Low Bendrigg Farm, £118 Cragg End. Mule: £119.50 Fell End Farm. Hampshire: £118.50 Castle O Trim. Masham: £114 Kays Farm, £113 Middle Lee Farm. Horned: £110 Low Oakeneaves. Charollais: £109 Cross Farm.


Suffolk: £175 Beaumont Gate, £116 Lower Oakeneaves Farm, £110 Beaumont Gate. Texel: £144, £114, £112 Moss House Farm, £112 Red House Farm. Mule: £128 Moss House Farm, £123 Beaumont Gate, £112 Red House Farm, £112 Moss House Farm, £105 North Farm. Cheviot: £126, £98 Cross Farm, £92 Burrow Heights Farm. Zwartble: £114 North Farm. Horned: £104 Low Oakeneaves Farm. Teeswater: £104 Middle Lee Farm. Continental: £98 Beaumont Gate.

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