Lancaster Livestock Auction: Lancaster Sale of Prime Lambs, Cast Sheep & Store Lambs , Monday 11th December 2023.


Lancasters weekly prime sale saw 680 go through the ring, with 200 of them being hill or Mule bred, reflecting in the average of 254p/kg. Good meat is always best to sell with regulator Lancaster venders JM&MH France & Son, Littledale selling a heavy Texel to topping the market at £157. Other heavy weight Texels sold to £151 from W&A Cornall, Barnacre. P Lawrenson, Brindle had his usual terrific run of lambs to top of £144. TM Townley, Over Wyresdale filled the ring with heavy Suffolks to £144, with other from the same home at £134. Medium wight lambs saw Beltex cross to £132 from S Rossall, Over Wyresdale with others at £130 or 302p/kg from KA Purtill, Wigan. Others achieved 291p/kg from AG Butler, Hambleton. Horned lambs saw a ring full of Dalesbred from R Capstick & Son, Ingleton at £103, with lambs to £92 from S Bosworth, Burnley. Mule lambs sold to £116 from T&CM Kelsall & Sons, Chipping.


100 cast sheep were presented to the buyers this morning, which saw ewes to £154 from Ripley St Thomas, Lancaster with other Texels at £136 from S Dickinson, Ellel. Suffolks ewes sold to £108 from B&J Preston, Caton. Good meated Mules sold to £96 from GS Lander, Cheshire. Swaledale ewes sold to £76 from RH&C Ayrton, Abbeystead.
Cast tups sold to £140 twice from B&SE Carter, Ellel. Swaledale tups sold to £80 from W&A Cornall, Barnacre.


A smaller show of store lambs were forward, as many Lancaster vendors have come to the end of their lambs. A&L Huddleston, Wray consignment of lambs sold to £92 for smart Texels with Mules to £88 from the same good home. D&J Hay, Cockerham consignment of lambs saw Texels to £81 and £79.
The next sale of store lambs is on Monday 8th January. Please contact Andrew Butler or Bradley Thompson with your entries.

Top Prices


Texel: £157 Newhouse Farm, £151 Bank Farm, £144, £143 Walmsley Fold, £142 Park Farm Barn, £141 Bank Farm. Suffolk: £144, £134 Knowsley Farm, £118.50 Beaumont Gate, £114.50 Hudsbrook Farm, £112 Cock Hall Farm, £109 Oak Aveune. Beltex: £139, £132 Stonehead, £130, £122 Oak Aveune, £117 Hill View Farm, £113 Ellers Farm. Cheviot: £131, £128 Park Farm Barn. Charolais: £123 Jacksons Farm, £121 Broseley Hall Farm, £115 Jacksons Farm, £110.50 Broseley Hall Farm, £104 Jacksons Farm. Mule: £116 Brown Brook, £112 Bank Farm, £110 Hudsbrook Farm, £109 Cragg End, £108.50 Field Head, £105 The Hawthorns. Leicester: £109 Cragg End. Dalesbred: £103 Fell End Farm. Continental: £103, £99 Quarry House Farm, Horned: £92 Lower Oakeneaves Farm. Rough Fell: £91 Quarry House. Swaledale: £82 (x2) Field Head.


Texel: £154 Ashton Road, £136 Castle O Trim, £124 Cock Hall Farm, £119, £116 Walmsley Fold, £88 Ouzelthorn Farm. Charollais: £135 Ashton Road, £96 Broseley Hall Farm. Suffolk: £108 Ellers Farm. Mule: £96 Broseley Hall Farm, £96 Cock Hall Farm, £93, £92, £90, £88 Broseley Hall Farm. Swaledale: £76 Ouzelthorn Farm.


Texel: £140 (x2) Cragg End, £100 Broseley Hall Farm, £84 Cock Hall Farm. Swaledale: £80 Bank Farm.


Texel: £92 (x2) Overhouses, £81, £79, £76 Birch House Cottage, £69 Newlands Road. Mule: £88 Overhouses.

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