Lancaster Livestock Auction: Lancaster Weekly Sale of Prime Hoggs and Cast Sheep, Monday 23rd January 2023.

Prime Hoggs

An increased entry of 590 hoggs were forward which sold to a sharper trade of 233p/kg, to include a large proportion of upland hoggs and consigners sweepings ups. Heavy weight hoggs continue to meet large demand at Lancaster peaking at £149 from JE&J Pye & Son, Quernmore with others to £134. A consignment of heavy weight hoggs from R&DL Cornthwaite, Nateby sold to £148, £143, £140, £137, £136 and £133. Other leading prices saw the consignment of Texel and Suffolk hoggs from J Bargh & Son, Heaton with Oxcliffe sell to £127, £126, £125 three times and £124. Heavy weight Suffolks from Pilling Hall, Pilling peaked at £126. This was followed by the consignment from AG Butler, Hambleton selling to £125 twice, £124 twice, £123.50 and £123. The top pence per kilo of 285p/kg was consigned by AG Butler with a pair of Beltex’s. Plenty of pens of smarter bred commercial hoggs sold in the region of 270p/kg. Upland hoggs saw heavy weight Mule peak at £120 from JW Cornall & Sons, Bleasedale, Mashams to £118 from T&D Wright, Roeburndale East and WI&A Atkinson & Son, Bleasdale with Leicesters achieving the same price from RH&C Ayrton, Abbeystead. Plenty of pens of well fleshed Mules were between £105 and £110.

Cast Sheep

Leading the way at Lancaster was a pen of heavy weight Mule ewes to £110 from JE&J Pye & Son, Quernmore followed by Continental x rams to £102 from J Burgh, Quernmore with Texel x ewes to £100 twice from PD Anderston, Scorton and R&DL Cornthwaite, Nateby.

Top Prices

Prime Hoggs:

Texel: £149 Gibsons Farm, £148, £143, £140, £137, £136 Humblescough Farm. Suffolk: £126 Pilling Hall Farm, £125 North Farm, £124, £123 Park Farm Barn, £120 North Farm. Beltex: £122 Park Farm Barn, £117 Humblescough Farm, £114, £107, £105 Castle Mill Farm. Mule: £120, £111 Higher Fair Snape Farm, £108.50 Holme House Farm, £107 Ouzelthorn Farm, £106 Cragg End, £101.50 Yates Farm. Leicester: £118 Ouzelthorn Farm. Masham: £118 Holme House Farm, £118 Allcocks Farm, £104 Stauvins Farm. Teeswater: £114 Allcocks Farm. Continental: £106.50 Poppyfield Lane, £94.50, £90.50 Moss House Farm, £90 Castle Mill Farm. Cheviot: £104 North Farm, £94 Marshaw Farm. Horned: £90 Ouzelthorn. Scotch Blackface: £86 Quarry House. Swaledale: £74.50 Marshaw Farm, £73 Field Head.

Cast Sheep:

Mule: £110 Gibsons Farm, £94 Wyre Farm, £92 Little Fell, £88 Gibsons Farm, £80 Low Moor Head Farm, £79 Wyre Farm. Texel: £100 Wyre Farm, £100 Humblescough Farm, £84 Wyre Farn, £80 Mearsbeck Farm. Continental: £70 Moss Gate Farm.

Cast Ram:

Texel: £102 Little Fell. Continental: £94, £74 Wyre Farm.

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