Lancaster Livestock Auction: Lancaster Auction Mart Sale of Prime Lambs, Prime Hoggs and Cast Sheep. Monday 26th June 2023


A super entry of 700 lambs were forward with all eagerly bid for. Peaking at £163 for a pair of Beltex lambs from S Rossall, Over Wyresdale who sold other Beltex lambs at £162. With Texel lambs selling to £160 from R&DL Cornthwaite, Nateby, other pens of Texel lambs selling to £159 from JS Horner, Ingleton. With heavy well-bred continental lambs regularly £135-£140. A larger number of lighter lambs forward with all these selling well, with the best end of these regularly selling 320p/kg-330p/kg with more commercial types selling 300-310p/kg. The best pens of lambs regularly selling 340p/kg-350p/kg topping at 362p/kg for a Texel from KA Purtill, Wigan with other to 356p/kg from R&DL Cornthwaite, Nateby.


Hoggs with meat meeting plenty of interest with Texel hoggs selling to £144 from JM & MH France, Littledale who sold other pens to £140. Full pen of Mules hoggs from E&J Redmayne, Winmarleigh sold to £132. With hoggs with meat regularly selling 250p/kg-260 p/kg.


230 cast ewes forward all selling to competitive trade here at Lancaster Market. Heavy/over fit ewes would be a shade easier on the week. Beltex ewes saw a top of £145 twice from GR & A Foy, Conder Green. With Texel ewes at £144 from R&DL Cornthwaite, Nateby. Plenty of continental bred ewes regularly £130-£135 mark. Mule ewes saw a top of £115 from RC Billington & Son, Claughton on Brock with the best regularly selling around the £110 mark with medium types £90-£100. Hill ewes saw Cheviot sell to £99 for a full pen from Stockdale Farms, Sedbergh.

Top Prices


Texel: £160 Humblescough Farm, £158 Burrow Heights Farm, £155 Humblescough Farm, £154 Humblescough Farm, £152 Oak Avenue, £152 Oak Avenue. Beltex: £163 Stonehead, £162 Stonehead, £159 Ingleborough Park, £150 Meolsgate, £148 Ingleborough Park. Suffolk: £140 Potters Hill Farm, £136 Halton Park Farm, £135 Bailey Hey Farm, £134 Stubbins Farm, £132.50 Lower Highfield, £130 Lower Highfield. Continental: £138 Ellers Farm, ££133 Halton Park Farm, £133 Meolsgate, £132.50 Ellers Farm, £129 Meolsgate, £125 Halton Park Farm. Cheviot: £134 Cock Hall Farm, £130 Cock Hall Farm, £129 Cock Hall Farm, £125 Cock Hall Farm. Hampshire: £129.50 Potters Hill Farm, £127.50 Meolsgate.


Texel: £144 Newhouse Farm, £140 Newhouse Farm, £126 Poplar Grove Farm, £126 Greenwoods, £115 Fell Gate. Mule: £132 Poplar Grove Farm, £127 Poplar Grove Farm, £123 Greenwoods. Beltex: £130 Parkside Farm, £122 Parkside Farm. Masham: £129 Poplar Grove Farm. Suffolk: £122 Meadow Croft, £120 Meadow Croft. Scottish Blackface: £122 Halton Park Farm, £97 Fell Gate. Cheviot: £106 Halton Park Farm. Herdwick: £92 Fell Gate. Swaledale: £50 Thornbush Farm.


Texel: £145 Parkside Farm, £144 Humblescough Farm, £134 Haversham House Farm, £133 Stubbins Farm, £132 Oak Aveune. Beltex: £124 Parkside Farm. Mule: £115 Stubbins Farm, £109 Ellers Farm, £109 Lower Highfield, £107 Ouzelthorn Farm, £107 Stephens Way, £106 Little Fell. Cheviot: £99 Bowers Farm, £90 Quarry House Farm, £90 Fell Gate.

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