Lancaster Livestock Auction: Lancaster Auction Mart Weekly Sale of Prime Lambs and Cast Sheep, Monday 6th November 2023.


800 lambs forward at Lancaster Auction Mart this morning with a brisk trade throughout selling to a market average of 258p/kg. The sale peaked at £146 twice for Suffolks from I Slater, Claughton on Brock and for Texels from T & CM Kelsall & Sons, Chipping. Smart bred Beltex lambs sold to £143 from W & D Bradley, Preston. A shaper trade was seen for all the best bred lambs with Beltex selling to 309p/kg from B & SE Carter, Ellel, and 305p/kg from KA Purtill, Wigan. With nice export bred lambs regularly selling 270p/kg-275p/kg. More hill bred lambs coming on offer with heavy Mashams selling to £134.50 from WI & AM Atkinson & Son, Bleasdale. Other pens of Mashams selling to £130 from DM Eames, Abbeystead. Mules sold to £126 from S & J France, Over Wyresdale with other pens of Mules to £124 from D&D Huddleston, Wray. Cheviot lambs saw a top of £118 from RG & H Preece, Roeburndale, with others to £114 from RH & C Ayrton, Abbeystead who sold a ring full of Swaledales to £101.50.
Please note from next week, Belly Clipping will be required. A Belly Clipping service will be available for those requiring the service.


Just shy of 100 ewes forward, with Suffolks selling to £124 from B&J Preston, Caton. Texel ewes selling to £117 from R Crook, Preston. Cheviot ewes to £112 from A&J Smith, Ingleton with Mules selling to £102 from TR Prickett, Hutton Roof.

Top Prices


Texel: £146 Brown Brook, £142 Newhouse Farm, £141 Oak Aveune, £140 Cragg End, £139 Oak Aveune, £136 Brown Brook. Suffolk: £146 Hudsbrook Farm, £123.50 Bensons Farm, £119, £112 Walnut Tree Cottage, £111.50, £108 Quarry House Farm. Beltex: £143 Whittingham Lane, £140 Oak Aveune, £139 Cragg End, £137 Whittingham Lane, £136 Cragg End, £136 Bensons Farm. Masham: £134.50 Holme House Farm, £130 Middle Lee Farm, £120 Holme House Farm, £115.50 Kays Farm, £11.50, £111 Stauvins Farm. Mule: £126 Kays Farm, £124 Botton Hall Farm, £117 Holme House Farm, £115 Hudsbrook Farm, £114.50 Field Head, £114 Thornbush Farm. Cheviot: £118 Thornbush Farm, £114 Ouzelthorn Farm, £107 Cross Farm, £105 Ouzelthorn Farm, £103, £101 Marshaw Farm. Continental: £103 Throstle Grove, £100, £90, £82 Castle O Trim. Swaledale: £101.50 Ouzelthorn Farm, £95 Marshaw Farm, £93 Ouzelthorn Farm, £90 Marshaw Farm.


Suffolk: £124 Ellers Farm, £107 Crook Farm. Texel: £117 Crook Farm, £112 High Hallbeck, £110 Myerscough Hall, £100 Crook Farm, £98 Myerscough Hall, £90 Adamsons Farm. Cheviot: £112 Cross Farm, £98 Crook Farm, £94 Hutton Roof Hall. Mule: £102, £85 Hutton Roof Hall, £82 Myerscough Hall, £80 Corney Hill Farm, £80 Adamsons Farm, £79 Ellers Farm. Dutch Spotted: £90 Myerscough Hall. Charolais: £85 Adamsons Farm.


Texel: £100 Corney Hill Farm, £90 Cragg Farm. Cheviot: £92 Cragg Farm.

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