Lancaster Livestock Auction: Lancaster Weekly Sale of Spring Lambs, Prime Hoggs, Cast Sheep & Sheep with Lambs at Foot, Monday 22nd April 2024.


500 sheep came through the gates this morning, cracking off with spring lambs. Just a handful of spring lambs were forward with S Wilson & Son, Scotforth topping at £175 on four occasions for Dorsets. Suffolks from G&D Ball, Great Eccleston achieved £165.
More spring lambs are required next week to fulfil buyers orders.


A larger show of hoggs were forward on the week, with many vendors on their last round ups, which reflects in the overall average of 360p/kg. The sale topped at 430p/kg for a pair of Beltex hoggs from AG Butler, Hambleton. S Rossall, Over Wyresdale hit the headlines today achieving £236 on three occasions for heavy quality hoggs. JW Cornall, Bleasdale also sold heavy Texels to £214. A trailer load of well fed hoggs from F&SG Sanderson, Preston saw their best Mules to £197 with Mashams to £190 from T&E Wright, Wray.
Handy weighted hoggs from Barker Farms, Cockerham saw Cheviots to £171. Herdwicks sold to £134 from LA Bradshaw, Stalmine.


Cast ewes and rams saw no let up in trade with Suffolks from G Riley, Bolton Le Sands to £208. Other Suffolks sold to £184 from J Gardner, Bay Horse. S Wilson & Son, Scotforth sold Cheviot Mules to £198 and Texels to £172. The best big Mules sold to £154 from D&K Swarbrick, Out Rawcliffe with others to £152 from JE&J Pye, Quernmore. Swaledales ewes sold to £104 from Ivan Slater, Garstang. Dalebreds from T&D Wright, Wray sold to £88.
Just a handful of cast rams today, which sold to £146 from D&K Swarbrick, Out Rawcliffe for a Texel.


Ewes with lambs saw a mixed entry of mainly older ewes with younger lambs forward today. The sale topped at £265 for Texel cross ewes with twin Texel lambs from W Pinder, Clitheroe. Mules with twins from the same good home sold to £235. Aged Texel ewes with single Texel lambs sold to £200 from J Gardner, Bay Horse. Other aged single Texels ewes sold to £195 from G Hargreaves, Lancaster. More ewes and lambs required next week with buyers today going home with empty trailers.
If you wish to discuss marketing your stock, please do not hesitate to contact either Bradley Thompson 07867 000244 or Ander Bulter 07966 556592.

Top Prices


Dorset: £175, £174, £165 Burrow Heights Farm. Texel: £175 Burrow Heights Farm, £134 Woodstock. Suffolk: £165, £157, £149 Woodstock. Continental: £158 Woodstock.


Texel: £236, £222 Stonehead, £214 Higher Snape Farm, £211, £209 Cross House Farm, £193 North Farm. Suffolk: £213 Cross House Farm, £173 Little Crimbles, £167 Hudsbrook Farm, £164 Little Crimbles, £162 Hillam House Farm. Mule: £197 Cross House Farm, £190 Cottam Farm, £187 Cross House Farm, £184 (x2) Higher Snape Farm, £180 Cross House Farm. Continental: £196 Cross House Farm, £194 Thornton Barn Farm, £193 Cross House Farm, £185 Oak Aveune, £181 Cross House Farm, £175 North Farm. Cheviot: £193 Park Farm Barn, £191, £190 (x3), £171 Hillam House Farm. Masham: £190, £172 Allcocks Farm. Charolais: £178 Park Farm Barn. Beltex: £172, £167 Park Farm Barn, £166 Hillam House Farm. Dalesbred: £148 Allcocks Farm. Herdwick: £134, £124 Moss House Farm. Dorset: £131 Ivy Bank Farm. Horned: £100 West View.


Suffolk: £208 Maddison Aveune, £184 Burrow Heights Farm, £184 Haversham House Farm, £174 Maddison Aveune, £170 Burrow Heights Farm, £166 Maddison Aveune. Cheviot: £198, £152 Burrow Heights Farm. Texel: £172 Burrow Heights Farm, £165 Old Woodhouse, £152 Haversham House Farm, £152 Ashton Hall Estate, £140 Haversham House Farm, £138 Burrow Heights Farm. Mule: £154 Bensons Farm, £152 Gibsons Farm, £150 Burrow Heights Farm, £134 Thornton Barn Farm, £128 Haversham House Farm, £126 Burrow Heights Farm. Masham: £116 Longstripes Farm. Swaledale: £104 Hudsbrook Farm, £62 High Fair Snape Farm. Dalesbred: £88 Allcocks Farm. Horned: £75 Longstripes Farm.


Texel: £146, £134 Bensons Farm. Teeswater: £130 Allcocks Farm.


Texel: £265, £238, £234 Longstripes Farm, £218 Ivy Bank Farm, £200 Haversham House Farm, £195 Ivy Bank Farm. Mule: £235 Longstripes Farm. Continental: £202 Longstripes Farm. Masham: £200 Longstripes Farm.

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