Lancaster Livestock Auction: Lancaster Auction Mart Weekly Sale of Prime Hoggs & Cast Sheep, Monday 26th February 2024


An increased entry of prime hoggs forward, with an improved trade on the week and many more could have been sold to the vendors advantage.

Top price per head:
- Texels to £167 from M&L Preece, Kirkby Lonsdale.
- Beltex to £167 from M&L Preece, Kirkby Lonsdale.
- Suffolks to £157 from PG Thornton, Scorton.
- Cheviots to £155 from R Doran, Winmarleigh.
- Mule to £146 from J Bargh & Son, Morecambe.
- Mashams to £145.50 from T&D Wright, Wray.
- Rough Fells to £119 from W Pinder Jnr, Clitheroe.
- Dalesbreds to £110 from JM&JJ Dawson, Littledale.

Top price per kilo:
- Texels to 350p/kg from S&JE Cornthwaite, Brookhouse.
- Cheviots to 346p/kg from P Prickett, Hutton Roof.
- Beltex to 345p/kg from S Wilson & Son, Scotforth.
- Suffolks to 340p/kg from KA Purtill, Wigan.
- Mules to 320p/kg from M&L Preece, Kirkby Lonsdale.
- Rough Fells 298p/kg from W Pinder Jnr, Clitheroe.


Ewes were a flying trade from start to finish, with a good active ring side of six buyers. Texels and Beltexs sold to £176, with Suffolks to £144 all from D&K Swarbrick, Out Rawcliffe. Dutch Spotted ewes sold to £134 from KP Dagger, Catterall. Cheviots to £130 from R Doran, Winmarleigh with Lonks to £124 from JJ&D Huddleston, Caton. Mules sold to £122 from D&K Swarbrick, Out Rawcliffe. Swaledales sold to £86 from DM Eames, Abbeystead.

Top Prices


Texel: £167 High House Farm, £167 High House Farm, £159 Oak Avenue, £159 Park Farm Barn, £158 The Hawthornes, £156 Newhouse Farm. Suffolk: £157 Cliftons Farm, £156 Woodstock, £155 Woodstock, £151 Addison Avenue, £150 Maddison Avenue, £137 Little Crimbles. Cheviot: £155 School Lane, £149 School Lane, £147 Hutton Roof Hall, £147 Woodstock, £137 Hutton Roof Hall, £135 Hutton Roof Hall. Continental: £152 Gibsons Farm, £152 North Farm, £151 North Farm, £140 Gibsons Farm. Mule: £146 North Farm, £132 Longstripes Farm, £131 High House Farm, £120 Hole of Ellel. Masham: £145.50 Allcocks Farm, £145 Allcocks Farm. Beltex: £144 Oak Avenue, £142 Oak Avenue. Charollais: £138 Oak Avenue. Rough Fell: £119 Longstripes Farm. Dalesbred: £110 Field Head.


Texel: £176 Bensons Farm, £168 Woodstock, £144 Bensons Farm, £130 Hutton Roof Hall, £122 Ivy Bank Farm, £112 Bensons Farm, £96 Stonehead. Beltex: £176 Bensons Farm. Suffolk: £144 Bensons Farm. Dutch Spotted: £134 Conway Close, £118 Conway Close. Cheviot: £130 School Lane, £115 School Lane. Mule: £122 Bensons Farm, £110 Woodstock, £100 Bensons Farm, £98 Little Fell, £96 Stonehead. Kerry Hill: £96 Hutton Roof Hall. Swaledale: £86 Middle Lee Farm, £76 High House Farm, £54 Longstripes Farm. Dalebred: £58 Allcocks Farm.

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