Lancaster Livestock Auction: Lancaster Sale of Prime Hoggs, Cast Sheep & Store Hoggs, Monday 8th January 2024.


Just shy of 500 prime hoggs were forward at Lancaster, As seen nationally trade was a little back following the festive period. Best quality and well meated lambs continue to attract plenty of bids from our full ringside of buyers, with leaner hoggs a little harder to place. Top price saw texels sell to £152 from TR Prickett, Hutton Roof with Beltexs selling twice to £146 from J France, Pilling. Plenty of pens sold over 300p/kg, with the best to 312p/kg for Beltexs from R&DL Cornthwaite, Nateby and Texels 310p/kg from AG Butler, Hambleton. Export type lambs were keenly bid for with 42kg to 46kg hoggs achieving 260p/kg to 272p/kg. Hill bred lambs saw Cheviots sell to £128 from KA Purtill, Wigan with other Cheviots to £126 from AG Butler, Hambleton. Masham sold to £118.50 from A&MA Wright, Roeburndale East with 43kg Mules to £110 from S Park, Arkholme. A full ring full of Swaledale sold to £102.50 from KJ&KM Curwen, Abbeystead.


Ewes sold to a sharp trade with Lleyns selling to £145 from MJ Fell, Whittington. A pen of Beltex achieved the same price from J Smith, Brookhouse with Suffolks selling to £137 from J&L Howard, Cockerham. No real strength in the Mules with the best to £95 from T&S Blades, Arkholme with others to £93 from A&E Clarkson, Thurnham. Cheviots sold to £80 form T&S Blades, Arkholme. The strongest Swaledales to £60 from W&A Cornall, Barnacre.


The opening sale of store hoggs saw a ring full of Cheviot gimmers from SE&J Gorst, Littledale sell to £103 who sold other pens to £93. Mule hoggs sold to £81 on three separate occasions from A&L Huddleston, Wray. Many more store hoggs could be sold to vendors advantages, please contact the auctioneers or fields staff for advise on marketing your stock.

Top Prices


Texel: £152 Hutton Roof Hall, £141 Merryfield, £140 Humblescough Farm, £140 The Hawthornes, £135 Park Farm Barn, £134 Oak Aveune. Beltex: £146 (x2) Merryfield, £144 Humblescough Farm, £137 The Hawthornes, £136 Humbelscough Farm, £135 Bensons Farm. Cheviot: £128 Oak Aveune, £126 Park Farm Barn, £125 Burrow Heights Farm, £118 Hutton Roof Hall, £115 The Hawthornes, £108 Marshaw Farm. Suffolk: £127 Harestones House, £123.50 Hutton Roof Hall, £121 Knowsley Farm, £94 Harestones House. Continental: £119.50, £119 (x2), £116.50 Broseley Hall Farm, £115 Lane House, £94 Cock Hall Farm. Masham: £118.50, £109 Stauvins Farm, £103 Middle Lee Farm, £103 Kays Farm, £99 Gibsons Farm. Mule: £109.50, £108 Highfield Farm, £105 Bensons Farm, £104 Yates Farm. Swaledale: £102.50, £87.50 Marshaw Farm, £85.50 Yates Farm, £85.50 Marshaw Farm. Dalesbred: £98 Kays Farm.


Texel: £145, £142 Chapel House, £130 Hill Top Farm, £128 Chapel House, £124 Hill Top Farm, £120 Cock Hall Farm. Continental: £145 Moorcock Hall Farm, £100 Cheetham House Farm. Suffolk: £137 Harestones House, £128 Hill Top Farm, £115 Cheetham House Farm. Beltex: £133 Moorcock Hall Farm. Mule: £95 Hill Top Farm, £93, £85 Cock Hall Farm. Cheviot: £80 Hill Top Farm.


Cheviot: £103, £93 Cragg Farm. Texel: £85 Low Pleasant. Mule: £81 (x2) Overhouses. Swaledale: £81 Overhouses.

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