STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 9TH AUGUST 2017

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep Forward: 6213 Head, Overall av £63.07 A healthy trade for store lambs today with 5781 lambs through the ring. The pre-sale Show of Beltex store lambs was kindly judged by Peter Fox of Withgill, Clitheroe and chose a super pen of lambs presented by Andrew Haggas of Otterburn which despite being the last man in the ring went on to sell for £86.





Smart beltex were keenly sought after with 606 lambs averaging £70.81 with Texel lambs also receiving a strong reception with 3435 lambs averaging £65.10. Mules were out in good numbers for the first time this year with 1450 on offer to an average of £54.77 topping with a pen of 50 well framed mule wether’s at £67.50 from John Harker of Lofthouse. A note to Mule Vendors that there is a show for the best pen of 50 lambs next fortnight at 9.30am.

 

 


Next Sale is Wednesday 23rd August – Entry of 9000 expected.

** NEW SALE FIXTURE **
Inaugural sale of Drawn Suffolk x Gimmer Lambs in Pens of 20
to be held next fortnight which also include an early sale of
Suffolk Rams in the Lingfields ring at 12.30pm   

Entries close Monday 14th August 


PRINCIPLE PRICES

Suffolk – Av £65.15 (242)

£70 SL&SD Lund; £67 J Dibb; £64 FM Shepherd & Sons; £59 R Berry; £58 C&RH Weatherhead; £58 SA Robinson;  

Texel – Av £65.10 (3435)

£82 J Sugden; £77.50 SI Horn; £76 W Mason & Son; £75 SL&SD Lund; £73 CW Clapham & Sons; £72 AE Schindler;

Mule – Av £54.77 (1450)

£67.50 J&K Harker; £61.50 S Beeforth; £59.50 AJ Mason; £59 R&J Myers; £58 WB Woddsworth; £57.50 KR Verity

Charolais – Av £62.48 (58)

£65.50 DN&JM Molyneux; £53 SA Robinson;

Beltex – Av £70.41 (606)

£86 x2 AJ Haggas; £84 JR &PH Hodgson; £83.50 I&M Lancaster; £80 J&R Hodgson; £79 JGE Heseltine;;

 

BREEDING SHEEP

A good entry of 432 Breeding Ewes sold well with a packed ringside looking for sheep to tup early. Mainly older correct ewes, 4shr plus stronger end £105-£120, commercial types £90-£100. Best shlgs £145 commercial types £125-£130.

Next sale for ewes is on Friday 22nd August Approx 5,500 head.


Texel 2shr  – Av £92.74

£105 GW Houseman; £95 A Parnaby

Mule 2shr – Av £123.61

£145 £132 L Simpson;

Mule 4shr

£84 T&S Binns;

Texel BM – Av £92

£92 GW Houseman

Texel Crct – Av £98.74

£110 £108 GW Houseman; £105 PA&NS Tattersall

Mule Crct – Av £92.59

£100 £98 J Turner; £88 S Dorey;

Chev Crct – Av £88

£88 GW Houseman;

Zwart Crct – Av £100

£100 PA&NS Tattersall

Suff Crct – Av £102

£102 GW Houseman

Texel Hoggs & Lambs

£170 £160 PA&NS Tattersall

Texel Shlg – Av £117.50

£138 EW Davies

Mule Shlg – Av £131.40

£1450 £142 EW Davies