STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 20TH AUGUST 2014

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs Forward: 6828 Head, Overall av £55.69 At CCM Auctions fortnightly sale of store lambs on Wednesday, there was a much larger entry of 6828 head. A feature of the sale was a sizeable entry of 1480 Mule wethers, drawing a larger contingent of buyers from away to secure the first draw of lambs off those farms showing. The stronger Mules were £52 - £58, averaging £51.91 per head.

 

Next Sale is Wednesday 3rd September – Entry of 10,000 expected.

Including many cony consignments of drawn Suffolk & Continental Gimmer Lambs.

Prize Show for 40 or more Masham Wether Lambs.

Entries close Monday 25th August.

 

At CCM Auctions fortnightly sale of store lambs on Wednesday, there was a much larger entry of 6828 head. A feature of the sale was a sizeable entry of 1480 Mule wethers, drawing a larger contingent of buyers from away to secure the first draw of lambs off those farms showing. The stronger Mules were £52 - £58, averaging £51.91 per head.

The Suffolk and continental lambs were also a nice trade with very nice beltex types £62 - £72, strong Suffolk  and continentals £60+ up to £67, good medium keep lambs £55-£60 & Long Keep lambs £50-£55.

 

The First of the swaledale wether lambs were also forward and found a good following to £36.66. Messrs Wells of Monyash, Bakewell sold wethers to £40, whilst John Bland sold a pen of 118 head at £38.50 and a further 40 at £38

 

Next Sale ………… 10,000 Head, Inc many consignments of drawn Suffolk and Continental lambs

 

PRINCIPLE PRICES

Texel – Av £57.42

£65 AJ Haggas ; £63.50 W Crane; £62.50 M Harker; £62.50 RL Handy; £62.20 Thwaite Bros; £62.20 Bear Park Farm; £61.80 SA Robinson; £61.80 PJ Gill; £61 JGE Heseltine; £61 WM&E Dugdale;

Suffolk – Av £57.61

£67.20 £63.50 CA Foster; £66.20 £64x2 SL&SD Lund; £61x2 DB&E Greenwood; £59.50x2 JA&M Crocker;

£58.50 JH&J Bland;

Mule – Av £51.91

£58 J Garth & Son; £55.50 J&JH Whalley;  £55.50 V Verity & Son; £55.50 G Fairburn; £55 S&T Fawcett; £55 JH&J Bland; £55 W Banks; £54.50 JK Wilson; £54.50 AJ Mason;

Swaledale – Av £36.66

£40 £30 MJ Wells; £38.50 £38 £32.50 JH&J Bland;

Charollais – Av £55.15

£60.20 AG Horn; £56.20 MJ Holmes; £56 PJ&RH Wallbank; £55.50 GA&J Allison;  £53 J Maude; £52 RG Lund;

Cheviot – Av £55.61

£58.50 £52 B Woodcock; £58 £52.50 Grain Farms;

Lleyn – Av £51.20

£51.20

Beltex – Av £61.19

£72 £67 MJ Wells; £70 R Garth; £70 AM&HV Brown; £69 M Schofield; £68 Townhead Farm Products; £66.50 WM&E Dugdale; £64 P&JA Fielding;

 

 

GIMMERS

 

Texel to £74 av £60.65                    W Crane

Mule to £70                                        AM&HV Brown

Charollais to £99 av £88 C Timm

Beltex to £53                                     J Maude

 

Judging Results for Best Pen of 50 Mule Wethers

1st A Barnes                        Unsold

2nd AJ Mason                      £54.50 ME Wannop

3rd J Garth & Son              £58 ME Wannop

4th V Verity & Son             £55.5 SJ Stables