STORE LAMBS - WEDNESDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER 2015

Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs Forward: Head, Overall av £53.96 The fortnightly sale saw 66 buyers operating throughout the course of the day, with long keep wintering lambs noticeably dearer on the fortnight. Mule lambs averaged £50.97 with a higher percentage of small lambs in the sample but plenty of competition for medium keep mule lambs which topped at £59 from John Schindler of Thorpe for Lonk bred mules and £56 for 179 from Granville and Paul Fairburn, Marriforth for Swale bred Mules and last man in the ring V Verity & Son, West End at £54.50 proved trade was consistent all day long. Continental lambs were also noticeably dearer in the longer keep lambs with anything fleshy working into late £50’s early £60’s all day long with TB Moorhouse of Dacre topping at £72 for a pen of Beltex lambs. Brian Lund topped the Gimmer lamb trade with a sweet pen of Beltex’s at £89.


Show Results –

Swaledales

1st G Banks & Son selling for £38

2nd AJ Ogden unsold

3rd DD ME GE Todd selling for £33.50

Dalesbred

1st Hayton & Stocks selling for £45

 

Next Sale is Wednesday 7th October – Entry of 10,000 expected.

Entries close Monday 29th September

 

PRINCIPLE PRICES

 

Texel – Av £56.44

£66, £65 Thwaite Bros; £64x2 E Fairburn & Son; £63.50 JS Stephenson; £62 P Robison £61.50 AR&P Hargreaves

Suffolk – Av £55.73

£61 R Garth; £58 SL&SD Lund; £57.50 CR&H Weatherhead; £57.50 MJ O’ Donnell; £57 C&RH Weatherhead

Charolais – Av £51.40

£55.50 CG Cooke; £54.50 N Speake; £54 P Robison; £53 MJ Holmes £47 P Robison

Mule – Av £50.97

£59 AE Schindler; £56x2 E  Fairburn & Son; £55 F Reeday & Son; £55 W Harrison & Son; £54.50 V Verity & Son  

Swaledale – Av £33.36

£38 W Banks; £37 E&E Metcalfe & Son; £37 Hayton & Stocks; £36.50 P Robison; £36, £35.50 J Hopkinson;  

Dalesbred – Av £43.75

£45 Hayton & Stocks; £44 GN Clarke; £41.50 JM Wilson

Lonk – Av £50

£50 AE Schindler

Masham – Av £51.12

£53 JM Wilson & Son; £50 K Lister & Sons

Beltex – Av £61.14

£72 £65 TB Moorhouse; £69 AJ Haggas; £69 R Garth; £68.50 BR Lawson & Son;

LLeyn – Av £57.03

£57.50 DMH Marriott; £56.50 N Speake

 


Breeding Sheep

 

Gimmer lambs

 

Suffolk av £58.14 to £61 JR Metcalfe

 

Texel av £60.94 to £80 R Berry;

 

Beltex av £74.36 to £89 B Lund