MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 10th AUGUST 2016
Fortnightly Catalogue Sale of Store Lambs and Breeding Sheep
Forward: 6,453 Sheep
6,276 Store Lambs, Overall av £62.25
177 Breeding Sheep
A much larger show met with a very sharp trade, and an average that was £10 up on the year, with Mule Wether lambs averaging just short of £60 per head, the best end pf Mules seeing John Harker of Lofthouse sell a pen of 50 at £68.50 and Stephen Thompson of Aysgarth sell a pen of 37 head at £68. Lowland lambsw ere keenly contested as well, with strong lambs following the prime trade by being up in price whilst a nice medium keep lamb was also up in value.
Breeding Sheep were a mixed entry of ages but a good trade. John Wright of Airton topped the sale with Suffolk Shearlings at £140, whilst correct Texels topped at £118 from Peter Houseman. A few pens of Mule Ewes broken Mouth correct below around £80-£85. Next Ewe sale is Friday 19th August. Entries to Mart Office by Mon 15th August.
Next Sale is Wednesday 24TH August – Entry of 10,000 expected.
Entries close Monday 15th August
Sale Includes Annual Show of Mule Wether Lambs in pens of 50 and Show of Beltex Lambs in pens of 25.
Beltex – Av £68.43
£73 JR&PA Hodgson; £71 £70.50 AJ Haggas; £70 JR Carr; £69 BR Lawson & Son; £69 £68 JGE Heseltine & Son
Texel – Av £62.39
£77.50 SI Horn; £76.50 CG Dibb; £72 C Crowther; £71.50 N Robson; £71 W Mason & Son; £70.50 CW Clapham
Suffolk – Av £61.83
£67.50 £64.50 SL&SD Lund; £65.50 BG&LM Hawksworth; £65 JR Metcalfe; £65 RD Metcalfe & Son;
Mule – Av £59.40
£68.50 J& K Harker; £68 SD Thompson; £65 AJ Mason; £64 WM&E Dugdale; £63.50 RH&EA Close; £63 Swinbank & Briggs; £62.50 KR verity; £61 GJ&G Schofield; £61 JW&JH Burton; £61 W Banks & Son
Charolais – Av £63.52
£66.50 BG&LM Hawksworth; £65.50 JN Bradley & Son
Cheviot – Av £57.50
£57.50 PR&J Wood; £57.50 P&JA Fielding;
Texel Shlgs £130 S Richards
Texel 2shr £104 S Richards
Texel Correct £118 £108 £108 GW Houseman & Son
Mule Correct £110 £105 £94 GW Houseman & Son; £94 A Parnaby
Suffolk Shlgs £140 £138 £135 £130 GW Houseman & Son
Suffolk Ram 3 Shr 350gns R&DA Earnshaw
Texel Rams Correct 250gns S&D Robinson