889 Sheep including 657 Lambs, 16 Store Sheep & 216 Culls
657 Lambs ave 165.91p/kg
Trade very similar to last week with quality again at a distinct premium. The best over 200p to a top of 219p/kg and £94 per head. All weights in similar demand but again with the under finished lambs changing hands at lesser amounts.
|32.1 – 39.0kg||To: 211p/kg||Average: 158.68p/kg|
|39.1 – 45.5kg||To: 219p/kg||Average: 168.27p/kg|
|45.6 – 52kg||To: 190p/kg||Average: 160.16p/kg|
|37.7kg||211p/kg||G Ford, Whaley Bridge|
|42.7kg||219p/kg||B Ford, Lyme Handley|
|42.7kg||201p/kg||DA & AM Campeau, Crowdicote|
|44.5kg||200p/kg||B Ford, Lyme Handley|
|41.0kg||196p/kg||DJ Cooper, Macclesfield|
|49.8kg||190p/kg||SA Flower, Pikehall|
216 Cull Sheep ave £46.74 per head
The large majority of the ewes comprising plainer hill ewes with a number being purchased for further grazing.
Best Continentals to £100, and a solid trade for all.