Thursday Lunchtime Sales Report for Thursday 13th September 2018

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873 Sheep including 691 Finished Lambs, & 178 Cull Sheep

873 Finished lambs, Av 170.92p/kg

A few less about, possibly a result of a falling trade, but things distinctly more upbeat with an average back above 170p. Top price today going to James Mellor, Monyash at over £92 per head and top price per kilo at 193p.

Averages:

25.5-32kg To 170p Average 158.56p/kg
32.1-39.0kg To 183p Average 165.90p/kg
39.1-45.5kg To 193p Average 173.51p/kg
45.6-52kg To 188p Average 168.25p/kg
Top Prices:-
43.4kg 193p/kg BD & A Yates, Youlgreave
42.3kg 191p/kg AP Leeson, Ilam
42.4kg 191p/kg PW Mellor & Son, Monyash
45.0kg 190p/kg BD & A Yates, Youlgreave
49.2kg 188p/kg PW Mellor & Son, Monyash

178 Cull sheep Av £55.96 per head

Trade respectable and competitive for all bar the plainest sorts. Best continental ewes to £139.

Auctioneers: Bagshaws, The Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell 01629 812777