428 Lambs ave 162.74p/kg
Reduced numbers but with trade distinctly more upbeat for all types. As in previous weeks those lacking finish proved most difficult to sell and this having an adverse effect on the overall average. Best lambs to over £80 and a top of 194p/kg.
|35.0kg||194p/kg||JH Bennett, Branside|
|36.0kg||176p/kg||SJ Wardle, Hollinsclough|
|35.4kg||175p/kg||DE Hodgson, Wormhill|
|45.0kg||179p/kg||G Spencer, Derby|
|41.2kg||179p/kg||SJ Wardle, Hollinsclough|
|48.3kg||174p/kg||N Hartshorn, Thorpe Salvin|
|32.1 – 39.0kg||To: 194p/kg||Average: 172.58p/kg|
|39.1 – 45.5kg||To: 179p/kg||Average: 159.92p/kg|
|45.6 – 52kg||To: 174p/kg||Average: 156.69p/kg|
|52kg +||To: 150p/kg||Average: 144.65p/kg|
147 Cull Sheep ave £57.76/head
A very competitive trade with best ewes to £96.
Auctioneers: Bagshaws, The Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell 01629 812777