Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale for Thursday 7th February 2019

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906 Sheep including 700 finished Hoggs, 168 Cull Sheep, 14 in Lamb Ewes & 24 Store Hoggs

700 Finished Hoggs, Av 193.18 p/kg

Trade back a bit on the week, possibly a result of large numbers being marketed nationally but still well in line with the previous days prices. Heavier weights would seem to be the hardest hit with handier weights still a brisk trade.

Leading Prices: -

32.2kg 226p/kg AW Hague, Wildboarclough
35.4kg 213p/kg ER Needham & Son, Dronfield
42.2kg 240p/kg M Shaw, Tideswell
44.0kg 240p/kg M Shaw, Tideswell
42.0kg 219p/kg A Townsend, Tideswell Moor
39.1kg 215p/kg W Hague & Son, High Bradfield
47.2kg 215p/kg PE Yates, Quarndon
25.5 – 32.0kg To 210 Av 192.35 p/kg
32.1 – 39.0kg To 226p Av 192.99 p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To 240p Av 193.31 p/kg
45.6 – 52kg To 215p Av 176.65 p/kg
52kg + To 185p Av 170.15 p/kg

168 Cull Sheep

Trade well in line with the best continentals to £130 from JG Pears Ltd, Penistone. Overall average £60.12 per head

14 In Lamb Ewes

Just one lot and creating significant interest. Mule shearlings having run with a Texel ram at £106 per head.

24 Store Lambs

An excellent trade to £72 and averaging £59.50