701 lambs, Av 182.83p/kg
A further increase in numbers and trade much improved, especially for the better sorts. Best Continental lambs regularly over 200p/kg to a top of 228p/kg and over £104 per head, but with the plainer lambs lacking finish reducing the overall average.
|38.0kg||199p/kg||AP Leason, Ilam|
|42.6kg||220p/kg||M Wright, Hartington|
|44.2kg||219p/kg||D Fotherby & Sons, Wormhill|
|42.5kg||210p/kg||C Wood, Couldon Low|
|45.6kg||228p/kg||S Oliver, High Peak|
|45.6kg||212p/kg||D Fotherby, Wormhill|
|32.1-39.0kg||To 199p||Average 181.42/kg|
|39.1-45.5kg||To 220p||Average 182.40/kg|
|45.6-52kg||To 228p||Average 188.02p/kg|
92 Cull Ewes & Rams Av £51.34
Best stronger sorts a good trade with ewes to £80 and rams to £120 but a large quantity of plainer sorts affecting the overall picture.
A small entry of ewes with lambs at foot with singles to £100 per outfit.
Auctioneers: Bagshaws, The Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell 01629 812777