Monday’s sale of primestock at Borderway Mart, Carlisle, saw quality sorts in demand with several new vendors present and a top price of £1237.27 (176.5p/kg) for a
The leading price per kg, was 196.5p/kg for a heavy weight
On the prime bulls front, a pure Limouisn from Ronnie Walker, Great Asby, topped trade at £1266 (148p/kg) selling to
A good offering of more than 2000 prime hoggs were also forward at Borderway with trade sharper on the week with a sale average of 197.69p/kg achieved despite an influx of heavy lambs in the market. Mule lambs were notably dearer on the week with many pens commanding between 185-190p/kg.
Top price was £115/head for a pen of 45kg Beltex lambs from Messrs Thornborrow which were purchased by R Skelton. Top price per kg was 269.7p/kg for a strong pen of Beltex from Messrs Fisher, purchased by A Dawson.