Archive Article: 1999/04/23

23 April 1999

GRANT Murray (left), overseen by father Scott, knocks down another pen of prime lambs at this weeks Stamford Spring Lamb Show and Sale. Despite being one of only a handful of markets left in Lincolnshire entries from local farms were down to 115 head. The show champion, a 43kg Charolais cross from J W Thaves & Son, Empingham, sold for £73. Other entries were 50p/kg down on the champion to average 118p/kg. Hoggs – including several end-of-season pens – averaged 88p/kg.

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