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J36 Crooklands Saturday 19 October 2013 - Late Autumn Breeding sheep sale

Posted Monday, 21 October 2013, 12.23pm

Late Autumn Sale

The late Autumn sale of all Breeding Sheep saw a packed ringside of buyers bid freely for all breeds of sheep forward.

Top price in the breeding females was £140/head for Texel x Shearlings from Andrew Metcalfe of Crook.

Leading Female Prices:

Ewes - SUFF: £92 New Hall; £72 Laburnum Cottages. MULE: £122, £100, £98 Lambrigg Park; £95 Castle Syke; £92 New Hall. SWALE: £60, £52 Low Stennerley; £48 Hillcroft; £45 The Park. RGH FELL: £70, £69 Cotegill; £56 The Whins; £55 Low Stead. SBF: £32 Roundthwaite Abbey. TEX: £88, £80 Laburnum Cottages; £75 Cotegill; £70 Curwen Rock. JAC: £25 Riverside House. HERD: £62 High Bethicar.

Gimmer Shearlings - SUFF: £60, £55 New Hall. MASH: £100 Low Garths. MULE: £130 Borwick Fold Farm; £95 Roundthwaite Abbey; £92 New Hall. RGH FELL: £68 Cotegill; £67 Moss End Farm; £58 High Bethicar. TEX: £140 Curwen Rock; £112 Beck Houses. HERD: £72 Flakebridge; £70 The Galleon.

Gimmer Lambs - MULE: £81, £72 Town End; £69 The Borrans; £67 New Hall Farm. SWALE: £46 Gowan Bank Farm. RGH FELL: £52 Cotegill. CHEV: £50 Gowan Bank Farm. TEX: £70 Singleton Park; £68 Hodgson House; £64 Hill Top. LEIC: £72 Hillcroft. HERD: £30 Flakebridge. BELT: £70, £65 Hodgson House.

Breeding Rams - There was something forward for every one today. Rams topped at £480 for a Cheviot Ram from Keith Stones of Richmond, closely followed by a Suffolk Ram at £420 from Andrea Neale of Maryport.

Leading Ram Prices:

Ram Lambs - SUFF: £70 Murthwaite. RGH FELL: £55 Riverside House. CHAR: £260 Manor Cottage; £200 Kingsland. TEX: £250, £230 Crosscrake Farm. LEIC: £110, £90 Castle Syke.

Shearling Rams - SUFF: £420, £350 Nixon Terrace; £400 Nun Cote Nook. SWALE: £210 Archers Hall; £140 Yoad Pot. RGH FELL: £60 Town Foot; £50 Burney End. SBF: £100 Roundthwaite Abbey. CHAR: £400, £350 Foulrice; £280 Manor Cottage. CHEV: £480 Nun Cote Nook; £330 Kit Crag; £140 Lowick Bridge. TEX: £450, £400 Nun Cote Farm; £440 Dale View; £380 Crosscrake Farm, Bank Hey Farm. LEIC: £300 Sykes Farm; £280 Helm Croft; £250 Castle Syke; £220 Low Newton Farm. HERD: £55 Green Cottages. WENS: £50 Burney End. BELT: £190 Burney End.

Aged Rams - SUFF: £240 New Hall; £140 Ivy Cottage. SWALE: £300 Low Longmire; £90 Old School House; £80 Castle Syke. RGH FELL: £90 Hardendale Hall. CHEV: £140 Gowan Bank Farm. TEX: £400 Archers Hall; £340 New Hall; £280 Hebblethwaite. LEIC: £340, £280 Sowermire; £250 Ivy Cottage. TEES: £180 Gowan Bank Farm. HERD; £65 Moss End Farm; £60 Green Cottages. BELT: £160 Hebblethwaite.

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