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J36 Crooklands - Tuesday 01/10/13

Posted Wednesday, 02 October 2013, 2.34pm

North West Auctions J36 had over 2,500 sheep forward at its weekly prime sale selling to a ringside of thirteen active buyers. All classes of lambs were forward today ranging from 26kg to 57kg, selling in line with the national trend. All lambs sold averaged 159.6p/kg topping at £91 per head for a pen of Texel x lambs from P & TL Edmondson of Kirkby in Furness, well fleshed lambs continue to command a premium reaching 203p/kg for Blue Texel x from M Kitching, whilst leaner under finished lambs little more than store price.

Cast sheep – A big entry of 550 cast sheep were sold to the usual ringside of buyers with a sale made up of predominantly plain, leaner type ewes with good well fleshed ewes in short supply.

TOP PRICES:
PRIME LAMBS – Texel: £91 How Hall; £77 Red Lodge; £75 White Lodge; £73.50 Crooklands Farm; £73 Smithy Cottage, Mountain View, Wray Farm. Beltex: £76 Poppy Farm, Gamswell Farm; £73 High Hallbeck, Low Chapel Farm; £71 Grayrigg Foot. Suffolk: £87 New Close; £82 Rathvale Farm; £77 High Swinklebank; £76 Green Close, Lawsons Farm; £74 Broomfield. Mule: £77 The Borrans; £70 Rathvale Farm, Middle Sadgyll, Hillcroft; £68.50 Croft Foot. Char: £80 Myers Farm,Orphan Crag; £75 Burnt House. Chev: £73 Underley; £69 Brow Side. Masham: £56 Steps Farm. Jacob: £59 Hillcroft. Herdwick: £56 The Cottage.
CAST SHEEP – Cont: £79 Low Chapel; £71 Orphan Crag; £66 Walnut Hill. Masham: £61 Yew Tree; £58 Yoad Pot. Mule: £74 Low Chapel; £68 Steel Croft. Swaledale: £39 Hill Croft; £33 Low Newton Farm. Rough Fell: £58 Sedbergh Road; £39 Low Deepslack. Horned: £40 Gateside Farm. Chev: £45 Orphan Crag. Texel: £76 Walnut Hill; £75 Endmoor Farm. Leicester: £50 Woodside. Jacob: £55 Hillcroft. Herdwick: Poppy Farm. Suff: £92 (ram) Chapel House. Hampshire: £54 Jackson Ground. Zwart: £69 Farleton House

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