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J36 Crooklands Saturday 21 September 2013 - Breeding sheep sale

Posted Saturday, 21 September 2013, 4.47pm

September Sale of Breeding Sheep

NWA J36 Crooklands had over 2,000 sheep forward at this sale which saw good quality sheep easily sold with others a little harder to sell. Mule Shearlings topped at £155/head for a quality pen from J S & K M Wilson & Son of High House whose run of Mule Shearlings averaged £150/head.

The flock dispersal of breeding sheep on behalf of the late Mark Coates of Ulpha Farm topped at £135/head for a strong pen of one crop Mule Ewes which were bought by J & M Wilson of Selside

Breeding Rams

Rams topped at £850 for a Beltex x Texel, 2 shr ram from R & A C Harper of Lambrigg. Suffolk Rams sold to £400 from Miss Andrea Neale of Maryport. Texel rams to £450 from S Cunliffe of Ulverston and £500 for a Texel x Beltex ram from the late Mark Coates of Ulpha Farm.

Overall a very pleasing ram trade which also included a consignment of Charmoise Hill rams from north Wales which also met keen local interest, selling to a top of £240.

Top prices:

Gimmer Shearlings: Mash: £78 Kiln Croft. Mule: £155, £154, £152 High House; £144, £142 Halton Park Farm. Chev: £90 Holme Ground Cottage. Tex: £140 High House; £138 Yew Tree House; £130 Third Sunbiggin Farm.

Ewes: Chev: £62 Holme Ground Cottage. Tex: £172, £162, £145, £130 Yew Tree House; £125 Ulpha Farm. Lleyn: £62, £56 Birch Bank. Leic: £100 Brackensghyll.

Gimmer Lambs: Mule: £135, £128, £120 Ullpha Farm; £112 Troughton Hall.

Ram Lambs: Suff: £260, £220 Maddison Avenue. Cham: £240 Lonwynne. Tex: £280 Seatle Hall.

Shearling Rams: Suff: £400, £300 Nixon Terrace; £260 Patton Hall; £240 Low Newton Farm. Cham: £190, £150 Cefn Garn. Char: £360, £340, £320 Rose Cottage. Tex: £450 Seatle Hall; £440 Bank Hey Farm; £420 Crosscrake Farm, Chapel House.

Aged Rams: Tex: £500 Ulpha Farm. Beltex: £850 Hardrigg Farm.

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