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J36 Crooklands - Tuesday 28th January 2014

Posted Tuesday, 28 January 2014, 4.42pm

Prime Hoggs
A show of 2112 prime hoggs and cast sheep were forward, with all buyers operating strongly for sheep. Good export type hoggs, 38-41 kg being in strong demand, regularly being 210-220p/kg with a top of 228.2p/kg for Texel x hoggs from J G Harryman of Hawkshead and a top price of £93 per head for Texel x Beltex hoggs from S J & N S Wood of Windermere.

A wonderful overall average of 184.45p/kg was achieved considering over a quarter of the hoggs sold were in the 46-52 kg weight range.

Cast Sheep
A good show of over 400 cast sheep were forward to £106 for a Charollais Ram from T Edmondson of Ulverston.

TOP PRICES
PRIME HOGGS – Beltex: £93 Causeway; £89 The Galleon. Texel: £90 Mansrigg Hall, Moorville, Blea Tarn; £89 Kirkett Nook; £88 Millom Castle, Smithy Green; £87 High Foulshaw. Suffolk: £89 Mansrigg Hall, Smithy Green Farm; £87 Fellside Farm; £84.50 Low House Farm; £82 Low Tarn Green. Masham: £68 Mosergh Farm; £65.50 Crooklands Farm. Mule: £87 Mansrigg Hall; £82 Keskadale; £81 Millness Hall, Bank House Farm; £78 Heaton Hall; £77 The Galleon, Moorville. Swaledale: £67 Middle Sadgyll; £65 High Borrowbridge; £64 Well Foot. Rough Fell: £68 High Borrowbridge. Char: £89 Low Foulshaw; £86 Scarside; £81 Smithy Green; £80 Moss Howe. Chev: £87 Fellside; £78 Nook Farm. Lleyn: £85 Low Foulshaw. Leicester: £78 Yates Farm. Gritstone: £75 Sowermire. Herdwick: £58.50 The Galleon. Dorset: £75 Brow Head.
CAST SHEEP – Suffolk: £71 Ninezergh: £63 Stoney Crag. Masham: £55 Low Audlands. Mule: £63 Catshaw Hall; £60 Ninezergh; £59 Arklid, New Close, Red Scar. Swaledale: £47 Calderside; £43 Nether House. Rough Fell: £60 Ninezergh; £54 Lambrigg; £52 Sedbergh Road. Scotch Blackface: £42 Lambrigg Head. Char: £106 (tup) High Mansriggs Farm; £81 Low Foulshaw. Chev: £40 Scroggs Farm, Ouzelthorn. Texel: £77 Stoney Gap; £75 Red Scar; £74 Scarside. Lleyn: £56 Low Foulshaw. Leicester: £98 (tup) Middle Sadghyll. £80 Yates Farm; £70 Cragg End. Dalesbed: £45 Low Audlands. Herdwick: £45 Climb Style.

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