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J36 Crooklands - Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Posted Thursday, 24 July 2014, 3.05pm

A Record Entry of Sheep At J36

NWA J36 had forward the largest entry of prime sheep forward with 3735 selling to a full ringside of buyers.

Well finished pure and ¾ bred Prime Lambs commanded a premium reaching 197p/kg for Beltex x lambs from SW Huck with Char x lambs from CC & HM Roberts selling for £88 it most generally 185p/kg-195p/kg. First cross Suffolk and Texel lambs sold to 189p/kg from R & E Ladds and £82 from DE & SM Moorhouse. Mule weathers are now coming forward in greater numbers selling to 178p/kg from J & AJ Coates & Son and £77 from RS Harker & Son. All weights of lambs were keenly competed for with buyers attending with orders to fill.

A bumper entry of 1168 Cast Sheep saw heavy ewes and meated mules continue to sell to the recent high levels peaking at £118 for Texels from J & M Wilson and PK & R Woof with plenty £90-£108. Mules sold to £79 (averaging £61) with hill ewes to £72 for Rough Fell from I Carradice, Swaledales £62 from JS & S Atkinson and Cheviots for £89. Recently weaned and plainer hill ewes in abundance today being harder to sell. All cast sheep today averaged £53.45.

Top p/kg 

S W Huck, Dale View - 197.6p/kg (Belt)

S Harryman, Keskadale - 194.6p/kg (Belt)

T E & J Wadsworth & Son, Raines Hall - 192.9p/kg (Tex)

B & R Barnes, Gilsmere Farm - 189.7p/kg (Tex)

R & E Ladds, Benson Hall - 189p/kg (Tex)

Top £/head

C C & H M Robert, Bybeck - £88 (Char)

S W Huck, Dale View -£85 (Tex)

S W Huck, Dale View - £83 (Belt)

D E & S M Moorhouse, High House Farm - £82 (Tex)

B & R Barnes, Gilsmere Farm - £81 (Suff)  

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