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J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: Primestock - Tuesday 23rd October

Prime Pigs

The sale of prime pigs at NWA J36 saw a quality entry forward selling to a top price of £132 for Landrace x gilts from AP Smith, with others £120 for Berkshire x from P Baxter. Several hogs forward sold to £125 from R & J Andrews and £115 from W Brown. Boars sold to £95 from AP Smith. Top price per kilo was AP Smith selling gilts to 138p/kg with others to 132p/kg and generally selling between 105p/kg and 120p/kg for gilts and hogs with boars between 80p/kg and 95p/kg.

If you have prime pigs to sell please contact the office with your entries prior to the sale to assist when contacting the buyers.

Prime Lambs

The weekly sale of prime lambs had a smaller entry forward selling to a very similar trade with an overall market average of 160p/kg. Topping the trade at £94.50 was Texel lambs from E Dodgson, Kendal this was closely followed by Beltex lambs selling to £93 from JG & PH Thompson, Selside. Best conformation lambs saw Beltex sell to 219p/kg again from JG & PH Thompson, with Texels achieving 200p/kg from Abigail Winn, Burneside. Plenty of pens of better conformation lambs were selling around the 190p/kg mark.

Hill lambs saw Cheviots sell to a top of £76 from J Allonby & Son, Grayrigg with Mules selling to £72 from JS & S Atkinson, Scorton.

Cast Sheep

There was a larger entry of Cast ewes forward this week with just short of 700 forward selling to a similar trade as seen over previous weeks. Topping the trade today was Texel ewes from JG & PH Thompson, Selside with others selling to £88 from EM Standing, Witherslack. Cheviot Mule ewes sold to a top of £72 from TH & D Cornthwaite & Son, Cartmel Fell with Cheviot ewes topping at £68 from R Morris-Eyton & Son, Whicham. The Mule ewe trade was topped at £65 from JC Dunning, Orton with others to £64 from JG & PH Thompson, Selside. Horned ewes topped at £56 for Rough Fells from J Bargh & Son, Heaton with Oxcliffe.

Top Prices

Prime Lamb:

Texel - £94.5 Spital Farm, £90 High Underbarrow Farm, £86.5 Kingsland, £84 High House Farm, £82.5 Headless Close. Beltex - £93 Poppy Farm, £88, £85.5 The Galleon, £85.5 Poppy Farm, £85 Greenhills Farm. Suffolk - £82, £79 High House Farm, £76 Dunningwell Farm, £74 Low Stanger Thwaite, £73 Dunningwell Farm. Continental - £78 Crook O Lune Farm, £70.5 Middle Birkby Farm, £67 Crook O Lune Farm, £59 Cotegill Barn. Cheviot - £76 Green Head, £63, £62.5, £61 Seedhowe Cottages. Mule - £72 Sykes Farm, £70 Jacques Farm House, £69 Yarlsber, £62.5 Castle Syke Farm, £58.5 Ashstead. Charollais - £71.5 Dunningwell Farm, £71, £70 Myers Farm, £64.5 High House Farm. Masham - £65 Mosergh Farm, £54 Steps Farm. Dales Bred - £63.5 Yarlsber, £59 Cinder Barrow. Dorset - £63 The Coach House. Herdwick - £59 Wood Broughton Barn. Rough Fell - £52.5 Steps Farm.

Cast Ewe:

Texel - £95 Poppy Farm, £88 Kirket Nook, £79 Westmorland Chapel Farm, £79 Low Tarn Green, £78 North Farm. Cheviot Mule - £72 Low Tarn Green, £68 Kirket Nook. Cheviot - £68 Beck Side, £61 Low Mill House, £49 Bouthwaite Farm. Mule - £65 Westmorland Chapel Farm, £64 Poppy Farm, £60 Beck Side, £59 Headless Close. Zwartble - £63, £56 Jutland Avenue. Masham - £59, £54 Mosergh Farm. Rough Fell - £56 North Farm. Continental - £52 Yealand Manor, £47 North Farm. Lleyn - £45 Barbon Fell House. Suffolk - £45 Abbey Drive. Swaledale - £42 North Farm, £39 Bridge Stone.

Cast Ram:

Beltex - £60 Red Scar. Texel - £54 Crosscrake Farm. Charollais - £40 Wall End Farm.

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