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J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: Primestock Tuesday 19th November 2019

Prime  Lambs

A bigger show of Prime Lambs were forward this week, with 1420 lambs going under the hammer, selling to an overall market average of 183p/kg and an SQQ of 187p/kg.

Best conformation and well fleshed lambs were in strong demand and easily sold in excess of the 205p/kg mark. Topping at 2.28p/kg for Beltex lambs. Texel lambs topped at £101.50 for J Perrem, Grasmere, with others to £99 twice from E Dodgson, Kendal and DJ & AF Freeman, Troutbeck.

A run of 30 Beltex lambs from GH Bell, Red Lodge topped at £96.50 with others to £94.50 from S P Pease, Kirkby Lonsdale. Heavy Suffolk lambs sold to £98 from R & J Dodgson, Natland.

Hill bred lambs saw Mashams top the section at £87 from JE Read, Hutton Roof with Mules to the same price twice from B & JM Crowe and Fishwick Bros. A pen of 63 39kg Mules made £76 from J Longworth, Dunnerdale. Heavy Cheviot lambs peaked at £89 from S Crawford, Staveley.

All weights of lambs were keenly competed for with 2000+ lambs needed next week to meet buyers demand.

Cast Ewes and Rams

Cull ewes and rams (360
Cull ewes to £120.00
Cull rams to £121.00

Overall average – cull ewes £63.55 and rams £88.43

A reduced entry of cull ewes and rams were on offer this week met an outstanding trade with two new buyers at the ringside.

Beltex ewes from Messrs JA & K Allen, Ings sold to £120.00. Mr E Dodgson, Kendal sold Texels to £111.00, £109.00 and £103.00. Mr D A Sunter, Old Hutton sold Texels to £101.00. Texel crosses from Messrs JS & KM Wilson & Son (High House) and Messrs JW & A Matthews, Patton both reached £93.00, whilst Messrs TH & D Cornthwaite & Son and JC Dunning both sold to £91.00.

Charollais crosses from JM Haddow, Hincaster sold to £97.00. Suffolks from MJ Waller, Lupton sold to £95.00.

Mules met an excellent enquiry with Messrs B & J Crowe selling to £82, Messrs RR & JA Knowles to £81 and Messrs JJ & MA Park & Son to £80.00.

Hill ewes were also good tos ell with Rough Fell ewes from Mr C P Bateman selling to £74, Mrs PE Allen to £68, J E Read to £60 and Messrs T L B & J Knowles also selling to £60.

Forest Hall Farm Partnership sold Cheviot ewes to £76.00.

Swaledale ewes also met strong competition with Messrs JH Atkinson and Partners leading the way at £62.00 and Messrs MW & M Hodgson selling to £59.00. Dalesbreds from R Capstick & Son sold to £59.00 and Herdwicks from R W Ewan sold to £55.00.

Many more ewes could have been very well sold.

Cast rams met a flying demand with Matson Farms Ltd selling Dorset Down rams to £121.00. Cheviot rams from Forest Hall Farm Partnership sold to £118 and £108. Texels from JC Dunning sold to £115.00, whilst David Thompson sold to £101. Charollais from Matson Farms Ltd sold to £104 twice whilst the same vendor sold Lleyns to £100. Mr MK Robinson sold Blue Faced Leicesters to £96.00.

Top Prices

Prime Lamb:
Texel - £101.5 Overmere, £99 Spittal Farm, £98 Crook O Lune Farm, £97.5 Mint Close, £96.5 Birks Farm. Beltex - £99 Town End, £96.5 Red Lodge, £94.5 Underley Estate Office, £94 Lentworth Farm, £93.5 Gibraltar Farm. Suffolk - £98 Cracalt Farm, £95.5 Mealrigg, £88 Broats Farm, £88 Low Tarn Green, £87.5 Hawkrigg End. Charollais - £94 Low Foulshaw Farm, £89 Broats Farm, £85 Corney Hill Farm, £83 Broats Farm, £83 Myers Farm. Cheviot - £89 Seedhowe Cottages, £85 Poppy Farm, £79 Seedhowe Cottages, £77 High House Farm, £76 Seedhowe Cottages. Lleyn - £89.5 Low Foulshaw Farm. Masham - £87 Mealrigg, £81.5 Middale Farm. Mule - £87 Middle Sadghyll, £87 Birks Farm, £83 Low Longmire, £82 Moss House Farm, £82 Middale Farm. Leicester - £80 Town End. Dorset - £75 Corney Hill Farm. Dales Bred - £71.5 Fell End Farm. Herdwick - £70.5 High Biggarsbank, £68 Overmere, £60.5 Mireside Farm. Swaledale - £66, £52 Higher Core.
Cast Ewe:
Beltex - £120 St Annes Farm, £89 Stubb Farm. Texel - £111, £109, £103 Spittal Farm, £101 The Park, £93 High House. Charollais - £97 Viver Mill Farm, £75 Birks Farm, £75 Tullithwaite Hall Office. Suffolk - £95 Carlingwha, £70 Scratchmere Scar, £67 Stone Hall, £60 Low Sizergh Farm. Lleyn - £86 Mislet Farm. Mule – £82 Birks Farm, £81 Myers Farm, £80 Low Sizergh Farm, £77 Chapel House, £77 Westmorland Chapel Farm. Cheviot - £76, £57 Forest Hall, £53 Low Deepslack. Cheviot Mule - £75 Low Tarn Green, £54 Scratchmere Scar. Masham - £75 Crooklands Farm. Rough Fell - £74 Croft Foot Farm, £68 St Annes Farm, £60 Mealrigg, £60 High Borrowbridge. Zwartble - £74 High Wray Farm. Swaledale - £62 Mosergh Farm, £59 Swallowmire, £56 Red Scar, £51 High Borrowbridge, £48 Valley View. Dales Bred - £59 Fell End Farm. Herdwick - £55 Hall Bank, £53 Overmere, £49 Hall Bank, £48 Greenbank Farm. Teeswater - £46 Beck House Cottage. Scotch - £40 Low Garths.
Cast Ram:
Dorset - £121 Matson Farms. Cheviot - £118, £108 Forest Hall. Texel - £115 Westmoreland Chapel Farm, £101 Overmere, £87 Westmorland Chapel Farm, £81 Matson Farms. Charollais - £104, £88 Matson Farms. Lleyn - £100, £84 Matson Farms. Leicester - £96 Roundthwaite, £94 Forest Hall, £69 Roundthwaite, £60 Matson Farms. Gritstone - £92 Intake Farm. Swaledale - £54 Low Longmire.

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