J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: J36 Fortnightly Sale of Store Lambs, 23.09.2021

The fortnightly sale of store lambs saw 4850 lambs forward, with a wide range of short to long term keep lambs. Today saw our loyal store lamb ring side of buyers in attendance as well as a number of new faces. Short keen lambs continue to be a fast trade at Junction 36, Texel lambs sold to a top of £102 from RA Batty, Selside with others from the same good home selling to £96, with many of the best Continental bred lambs selling to the mid to late eighties. A larger show of Mule lambs were forward, with a thousand going through the ring today averaging £72.50. The best end regularly selling the £80 mark, with a top of £84.50 from RI Dixon, Lower Newton, with others selling to £84 from TLB&J Knowles, Selside. A larger entry of hill lambs were forward with Rough Fell lambs selling to a top of £75 for a full pen from A O’Neil, Firbank with Herdwicks selling to £74.50 from S Proctor, Selside, with other Herdwick lambs selling to £71 from E Postlethwaite, Tebay. We would like to thank our judge Mr James Linsley for his time and expertise in judging our store lamb show:

Class 1: 20 Suffolk and Texel Store Lamb
1. J Walling & Son
2. J&R Bell
3. Low Moor Howe

Class 2: 20 Mule Store Lambs
1. RI Dixon
2. JA&CA Longwell
3. TLB&J Knowles

Top Prices

Texel - £102, £96, £95, £92 Western Houses, £92 North Lodge. Cheviot - £89.5 Forest Hall, £79.5 The Lodge, £77 Melbourne House, £76.5 Nibthwaite Grange Farm, £76 Moss End Farm. Continental - £89.5 Rose Cottage, £87 Barker Knott, £80 Lane End, £79 High House Farm, £77 Greenbank Farm. Cheviot - £87 Dawson Fold, £86.5 Rose Cottage, £86 Moss Side, £84 Dawson Fold, £82.5 Corney Hill Farm. Suffolk - £86.5 Wath Farm, £86 Causeway Farm, £85.5 The Old Vicarage, £85 Sunny Brow, £84.5 Raw Head. Mule - £84.5 Low Newton Farm, £84 High Borrowbridge, £81.5 Yore House, £81 Middle Sadghyll, £81 Longwell. Masham - £81 Saddlers Croft, £72 Marsh Grange Farm, £69.5 Steps Farm, £68 Saddlers Croft. Horned - £79 Dragon Croft, £68 School House, £60 Cragg House Farm, £60 Burney End. Beltex - £78 Helm Croft, £71 The Park. Leicester - £78 Long Green Head, £70 Ellergill. Jacob - £76 Archer Hill. Rough Fell - £75 Shackla Bank Farm, £68 Boundary Beck, £62 Howe Farm. Herdwick - £74.5 High Biggarsbank, £71 Low Greenholme, £69 Chapman House, £61.5 Tarn Foot. Cheviot Mule - £73.5 High House Farm, £63.5 Ellergill. Gritstone - £70 The Park. Dutch Spotted - £69 Burney End, £62 Low Moss Farm. Zwartble - £67, £66 Rinkfield. Hampshire - £61 Abbey Drive.

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