J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: Store Cattle Thursday 26th October


The fortnightly sale of Calves and Stirks at Junction 36, saw a show predominately made up of Black & White Bull Calves. The few beef bred calves on offer met high demand, resulting in a sharper trade topping at £420 for a 1-month old British Blue Bull from HJ Robinson & Son of Elm Tree Farm, with others from the same home £375. Heifer Calves selling to a top of £320 also for British Blues from B Mallinson & Son of Ravens Lodge, also selling others to £315. Dairy Bred Calves selling to a top of £190 for Flekviehs from R Cowin & Son of Hawkrigg, Holstein bred calves selling to £90 for the strongest from DW Cottam of Hagg End, with a breed average of £31.83, reflecting a larger show of bobby calves.

The next sale of Calves at Junction 36 will be held on Thursday 9th November.

Store Cattle

A small show of Store Cattle this fortnight, due to the 2nd Sale of Suckled Calves being the next sale. The sale today was topped by a 17mo Limousin Bull forward from RJ Stalker of Houkler Hall selling to £980. Heifers selling to a top of £900 for Limousins from PR Escolme of Audlands Park and Steers to £800 for a 10-month-old Charolais from JC Walling & Son of Dawson Fold.

Cast Cows

Just short of 60 Cast Cows & OTM Cattle in the market today, with an overall market average of 101p/kg being achieved. A top price of 169.5p/kg for a Black and White OTM Heifer was achieved from JJ&MA Park & Son of Low Sizergh Farm, with others from the same home to 134.5p/kg. Cast Cows selling to a top of 124.5p/kg for a Limousin from GM Redmayne of Gowan Bank Farm. Holstein Cows selling to 119.5p/kg from R&A Galbraith of Carter House.

Please note that all Vendors should ensure that Cattle are fit to travel, further to ministry auction mart inspections. Also, any vendor wishing to bring TB restricted Cattle in to the market, please contact the office with their ear tag numbers by 5pm on the Monday before sale.

Top Prices

Bull Calf

British Blue - £420, £375 Elm Tree Farm, £355 Birds Park Farm, £320 Ravens Lodge, £290 Strickley. Limousin - £235 Wraysholme Tower, £235 Halforth Farm. Aberdeen Angus - £225 Kiln Hall. Flekvieh - £190, £155 Hawkrigg Farm. Shorthorn - £115 Strickley. Friesian - £92 Hagg Farm, £90 Far Audlands, £60 Halforth Farm, £58 Wraysholme Tower, £58 Birds Park Farm.

Heifer Calf 

British Blue - £320, £315 Ravens Lodge, £280, £250 Townhead Farm, £250 Sunny Bank. Limousin - £245 Strickley. Hereford - £240 Rakesmoor Farm.

Bull Stirk

Limousin - £470 Coolna Marra.

Heifer Stirk 

Limousin - £390 Coolna Marra.

Store Bullock 

British Blue - £800 Longlands, £540 Dawson Fold. Charolais - £800 Dawson Fold. Friesian - £710 Longlands, £620 Dawson Fold. Limousin - £690, £660, £630 Long Green Head.

Store Heifer 

Limousin - £900 Audlands Park, £870 Carter House, £820 Audlands Park, £790 Stribers Farm, £780 Audlands Park.


Limousin - £980, £760 Houkler Hall.


Limousin – 124.5, 117.5 Gowan Bank Farm, 104.5 11 Granby Road. Blonde – 119.5 11 Granby Road. Friesian – 119.5 Carter House, 117.5 Lupton Hall, 117.5, 109.5 Carter House. Montbeliard – 119.5 Low Sizergh Farm, 109.5 Green Lane End Farm. Swedish Red & White – 109.5 Low Sizergh Farm. Simental – 107.5 High Wray Farm, 104.5 Luneside. Longhorn – 104.5, 91.5 11 Granby Road. Shorthorn – 99.5 High Biggarsbank, 99.5, 97.5 Strickley. Charolais – 97.5 Low Garths. Hereford – 94.5, 91.5 Luneside. Stabiliser – 94.5 Moser Hill. Other – 87.5 Swinside Farm. Continental – 81.5 Low Sizergh Farm.

OTM Heifer

Friesian – 169.5, 134.5 Low Sizergh Farm, 129.5, 124.5 Bridge End Farm.

Cast Bull 

Limousin – 107.5 Houkler Hall.

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