J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: Store Lambs & Calves - Thursday 20th December


The final calf sale of 2018 saw a top price of £220 for a 3 week old British Blue x Bull calf from JM Barton & Son who sold British Blue x Heifers at £200. A young Hereford x bull achieved £150. Dairy bulls topped at £160 for Friesian types from AE&M Hayhurst, youngest sorts £15-£40.

The next sale of calves at North West Auctions Junction 36 will be Thursday 10th January, please contact Bradley Thompson 07867 000 244.

Store Lambs

The last sale of store for the year at J36 Rural Auction saw an entry of 1,500 forward. The quality of lambs forward was mixed but buyers forward for all types of lambs. The trade saw best conformation lambs sell in excess of the £80 mark. The trade topped at £84 for Texel lambs from RA & C Harper of Grayrigg. Beltex lambs sold to £83 from BJ Bowness of Kendal with others to £82 from MW & MR Black of Staveley and the same price from M & M Carr of Burton. The Leicester trade topped at £79 from JA & CA Gibson of Selside. Suffolk lambs sold to the late seventies topping at £78.50 from PG Thornton of Scorton. There was plenty of short keep lambs easily selling in excess of the £70 mark. Mule lambs sold to a top of £69.50 from D Woof of Sedbergh. Best horned lambs sold into the forties topping at £50 for Swaledale lambs from Clegg and Bennett of Broughton in Furness.

Top Prices

Bull Calf:

British Blue - £220, £200 Lupton Hall. Friesian - £160 Natland Park Farm. Hereford - £150 Lupton Hall.

Heifer Calf:

British Blue - £180 Lupton Hall.

Store Lambs:

Texel - £84 Hardrigg Farm, £82 Clawthorpe Lodge, £82 Black Scroggs Farm. Leicester - £79 Longwell, £60 Fell House. Beltex - £83, £78, £77, £68, £63 Blea Tarn Road. Suffolk - £78.5 Cliftons Farm, £75 Swimmers Farm, £73.5 High Wray Farm, £73 Stonethwaite Farm, £71 Green Close. Charollais - £75 High Wray Farm, £68 Gateside Farm, £64 Bull Bank Farm, £57 Gateside Farm. Mule - £69.5 High Wardses, £60 Stonethwaite Farm, £59 Botton Hall Farm, £58 Low Hundhowe, £56 Longwell. Herdwick - £66, £65, £56.5 Cinder Barrow, £48, £46.5 Long Green Head. Continental - £56.5 Brow Head, £52 Stonethwaite Farm. Masham - £50 Grate Farm. Swaledale - £50 Tongue House Farm, £47.5 High Wardses.

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