J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: J36 Store Lambs - 19 December 2019

Store Lambs
North West Auctions J36 held its final sale of store lambs of the year with a slightly smaller entry of 1,681 forward, selling to a continued strong trade in which more easily could have been sold to the advantage of vendors. Not as much quality on offer today as many consignments near the ends of flocks and weather taking its toll on lambs. There was an overall market average of £62.04. Topping the trade was strong Texel lambs from K & M Jackson, Patton selling to £91 followed by £89 from C Ellwood, Kendal with other Texel lambs selling to £84 from AJ & SE Burrow, Beetham and H Berg, Crosthwaite. Beltex lambs peaked at £88 and £84 from AW Morland, Kirkby Stephen with others to £84 from B Clark, Grange over Sands and £83.50 from BJ Bowness, Kendal. Suffolk lambs topped at £83 from C Parsons, Old Hutton and £81 from MA & JA Winn, Burneside. Plenty more pens of strong Continental and Suffolk lambs sold in the late seventies and towards £80. Mule lambs topped at £80 from B & D Willison and Son, Levens followed by others to £77 from R Bowness, Middleton with plenty of pens of strong Mule lambs selling in excess of £70. Cheviot lambs sold to a top of £74 from G, GU & D Swarbrick, Meathop with Herdwick cross lambs selling to £71 from TW & J Beaty, Troutbeck. Horned lambs peaked at £66 for Scotch Blackface lambs from S Thompson, Grange over Sands.

Top Prices

TEXEL: £91 Patton Mill, £89 Tilstock, £84 Tarnside, Low Woodedge Farm, £83 Town House, £81.50 Cooper House. BELTEX: £88 Coalbrookdale, £84 High Fell Gate, Coalbrookdale, £83.50, £80 Blea Tarn Road, £77.50 Coalbrookdale. SUFFOLK: £83 Town House, £81 High Underbrow, £76.50 Grate Farm, £74.50 Low Woodedge Farm, Town House, £71 Moss End Farm. MULE: £80 Cinderbarrow Farm, £77 Abbey Farm, £74 High Row, £73 Kate Farm, £70 Buckles Farm, High Underbrow Farm. RYELAND: £80, £71 Hill View. CONTINENETAL: £75.50 Botton Hall Farm, £70.50 Strickland Hill, £69 Ninezergh, £67.50 Park House Farm, £66.50 Ninezergh. CHEVIOT: £74 Kate Farm, £71 Low Moor Howe Farm, £69.50 Craketrees, £69 Buckles Farm, Low Moor Howe Farm, £68.50 Little Haven. HERDWICK: £71, £67.50 Long Green Head, £64, £51.50 Middle Fell, £47 Long Green Head. CHAROLLAIS: £70 Marsh Grange Farm, £66 Bowkerstead Farm, £63 Knittleton Farm, £60.50 Strickland Grate Farm, £60 Fell House, £59.50 Barker Knott. MASHAM: £66.50 Marsh Grange Farm, £49, £31 Steps Farm. SCOTTISH BLACKFACE: £66 Somme Avenue, £47, £40, £35 Riddings. GRITSTONE: £61.50 Bowkerstead Farm. HAMPSHIRE: £60 Kate Farm. ZWARTBLES: £59, £53 High Farm. ROUGH FELL: £55.50 Abbey Farm, £54, £49 Borrow Bridge Farm, £40 Abbey Farm, £37 Steps Farm. SWALEDALE: £53.50, £53 Skelwith Fold Farm, £46.50 High Row, £46 Stonethwaite, £44 Long Green Head. BLUEFACE LEICESTER: £44 Strickland Hill.

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