J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: Store Hoggs - Thursdsay 14th February

Breeding Sheep

The February In-Lamb Breeding Sheep sale created plenty of interest with a buoyant trade. In-Lamb Mule shearlings twice sold to a top of £140, firstly from BJ Bowness, Kendal and secondly from P Whitton & Son, Burneside. Other Mule Shearlings from P Whitton & Son sold to £139 and £137, with all Mule shearlings forward averaging £132.84. In-lamb Continental shearlings, scanned with twins, sold to £132 from N Brown, Lancaster, with Mule ewes from the same home selling to £112. All In-lamb shearlings forward averaged £130.04. Gelt Mule Gimmer Hoggs sold to £80 from JA Chapman, Kendal.

If you are looking to market In-lamb sheep please contact Ian Atkinson on 07766521472 or Bradley Thompson on 07867000244.

Store Hoggs

The fortnightly sale of Store Hoggs had an entry of in excess of 1000 this week with a strong trade for the mixed entry of hoggs forward. Leading the way today was Texel hoggs from HM Hodgson, New Hutton selling to £85 with others selling to £83 from M & M Carr, Burton. Plenty of strong Continental sold around the £80 mark. Suffolks topped at £79.50 from OR Hodgson, New Hutton with other Suffolks sold to £77.50 from GM Redmayne, Ings. Plenty of middle term hoggs sold in excess of the £70 mark. Mules sold to a top of £75 from W & J Penny, Kirkby-in-Furness. Horned hoggs sold to a top of £72 from G & ID Postlethwaite, Howgill. Cheviots topped at £66.50 from JR Handley, Whinfell.

There is no sale of Store Hoggs on Thursday 28th February with the closing sale of the season on Thursday 14th March.

Top Prices

Store Hogg:

Texel - £85 Low Garths Farm, £83 Clawthorpe Lodge, £81.5 Crabtree Farm, £80.5 Capplethwaite Hall. Suffolk - £79.5 Low Garths, £77.5 Gowan Bank Farm, £75 Cliftons Farm, £70 Low Woodedge Farm, £69 Green Close. Charollais - £76 High House, £66 Croft House, £63.5 Bull Bank Farm, £61.5 Beech House, £61 Dragon Croft. Mule - £75 Beech House, £73, £72.5 Low Garths, £72.5 Cliftons Farm, £71.5 High House. Beltex - £74 Blea Tarn Road. Dorset - £72, £65 Warth Sutton Farm. Rough Fell - £72, £55 Riddings, £53 Dragon Croft. Cheviot Mule - £68 Low Garths Farm. Cheviot - £66.5 Craketrees. Zwartble - £64 High House. Continental - £63 Croft House, £59.5, £47.5, £47 Brow Head. Swaledale - £59, £57, £50 Higher Core. Horned - £56 School Hill. Herdwick - £54 Mireside Farm, £51 Flodder Hall.

Talk to one of our friendly team: 015395 66200

Make NWA your first choice for selling.

© North West Auctions 2017 - 2023. All rights reserved.
North West Auctions is a limited company registered in England and Wales. Registered office: J36 Rural Auction Centre, Crooklands, Milnthorpe, Cumbria LA7 7FP. Registered number: 03950131
NWA Professional and NWA Property are trading names of M B Hodgson & Son Ltd registered in England and Wales no 3839884
Website by
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors logo
  • Central Association Agricultural Valuers - CAAV logo
  • Ombudsman logo