J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: J36 Store Lambs - Thursday 3rd December 2020

Thursday 3 December 2020

North West Auctions J36 held its fortnightly sale of Store Lambs with an entry of 2575 forward. All specifications of lambs today met with a strong demand. Best Continental short keep lambs selling in the late 80s, medium keep lambs regularly selling towards the £80 mark, with long term lambs regularly selling towards £70. There was a larger number of horned lambs in the market today which saw best horned lambs selling regularly towards the £70 mark with well fleshed ones beyond this.

Top of the market at £95, were Texel lambs from WI Barrow & Sons, Dunnerdale followed by others at £92 from S Procter, Selside and S Gibson, Underbarrow, with plenty of other Texel lambs selling around the £90 area. Beltex lambs peaked at £90 from BJ Bowness, Kendal with Suffolks selling to £89.50 from S Harryman, Keswick and Charollais lambs to £89 from M Archer & Son, Bolton le Sands.

Upland lambs saw Mules sell to £88 with Cheviots to £87 from Messrs Buckle, Kirkby Stephen. Rough Fell lambs topped at £84.50 from A & B Pickthall, Hincaster. The trade saw plenty of strong Mules sell in excess of the £80 mark. Swaledale lambs sold to a top of £66.50 from JF Benson, Skelwith Bridge with plenty of pens of Swaledales selling in the early 60s.

Hampshires sold to £80.50, averaging £78.50
Suffolks sold to £89.50 averaging £71.09
Continentals sold to £87.50, averaging £70.48
Mules sold to £88, averaging £76.26
Swaledales sold to £66.50, averaging £53.14
Rough Fells sold to £84.50, averaging £48.18
Cheviots sold to £87, averaging £79.27
Texels sold to £95, averaging £80.15

Top Prices

TEXEL: £95 Jackson Ground, £92 High Biggarsbank, Tree Tops, £90.50 Hardrigg Farm, East Backstone, £90 North Lodge, Tock How Farm, Fold Farm. BELTEX: £90, £83 Blea Tarn Road, £79.50 Jackson Ground, £75, £73 High Borrans. SUFFOLK: £89.50, £84.50 Keskadale, £84 Grate Farm, West Plain Farm, £83.50 Green Close,£80.50 Keskadale, £80.50 Blea Tarn Road. CHAROLLAIS: £89 Redbank Farm, £86.50 Flodder Hall, £73 Bull Bank Farm, £71.50 Gaisgill Row Farm, £65 Barker Knot. BFL: £88, £78 Low Newton Farm, £69 Longwell. MULE: £88 Flimby Hall Farm, £86 High Borrans Farm, Keskadale, £84.50 Little Guards, £84 High Row, £82 Flodder Hall. CONTINENTAL: £87.50 Keskadale, £86 Jackson Ground, £85.50 Rose Cottage, £85 The Borrans, £84.50 Force Mill. CHEVIOT: £87 Buckles Farm, £82 Tock How Farm, £80.50 Low Newton Farm, £78.50 Nun House, £78 Coldcotes Farm. ZWARTBLE: £86.50 Force Mill, £80.50 Templand Farm, £70 Abbey Drive. ROUGH FELL: £84.50 Bradley Farm, £73, £70.50 High Bethicar, £69 High Borrowbridge, £63 Borrow Bridge House, £62 Bradley Farm. MASHEM: £76.50, £59.50 Steps Farm. HORNED: £74.50 Flimby Hall Farm. SWALEDALE: £66.50 Skelwith Fold Farm, £64.50 Keskadale, £63.50 High Borrans Farm, £62.50 Skelwith Fold Farm, £60 Lunesdale House. KERRYHILL: £58 Flimby Hall Farm. HERDWICK: £57 Becknook. HERDWICK: £57 Becknook, £52 High Bethicar, £49.50 Cockley Beck Farm, Middle Fell, £49 Cockley Beck Farm. JACOB: £56 Abbey Drive.

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