J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: Individual Pedigree Beltex & Texel Females - Saturday 2nd January 2021

Saturday 2nd January 2021


North West Auctions were once again proud to host the individual female sale on behalf of the Beltex Sheep Society and the North West Texel Breeders Club. This sale continues to grow in popularity each year attracting attention from purchasers from far and wide, in person, phone bids and internet bidding. The sale was deemed a great success even in these testing times, with an extremely high clearance rate and the highest averages seen at this sale.


The sale commenced with the Beltex’s on behalf of the Beltex Sheep Society which met strong demand. The breed selling to a top of 1,700gns for Shearling Ewes; ‘Mortons Elsie’ sired by ‘Willy Nine Hundred’ carrying a single to ‘Gyffin Dexter’, purchased by Alisdair Prickett, Farleton. ‘Mortons Edna’ sired by the same sire, scanned in lamb for twins sold to 1,600gns, all from A Morton, Stirlingshire.
Aged Ewes sold to a top of 550gns for ‘Panbeck Bella’ from MR&JE Davis, Austwick; sired by ‘Buckles Whizz Kid’ carrying a single to the 9,000gns ‘Horseclose Eskimo’.

In-Lamb Ewes:- Top Price 550gns Average £479.50

Leading Prices: 550gns Lot 5 ‘Panbeck Bella’ from MR&JE Davis (Rathbone)
420gns Lot 1 ‘Charndon’ from AJ Mutch & Son (Heath Holm)
400gns Lot 3 ‘Charndon Destiny’ from AJ Mutch & Son (Heath Holm)

In-Lamb Shearling Ewes:- Top Price 1700gns Average £971.25

Leading Prices: 1700gns Lot 34 ‘Mortons Elsie’ from A Morton (Mortons)
1600gns Lot 31 ‘Mortons Edna’
1100gns Lot 20 ‘Heber Park Elisia’ from KCB Shuttleworth (Heber Park)
1100gns Lot 15 ‘Rathbone Eager’ from MR&JE Davis (Rathbone)
1000gns Lot 30 ‘Mortons Engaged’ from A Morton (Mortons)
1000gns Lot 22 ‘Heber Park Emma’ from KCB Shuttleworth (Heber Park)

Ewe Lambs:- Top Price 500gns
Lot 38 ‘Rathbone Fantasia’ from MR&JE Davis (Rathbone)


The annual sale hosted on behalf of the North West Texel Breeders Club, saw some of the strongest averages achieved for this sale with an extremely high clearance rate and vendors leaving well pleased. It was the consignment from Procters Farm which led the way with Lot 116, sired by the man of the moment ‘Sportsmans Batman’ carrying twins to ‘Llyfni Droog’, after much eager bidding being purchased by the Watkins of Wales for 2,200gns.
The consignment from Boden & Davies Ltd and their Sportsmans flock twice sold to 2,000gns, firstly for Lot 160, sired by ‘Fordafourie Amalert’ and scanned in lamb to ‘Midlock De Niro’; secondly Lot 164 sired by ‘Deveronvale Ace of Diamonds’ once again in lamb to ‘Midlock De Niro’. With others from the same home selling to 1,800gns and 1,700gns.
Dutch Texel Gimmer Shearlings sold to a top of 1,700gns from G Pyman, Penrith sired by ‘A Class Act’, scanned in lamb to ‘Skiddaw View Y Busby Babe’.
Texel Ewe Lambs sold to a top of 850gns from M Evans of the ‘Rhaeadr’ flock, this much-admired Lamb was sired by ‘Brackenridge Crown Roya’l with others from the same home selling to 800gns.

In-Lamb Shearlings Ewes:- Top Price 2200gns Average £854

Leading Prices: 2200gns Lot 116 Procters Farm Ltd (Procters)
2000gns Lot 164 Boden & Davies Ltd (Sportsmans)
2000gns Lot 160 Boden & Davies Ltd (Sportsmans)
1800gns Lot 163 Boden & Davies Ltd (Sportsmans)
1700gns Lot 189 G Pyman (Thacka)
1700gns Lot 161 Boden & Davies Ltd (Sportsmans)
1700gns Lot 193 I Morris Ltd (Fachell)
1600gns Lot 197 I Morris Ltd (Fachell)
1500gns Lot 118 Procters Farm Ltd (Procters)
1350gns Lot 198 I Morris Ltd (Fachell)
1200gns Lot 117 Procters Farm Ltd (Procters)
1200gns Lot 174 PK Woof (Stainton)
1200gns Lot 175 PK Woof (Stainton)
1200gns Lot 162 Boden & Davies Ltd (Sportsmans)
1100gns Lot 122 REJ Pierce (Oldford)
1100gns Lot 173 PK Woof (Stainton)
1100gns Lot 176 PK Woof (Stainton)
1000gns Lot 121 Procters Farm Ltd (Procters)
1000gns Lot 188 G Pyman (Thacka)

Ewe Lambs:- Top Price 850gns Average £442.19

Leading Prices: 850gns Lot 217 M Evans (Rhaeadr)
800gns Lot 220A M Evans (Rhaeadr)
450gns Lot 213 IM Jaeban (Forth House)
420gns Lot 208 IM Jaeban (Forth House)
400gns Lot 219A M Evans (Rhaeadr)
400gns Lot 222 M Heap (Eidsforth)
400gns Lot 212 IM Jaeban (Forth House)
400gns Lot 218 M Evans (Rhaeadr)

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