J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: J36 Fortnightly Sale of Store Lambs, 4th November 2021


The fortnightly sale of store lambs at Junction 36 had an increased entry of 4049, selling to an increased demand, which saw a stronger trade in keeping with the recent spike in the prime lamb trade. A busy ring side of buyers consisting of regular, returning and new buyers ensured demand for all specifications of lambs, with an overall market average of £79.82.
Beltex lambs led the way selling to £115 from R&E Ladds, Kendal, followed by other Beltex lambs selling to £110 from DR Harrison, Selside, followed by £106 from JT&A Armistead, Selside. Texels lambs peaked at £108.50 three times from JG&BJ Escolme, Killington, MW&MR Black, Staveley and JM Harrison, Broughton in Furness. This was closely followed by others selling to £107.50 from AJ&SE Burrow, Milnthorpe and £107 from T Smith, Ulverston. Plenty of pens of well fleshed short term Texel lambs regularly sold around the £100 mark. A larger number of upland bred lambs were forward on the market today, which saw Mules sell to £100.50 from RM&D Dixon, Longsleddale. Cheviot lambs peaking at £100 from Thrimby Farms, Penrith. Plenty of pens of strong Mule lambs regularly sold around the £90 mark. Horned lambs saw Rough Fells peak at £89 from TLB&J Knowles, Selside. With plenty of pens of Horned lambs regularly selling into the early seventies.
Demand will remain strong, for the next sale of store lambs please enter now so that buyers can be advised of numbers.

Top Prices

Store Lambs

Beltex - £115 Benson Hall, £106 Bouthwaite Farm, £103 Trainriggs Farm, £100 Bouthwaite Farm, £97 Thrimby Hall, £95 Trainriggs Farm. Cheviot - £110 The Plough Inn, £100, £91 Thrimby Hall, £89 Selworthy, £88 High Borrowbridge, £87 Brow Head. Texel - £108.50 Scroggs Farm, Low Stangerthwaite, Lane End, £107.50 Low Woodedge Farm, £107 Cowran Estate, £106 Marsh Grange Farm. Mule - £100.50 Well Foot, £95 Cow Bank, £93, £92.50 Woodside Farm, £92 Holme Farm, £91 Well Foot. Continental - £100 Hollowmire Farm, £97 Low Moor Head Farm, £95 Rinkfield, £93.50 Low Moor head Farm, £92.50 Weasdale Farm, £90.50 Whinfield Farm. Suffolk - £97.50 Whitbarrow Cottage, £95 Whinfield Farm, £94 High House, £93.50 West Plain Farm, £92.50 Sunny Brow, Quarry Top. Rough Fell - £94 Dragon Croft, £89 High Borrowbridge, £84 Manor Court, £75.50 Boundary Beck, £74, £71 Howes Lodge. Charolais - £93 Crabtree Farm, £90.50 Moss Side, Main Street, £87.50 High Bethicar, £84 The Plough. Herdwick - £89.50 Barker Knott, £80 High Borrowbridge, £79 Long Green Head, Barker Knott, £77.50 Low Kinmont, £76.50 Barker Knott. Masham - £87 Saddlers Croft, £82.50 Marsh Grange Farm. Hampshire - £86.50 Whitbarrow Cottage, £79 High Farm. Zwartble - £84, £82 Castle Syke Farm, £67 Rinkfield, £43 The Yews. Dorset - £84 High Biggarsbank, £46 Bank End. Jacob - £79.50, £78.50, £67.50 Wood Farm. Dalesbred - £77 Hall Drive. Horned - £76 Stable Harvey, £60 Bank End, £27 Gaisgill Row Farm. Swaledale – £73, £68 Birks Farm, £64 Stable Harvey, £60 Lunesdale House, Brookside Farm, £57.50 Saddlers Croft. Gritstones - £69.50, £60 The Park. Bluefaced Leicester - £60 Moffinber.

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