J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: J36 Fortnightly Sale of Store Lambs, 18th November 2021


The strongest trade seen so far this season with an exceptional market average of £86.33 for 3568 sold. All specification of lambs today were eagerly bid for with short keep store lambs regularly selling in excess of the £100 mark, medium keep lambs sold around the £90 mark and long term lambs in the £70’s.
The market toppers today at £121 were short keep Mule lambs from KD Harryman, Keswick. Other pens of Mules sold to £113 from RI Dixon, Low Newton, followed by other pens of Mules to £109 from R&E Ladds, Kendal. Many more pens of strong Mules lambs sold in excess of the £100 mark, with all Mules forward averaged £94. Good quality short keep Texel lambs regularly sold in the £100 and teens, Peaking at £120.50 for Texel lambs from AJ&SE Burrow, Milnthorpe with others from the same home selling to £118. Other noted prices for Texel lambs were £119 from R&E Ladds, Kendal, £117 from DR&C Galbraith, Grayrigg, £115 from both JG&BJ Escolme, Killington and JD Dixon, Grange over Sands. Beltex lambs peaked at £115 from MB Flatman & Son, Over Wyresdale. All Texel lambs forward averaged £94.81. Suffolk lambs peaked at £112 from JG&BJ Escolme, Killington. Horned lambs peaked at £86 from NJ Strickland & Son, Whinfell. Swaledale lambs peaked at £80 from MW Bousfield, Bampton, with all Swaledales forward averaged £61. Rough Fells achieved £80 from A Prickett, Farlton.

Top Prices

Store Lamb:

Mule - £121 Keskadale, £113 Low Newton Farm, £109 Benson Hall, £108.5 Keskadale, £102 Well Foot. Texel - £120.5 Low Woodedge Farm, £119 Benson Hall, £118 Low Woodedge Farm, £117 Sunny Bank, £115 Main Street. Beltex - £115 Swainshead Hall Farm, £107.5 North Lodge, £107 Coldcotes Farm, £103 Trainriggs Farm. Continental - £112, £109 Swainshead Hall Farm, £107.5 Helwith Bridge, £107 Swainshead Hall Farm, £104 Heversham House Farm. Suffolk - £112 Low Stangerthwaite, £110.5 Low Newton Farm, £110 Hazelwood, £104 Crabtree Farm, £99 Low Woodedge Farm. Charollais - £101 Dawson Fold, £99 High Underbrow Farm, £67 Charley Crag Farmhouse. Masham - £95 Marsh Grange Farm, £88 Saddlers Croft, £86 Crooksbeck, £81 Steps Farm. Blue Texel - £92 Coldcotes Farm. Horned - £86 The Borrans, £72 Tongue House Farm, £68.5 Roundthwaite, £67.5 Weasdale Farm, £64 Farleton House. Herdwick - £83.5 Thistle House, £81 High Low Wood, £80.5 Thistle House, £75 High Biggarsbank, £70 Heip Hill House. Cheviot - £82.5 Thistle House, £79.5 Weasdale Farm, £77, £73.5, £72 High Arnside Farm. Swaledale - £80 Hegdale, £75 Skelwith Fold Farm, £69 Low Haygarth Farm, £64.5 Wall End Farm. Rough Fell - £80 Farleton House, £78.5 Steps Farm, £70 Riverside House, £66 Crooksbeck. Dorset - £76 Corney Hill Farm. Jacob - £71 High Mill Farm. Leicester - £60 Moss Howe Farm.

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