J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: J36 Store Lambs

Store Lambs
The fortnightly sale of store lambs saw an entry of 2977 forward, selling to an overall Market average of £77.98, with a larger entry of hill bred lambs at today’s sale.

Pens of strong, well bred, Continental lambs attracted keen interest, regularly selling at £84 - £95 with a sale topping price of £102 achieved for a Texel from JB Dixon, Longsleddale, closely followed by Beltex x from P & SA Nelson, Rosgill, selling at £100. Suffolks sold to £90.50 on two occasions from J Scott & Co, Cartmel and I & ME Askew, New Hutton. Charollais x lambs sold to £89.50 from MJ & LC Lund, Quernmore, with others at £84 from JE Wightman, Lupton.

Hill bred lambs saw a top price of £84 achieved for North Country Mules from Fishwick Bros, Longsleddale and JC & E Pedley, Sedbergh and others at £83 from BE & HM Wilson, Selside; all Mules today averaged £79.33.

Other hill bred lambs saw Cheviots sell to £92.50 from TLB & J Knowles, Selside, Rough Fells to £67 from N Burton, Cautley, Swaledale wethers £64.50 also from N Burton and Scotch Black Face wethers at £62.590 from J & ID Postlethwite, Howgill.

The next sale of Store Lambs is on Thursday 23rd September with vendors encouraged to take advantage of the current strong trade.

Top Prices

Store Lambs:
Texel - £102 Valley View, £100 Rosgill Head, £97 Crabtree Farm, £95 Castle Howe, £94.5 Hawes Farm. Beltex- £95 Jackson Ground, £95 Borrow Bridge House. Cheviot - £92.5 High Borrowbridge, £88 Low Newton Farm, £85.5 High Farm, £84, £83.5 Cragg Farm. Suffolk - £90.5 Birkby Farm, £90.5, £88.5 Raw Head, £87 High Borrowbridge. Charollais - £89.5 Corney Hill Farm, £84 Crabtree Farm, £83.5, £81.5 High Biggarsbank. Continental - £84.5 Brow Head, £72 Carlton House. Mule - £84 Middle Sadghyll, £84 Yore House, £83 Ashstead, £82.5 Archers Hall, £81.5 Yore House. Zwartble - £84 Castle Syke Farm. Cheviot Mule - £83 High House Farm. Herdwick - £80.5 Lane End. Horned - £80 Riddings, £77 Wath Farm. Jacob - £70.5 Wall End. Rough Fell - £67 Low Haygarth Farm. Swaledale - £64.5 Low Haygarth Farm, £52 Braestead. Scotch - £62.5, £59.5 Riddings. Masham - £60 Steps Farm.

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