J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: J36 Sale of In-Lamb Sheep and Store Hoggs, 10th February 2022

The sale of in-lamb breeding sheep saw plenty of demand, with a busy ring side of buyers forward looking to purchase sheep. Aged Continental ewes carrying twins twice sold to £155 from GA Guy, Tebay whom sold aged Mule ewes carrying twins to £155. Aged Rough Fell Mules scanned in-lamb to the Texel tup carrying twins sold to £132, with aged Masham ewes to £132 and £130 from RJ&OB Simpson, Longsleddale. Texel hoggs scanned in-lamb sold to £125 and £122 from D&K Swarbrick, Out Rawcliffe. Mule running hoggs sold to £113 from RA Walton, Tover.
There was an entry of 1187 store hoggs forward which sold to a strong trade throughout the sale, with hoggs to suit all buyers’ requirements. Strong short keep hoggs regularly selling in excess of the £100 mark. The trade peaked today a at £124 for Texels from M&M Carr, Clawthorpe. Other Texel hoggs sold to £120 from WH Kitching & Son, Helsinton. Beltex hoggs sold to £120 from JB Jackson & Son, Grange Over Sands. Charollais peaked at £113 from JR Senior, Grange over Sands. Rough Fell Mules peaked at £112 from I&J Mallinson, Selside. Mule hoggs peaked at £104 from S Thompson, Grange Over Sands with others to £98.50 from KJ Knight, Kirby in Furness. Horned hoggs peaked at £97 for Rough Fells from L Potter, Penrith. Medium keep hoggs regularly sold in the £80’s and early £90’s. Swaledale hoggs peaked at £87 from R Morris-Eyton & Son, Whicham. Demand remains strong for store hoggs, with more required on Thursday 24th February. The next sale includes a sale of in-lamb sheep, please advise the office of entries as soon as possible.

Top Prices

Gimmer Lamb:

Mule - £113, £90 Stable Harvey.

In Lamb Ewe:

Mule - £155 Lunesdale House, £130 High Swinklebank. Texel - £155 Lunesdale House. Masham - £132, £128 High Swinklebank Farm.

In Lamb Hogg:

Texel - £125, £122 Bensons Farm.

Store Hogg:

Texel - £124 Alby Wood, £120 Hawes Farm, £110 Lentworth Farm, £110 High Wardses Farm, £109.5 Larkrigg. Beltex - £120 Templand Farm, £94 Somme Avenue. Charollais - £113 Low Fell Gate Farm, £98.5 Dawson Fold, £97 Oak House. Rough Fell - £112 Borrow Bridge House, £97 Howes Lodge, £82.5 Moss Side Farm, £75, £67 Borrow Bridge House. Continental - £108.5 Low Fell Gate Farm, £103.5 Beck Side, £98 The Hills, £97.5 Sproat Ghyll, £96 The Hills. Suffolk - £105 Smithy Green Farm, £102, £97 Whitbarrow Cottage, £92 Whinfield Farm, £90.5 Cliftons Farm. Mule - £104 Somme Avenue, £98.5 Little Guards, £96.5 Borrow Bridge House, £92 Skelwith Fold Farm, £88 Beckfoot Farm. Cheviot - £97.5 Hartrigg, £97.5 Lane End, £85.5 Rankthorn, £82 Thistle House. Herdwick - £89 Little Guards, £65 Croglin Hurst Farm, £63 Moss Side Farm. Swaledale - £87 Beck Side, £70 Little Guards, £69 Thirmby Hall, £66 Beckfoot Farm, £63 Skelwith Fold Farm. Dorset - £84 Main Street. Horned - £66 Moss Side Farm. Scotch - £65 Moss Side Farm.

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