J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: J36 Sale of Pedigree Female Sheep, 8th January 2022

North West Auctions we proud to once again be hosting the North West Texel breeders club show and sale followed by the annual show and sale of individual Beltex females on behalf of the Beltex sheep society.
The North West Texel Breeders Club show and sale of Pedigree females continues to gain a strong reputation of a good sale to market pedigree individual females. The day commenced with the pre-sale show kindly sponsored by Agri Lloyd. This year once again saw some strong show classes for the judge Robert Cockburn of the Knap Flock to cast his expert eye over, whom we thank for his time and expertise. He awarded the Championship to lot 18, a much-admired gimmer shearling sired by Usk Vale Cheeky Charlie and scanned in-lamb with twins to Bradleys Eubank consigned by Proctors Farm which went on to sell for 1800gns to DM&S Prince of the Stonedge Flock. Reserve Champion was awarded to the first prize ewe lamb lot 109 from James Theyer of the Clanfield flock, sired by Hope Valley C the Stars went on to sell for 1800gns to R Wilson of the Eden Valley flock. Joint record top price for this sale at J36 at 4000gns was lot 80 from the renowned Usk Vale pedigrees. This very modern stylish gimmer had attracted a lot of pre-sale interest, sired by the renowned Hexel Born to be Wild and scanned with twins to Moorwood Eurostar selling to RC&N Ellis of the Eglur flock, a successful day for the Usk Vale flock as they also went on to achive 2000gns for lot 82 this Hope Valley C The Stars gimmer sold to RE Wood & Sons. The next call at 2700gns was from the renowned Rhaeadr flock consigned by M Evans, this powerful ewe lamb sired by Sportsman Dare Devil and purchased by Sandra Ireton of the Moreton Park flock. This was closely followed by 2500gns from C Boden of the Mellor Vale flock with an in-lamb gimmer shearling, full sister to Mellor Vale Dakota, sired by Garngour Craftsman, carrying twins to Haymount Eye of the Beholder selling to local flock R&E Ladds of the Benson Hall flock. Other noted prices were 1800gns for lot 36, the pen leader from the Stainton flock of PK&F Woof with a Auldhouseburn Bolt daughter carrying twins to Hill Top Escobar, purchased by W Holdens & Sons of Bold Venture flock.
There were some strong overall market averages achieved, as in-lamb Texel ewes sold to 900gns and averaged £402. Gimmer shearlings sold to 4000gns and averaged £816. Ewe lambs sold to 2700gns and averaged £621.
The Beltex Sheep Society show & sale of pedigree females commenced with the pre-sale show which was kindly sponsored by Thomas & Bell Building Contractors of Chorley. The show was judged by Andrew Bailie of the Callacrag Flock who we thank for his time and expertise. Andrew awarded the Champion rosette to lot 234 Mortons Fascination, a gimmer shearling sired by Gyffin Dexter and scanned single to Boothlow F1 going on to sell for the top price of the day at 1200gns purchased by A Prickett. A successful day for the Morton family saw them sell lot 229 Mortons Foot Loose to 1100gns, carrying twins and lot 231 Mortons Forget Me Not also carrying twins, achieving 1100gns. At 750gns was the first priced aged ewe Beautry Edina carrying twins from S Currie. Also achieving 750gns was local breeder M&E Jennings with lot 215 Hallcrake Fritilary scanned with twins. Aged Beltex ewes sold to 750gns and averaged £483. Gimmer shearlings peaked at 1200gns and averaged £591.
Todays sale also included a consignment of in-lamb Charollais gimmer shearlings from DE Evans, Monfa which twice sold to 600gns.

Top Prices

In lamb shearlings: 4000g Lower Gaufron Farm, 2500g Mellor Hall Farm, 2000g Lower Gaufron Farm,
1800g twice Procters farm and Storth End Farm.
Gimmer Lambs: 2700g TAN-YR-ACCAR, 1800g Mill House, 800g TAN-YR-ACCAR.
In lamb ewes: 945g Burns Farm, 400g twice Gib Farm, 350g Oldfields Farm.
In lamb ewes: 750g Beautry House, 450g twice Beautry House & Ravenshaw Farm, 350g Ravenshaw
In lamb shearling: 1200g Lochend Farm.
In lamb ewes: 600g twice, 480g, 450g twice, 400g, 350g twice Maerdy Flock

More Info

Beltex Sale of Pedigree Females
Judge: Andrew Baillie, Callacrag Flock
Sponsor: Thomas & Bell Building Contractors

In-Lamb Aged Ewe
1. Lot 202, S Currie, Beautry Edna
2. Lot 207, MR & JE Davis, Penyghent Connie
3. Lot 206, MR & JE Davis, Langlands Dana ET

In-Lamb Shearling Ewe
1. Lot 234, A Morton, Mortons Fascination
2. Lot 212, S Currie, Beautry Freya
3. Lot 229, A Morton, Mortons Foot Loose
4. Lot 239, MR & JE Davis, Rathbone Flamingo
5. Lot 213, M & E Jennings, Hallcrake Flockstar

Ewe Lamb
1. Lot 242, M & E Jennings, Hallcrake Goddess
2. Lot 243, M & E Jennings, Hallcrake Goldengirl
3. Lot 245, S Currie, Beautry Gypsy

Champion: Lot 234, A Morton, Mortons Fascination (shearling ewe)
Reserve Champion: Lot 242, M & E Jennings, Hallcrake Goddess (Ewe Lamb)

North West Texel Breeders Club Sale of Pedigree Females
Sponsors: Robert Cockburn
Sponsor: Agri-Lloyd

In-Lamb Aged Ewe
1. Lot 3 SSX1900767(E1), Spiros Spyrou
2. Lot 1 LYM1903496(E2), M Heap

In-Lamb Shearling Gimmer
1. Lot 18 PFD2003908(E2), Proctors Farm Limited
2. Lot 78 BGS2004499(E1), Boden & Davies Ltd
3. Lot 61 MIF2002062(E1), Idris Morris Ltd
4. Lot 101 PXT2002723(3), G Pyman
5. Lot 20 PFD2003767(E1), Proctors Farm Limited
6. Lot 24 AFH2002248(1), A Harker

Ewe Lamb
1. Lot 109 THE2100799(E1), James Theyer
2. Lot 111 THE2100786(E1), James Theyer
3. Lot 116 ENM2102493(E1), Myfyr Aled Evans
4. Lot 117 ENM2102457(E1), Myfyr Aled Evans
5. Lot 112 THX2100192(E1), Jeremy Theyer
6. Lot 114 THX2100181(E1), Jeremy Theyer

Champion: Lot 18 PFD2003908(E2), Proctors Farm Limited (Shearling Gimmer)
Reserve Champion: Lot 109 THE2100799(E1), James Theyer

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