J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: J36 Sale of Store Hoggs, 10th March 2022

A large amount of confidence in the sheep ring today for the 650 hoggs forward, the trade saw Continental hoggs in big demand as short keep hoggs regularly sold in excess of the £100 mark. The trade peaked at £125 from Texel hoggs from BJ Bowness, Kendal followed by £121 from MB Flatman & Son, Over Wyresdale with others selling to £116 and £115 from the same home. Other noted prices for Texel hoggs were £114, £111.50 and £110 from Lawkland Hall Farm. Suffolk hoggs sold to a top of £116 from HJ&BE Kelsall, Gressingham. This was followed by Charollais hoggs to £112 from GM Redmayne, Ings and £110 from SJ Middleton, Dent. Mule hoggs peaked at £99 from SJ Middleton with other Mule hoggs to £99 from MG Tomlinson, Derbyshire. Middle term keep Mule and Continental hoggs regularly sold around the nineties. Strong Horned hoggs sold to a very good trade with Rough Fells to £107 from I&J Mallinson, Selside with Swaledales selling to £83 from DM Eames, Abbeystead. Unfortunately, long keep Horned hoggs were harder to place today. There was an impressive overall market average of £86.96.

Top Prices

Store Hogg:
Texel - £125 Blea Tarn Road, £121, £116 Swainshead Hall Farm, £114 The Cottage, £112 Park Hills Farm. Suffolk - £116 Walnut Tree Cottage, £92 Old School, £90 Green Close, £80 Gowan Bank Farm. Continental - £115 Swainshead Hall Farm, £113 West Plain Farm, £109 Head House, £105 Beck Side, £104 East Backstone Gill Cottage. Charollais - £112 Gowan Bank Farm, £110 East Backstone Gill Farm, £81.5 Beech House. Rough Fell - £107 Borrow Bridge House. Leicester - £100 Park Hill Farm. Mule - £99 East Backstone Gill Cottage, £96 Park Hills Farm, £88 High Swinklebank Farm. £86.5 High Farm. Cheviot - £95 East Backstone Gill Cottage, £94, £90 Manor House Farm. Swaledale - £83 Middle Lee Farm.

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