J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: J36 Sale of Store Lambs, Thursday 3rd November 2022

The fortnightly sale of store lambs saw a buoyant trade throughout the sale with all specifications of lambs being eagerly bid for. Once again at the sale at J36 saw a busy ring of local and travelled buyers.
Best quality lambs were a sharper trade with more of the best confirmation lambs could have been easily sold. Leading the way was quality Texel lambs selling to £109 from L Potter, Orton with other pens of strong Texel lambs to £107 from W&J Penny, Kirkby in Furness and £105.50 from S Proctor, Selside. This was followed by other pens of Texel lambs to £99.50 from B Wilson & Sons, Selside and £98.50 from B Mallett, Ambleside. Plenty of pens of short keep lambs sold in excess of the £90 mark. Top quality confirmation lambs were in more demand today, peaking at £108 and £98.50 for Beltexs from PD&PJ Mason, Burton with other Beltex lambs to £99.50 from CI Briggs, Ambleside. Plenty more pens of quality Beltex lambs sold in the nineties. Strong Suffolk lambs peaked at £95 from J&R Bell, Crook. Plenty of pens of early new year Continental and Suffolk lambs we regularly selling easily into the eighties with more buyers in the market today for long term lambs.
Mule lambs peaked at £91.50 for a pen of 48 strong lambs from RM&D Dixon, Longsleddale with plenty of pens of strong Mule lambs selling in the mid eighties. More upland lambs coming on the market, saw more bidders ring side for Herdwick and Horned lambs.
Don’t forget the store lamb sale is now a catalogued balloted sale, please get your entries to the office by Wednesday 9th November.

Top Prices

Store Lambs:

Texel: £109 Howes Lodge, £107 Marsh Grange Farm, £105.50 High Biggarsbank, £99.50 Ashstead, £98.50 High Loanthwaite, £96.50 Carlton House. Beltex: £108 Coat Green Farm, £99.50 High Wray Farm, £98.50 Coat Green Farm, £94.50 Blea Tarn Road, £92.50, £88 Coat Green Farm. Suffolk: £95, £87.50 Sunny Brow, £87 High Borrowbridge, £86.50 Crabtree Farm, £86.50 Greenbank Farm, £85 High Farm. Continental: £92 Rooten Brook, £92 Kendal Farms, £89 High Borrans Farm, £88.50 Lane End, £88 High Borrowbridge, £88 The Old Vicarage. Mule: £91.50 Well Foot, £85.50 Longwell, £84.50 Kendal Farms, £83.50 Low Newton Farm, £83.50 Woodside Farm. Charollais: £86.50 Market Street, £76.50 Barker Knott, £52 The Corn Mill, £51 Warth Sutton Farm. Masham: £86.50 Marsh Grange Farm, £69 Steps Farm, £68 Saddlers Croft, £65 Steps Farm. Herdwick: £77.50 Somme Aveune. Cheviot: £74 Scar Sykes Farm, £71.50 Nun House, £70, £68 Sella Farm, £65, £63 Nun House. Ryeland: £74 Nun House. Dorset: £67 Warth Sutton Farm. Cheviot Mule: £62 Nun House. Rough Fell: £60 Blackmoss Farm, £58 Sowermire Farm, £54.50, £50 Howes Lodge. Horned: £54.50 Low Haygarth Farm, £51 Longstripes Farm. Swaledale: £52 Saddlers Croft. Gritstone: £50 Sowemire Farm. Scotch: £50 Audlands Park.

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