J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: J36 North West Suffolk Sheep Breeders Club Show and Sale of In Lamb Females followed by Multi Breed In Lamb Sheep, Thursday 10th November 2022.

North West Suffolk Breeders Club Show and Sale of Suffolk females and Multi Breed individual sheep
A cracking entry forward once again for this sale saw the entry full of quality with the sale attracting much interest from far and wide. The pre-sale show judging was in the capable hands of Richard Hutchinson of the Howgillfoot flock of pedigree Suffolks whom we thank for his time and expertise. The pre-sale show was sponsored by North West Suffolk Breeders Club and Mulberry Farming. The championship rosette was awarded to the first prize gimmer lamb from E Needham of the Norman flock, this much admired gimmer lamb was sired by Forkins McCoy and went onto sell for 1,000gns to RA Batty. The third prize gimmer lamb also from the same home sired by the same ram sold for 800gns.
The first prize rosette in the in lamb Suffolk class was awarded to RA Batty with a Springstone gimmer shearling sired by Springstone Challenger whom was scanned in lamb with twins to Erringal Equalizer went onto sell for 1000gns to S Woodend. Others from the same home to 750gns, 700gns and 600gns. The first prize rosette in the ewe class was awarded to G & K Richmond of the Sullom Flock with a Sullom Dynamite daughter whom was scanned with twins went onto sell for 750gns. The second prize ewe sold to 1000gns from SC Walker of the Oxbrukheys flock with a Capielaw Captain daughter who was carrying twins to Capielaw Conan.
The consignment from T & E Redmayne of the the Ghyllside flock created much interest with his consignment of in lamb sheep selling to 700gns and 600gns. The consignment of gimmer lambs from TA Blair of the Thornfleet peaked at 700gns. The sale included the major flock reduction of the adult proportion of the Powerline Suffolk’s on behalf of Andrea Gardner. This consignment of breeding ewes and gimmer shearlings created much interested and were greeted with eager bidding topping at 680gns for a Sitlow Evoque sired ewe scanned in lambs with twins. Other leading prices from this flock sold to 500gns and 480gns.
The sale also included multi breed females which saw the annual consignment from RJ & J Towers, Ingleton which peaked at 700gns. Blue Texel’s from Andrew Bailey sold to 500gns twice.

Top Prices

Charollais In Lamb Shearling: £735, £525, £504 Greenlands Farm, £472.50 Kingsland, £420 Greenlands Farm.

Texel In Lamb Shearling: £420 Dolphinholme House.

Blue Texel In Lamb Shearling: £525 Waller Clough

Suffolk Gimmer Lambs: £1050, £840 Birkrigg Park Cottage, £735 £420 Fleetwood Road, £420 Lodge Cottage.

Suffolk In Lamb shearlings: £1050, £787.50, £735 Dugg Hill, £630 Old Byre Barn, £630 Dugg Hill, £630 Brook House.

Suffolk In Lamb Ewes: £1050 Brook House, £787.50 Lodge Cottage, £735 Old Byre Barn, £714 £535 Wellington View, £525 Brook House.

Charollais In Lamb Ewe: £472.50 Greenlands Farm.

Texel In Lamb Ewe: £504 Dolphinholme House.

More Info

Judge- Richard Hutchinson

Class 1- MV Charollais in lamb ewe/shearling

1st - RJ & J Towers 450gns
2nd - RJ & J Towers 380gns
3rd - John Stott

Class 2 - MV Suffolk In Lamb Ewe

1st - G&K Richmond 750gns
2nd - SC Walker 1000gns
3rd - A Gardner 320gns

Class 3- MV Suffolk in lamb shearling

1st - RA Batty 1000gns
2nd - RA Batty 740gns
3rd - GK Richmond 500gns

Class 4 - MV Suffolk Gimmer Lamb

1st - E Needham 1000gns
2nd - GK Richmond
3rd - E Needham 800gns

Champion Suffolk- E Needham 1000 gns

Reserve Champion Suffolk – GK Richmond

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