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J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: J36 Weekly Sale of Sheep with Lambs at Foot, Spring Lambs, Prime Hoggs and Cast Sheep, Tuesday 18th April 2023.

Local producers flock to NWA J36 with 2436 Sheep forward at popular weekly sale.

SHEEP WITH LAMBS AT FOOT

What a difference a week makes! A real buzz around the sheep with lambs at foot ring at J36 with all outfits selling to a premium. We would like to take this time to thank our sponsors Armstrong Watson and Dugdale Nutrition. Also thanks goes to our judge Kevin Purtill for his time and expertise, he awarded the results as follows:

CLASS 1- 5 MULE SHEARLINGS WITH LAMBS AT FOOT
1st W Taylor, The Harras- £290
2nd G&KM Atkinson, Green Farm- £250
3rd DJ Clarke Farming, Kellbrick Farm- £225

CLASS 2- 5 CONTINENTAL SHEARLINGS WITH LAMBS AT FOOT
1st DJ Clarke Farming, Kellbrick Farm- £360
2nd G&KM Atkinson, Green Farm- £275

CLASS 3- 5 EWES WITH LAMBS AT FOOT
1st RT Colbear, Heights Farm- £260
2nd G&KM Atkinson, Green Farm- £298

CHAMPION- DJ Clarke Farming, Kellbrick Farm- £360
RESERVE CHAMPION- W Taylor, The Harras-£290

Some top quality runs of Texel shearlings with Beltex lambs sold to the top price of the day of £365 from JH&JE Taylor, Aimstable. Other pens of Texel shearlings with Beltex lambs sold to £360 from DJ Clarke Farming, Barnacre. The run of fully vaccinated Mule shearlings with Texel lambs from G&KM Atkinson, Colby always attracts plenty of interest with their best pen selling to £298. Other pens of Mule shearlings with twin Texel lambs sold to £290 from JH&JE Taylor, Ainstable. The better end Mule shearlings were selling at the £250 to £280 mark. A cracking Texel shearling with a stonking Texel lamb sold to £280 from JH&JE Taylor, Ainstable
There was more interest for all ewes and lambs forward today, One crop Mule ewes from G&KM Atkinson, Colby sold to £270 with a full pen of Texel three crop ewes with twin Beltex lambs from RT Colbear, Appleby selling to £260. Through out the sale, all the Mule ewes sucking twin lambs were regularly £210 to £230.

SPRING LAMBS

- Texel sold to £166 from D&K Swarbrick, Out Rawcliffe.
- Charollais sold to £158 from FE&CM Robinson & Son, Crooklands.
- Dorsets sold to £155 from S Proctor, Selside.
- All forward averaged 342p/kg.

PRIME HOGGS

- Texels sold to £188 from PA&D Slater, Barnacre.
- Cheviots sold to £171 from Stockdale Farms, Sedbergh.
- Beltexs sold to £170 from GM&A Jackson, Little Eccleston.
- Mules sold to £149 from E&J Redmayne, Winmarleigh.
- Scottish Blackface hoggs sold to £137 from M&YS Barker, Halton.
- Rough Fells sold to £131 from Stockdale Farms, Sedbergh.
- Swaledales sold to £124 from AW&AM Clarke, Windermere.

CAST SHEEP

All cull sheep continue to sell to a fast and competitive trade with heavy well fleshed ewes selling to a premium. Heavy weight ewes sold to £182 for a Texel x from IL Dixon, Carnforth with others regularly £165 to £172. Medium type Continental ewes were reg selling at £125 to £145 depending on quality and type. Heavy Mules sold to £142 from D&K Swarbrick, Out Rawcliffe with others nicely achieving £128 to £140, with mediums £102 to £122. Pure hill ewes sold to £126 for Cheviots from RW&S Nicholson, Lupton with Swaledales to £112 from Fishwick Bros, Longsleddale and Rough Fells to £110 from JA Law, Carnforth. Buyers were competing for all classes and types of ewes today with an overall market averaged £86.66 achieved.
Cull rams sold to £198 for a Blue Faced Leicester from Forest Hall Farms, Selside with Beltexs to £192 from GM&A Jackson, Little Eccleston with other heavier Continental tups £145 to £180, depending on quality. Hill bred tups sold to £112 for Swaledales again from Forest Hall Farms, Selside. All cull rams today averaged £136.

Top Prices

CAST EWE:

Texel: £186 Cantsfield Hall, £172 Low Tarn Green, £170 Lane House Farm, £166 Ackenthwaite Farm, £160 Newlands Green Farm, £158 Ackenthwaite Farm. Cheviot: £170 Lane House Farm, £126, £114 Green Lane End Farm, £110 Nun House, £106 Swallowmire, £94 Ghyll Farm. Charollais: £166 Crosscrake Farm, £160 Abbey Drive, £150 Hampsfield Hall, £150 Coat Green Farm, £142 Tullithwaite Hall Farm, £140 Deansbiggin. Suffolk: £166 Newlands Green Farm, £165 Lane House Farm, £158 Newlands Green Farm, £154 Deansbiggin, £148 Preston Patrick Hall, £146 Smithy Green Farm. Beltex: £162 Preston Patrick Hall. Mule: £142 Bensons Farm, £140 Arklid Farm, £138 Bensons Farm, £134 Deansbiggin, £134 Arklid Farm, £132 Bowness Farm. Leicester: £138 Thursgill, £108 Accraplatts, £106 Low Longmire. Dorset: £130, £120 High Biggarsbank. Continental: £112 Mansergh Hall Farm, £112 The Old Parsonage. Swaledale: £112, £94 Middle Sadghyll, £90 Burnhead Farm. Rough Fell: £110 Marsh House Farm, £100, £94 Riddings, £92 Woodside. Ryeland: £100 Abbey Drive. Jacob: £95 Abbey Drive.

CAST RAM:

Leicester: £198 Thorn Cottage, £130 Thursgill, £130 Greaves Farm, £124 Thursgill. Beltex: £192 Little Eccleston, £128 The Borrans. Dorset: £180 Burnhead Farm. Texel: £170 Swallowmire, £162 Halton Park Farm, £144 Smithy Green Farm, £142 Lambrigg Head Farm, £140 Deansbiggin. Zwartble: £168 Lambrigg Head Farm. Blue Texel: £160 Swallowmire. Suffolk: £152 Preston Patrick Hall, £112 Netherbeck Barn, £95 Preston Patrick Hall. Charollais: £128 Bowness Farm. Swaledale: £112 Thorn Cottage.

SPRING LAMBS:

Texel: £166 Bensons Farm, £155 Warth Sutton Farm, £150 High Biggarsbank. Charollais: £158 Warth Sutton Farm, £158 Bensons Farm. Dorset: £155 High Biggarsbank, £145 Warth Sutton, £130 High Biggarsbank, £130 High Biggarsbank, £130 Warth Sutton Farm, £125 High Biggarsbank. Suffolk: £150 Warth Sutton Farm. Beltex: £143 High Biggarsbank.

PRIME HOGGS:

Texel: £188 Slack Farm, £181 Halton Park Farm, £180 Halton Park Farm, £165 Lower Hawthwaite, £162 Low Hawthwaite, £161 Helks Farm. Cheviot: £171 Bower Farm, £146 Bowers Farm, £137 Slack Farm, £133 Hareden Farm, £130 Little Eccleston Hall, £130 Little Eccleston. Beltex: £170 Little Eccleston Hall, £159 Little Eccleston Hall, £140 Crake Hall, £137 Crake Hall, £132.50 Oak Avenue. Charollais: £158 Kinglands, £130 Kinglands, £120 Crosscrake. Continental: £158 Low Levens, £148 Low House Beck, £145 Hazelslack Tower Farm, £135 Little Eccleston, £135 Little Eccleston Hall, £135 Little Eccleston Hall. Mule: £149 Poplar Grove Farm, £142 Hareden Farm, £141 Low Longmire, £139 Halton Park Farm, £139 Netherbeck Barn, £137 Underhelm Farm. Suffolk: £142 Hareden Farm, £141 Maddison Avenue, £140 Maddison Avenue, £140 Lower Hawthwaite, £140 Helks Farm, £139 Low Longmire. Leicester: £141 Low Longmire, £130 Millriggs Farm, £125 Thorn Cottage. Zwartble: £140 Helks Farm. Masham: £138 Poplar Grove Farm, £118 Mealriggs Farm, £105 Mealriggs Farm. Black Face: £137 Halton Park Farm, £135 Halton Park Farm, £129 Little Eccleston Hall, £127 Little Eccleston Hall, £125 Halton Park Farm, £120 Halton Park Farm. Rough Fell: £131 Bowers Farm, £110 Boundary Beck, £110 Ghyll Farm, £110 Marsh House Farm, £102 Boundary Beck, £102 Bridge Stone. Dutch Spotted: £126 Coat Green Farm. Swaledale: £124 Low Longmire, £123.50 Little Eccleston Hall, £123 Thorn Cottage, £118 Tongue House Farm, £110.50 Tongue House Farm. Dalesbred: £116 Accraplatts. Horned: £100 Higher Salter, £83.50 Higher Salter. Herdwick: £93.50 Rydal Farm, £86 Tongue House Farm. Jacob: £80 High Mill Farm.

BREEDING SHEEP

HOGGS WTH LAMBS: 

Mule: £180 High Field.

SHEARLINGS WITH LAMBS: 

Texel: £365 The Harras, £280 The Harras, £275 Green Farm, £255 Green Farm, £215 Green Farm. Mule: £285 Green Farm, £285 Green Farm, £245 The Coach House, £242 Green Farm, £228 Riddings, £228 Rddings. Continental: £260 The Harras, £220 Riddings.

EWES WITH LAMBS: 

Texel: £360 Kellbrick Farm, £260 Heights Farm, £232 High Field, £220 Heights Farm, £220 Heights Farm, £218 Burnhead Farm. Mule: £298 Green Farm, £290 The Harras, £270 Green Farm, £250 Green Farm, £222 Longwell, £220 Longwell. Suffolk: £230 High Field. Continental: £215 The Borrans, £208 Heights Farm, £202 Heights Farm, £168 The Borrans. Mashams: £190 Zetland, £172 Zetland, £158 Zetland. Cheviot: £172 High Field, £150 High Field. Jacob: £150 Oak Deer Farm, £150 Oak Deer Farm.

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ANNUAL SHOW AND SALE OF EWES & SHEARLINGS WITH LAMBS AT FOOT
SPONSORS- DUGDALE NUTRITION AND ARMSTRONG WATSON
JUDGE- KEVIN PURTILL

CLASS 1- 5 MULE SHEARLINGS WITH LAMBS AT FOOT

1st W Taylor, The Harras- £290
2nd G&KM Atkinson, Green Farm- £250
3rd DJ Clarke Farming, Kellbrick Farm- £225

CLASS 2- 5 CONTINENTAL SHEARLINGS WITH LAMBS AT FOOT

1st DJ Clarke Farming, Kellbrick Farm- £360
2nd G&KM Atkinson, Green Farm- £275

CLASS 3- 5 EWES WITH LAMBS AT FOOT

1st RT Colbear, Heights Farm- £260
2nd G&KM Atkinson, Green Farm- £298

CHAMPION- DJ Clarke Farming, Kellbrick Farm- £360

RESERVE CHAMPION- W Taylor, The Harras-£290

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