J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: J36 Fortnightly Sale of Store Lambs, Thursday 10th August 2023.


The sharpest trade of the season seen for all store lambs with a busy ringside of local and travelled buyers. One of the best shows of store lambs for some time at J36. Pens of best bred and heavy lambs were best to sell but all breeds and types selling at a faster trade on the fortnight to level out at £84.45. A pen of pure Beltex gimmer lambs attracted plenty of interest from CM Jennings, Selside selling to £129. A pen of first cross Texels from JE Wightman, Lupton sold to £120.50 with other Texel lambs selling to £114 from MD & SA Park, Lyth Valley, with a ring full of Texels selling to £112.50 from JA & CA Gibson, Selside. In total 15 pens sold for over £100, medium continental bred lambs were regularly selling to the £85-£95 mark with smaller lambs looking well sold at £70-£75. Mule lambs would see some pens been £8-£10 dearer on the fortnight, with 450 sold to an average of £82 with the best selling to £103.50 from JR Robinson and Son, Nook. With an impressive pen of 54 Mule wethers from Fishwick Bros, Longsleddale selling to £98 with other large pens selling to £90.50 from Messrs Hodgson, Windermere. More hill lambs on offer today with Cheviots selling to £98 from DJ & A Douthwaite, Kirkby Thore. Please enter lambs with confidence for the next sale.

Top Prices


Beltex: £129 Crake Hall. Texel: £120.50 Crabtree Farm, £114.50 Whitbarrow Cottage, £112.50 Longwell, £110.50 Nun House, £105 Ivy Bank Farm, £104 Crabtree Farm. Charollais: £112, £96 Whitbarrow Cottage, £90 Fairbank Farm. Suffolk: £108.50 Moss Side Farm, £100.50 Middle Birkby Farm, £91.50 Sunny Brow, £90 Red Squirrell Terreace, £90 Hollins Farm, £89 Old School. Continental: £107.50, £82 Streatlam Grange. Mule: £103.50 Hollins Farm, £98 Middle Sadghyll, £90.50 High Borrans Farm, £89.50 Ashstead, £88 Hollins Farm, £88 Sowermire Farm. Cheviot: £98 Red Squirrel Terrace, £84.50, £81 Ellermire Farm. Hampshire: £84, £81 Nun House.

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