J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: J36 Great Annual Show And Sale of Hoggs with Lambs at Foot, Friday 12th May 2023

A successful day at Junction 36 with all specifications of hoggs in big demand and keenly bid for, the pre sale show had a cracking entry forward with quality on offer being as good as seen at anywhere in the North. Credit must go to our pre sale judges Gordan Udale and Gary Rylands for doing a tremendous job, we thank them for their time and experience. The championship rosette was awarded to the first prize pen of Mule hoggs with Suffolk lambs from Winter Brothers, Clickham this much admired pen of hoggs went on to sell to £310. The reserve champion rosette was awarded to the first prize pen of Texel hoggs with Beltex lambs from EJ Ward & Sons, Nether Kellet with this pen of hoggs oozing quality and going on to sell at £400. A special thank you goes to our sponsor Alistair Thompson Sheep Shearing.

Mule hoggs with lambs met a strong trade from start to finish topping at £315 for Winter Brothers, Clickham with a much admired pen of 11 Mules hoggs with Texel lambs from Messrs Hayton, Colby selling to £290. The annual consignment from G Sowerby, Ormside always creates plenty of interest with their best selling to £280. Plenty of pens of Mule hoggs sold at £240-£260. All Mule hoggs forward average £224.

Continental hoggs met a flying trade with all forward averaging £251 and the best selling to £400 from EJ Ward & Son, Nether Kellet. First x home bred Texel hoggs from G&KM Atkinson, Colby sold to £290 with other Texel hoggs with Beltex lambs to £280 from JH&JE Taylor, Armstible. Many Continental bred hoggs with lambs sold at £260-£265.

North West Auctions would like to take this opportunity to thank all the vendors and purchasers for their continued support.

Top Prices


Texel - £400, £370 Intack Farm, £290 Green Farm, £280 The Harras, £265 Green Farm, £260 Handlesteads. Mule - £315, £310 Clickham Farm, £290 Penny Hill, £280 Terrys Farm, £265 The Harras, £252, £250 Hawkswell Farm. Continental - £250 Clickham Farm. Suffolk - £245, £210 Yoad Pot.


Texel - £130 Longwell, £125 Marsh Grange Farm. Suffolk - £125 Gowan Bank Farm. Mule - £115, £108 Gowan Bank Farm. Masham - £114 Marsh Grange Farm.

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Show Results

Class 1 – 5 Mule Hoggs with Lambs at Foot

1st Winter Bros, Clickham Hall - £310

2nd G Sowerby & Son, Terrys Farm - £280

3rd JH & JE Taylor, The Harras - £265

Class 2 – 5 Continental Hoggs with Lambs at Foot

1st EJ Ward & Sons, Intack Farm - £400

2nd EJ Ward & Sons, Intack Farm - £370

3rd G & KM Atkinson, Green Farm - £290

Champion – Winter Bros - £310

Reserve Champion – EJ Ward & Sons - £400

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