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J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: Autumn Sheep Fair, Sale of Pedigree Rams & Famales & the Second Sale of Breeding Ewes & Gimmer Shearlings. Saturday 16th September 2023

North West Auctions held its Autumn Sheep Fair of pedigree Beltex, Texel, Blue Texel, Badger Face Texel and Dutch Spotted rams and females, which was kindly sponsored by kindly sponsored by JG Animal Heath and Colin W Parker Agricultural Haulage.
The sale commenced with Beltex on behalf of the Northern Beltex Club, which saw the pre-sale show judged Nick Brown of the Bronic flock. He awarded the overall championship rosette to Ainstable Hopscoth from B Hall, this shearling ewe sired by Kingledores Engleburt went on to sell at 1000gns and was purchased by H Wood, Preston. The reserve champion was awarded to Wannop’s Hercules consigned by the Wannop Family, sired by Aviemore Festival and went on to sell for 1200gns to AJ Drake, Bradford. Other leading prices saw shearling ram Wannop’s Harry sell to 900gns and Wannop’s Hardball achieve 850gns. Beltex gimmers saw a good demand with B Hall selling his best to 1000gns, with others from the same good home selling to 650gns.
The Badger Face Texel society sale saw gimmer shearlings sell to 450gns for Woodies Banjo consigned by K Thomlinson, with others to 350gns from S Duggan.
The Blue Texel society show was kindly judged by I Hartley of the Pendle flock. She awarded the supreme champion to Rookie Blue Gillian consigned by J&A Gargett, this stylish gimmer shearling sired by Stonycroft Excalibur reached a final bid of 600gns. The reserve champion was awarded to Tyke’s Godiva from A&C Watson which went on to sell for 500gns.
The Dutch Spotted society show saw the judging in the capable hands of P Parker, Lochlad who awarded the overall champion to C Harding with their ewe lamb Dustland Gigha, after much competitive bidding this lamb sold to the top price of the day of 2200gns. The reserve champion was also awarded to a ewe lamb, Damson Grasmere consigned by M Rowlandson which sold at 700gns. Shearling ewes saw a top price of 1000gns for Highclose Fergie, consigned by Eminson &. Stock rams saw Tiptop Diablo consigned by A&J Guthrie achieve 900gns.

The second sale of breeding sheep saw buyers in attendance keen to secure additional and replacement stock.

Mule shearlings sold to £195 from M&YS Barker with others at £190 from JS&KM Wilson & Sons, £180 T Sharp, the stronger end of shearlings £160-£175 with farming sorts £140 - £160. Texel X shearlings sold to £180 and £172 from S Bland. A consignment of Millennium Bleu shearlings from W Stamper sold to £205.
Mule ewes sold to £150 for 1 Crop from T Sharp who sold others at £138 with 2 crop from A Brown achieving £138 and £135 from FI&ME Little, other pens of mule ewes generally £115-£125.
Texel 1crop ewes from IL Dixon sold at £198 with others at £175 from R&AC Harper. 3 crop Texel X from WI Burrow & Son sold to £135.
A single Suffolk 1 crop ewe from M&J Greenwood sold at £200.

The next sale of breeding sheep is the Lakeland Fair on Saturday 21st October.

Top Prices

Ram Lamb


Dutch Spotted: 500gns Elm Farm, 450gns Bryn Dansi, 420gns Green Cottages, 320gns Jutland Avenue, 300gns Calfpark, 300gns Fron Goch. Blue Texel: 380gns Wayside Cottages.


Shearling Ram


Beltex: 1200gns 900gns 850gns Heaton Hall Farm, 650gns Brick House, 550gns Heaton Hall Farm. Dutch Spotted: 700gns Victoria Road. Blue Texel: 400gns Rowan Garth, 350gns Wayside Cottages.

Aged Ram


Dutch Spotted: 900gns Myreside.


Gimmer Lamb


Dutch Spotted: 2200gns Elm Farm, 700gns Jutland Avenue, 600gns Robscroft, 600gns Grayrigg Foot, 600gns Robscroft, 500gns East Underhurth Farm.

Gimmer Shearling


Beltex: 1000gns, Ainstable Hall, 650gns Ainstable Hall, 450gns Heaton Hall Farm, 450gns Heaton Hall Farm. Dutch Spotted: 1000gns 600gns 500gns Top O’th Close Farm.Blue Texel: 600gns Wayside Cottages, 500gns Rowan Garth, 420gns Rowan Garth, 400gns Wayside Cottages.Badger Faced Texel: 450gns Croft House.


Ewe


Dutch Spotted: 700gns Victoria Road. Blue Texel: 300gns Wayside Cottages.

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GIMMER SHEARLINGS:

Millennium Blue: £205 Coldcotes Farm, £188 Coldcotes Farm, £182 Coldcotes Farm, £170 Coldcotes Farm, £168 Coldcotes Farm.
Mule: £195 Halton Park Farm, £190 High House, £188 Halton Park Farm, £180 Bleaswood Road, £178 High House, £172 Halton Park Farm. Texel: £182 Quarry Close, £180 Quarry Close, £172 Cotegill Barn, £168 Lottle Close, £165 Nixon Terrace, £158 Little Close. Rough Fell Mule: £135 Rankthorn, £118 High Calinggill. Masham: £115 Helm Croft. Cheviot: £112 Rankthorn.

BREEDING EWES:

Suffolk: £200 Yew Tree Farm. Texel: £198 Cantsfield Hall, £175 Hardrigg Farm, £170 Hardrigg Farm, £162 Harrigg Farm, £160 Hardrigg Farm, £138 Thistle House. Mule: £150 BLeaswood Road, £138 Bleaswood Road, £138 Bleaswood Road, £138 Hare Tarn Farm, £138 Bleaswood Road, £135 Bleaswood Road. Charollais: £128 Coat Green Farm. Masham: £112 Gowan Bank Farm. Herry Hill: £108 Helm Croft.

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BELTEX SHEEP SOCIETY SHOW & SALE

Judge: Nick Brown, Bronic Flock

Shearling Ram
1st - Lot 8, Wannop’s Hercules ET, Wannop’s Farms
2nd - Lot 20, Vogue Hero ET, J Aiken
3rd - Lot 16, Bessy Bell Hellraiser, G & J Scott
4th - Lot 1, Smart Ass Hulk, M & E Jennings
5th - Lot 2, Hallcrake Haggis, M & E Jennings

Ram Lamb
1st - Lot 21A, Noble Jake, N & J Noble
2nd - Lot 23, Meadowside Jukebox ET, S Forshaw

Shearling Ewe
1st - Lot 27, Ainstable Hopscotch ET, B Hal
2nd - Lot 64, Sharphaw Heaven, WG Beckwith
3rd - Lot 46, Bessy Bell Hope ET, G & J Scott
4th - Lot 54, Meadowside Hope, S Forshaw
5th - Lot 29, Ainstable Halcyon, B Hall
6th - Lot 55, Wannop’s Hyacinth, Wannop’s Farms

Ewe Lamb
1st, Lot 71, Noble Jaki, N & J Noble
2nd, Lot 69, Noble Jasmine, N & J Noble

Male Champion - Lot 8, Wannop’s Hercules ET, Wannop’s Farms
Reserve Male - Lot 20, Vogue Hero ET, J Aiken

Female Champion - Lot 27, Ainstable Hopscotch ET, B Hall
Reserve Female - Lot 64, Sharphaw Heaven, WG Beckwith

Supreme Champion - Lot 27, Ainstable Hopscotch ET, B Hall
Reserve Supreme - Lot 8, Wannop’s Hercules ET, Wannop’s Farms

BLUE TEXEL SHEEP SOCIETY SHOW & SALE

Judge: Issy Hartley, Pendle Flock

Shearling Ram
1st - Lot 138, J & A Gargett
2nd - Lot 133, A & C Watson
3rd - Lot 135, A & C Watson

Ram Lamb
1st - Lot 144, J & A Gargett
2nd - Lot 141A, C Cormack & G McDowell
3rd - Lot 145, SG & M Benson
4th - Lot 140, A & C Watson

Shearling Ewe
1st - Lot 113, J & A Gargett
2nd - Lot 119, A & C Watson
3rd - Lot 122, A & C Watson
4th - Lot 112, SG & M Benson

Ewe Lamb
1st - Lot 123, SG & M Benson
2nd - Lot 124, SG & M Benson

Male Champion - Lot 144, J & A Gargett
Reserve Male - Lot 141A, C Cormack & G McDowell

Female Champion - Lot 113, J & A Gargett
Reserve Female - Lot 119 A & C Watson

Supreme Champion - 113, J & A Gargett
Reserve Supreme - Lot 119 A & C Watson

DUTCH SPOTTED SHEEP SOCIETY SHOW & SALE

Judge: Pam Parker, Lochlad

Aged Ram
1st - Lot 195, A Beattie & L Kennedy, Carlaustan and Mr D Guthrie, Myreside

Shearling Ram
1st - Lot 203 - A Smyth, Eden
2nd - Lot 199 - D Guthrie, Myreside
3rd - Lot 198 - Lancaster, Brackenbarrow
4th - Lot 204A - L Reid, Elite

Ram Lambs
1st - Lot 223 - Chloe Harding, Dustland
2nd - Lot 232 - E Jones, Dansi
3rd - Lot 221 - M Rowlandson, Damson
4th - Lot 217 - DW Williams, Red Wharf Bay
5th - Lot 234 - J Dixon, Grayrigg Foot
6th - Lot 243 - Lancaster, Brackenbarrow

Aged Ewe
1st - Lot 165 - A Smyth, Eden
2nd - Lot 161 - T & W Radford, Tomwills
3rd - Lot 166 - A Smyth, Eden

Shearling Ewe
1st - Lot 176 - Eminson & Co, Highclose
2nd - Lot 173 - Eminson & Co, Highclose

Ewe Lamb
1st - Lot 187 - Chloe Harding, Dustland
2nd - Lot 184 - M Rowlandson, Damson
3rd - Lot 181 - J Dixon, Grayrigg Foot
4th - Lot 183 - M Rowlandson, Damson
5th - Lot 182 - J Dixon, Grayrigg Foot
6th - Lot 189 - A Smyth, Eden

Championship Results

Male Championship
Male Champion - 1st Prize Ram Lamb - Chloe Harding, Dustland
Reserve Male Champion - 1st Prize Aged Ram - Carlaustan & Myreside

Female Championship
Female Champion - 1st Prize Ewe Lamb - Chloe Harding, Dustland
Reserve Female Champion - 2nd Prize Ewe Lamb - M Rowlandson, Damson

Overall Championship

Overall Champion - Female Champion, Dustland
Reserve Overall Champion - Reserve Female Champion

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