J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: J36 Closing Sale of Store Hoggs, Thursday 14th March 2024.


The closing sale of store hoggs sold to expectational trade throughout, topping at £160 for a pen of 10 Texels from B&R Barnes, Carnforth, with another pen of 10 texels at £159 from B Clark, Grange over Sands. Also at £159 was the top price Mules from JT Tamlin, Arkholme. Top price Suffolks today was a pen of 7 from GM Redmayne, Kendal at £158 with numerous pens of medium to short keep store hoggs breaking the £140 barrier. A predominately smaller and longer keep show of hill bred lambs were forward, these topped at £100 for 18 Swaledales from GE&MG Dixon, Ambleside. Overall sale average of £107.57 was achieved, for a show of hoggs to include many vendors last draw of the season.
The store sheep sales here at NWA J36 have continued to grow in size and popularity this season, we would like to thank our loyal vendors and buyers for their continued support, and for putting J36 on the map. Numbers sold this season have seen new records with 21% more sold on the year. We look forward to seeing you all on Thursday 18th July 2024 for our first sale of Store Lambs.

Top Prices


Texel: £160 Gilsmere Farm, £159 Head House, £159 High Fell Gate, £156 Larkrigg, £151, £150 Head House. Mule: £159 Becknook, £142 Droves Pass, £138 Hill Top Farm, £126 Fell End Farm, £125 The Glen, £121 Rydal Farm. Suffolk: £158 Gowan Bank Farm, £145 Head House, £133 Long Garth, £119 The Glen, £118 Fell End Farm. Continental: £156 Carlton House, £146 Viver Mill Farm, £145 Haveriggs Farm, £139 Croft Foot Farm, £138 Gowan Bank Farm, £137 Borwick Lodge Farm. Beltex: £128 High Underbrow Farm. Cheviot: £120 Low Borrowbridge Farm, £110 Yealand Manor, £84 Rankthorn, £72 Audlands Park. Leicester: £114, £100 Yewbarrow. Swaledale; £100 Hill Top Farm, £80 Rydal Farm, £77 Higher Thrusgill. Herdwick: £88 Rydal Farm, £80 Hill Top Farm, £69 Becknook. Dalesbred: £87, £84 Fell End Farm. Rough Fell: £80 Woodside, £78 Becknook, £66 Luneside. Scotch Blackface: £76 Audlands Park.

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