3249 Forward: 375 Shearlings, 554 2shr to Correct Ewes and 2320 Broken Mouthed Ewes
3249 sheep were forward for the annual show and sale of Broken Mouthed Ewes and Breeding Sheep. Young sheep sold away to a healthy trade with Mule Shearlings averaging £3 up on the year with Ronnie Airey of Trawden topping the day with £145. In the Ewes, Thomas Binns of Downham topped with his one crop, 2 shear ewes at £148.
Strong numbers of Broken Mouthed Ewes were on show today, strong Swales with Enzo & Toxo vaccinations were highly sought after with Cowperthwaites of Eldroth topping the trade at £82 for a pen of strong ewes with 5 other vendors seeing their pens hit £80 also. A smattering of correct ewes saw some strong bidding with some old correct ewes from John Tennant at Borderley reaching £90.
Texel to £140 av £95.54 Hurries Farms
Mule to £145 av £111.34 RW Airey
Mule to £148 av £72.33 T&S Binns
Texel to £102 av £81.15 R Wilson
Swaledale to £90 av £70.19 JM&S Tennant
Texel to £88 av £55.08 S&D Bennett
Mule to £63 av £49 JD Taylor & Son
Swaledale to £82 av £44.63 JE Cowperthwaite
Dalesbred to £18 JH&J Ryder
Lleyn to £56 av £43.98 CD&RF Kitching
Cheviot to £54 av £48.45 Fleets Farms