A buoyant trade for Continental and Suffolk gimmer lambs saw the market average lift by £9.90 from the previous year’s sale. Topping the trade was Fred and Tracey Carr of Nissan Huts selling Texel lambs to £120 and £100. Suffolk Mule gimmer lambs sold to £74 from A Hodgson & Son of Borwick Lodge.
Mike Kaye and Tony Pickard.
Armstrong and Watson and Tony Sharp Trailers.
Class one: Best Pen Of 10 Mule Gimmer Lambs:
1st – B & H M Wilson, Ashstead
2nd – R A Clegg & L D Bennett, Tongue House Farm
3rd – R Lawrence, Holme Farm
Class 2: Best Pen Of 10 Rough Fell Mule Gimmer Lambs:
1st – I & J Mallinson, Borrow Bridge House
2nd – T L B & J Knowles, High Borrowbridge
3rd – A J &CM Harrison, Boundary Beck
Class 3: Best Pen Of 10 Masham Gimmer Lambs:
1st – D R Law, Crooksbeck
2nd – B J Bainbridge, Steps Farm
3rd – D R Law, Crooksbeck
Class 4: Best pen Of 10 Cheviot Gimmer Lambs:
1st – SR & PA Thompson, Newfield
2nd – R I Dixon, Low Newton Farm
3rd – J E Atkinson, Nibthwaite Grange Farm
SR & PA Thompson, Newfield
Top PricesGimmer Lambs: Rough Fell Mule £142, £140, £132 High Borrow Bridge, £100 Borrow Bridge House, £96 Archers Hill, £95 Birkhaw, £90 Loweswater Terrace, High Lane, £89 Archers Hall, £88 Sowermire. Mule £128 Ashstead, £102 Tongue House Farm, £97 Catshaw Hall Farm, £94 Holme Farm, £93 Catshaw Hall Farm, £92 Town End, £89 Forest Hall, Calderside, £88 Howe Farm, Middale Farm.