PHILIP DAWSON, Kentmere, Kendal, Cumbria.
Cumbrian judge Philip Dawson farms 1,000 ewes at Kentmere in the Lake District and is a regular seller of Bluefaced Leicester tups and lambs at Borderway Mart.
He also sells North of England Mule gimmer lambs at Lazonby from his flock of 600 breeding ewes. This year at the infamous ‘Alston Moor’ show & sale he sold 500 lambs and his flock average regularly features as one of the top sale averages of the day. Philip is currently Vice Chairman of the Lazonby Mule Branch.
As well as selling at Carlisle and Lazonby, he also supports the Kirkby Stephen centre where is sells many prime mule sheep through the live auction system.
Philip also shows at many local event with his Bluefaced Leicester flock and has a successful show career winning many red tickets. In judging the Mule gimmer ewe lamb class he will be looking for good clean colours, good skins and butchery potential.