At Borderway Mart, Carlisle on Monday 14th October Harrison & Hetherington held their sale of breeding rams.
BREEDING RAMS: A good ringside of buyers were in attendance, which resulted in a good trade for quality rams, with a lesser trade for the poorer end.
Topping the sale was an outstanding Texel shearling from Messrs PM Kidd, Briggle Farm, Penrith selling to £650. Following on at £460 was another quality Texel shearling, this time from Messrs WJ Borthwick, Catlins Farm, Lockerbie.
A good show of ram lambs were forward, topping this section at £310 was a tremendous Texel from A & C Watson, Sanderson House, Whitehaven.
Aged rams topped at £250, this time for a Beltex from Messrs P Storey, Scarrowhill, Brampton.
For further information on breeding sheep sales a Borderway please contact David Fearon 07500173273.
Leading prices per head:
Shearling Rams: Texel £650, £320 Briggle Farm, £460, £450 Catlins Farm, £400, £350 (x4) Basco Dyke, £360, £350 Broomknowes, £300, £290, £260 Lesson Hall, Blue Texel £300 Hayward.
Ram Lambs: Texel £310, £300, £280 (x4), £250 Sanderson House, £300 Broomknowes, £235, £210, £205 Howgillside, £230, £220 (x2) Baltier Farm, £200 Greenwood Farm, £200 (x2) Basco Dyke.
Aged Rams: Beltex £250 Scarrowhill.