Monday 6th May 2019 saw a slightly smaller show of ewes and lambs forward at Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Borderway Mart due to the bank holiday.
Trade proved much sharper on the week seeing vendors highly delighted and with a tremendous run of Texel cross ewes and lambs from M/s Marrs, Elva Plain finishing £8.50 up on the week.
Top price of the day was for a Texel cross hogg with Beltex lamb at foot from M/s Ramsey, Dockray Hall, Wigton topping the trade up at £100 per life.
Trade saw all sheep dearer with Mule hoggs with twins at foot selling up to £74 per life, £222 per unit, from Messrs Ridsdale, Yew Tree Farm and the same good home also had forward a pen of Mule shearlings with twins at foot that went on to sell for a very good £84.
Forthcoming Breeding sheep Sales at Borderway:
Monday 13th May- Special Show and Sale of Ewes and Lambs, including a new class for the Best Single Unit.
For further information on breeding sheep sales at Borderway please contact David Fearon 07500 173273.
Leading prices per head:
Ewes and Lambs: Texel £82 Snowdrop Cottage, £81 How Burn, £71.50, £64.50, £60, £59.50 Northrigg Hill, £69 Victoria House, £68.50 Elva Plain, £66, £63.50 The Lake, £61 Yew Tree Farm, £60.50 Westfield House, £60 (x2) Close Farm Hill Cheviot £78 Yew Tree Farm Zwartbles £67, £61 Georgefield Greyfaced £59 Yew Tree Farm, £57 Whitehouse, £53 Stoneknowe, £49 High Keenley Fell.
Hoggs and Lambs: Texel £100, £94 Dockray Hall, £71 Whitehouse Greyfaced £74 Yew Tree Farm, £72 Whitehouse, £70, £64 Dockray Hall.
Shearling Gimmers and Lambs: Greyfaced £84 Yew Tree Farm, £75 Mirkbooths, £59, £58.50 How Burn Hill Cheviot £71 Yew Tree Farm Texel £70 Mirkbooths, £65, £59 The Lake, £62, £59 How Burn, £59 Chapel House Suffolk £58 Yew Tree Farm.