On Monday 20th May, Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held their weekly sale of breeding sheep.
A smaller show was forward, however ewes and lambs sold easier on the week.
Top price of the day was a pen of Texel cross hoggs from Messrs Ramsay, Dockray Hall, Wigton, topping at £108 per life.
Ewes were also in demand, seeing a top of £86 per life from Messrs Mundell, Victoria House, Lockerbie.
With a large quantity of grass around, there is a large demand for all classes of ewes and lambs.
Forthcoming Breeding sheep Sales at Borderway:
Monday 27th May 2019 – Bank Holiday Sale of Ewes and Lambs
For further information on breeding sheep sales at Borderway please contact David Fearon 07500 173273.
Leading prices per head:
Hoggs and Lambs: Texel £108, £103, £87 Dockray Hall, £90, £89, £86, £84 Highwood Farm, Greyfaced £80 Dockray Hall, £79 Gleblands, £76 Fallowfield, £75 Briggle Farm.
Ewes and Lambs: Texel £86, £72 Victoria House, £85 Parkside Farm, £71 Sanderson House, £70 Hen Moss Farm, £64.50 Parkside Farm, £64.50, £63.50 (x2) Northrigg Hill, £62 Snowdrop, £61.50 Becks Farm, Suffolk £74, £73 Yew Tree Farm, Greyfaced £66, £58 Snowdrop, £59.50 Sanderson House, £59 Parkside Farm, £57, £56.50 Merryshield, £57 Stoneknowe Farm, Swaledale £42 Stoneknowe Farm, £40 Ghyll Croft, £40 Brow Farm, Herdwick £37 Brow Farm.
Shearling Gimmers and Lambs: Texel £73 (x2), £72 Parkside Farm, Greyfaced £68 Glebelands.