Borderway Christmas Primestock Show & Sale

3rd December 2018

At Borderway Mart, Carlisle on Monday 3rd December, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly sale of Primestock, which included the Christmas show and sale for all classes of cattle and sheep.

Once again a great show of 598 Cast Cows, Bulls, and Prime cattle and 1598 Prime Sheep were forward for the Christmas show at Borderway. The cattle classes were kindly judged by Mr Steven Wilson, Corby Hill Butchers and the sheep were judged by Mr Jimmy Mulholland, The Butchers Great Corby.

CAST COWS & OTM CATTLE – A large entry of 447 cast cows and stock bulls were forward, with a great show throughout, and included 28 show cows with trade for all classes dearer on the week.

Messrs Illingworth, Howgillside sold the top price Limousin cow for 985kg, 187.5ppk or £1846 to Mr Charles Kirkpatrick. Messrs Hartley, Pendle Valley Farm sold a pure British Blue cow for 931kg, 187.5ppk or £1745 also to Mr Kirkpatrick.

Messrs Jenkinson, Clifton Moor run of outstanding Limousin cows topped at 895kg, 187.5ppk or £1678 to Owain Llyr. Messrs DA Harrison, Hill House Farm run of well fleshed cows topped at 867kg, 184.5ppk or £1601 for a Limousin cross and to 821kg, 183.5ppk or £1506 for a British Blue cross purchased by Owain Llyr and Charles Kirkpatrick. Messrs Mathers, Beech Bank sold a Limousin cross cow for 826kg, 191.5ppk or £1581 again to Mr Kirkpatrick.

Messrs Maw, Wintershields Farm, sold a British Blue cross cow for 812kg, 187.5ppk or £1522 to Mr Kirkpatrick. Messrs Cornthwaite, Balgray Hill sold a Limousin cross for 211.5ppk to Mr Alan Jarvis. Messrs Kearton, Wyse Hill Farm run of cows and heifers topped at 208.5ppk for a Limousin cross to Mr McGimpsey. Nilston Rigg Farm sold a Limousin cross for 206.5ppk to Mr Jarvis. Messrs Henderson & Son, Parkhouse sold a British Blue for 191.5ppk to William Barker. Ian & Dot Goldie, Greenfield sold a Charolais for 188.5ppk to Mr William Barker.

A much improved show of black and white cows were on offer with trade for all classes being 5p up on the week. Messrs Fisher, Geltside Farm sold a Swedish Red for 718kg, 145.5ppk or £1044 and to 493kg, 159.5ppk or £945 for a Montbeliarde cross both of which were purchased by Mr McGimpsey. Messrs Skelton, Gill Farm sold a Montbeliarde cross cow for 896kg, 109.5ppk or £981 to Mr George Watson. Messrs Hedworth, Townhead Farm sold a Holstein cross cow for 777kg, 124.5ppk or £967 for Mr Kirkpatrick. Messrs Henderson, East Bowhill Farm sold a Montbeliarde cross cow for 869kg, 107.5ppk or £934 to Steven Bowes. Mr C Horsley, Whitrigg Grange sold a Holstein cross cow for 867kg, 105.5ppk or £914 also to Mr Bowes. Messrs Smithson, Skelcies Hall sold a Holstein cross cow for 847kg, 107.5ppk or £910 to Mr McGimpsey. Blencogo House Farm sold a Holstein cross cow for 660kg, 137.5ppk or £907 to Alan Jarvis.

Leading heifer prices: Montbeliarde to 159.5p Geltside, Swedish Red & white sold to 145.5p and 123.5p Geltside, British Friesian sold to 144.5p Geltside, Holsteins to 137.5p Nether Collinhirst, , 137.5p from Blencogo, 131.5p Riggheads, 125.5p Geltside, 124.5p High Ploughlands, 124.5p Townhead Farm, 122.5p Stubbyknowe.

Nine stock bulls were forward, with Messrs Johnson, West Wharmley selling a Charolais bull to 1211kg, 128.5ppk or £1556 and was purchased by Mr Charles Kirkpatrick.

Prize List:
Limousin Cast Cow
1stT Illingworth, Howgillside, Eaglesfield, Lockerbie – 985kg, 187.5ppk, £1846.88
2nd DA Harrison, Hill House Farm, Aldoth, Wigton, Cumbria – 867kg, 168.5ppk, £1460.90
3rd R & JP Mullholland, Midtown Farm, Great Orton, Cumbria, 776kg, 177.5ppk, £1377.40

British Blue Cast Cow
1stDA Harrison, Hill House Farm, Aldoth, Wigton, Cumbria – 821kg, 183.5ppk, £1506.54
2ndM & E Hartley, Pendle Valley Farm, Nelson, Lancashire – 931kg, 187.5ppk, £1745.63
3rdDA Harrison, Hill House Farm, Aldoth, Wigton, Cumbria – 835kg, 177.5ppk, £1482.13

AOB Cast Cow
1stR Wilshaw, Oulton Hall, Oulton, Wigton, Cumbria (Blonde) – 784kg, 161.5ppk, £1266.16
2ndNB & IA Armstrong, High Tarns Farm, Silloth, Cumbria (Parthenais) – 758kg, 157.5ppk, £1193.85
3rdH Houldey, Kirtleton House, Waterbeck, Dumfriesshire (Simmental) – 898kg, 119.5ppk, £1073.11

Cast cows leading price per head: Limousin £1846 Howgillside, £1678, £1442, £1306, £1213, £1198, £1181 Clifton Moor, £1601, £1460, £1263 Hill House Farm, £1581 Beech Bank, £1483 Dumbretton Farm, £1473 Greenfield, £1383, £1312 Hudscales, £1377, £1312 Midtown Farm, £1303 Nilston Rigg, £1288, £1259, £1130, £1105 Wyse Hill Farm, £1241, 31103 Balgray Hill, £1209 Sanders Close, £1172 Linden House, £1149 Sideway Bank, £1073 Shitlington Hall Farm, £1064 Little Orton Farm, British Blue £1745 Pendle Valley Farm, £1522 Wintershields Farm, £1506, £1482, £1474, £1019 Hill House Farm, £1367 Park House Farm, £1326, £1309, £1098 Nealhouse Farm,  £1268 Woodhouse Farm, £1206 Shitlington Hall Farm, £1191 Fowrass Farm, £1018 Wyseby Hill Cottage, Blonde £1266 Oulton Hall, Charolais £1261 South Farm, £1228, £1219, £1190 Hallbankgate Farm, £1174 Greenfield, £1107 Hill House Farm, £1052 Clemire, Parthenais £1193 High Tarns Farm, Simmental £1073 Kirtleton House, £1072, £1023 East Wharmley, £1056 Newbie Mains, Swedish Red & White £1044 Geltside Farm, Aberdeen Angus £1014, £1003 Gretna House, Montbeliarde £981Gill Farm, £954 Geltside Farm, £934 East Bowhill Farm, Holstein Friesian £967 Townhead Farm, £914 Whitrigg Grange, £910, £876 Skelcies Hall, £907 Blencogo House, £856, £837, £816 Smalmstown Farm, £852 Geltside Farm, £852 Wolfa, £836 Riggheads, £818 Low Row Scales, £811 Woodhouses Farm, £804 High Ploughlands, British Friesian £875, £873 Albyfield.

Cast bulls leading price per head: Limousin £1162 Gelt Hall Farm, Charolais £1556 West Wharmley, £1059 South Farm,

Cast cows leading price per kilo: Limousin 211.5p, 162.5p Balgray Hill, 208.5p, 187.5p, 173.5p Wyse Hill Farm, 206.5p Nilston Rigg, 191.5p Beech Bank, 187.5p Howgillside, 187.5p, 169.5p, 149.5p (x2), 143.5p Clifton Moor, 184.5p, 168.5p, 166.5p, 149.5p, 148.5p Hill House Farm, 179.5p Greenfield, 178.5p, 149.5p Hudscales, 177.5p Midtown Farm, 169.5p, 141.5p Dumbretton Farm,161.5p Reddings, 153.5p Linden House, 149.5p Saunders Close, 148.5p Sideway Bank, 146.5p The Throp, British Blue 191.5p Park Hosue Farm, 187.5p Pendle Valley Farm, 187.5p Wintershields Farm, 186.5p, 184.5p, 179.5p Nealhouse Farm, 183.5p, 180.5p, 177.5p Hill House Farm, 176.5p Fowrass Farm, 163.5p Woodhouse Farm, 148.5p Nilston Rigg, Charolais 188.5p Greenfield, 144.5p Hallbankgate Farm, 141.5p Hill House Farm, Simmental 186.5p, 129.5p, 127.5p, 125.5p East Wharmley, 133.5p Kirtleton House, 128.5p Sideway Bank, 123.5p, 120.5p High Wood End,    Blonde 170.5p, 147.5p, 139.5p, 128.5p, 127.5p Merryshield, 161.5p, 121.5p Oulton Hall, Montbeliarde 159.5p Geltside Farm, 109.5p Gill Farm, 107.5p East Bowhill Farm, 106.5p Millrigg, Parthenais 157.5p High Tarns Farm, Swedish Red & White 145.5p, 123.5p, 111.5p Geltside, 107.5p (x2) The Hill, British Friesian 144.5p, 103.5p Gelt Hall Farm, 112.5p, £104.5p Albyfield, 109.5p Rye Close, 108.5p Aulby Farm, 102.5p The Flatt, Holstein Friesian 137.5p Blencogo, 137.5p Nether Collinhirst, 131.5p Riggheads, 125.5p, 113.5p Geltside Farm, 124.5p High Ploughlands, 124.5p, 117.5p, 107.5p Townhead Farm, 122.5p Stubbyknowe, 111.5p Burthwaite Croft, 110.5p Wodhouses Farm, 109.5p High Plains, 109.5p, 107.5p Skelcies Hall, 108.5p Hesket House, 108.5p, 104.5p Slealands Burn, 107.5p, 104.5p, 103.5p Low Row Scales, 107.5p, 106.5p Smalmstown Farm, 106.5p Low Rigg, 106.5p Riggheads, 105.5p Whitrigg Grange, 105.5p Hesket House, 105.5p Red Hall, 102.5p Tempest Tower, 101.5p Justicetown Farm, 100.5p Wolfa, Saler 124.5p Far Hill, Aberdeen Angus 121.5p, 114.5p Gretna House, 118.5p Carrick Farmhouse, Beef Shorthorn 120.5p, 105.5p, 102.5p Sandwick Farm, 109.5p Bays Leap Farm, Brown Swiss 109.5p Park House, Fleckvieh 108.5p Girthhead, 103.5p Angerton Hall Farm, Staberliser 102.5p Nutholm Farm, Dairy Shorthorn 100.5p Brisco Hill.

Cast bulls leading price per kilo: Limousin 174.5p Gelt Hall Farm, Charolais 128.5p West Wharmley.

PRIME BULLS – A far larger show of 107 prime bulls forward selling at a very good trade. Top overall was £1709 for a Limousin from Messrs Priestley, Cracrop Farm, Brampton purchased by Messrs Kirkpatrick, Lockerbie. Simmentals sold to £1539 from Messrs Goldie, Newbie Mains, Annan and purchased by Ralph Pearson Wholesale Butchers. Charolais crosses sold to £1436 from Messrs Ogle, Wydon Farm, Haltwhistle. British Blue crosses sold to £1431 from Messrs Rogerson, Maison Gill, Appleby purchased by Bowland Foods, Preston.

Top pence per kilo of 238.5p was attained for the aforementioned British Blue cross from Messrs Rogerson. Limousins sold to 234.5p from Messrs Illingworth, Howgillside, Lockerbie and purchased by Bowland Foods. Black and whites peaked at £1185 from Messrs Dickinson, High House, Wigton purchased by Ralph Pearson Wholesale Butchers the same vendors also sold the top black & white pence per kilo of 181.5p for a different Friesian this time purchased by Jewitt Meats, Spennymoor.

Prize List:
Continental Young Bull
1stJG & M Little, Greenhill Farm, Red Dial, Wigton, Cumbria (Limousin) – 609kg, 228.5ppk, £1391.57
2nd Norman Farming Co, Little Orton Farm, Carlisle, Cumbria (Limousin) – 705kg, 209.5ppk, £1476.98
3rd Norman Farming Co, Little Orton Farm, Carlisle, Cumbria (Limousin) – 653kg, 217.5ppk, £1420.28

Traditional Young Bull
1stJ Dickinson, High House, Southernby, Hesket New Market, Cumbria (Friesian) – 595kg, 181.5ppk, £1079.93
2nd J Dickinson, High House, Southernby, Hesket New Market, Cumbria (Friesian) – 649kg, 178.5ppk, £1158.47
3rd J Dickinson, High House, Southernby, Hesket New Market, Cumbria (Friesian) – 683kg, 173.5ppk, £1185.01

Leading price per head: Limousin £1709 Cracrop, £1586, £1492 Lower Griseburn, £1491, £1383 Maison Gill, £1480, £1452 Townfoot, £1476, £1420, £1416 Little Orton Farm, £1470 Sarkshields Farm, £1409 Howgillside, £1391 Greenhill Farm Simmental £1539, £1411 Newbie Mains, £1491, £1418 Quixwood Charolais £1436, £1325 Wydon Farm British Blue £1431 Maison Gill, £1282, £1161 Kirkend, £1113 South View Farm Blonde £1341 Kirkend Aberdeen Angus £1292 Bectonhall, £1133 Braitwaite Hall Friesian £1185, £1158, £1079 High House, £1168, £1130, £1066 Gates Garth Hall Farm, £1156 Braithwaite Hall, £1037, £1000, £979 Aulby Farm Holstein Friesian £1145, £1083(x2) Bectonhall, £1017, £954, £925 Durdar, £946 Brisco Hill Hereford £1138 Mirkbooths, £1115, £1008 Bogburn, £1112 Croft House Montbelairde £1028, £979 Kirkbride House, £1017 Seymour House Swedish Red & White £836 Kirkbride House

Leading price per kilo: British Blue 238.5p Maison Gill, 205.5p, 195.5p Kirkend, 195.5p Cleughbrae Farm, 192.5p, 190.5p Justicetown Farm Limousin 234.5p Howgillside, 228.5p, 226.5p, 220.5p Greenhill Farm, 222.5p Lower Griseburn, 219.5p Harelawhill Farm, 217.5p, 216.5p Little Orton Farm, 216.5p Maison Gill Blonde 198.5p Kirkend Charolais 195.5p, 189.5p West Wharmley Friesian 181.5p, 178.5p, 173.5p High House, 178.5p Braithwaite Hall, 172.5p Croft House, 171.5p, 169.5p Gates Garth Hall Farm, 169.5p(x2), 166.5p Aulby Farm  Hereford 178.5p Mirkbooths, 177.5p Croft House, 173.5p Bogburn Aberdeen Angus 178.5p Bectonhall, 178.5po Braithwaite Hall Simmental 177.5p Newbie Mains, 169.5p Bogburn Montbeliarde 172.5p(x2) Kirkbride House Holstein Fresian 164.5p, 163.5p Brisco Hill, 161.5p, 159.5p Bectonhall, 160.5p High Rigg, 160.5p South View Farm Swedish Red & White 162.5p Kirkbride House

PRIME CATTLE – A very good entry of 44 prime steers and heifers were forward, selling to a large ringside of buyers, and a good trade achieved for all classes.

The Overall Champion was a tremendous red Limousin bullock from Bridgehouse Farming Co, Newton Stewart that weighted 632kg, and sold for 300ppk or £1896 and was purchased by the Judge Mr Steven Wilson. Taking the Reserve Champion ticket was a British blue heifer  consigned by Messrs Dent, Elm House, Applelby which scaled 569kg and sold to 239.5ppk or £1362.76 and was purchased by Messrs Mulholland, The Butchers Great Orton.

Outwith the show, top overall was a Limousin cross bullock from Messrs Crichton, Loughrigg Farm, Egremont which achieved £1631.55 and was purchased by Pioneer Foods. Messrs Blaylock, Kirkend, Coldstream received £1350.33 for a Limousin cross heifer who was purchased by Messrs Mathers, Kelso. Many more could have been sold to vendors advantage.

Prize List:
Limousin Bullock
1stBridgehouse Farming Co, Bridgehouse Farm, Newton Stewart – 632kg, 300ppk, £1896
2nd D Watret, Muirfield, Hightae, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire – 813kg, 197.5ppk, £1605.68
3rd GN & DM Bowe, Bothel Parks, School Lane, Bothel, Cumbria – 686kg, 234.5ppk, £1608.67

AOB Bullock
1stMessrs Dent, Elm House, Appleby In Westmorland, Cumbria (Blonde)– 569kg, 239.5ppk, £1362.76
2nd JJ Crichton, Loughrigg Farm, Egremont, Cumbria (Charolais) – 772kg, 204.5ppk, £1578.74

Limousin Heifer
1stMessrs Dent, Elm House, Appleby In Westmorland, Cumbria – 599kg, 239.5ppk, £1434.61
2nd JG & M Little, Greenhill Farm, Red Dial, Wigton, Cumbria – 560kg, 253.5ppk, £1419.60
3rd A & JN Story, Newbiggin Farm, Kirklinton, Carlisle, Cumbria – 550kg, 239.5ppk, £1317.25

British Blue Heifer
1stMessrs Dent, Elm House, Appleby In Westmorland, Cumbria – 580kg, 255ppk, £1479
2nd IL Grainer, Kiln Close Farm, Glasson, Wigton, Cumbria – 614kg, 269.5ppk, £1654.73
3rdDJ & S Dale-Sunley, Ross Farm, Borgue, Kirkcudbrightshire – 614kg, 239.5ppk, £1470.53

AOB Heifer
1stS & D Blaylock, Kirkend, Coldstream, Berwickshire (Blonde) – 650kg, 239.5ppk, £1556.75
2nd DJ & S Dale-Sunley, Ross Farm, Borgue, Kirkcudbrightshire (Charolais) – 578kg, 241.5ppk, £1395.87
3rd IL Grainer, Kiln Close Farm, Glasson, Wigton, Cumbria (Charolais) – 615kg, 248.5ppk, £1528.28

Traditional cross Bullock/Heifer
1stS Priestley, Cracrop Farm, Brampton, Cumbria (Galloway) – 611kg, 249.5ppk, £1524.45
2nd J Wilson, Street Head, Ivegill, Carlisle, Cumbria (Shorthorn) – 621kg, 171.5ppk, £1065.02

Overall Champion: Bridgehouse Farming Co, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire (Limousin Bullock) – 632kg, 300ppk, £1896 

Overall Champion – Bridgehouse Farming Co – 632kg, 300ppk, £1896

Reserve Overall Champion: Messrs Dent, Elm House, Appleby, Cumbria (British Blue Heifer) –580kg, 255ppk, £1479

Reserve Overall Champion – Messrs Dent – 580kg, 255ppk, £1479

Leading price per head:
Steers: Limousin £1896 Bridgehouse Farm, £1631 Loughrigg Farm, £1608, £1537 Bothel Parks, £1605 Muirfield, £1540, £1334 Limestone Cottage, £1400 Newbiggin Farm, Charolais £1578 Loughrigg Farm, Galloway £1524 Cracrop Farm, British Blue £1387 Newbiggin Farm, Blonde £1362 Elm House.

Heifers: British Blue £1654 Kiln Close Farm, £1532 Kirkend, £1479 Elm House, £1470, £1300 Ross Farm, Blonde £1556, £1372 Kirkend, Charolais £1528 Kiln Close Farm, £1395 Ross Farm, Limousin £1434 Elm House, £1419 Greenhill Farm, £1350, £1313 Kirkend, £1328, £1317 Newbiggin Farm.

Leading price per kilo: Steers: Limousin 300p Bridgehouse Farm, 247.5p, 235.5p Limestone Cottage, 234.5p Bothel Parks, Galloway 249.5p Cracrop Farm, Blonde 239.5p Elm House, British Blue 228.5p Newbiggin Farm.

Heifers: British Blue 269.5p Kiln Close Farm, 259.5p, 239.5p Ross Farm, 257.5p Kirkend, 255p Elm House, Limousin 253.5p, 249.5p Greenhill Farm, 242.5p, 239.5p Newbiggin Farm, 239.5p Elm House, Charolais 248.5p Kiln Close Farm, 241.5p Ross Farm, Blonde 239.5p, 217.5p Kirkend.    

PRIME SHEEP – The Pre sale judging was carried out by Mr J Mulholland, of Mulhollands Butchers, Great Orton who went about his task with great skill and professionalism.

His Champion pen of 4,came from the Beltex class and were consigned by Mr T Holmes, Nutholm Farm, weighing 43kg.  They later went on to sell at £200, 465.1ppk a head and were purchased by the Judge.

The Reserve Champions came for the same class being the 2nd prize pen of Beltex from Robert Garth and Sarah Priestley, Peaks View.  The pen of 4 weighed 44kg and sold at £145, £329.5ppk again to the Judge.

It was the first prize single lamb from Robert Garth and Sarah Priestley that topped the sale, having previously stood second at the Agri Expo earlier in November and weighing in at 57 kg.  It sold for £550, £964.9ppk again to Mr Mulholland who purchased 13 lambs in total including 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize singles as well as both the Champion and Reserve pens.

The overall average for the sale was 181.96p with an SQQ of 195.07 which equates to £82.50 a head with all classes better to sell.  Export sheep of all types were met with a high demand and heavies also saw an increase in demand.

Prize List:
4 Texel lambs
1stJM & SM Priestley, Cracrop Farm, Brampton, Cumbria – 45kg, 226.7ppk, £102
2nd A & N Batty Ltd, Flimby Hall, Wedgewood Road, Flimby, Cumbria – 43kg, 223ppk, £96
3rd J Oliver & Sons, Walton Woodhead Banks, Brampton, Cumbria – 41.5kg, 236.1ppk, £98

4 Beltex lambs
1stT Holmes, Nutholm Farm, St Mungo, Lockerbie, Dumfries – 43kg, 465.1ppk, £200
2nd R Garth & S Priestley, Peaks View, Bentham, Lancashire – 44kg, 329.5ppk, £145
3rd TP Wigham, Hargill House, Coanwood, Northumberland – 45kg, 217.8ppk, £98

4 AOB Continental lambs
1stTP Wigham, Hargill House, Coanwood, Northumberland – 46kg, 221.7ppk, £102
2nd R & M Scott, Thirlwall Castle Farm, Greenhead, Northumberland – 42.5kg, 235.3ppk, £100
3rd J Oliver & Sons, Walton Woodhead Banks, Brampton, Cumbria – 40.5kg, 261.7ppk, £106

10 Suffolk lambs
1stJA Read, Midtown, Burgh By Sands, Cumbria – 52kg, 151.5ppk, £78.80
2nd T Chalmers & Co, Outer Woodhead, Canonbie, Dumfriesshire – 54.5kg, 161.5ppk, £88
3rd R & E Hodgson, White House, Glassonby, Penrith, Cumbria – 45kg, 173.3ppk, £78

10 Mule lambs
1stR & M Scott, Thirlwall Castle Farm, Greenhead, Northumberland – 46kg, 160.9ppk, £74
2nd Peter McCune, Farewell Grange, Threapland, Aspatria, Cumbria – 51.5kg, 149.5ppk, £77
3rd Messrs Mosscrop & Waugh, Albyfield, Heads Nook, Cumbria – 46kg, 160.9ppk, £74 

10 Hill bred lambs
1stMessrs Murray, Roughet Hill, Heads Nook, Cumbria – 40.5kg, 185.2ppk, £75
2nd Messrs Murray, Roughet Hill, Heads Nook, Cumbria – 41kg, 175.6ppk, £72
3rd Messrs Mosscrop & Waugh, Albyfield, Heads Nook, Cumbria – 46kg, 160.9ppk, £74

Continental cross single lamb
1stR Garth & S Priestley, Peaks View, Bentham, Lancashire – 57kg, 964.9ppk, £550
2nd R Garth & S Priestley, Peaks View, Bentham, Lancashire – 48kg, 416.7ppk, £200
3rd T & K Harrison, Lesson Hall Farm, Wigton, Cumbria – 50kg, 300ppk, £150

1st prize Single Lamb – R Garth & S Priestley – 57kg, 964.9ppk, £550

CHAMPION:  T Holmes, Nutholm Farm, St Mungo, Lockerbie, Dumfries – 43kg, 465.1ppk, £200 (Beltex)

Champion Pen of Lambs – T Holmes – 43kg, 465.1ppk, £200

RESERVE CHAMPION: R Garth & S Priestley, Peaks View, Bentham, Lancashire – 44kg, 329.5ppk, £145 (Beltex)

Reserve Champion Pen of Lambs – R Garth & S Priestley – 44kg, 329.5ppk, £145

Leading prices per head: Texel £550, £200 £145 Peaks View, £200 Nutholm Farm, £106 £98 Walton Woodhead, £102.80 Quarry House Farm, £102, £100 £98.80 £94.80 Cracrop, £100 £96.80 Thirlwall Castle Farm, £96.80 Hunley £96 Osborne Farm, £96 Flimby Hall, £93.80 Howgillside, £93.80 Newbiggin Farm,  £93.80 Uppercleugh, Beltex £150 £91.80 Lesson Hall Farm, £103.80 £98.80 (x2) £95.80 £94.80 £92.80 £90.80 Walton Woodhead, £100 £90.80 Castlehill, £100 £95.80 £94.80 £94.80 £92.80 New Grange Farm, £98 Hargill House, £97.80 Farewell Grange, £97.80 £94.80 High Field, Dutch Texel £102, £100 (x2) Hargill House, £90.80, £90, £88.30 Unity Farm, Suffolk £88 Outer Woodhead, £86.30, £85.30 £83.80 Smalmstown Farm, £84.30 West End Farm, £83.30 Clappers Farm, £81.80, £80 Midtown, £81.30 Howgillside,  £80 Aimshaugh, Charollais £87.80 Nether Place, £86.80, £85.20 £80.80 Outer Woodhead, £80.80 Castle Hill, Greyfaced £81.80 £74 Quarry House Farm, £77 Farewell Grange, £76.80 Horsleyhill Farm Cottage, £74.30 £74 Albyfield, £74 Thirlwall Castle Farm, Blackface £79.50 Stobbs Farm, £72 Roughet Hill, North Country Cheviot £75 Roughet Hill, Swaledale £72 Hargill House.

Leading prices pence per kilo: Texel 964.9p, 416.7p, 329.5p Peaks View, 465.1p Nutholm, 282.3p, 243.9p, 243.1p, 226.7p Cracrop Farm, 267p Quarry House Farm, 261.7p,  236.1p Walton Woodhead, 254.7p Hunley, 235.3p, 222.5p Thirlwall Castle Farm, 232p Cleamire 228.8p, 224.5p Heggle Lane Farm, 226.4p Uppercleugh, 223.3p Newbiggin Farm, 223p Flimby Hall, Beltex 300p, 213p Lesson Hall Farm, 266.6p, 250.1p, 247p, 230.8p, 229.1p 225.7p, 213.6p Walton Woodhead, 253.2p, 245.4p Castlehill, 240p, 235.7p, 227.7p High Field, 238.1p, 231.2p, 213p, 210.9p New Grange Farm, 217.8p Hargill House, 217.3p Farewell Grange, Dutch Texel 238.1p, 221.7p, 212.8p Hargill House, 216.2p, 210.2p, 200p Unity Farm, Charollais 212.6p Castlehill, 177.1p (x2) Northrigg Hill, 171.9p Outer Woodhead, North Country Cheviot 185.2p Roughet Hill, Blackface 180.7p Stobbs Farm, 175.6p Roughet Hill, Suffolk 174.3p, 173.3p White House, 171.8p Howgillside, Greyfaced 170.8p 160.9p Albyfield, 166.3p Quarry House Farm, 160.9p Thirlwall Castle Farm, 160.9p Whiteside Farm.

Cast Ewes and Rams: Ewes were a flyer for all types selling to £131.50 for a pair of Beltex from M W Shirvington, Woodbank Farm.

Leading Ewe prices: Beltex £131.50, £125.50 £117.50 £115.50 Woodbank Farm, Suffolk £105.50 West End Farm, Texel £100 £86.50 £83.50 £82.50 £80  Kellah, £97.50 £93.50 £88.50 £86.50 £82.50 West Moorhouses, £95.50 £93.50 £91.50 £88.50  £85.50 Springfield Farm, £89.50 Outer Woodhead, £85.50 Middlemoor, £80.50 Denton Farm, North Country Cheviot £95.50 Outer Woodhead, Blue Faced Leicester £74.50 Kellah, Greyfaced £70 West Moorhouses, £70 Kellah, £70 Roe Farm, Blackface £59.50, £50.50 Kellah, Swaledale £46.50 Roachburn Farm, Herdwick £43.50 Ribton House.

Rams: Texel £106.50 Lanehead Farm, £95.50 Roachburn Farm, £93.50 West End Farm, £81.50 Brackenhow, £80 Springfield Farm.