On Monday 7th May, Harrison and Hetherington held their annual Young Handlers and Spring Lamb show and sale.
The annual young handler and open show of spring lambs attracted a fabulous entry and was expertly judged by Martin McIntyre, McIntyre Meats, Leyburn, and was kindly sponsored by Northern Boiler Grants.
Class 1 – Young Handlers aged 10 years and under
1st – Alexander Slater, Rose Cottage
2nd – Rebecca Slater, Rose Cottage
3rd – Sophie Bell, Mill Cottage
Class 2 – Young Handlers aged 11 years and over
1st – Molly Park, 15 Sea View
2nd – Jack Richardson, Whitehead Brow,
3rd – Hannah Pickthall, C/o Swallow Heights
4th – Charlotte Pickthall, C/o Swallow Heights
Champion Young Handler: Alexander Slater, Rose Cottage
Reserve Champion Young Handler: Molly Park, 15 Sea View
Also on show was a special class for the best single and pair of Spring born lambs and was also judged by Mr Martin McIntyre.
The champion lamb came from M/s Bell, Mill Cottage, Waterbeck with an outstanding Texel which sold for £150 to the Judge.
The champion young handler was Alexander Slater who sold his 42kg Texel x lamb at £134 to John Scott Meats, Paisley.
The winning pairs came from Judy Brough, Buckabank with two outstanding Suffolks which sold for £150 to JC Guild & Sons, New Cummock.
Class 3 – Best Spring Lamb (Open)
1st – Sophie Bell, Mill Cottage
2nd – Louise Brough, Old Rectory
3rd – I & H Hornsby, The Stackyard
4th – A&C Park, 15 Sea View
Class 4 – Best Pair of Spring Lamb (Open)
1st – J Irving, Buckabank
2nd Adam Bell, Hillcrest
3rd – M/s Brough, Old Rectory
4th – M/s Slater, Rose Cottage
Overall Champion: Sophie Bell, Mill Cottage, Waterbeck
Reserve Champion: J Irving, Buckabank, Dalston