Borderway Store and Breeding Sheep Sale

7th May 2018

At Borderway Mart on Monday 7th May, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly sale of breeding sheep. With the sun finally showing its face a larger show of ewes and lambs with also a large ring side of buyers eager for sheep. Trade proved very promising from start to finish.

Topping the sale was a pen of Blue Texel ewes with lambs at foot from M/s Hodgson, Spring Hill, Aldoth peaking at £124 per life, with twins following up at £108 a life resulting in £324 per unit.

A larger show of sheep exceeded the £100 mark seeing all aged ewes in very good demand with M/s Brough, Langfauld selling 4&5 shear Texel x ewes achieving £116, £104 a life.

Many more could have been sold to the vendor’s advantage. Our special show and sale next week, 14th May.

Please contact the Auctioneer David Fearon on 07764573436.

Leading prices:
Ewes with Lambs at Foot: Texel
£116, £104, £95, £90, £82 Langfauld, £108 Spring Hill, £102, £83 Laneside, £96 Mesona Suffolk £76 Tedcastle Farm, Greyfaced £75 Inch Farm, £70 Winter Crag, £70 Tedcastle Farm, £68, £67.50, £67 Whitehouse Farm, £58 Ghyll House Farm, £58 Stoneknowe Farm,  Zwartbles £56 Wallhead Swaledale £40 Stoneknowe Farm Herdwick £31 Grange Farm

Hoggs with Lambs at Foot: Texel £108, £107 Braithwaite Shields, £92, £77, £76, £75 Millrigg, £80 Glebelands, £78 Tedcastle, £75 Hayton Brow Greyfcaed £80, £74 Tedcastle, £76 Glebelands,

Shearlings with Lambs at Foot: Texel £124 Spring Hill, £100 Langfauld, £96, £93, £83 Seathwaite, £96, £89 Laneside, £84, £82 Tarn End Greyfaced £74 Winter Crag, £72 Glebelands, £70 Spring Hill