On Monday 4th March Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held their weekly sale of store and breeding sheep.
STORE SHEEP: A smaller show of store hoggs were forward due to the recent wintery weather. Quality runs of hoggs proved popular and saw the top price of £70.50 being achieved by Messrs Sim, Chapel House, West Newton for a tremendous run of Charollais cross hoggs.
Mule wethers from Messrs Gate, Low House, Cockermouth selling for £64.50.
Leading prices per head: Charollais £70.50 Chapel House, Texel £64.50, £56 Burn House, £62, £60.50, £60 Anthorn Farm, £60 Eden Gate Holme Farm, £58.50 Dalefoot, Blue Texel £64, £55.50 Dalefoot, Suffolk £63.50 Ellesmere, Greyfaced £62.50 Low House, Whitefaced Woodland £56.50, £53.50 Dalefoot.
BREEDING SHEEP: Following the sale of stores saw a small selection of breeding sheep. In lamb ewes seeing a top price of £102 for 3 shear Texel ewes.
Next week’s sale will include a large quatity of ewes and lambs along with a consignment of 30 black Texel cross hoggs in lamb to the black Beltex.
For further information on store and breeding sheep sales at Borderway please contact David Fearon 07500 173273.
Leading prices per head:
Breeding Ewes: Texel £102 (x2) Albyfield, Greyfaced £90, £80 High Drum.
Shearling Gimmers: Texel £96 Albyfield.
Ewes and Lambs: Greyfaced £58, £48 Auchenblane Cottage, Leicester £46 Auchenblane Cottage.