At Borderway Mart, Carlisle on Monday 7th September Harrison & Hetherington held their annual show and sale of store lambs, with yet ather large show of 1067 forward, which saw a better quality lambs on offer.
The Champion pen of lambs went to M/s Edmondson of Seathwaite Farm, Keswick for five tremendous Beltex cross lambs which was judged by Mr S Woolley Jnr which later went on to sell for £64 a head.
Topping the day was a tremendous Texel cross lamb from M/s Stevenson, Nunfield, Brampton which gained the top of £72. Many other lambs were well bid for seeing prices up to £68 from the same good home as the aforementioned Champion pen for brilliant Charollais X Beltex lambs.
Prize list1st P Edmondson, Seathwaite Farm, Keswick2nd S Dalton, Greensode Keep Cottage, Brampton3rd ML & LB Bell, Winterhope Farm, Lockerbie4th ML & LB Bell, Winterhope Farm, Lockerbie5th Messrs Edmondson, Seathwaite Farm, Keswick
Champion: P Edmondson, Seathwaite Farm, Keswick
Leading prices per head: Texel £72, £57 Nunfield, £65 The Crook, £62 Holm Cottage, £61 Chapel House, £59, £58 Cross Keys, £57, £56 Seathwaite, £57 Lynecrook, £56 Demesne Farm, £56 Bankend, £56 Glentoo Farm Greyfaced £69 Lynecrook, £46 Middle Gill, £43 Low Lonning, £42 Penny Hill Charollais £68 Seathwaite, £59 The Close, £51 Huspeth Beltex £64, £56 Seathwaite, £64, £61, £55 Woodend Farm, £61, £59 Winterhope, £60 Greenside Keep, £58 Nunfield Suffolk £62 The Close, £58.50 High Lovelady Shield, £58 Demense, £56 Sleetbeck, £56 Faugh Beeches, Charmoise £56 Middle Gill Kerry Hill £50 (x2), £45 Herdwick £50 Woodend Farm, £47 Middle Gill, £47 Penny Hill Jacob £50, £44, £43 Ellonby Road, £47 Housenrigg, Swaledale £42 Cross Keyes