Borderway Store Sheep Sale

3rd September 2018

The weekly sale of store lambs saw a smaller show forward on the week, due to the change in weather. Trade from the start was buoyant but with all vendors leaving highly delighted, there was a full ringside of buyers with all classes of lambs well bid for.

Top price of the day was met twice, firstly from Messrs Spruce, The Barns, Brampton for a pen of 12 Beltex lambs and secondly for a pen of 8 Texel lambs from Messrs Wilson, Scales Farm, Cockermouth. These two tremendous pens of lambs went on to peak the sale at £83 a head.

Leading prices per head: Beltex £83, £66 The Barns, £75, £70 Beck Farm, £64, £60 (x2) Chapel House, £63 Highfield Farm, £61.50 Greenside Keep, £61 Mid Town, Texel £83, £74, £68, £63.50 Scales Farm, £78, £64.50 Sanderson House, £76, £71, £66.50, Blinkbonny, £73 Birks Head, £71, £70 Korona, £68.50 Branch End Farm, £66.50 Mid Town, £66, £63.50 Harper Hill, £64 Middle Bank End, £63.50 Greenside Keep, £63.50 Skelgill House, £63 Monkwray Farm, Charollais £67 Mid Town,  Suffolk £66 Beck Farm, £61 Highfield, Greyfaced £57.50 Fairhill, £51 Demesne Farm.