Borderway Store Sheep Sale

27th July 2020

Borderway Mart held their opening sale of Store Lambs on Monday 27th July 2020 seeing all vendors expectations blown out of the window.

Top price of the day was for a pen of 4 Beltex x Charollais wethers from Messrs Thomlinson, Long Park, Carlisle who topped at £100 with their run of 36 lambs going on to average £87.83.  All classes of sheep proved very well sort after.

Good types of Beltex and Dutch Texel lambs followed trends seeing a very active ringside of buyers with a pen from Messrs Dalton, Greenside selling for £98 and Messrs Bird, Ghyll House selling a pen of 15 for £93.50.

The sale of store sheep saw an increased entry of 33% on the year with the full run averaging a staggering £14.81 up on the year.

Many more store sheep are required in order to fulfil purchasers requirements.

Leading prices per head: Charollais £100, £96 Long Park, £69.50, £63.50 Knowesley Beltex £98 Greenside Keep Cottage, £94, £82 Goodlie Hill, £89, £72 (x2), £50 Moss Side, £84 Long Park, £84, £80 Woodend, £76 Knowe Head Texel £93.50 Ghyll House, £93, £81, £77 Long Park, £89, £80.50, £75 North Mosses, £80, £79.50, £79, £77, £76 Burthwaite, £80 Waver Head, £76.50 Pallet Hill, £75 Demense, £75 Smithy Garth Suffolk £77 Demense, £74 High Keenley Fell, £70.50 Woodend, £66 Plumpton Foot, £63.50 Knowesley Greyfaced £60.50 Knowesley, £59, £56.50 Penny Hill Park, £58 Plumpton Foot.

For more information please contact the Auctioneer David Fearon on 07500173273 or 01228 406200.