At Broughton Mart on Tuesday 11th August, Harrison & Hetherington held their opening sale of store lambs.
Trade proved very promising from the offset, with all vendors leaving highly delighted.
Regular consignors LM & C Whittaker, Scalderskew, Seascale topped the trade at £83 for a pen of 11 Beltex cross Cheviot lambs, following on with a similar pen of 12 to £81. Messrs Whittaker also sold a pen of 14 Cheviot Mule wethers to a very respectable £76.50.
Many more store lambs are required for the next sale of store lambs will take place on Tuesday 25th August, for further information please contact the Auctioneers David Fearon on 07500 173273, James Little on 07872 840685 or Roy Brocklebank 07786 458266, Claire Whittaker 07725 724556.
Leading price per head: Beltex £83, £81 Scalderskew, £66, £59 Wha House,
Cheviot Mule £76.50 Scalderskew, £66, £62, £59 Stone Arthur, £64.50 Hall Dunnerdale, Texel £76, £69 Croglinhurst, £70 Scalderskew, £68 Low Scales, £60, £55 Stone Arthur, Suffolk £65 Low Scales, Border Leicester £68 Low Scales, Zwartbles £48, £42 Hencroft.