At Broughton Mart on Tuesday 6th August, Harrison & Hetherington held their opening sale of store lambs.
The opening sale attracted an entry of 400 store sheep. A nice run of Continentals and Suffolk lambs came forward and were presented to a busy ringside of buyers, resulting in a pleasing trade throughout.
The sale topped at £73 for a great pen of Beltex cross lambs from Messrs IW Barrow & Sons, Jackson Ground.
Suffolk lambs sold to £58 for a large pen from Messrs RD Holland & Co, Low Scales, Millom.
Many more store lambs are required for the next sale of store lambs will take place on Tuesday 20th August, for further information please contact the Auctioneers David Fearon on 07500 173273, James Little on 07872 840685 or Roy Brocklebank 07786 458266.
Leading price per head: Beltex £73 Jackson Ground, £61 Folds Farm, Texel £59.50, £56.50, £55 Boon Crag, £59.50 Broom Lea, £59 Penellum, £58 Stone Arthur, £58 Jackson Ground, £56.50 Wha House, Zwartbles £58 Hencroft, Suffolk £58 Low Scales, £55.50 Swinside, £55 Abbot Park, Charollais £56.50 Abbot Park, £55.50 Boon Crag,£55 Stone Arthur.