Broughton Principal Sale of Hill Store Lambs

20th October 2020

At Broughton Mart on Tuesday 21st October, Harrison & Hetherington held their principal sale of hill store lambs.

A great entry of lambs were forward, with numbers seeing a rise of over 400 on last years sale. An overall average of £37.65 was archived displaying a nice increase.

Hill lambs saw a top of £47 for a pen of 26 Herdwicks consigned by D & HS Ellwood, Baskell Farm, Ulpha. Swaledale lambs peaked at £41 twice for a pen of 32 from J & S McWilliam, Folds Farm, Broughton In Furness.

A small selection of Continental cross lambs sold to £68 for Texels from N Millard, Beck Bank, Millom,

For further information on sales at Broughton Mart, please contact the Auctioneers David Fearon 07500 173273; Bryan Knowles 07835 764535; Claire Whitaker 07772 5724556.

Leading price per head: Texel £68 Beck Bank Bungalow, £362 Hill Top Farm, Herdwick £47, £44, £43, £42.50, £42 Baskell Farm, £45, £39 Boon Crag, £43 Colwith Orchard, £43,  £37.50 Climb Stile, £42, £39 Coniston Hall, £41 Fenwick, £41, £39, £36.50 Birk Howe Farm, £40 Troutal Farm, £39, £37 Hoses Farm, £37 Gill Bank Farm,  Swaledale £41 (x2), £35 Folds Farm, £30 Knittleton Farm Cottage, £30 Coniston Hall, Hill Cheviot £40 Fenwick, Blackfaced £39 (x2), £38, £36 Field Head Farm.