At Broughton Mart on Tuesday 22nd October, Harrison & Hetherington held their principal sale of 1200 store lambs.
A great trade from start to finish was achieved for all classes of lambs with the average seeing a rise of £2.67 on the year.
The sale topped at £54.50 for a pen of Herdwick Mule lambs from Messrs Gorst, Hoses Farm, Broughton In Furness.
Some great runs of hill lambs were forward, seeing this section top at £40 for a fantastic pen of Herdwick lambs from High Stile Farm, Ambleside.
Lambs are now required for our final sale of store lambs for the season, taking place on Tuesday 5th November. Please advise entries to the Auctioneers.
Forthcoming Sales at Broughton Mart
Tuesday 5th November – Sale of Store Sheep
Monday 2nd December – Annual Christmas Show and Sale of Store Cattle and Prime Lambs
Saturday 7th December – Special Sale of Rare and Minority breeds and classes of Cattle and Sheep
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: Greyfaced £54.50 Hoses Farm, Texel £54 Folds Farm, £51, £50 Moorhouse Farm, £51, £50 Hinning House, Charolais £49 Hill Top Farm, Blackfaced £43, £39.50, £38 Field Head Farm, Hill Cheviot £41 Fenwick, Herdwick £40, £32 High Stile Farm, £37, £35, £32 Boon Crag, £33 (x2), £30 Hoses Farm, £31.50 Fenwick, £31, £30 Folds Farm, Swaledale £32.50 Fenwick, £29 Folds Farm.