At Broughton Mart on Tuesday 29th May, Harrison & Hetherington held their end of season sale of ewes and lambs.
All classes were keenly bid for with all vendors delighted with their trade. The sale topped at £57.50 per life for a pen of Zwartbles ewes with Texel cross lambs at foot from Messrs Temple, Black Hall.
Hill ewes sold to £48 per life for Cheviots from Messrs Penellum, Swinside. Herdwicks sold very well and peaked at £43 per life from Messrs Jackson, Penny Hill.
The next sale to take place at Broughton will be the opening sale of store lambs on Tuesday 7th August. Please contact Auctioneers David Fearon on 07764 573436, James Little on 07872 840685 or Roy Brocklebank 07786 458266, for further information.
Leading price per head:
Ewes with lambs at foot: Zwartbles £57.50 Blackhall Farm, Greyfaced £56 Old Hall, Texel £53.50 Penny Hill, £51 Wha House, £50 Blackhall Farm, Hill Cheviot £48 (x4) Swinside, Dorset £47 Swinside, Herdwick £43, £41 Penny Hill, £41.50 Old Hall, £41 Baskell Farm, £40 Sella Farm, Swaledale £40 Old Hall, £39 Blacksyke, 338 High Ground Farm.