Broughton Show and Sale of Mountain Ewes

9th October 2012

On Tuesday 9th October Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held their annual show and sale of Mountain ewes and breeding sheep at Broughton Market.  All classes met a good trade throughout and with a virtual total clearance, vendors went home happy with good prices attained from the days trading.

Swaledale Ewes

1st      Anthony Hartley Ltd, Turner Hall
2nd     GW & D Wilkinson, Tilberthwaite
3rd      Hinning, House Farm                               

Herdwick Ewes

1st      Anthony Hartley Ltd, Turner Hall
2nd     Anthony Hartley Ltd, Turner Hall
3rd      Anthony Hartley Ltd, Turner Hall

Herdwick Shearling Gimmers

1st      Anthony Hartley Ltd, Turner Hall
2nd     D Thompson, Climb Stile
3rd      J Braithwaite, Holme Farm

Herdwick Ewe Lambs

1st      D Thompson, Climb Stile
2nd     D Thompson, Climb Stile
3rd      J Braithwaite, Holme Farm

Leading Prices:

Ewes Herdwick £300, £210, £190, £150, £70, £66, £64, £62, £60 (x2) Turner Hall Farm, £66 Green Cottage, £63 Birk Howe, Swaledale £90, £83, £81, £74, £72 Turner Hall Farm, £75, £71 Tilberthwaite Farm, £70 Green Cottage, £70 (x2) Hinning House, North Country Cheviot £69 Old Hall Farm, £60 Galemire House, Blackfaced £40 Glamire House.

Shearling Gimmers Herdwick £110 Moorland Cottage, £110 Turner Hall, £55 Climb Stile, £50 (x2) Holme Farm.

Ewe Lambs Herdwick £88, £78 Climb Stile, £56, £51 Ellermere Farm.