At Broughton Mart on Tuesday 18th September Harrison & Hetherington held their fortnightly sale of store and breeding sheep.
All classes met a keen demand, with breeding sheep selling to a top of £110 for dry Mule theaves from Messrs KW & A Todd, East Mount, Broughton.
Store sheep sold to £59 for Suffolks from Messrs RD Holland & Co, Low Scales, Milton.
Fell bred lambs ex Herdwicks sold to £46.50 for Charollais crosses from Messrs R McCartney, Boon Crag, Coniston.
The next sale at Broughton Mart will be the Annual show and sale of Herdwick and Swaledale rams on Tuesday 2nd October.
For all sale enquiries please contact the Auctioneers David Fearon on 07764 573436, James Little on 07872 840685 or Roy Brocklebank 07786 458266.
Leading price per head:
Shearling gimmers: Greyfaced £110, £98, £95 East Mount.
Store Lambs: Suffolk £59 Low Scales, Texel £58, £54 Blackhall Farm, £53 Wha House, Greyfaced £48, £44 Ghyll Farm, Charollais £46.50, £44 Boon Crag.