On Tuesday 22nd September Harrison & Hetherington held their sale of store and breeding sheep within Broughton Auction Mart.
A very mixed show of sheep were forward, however receiving a strong trade throughout.
Top price of the day was a pen of 30 Texel cross ewe lambs from Messrs Nicholson, Birch Bank, Ulverston selling to £90 per head.
Store sheep were faced with a much quieter ringside but still ensured all lambs well sold. Topping the trade at £70 was a strong pen of Texel cross lambs from Messrs Temple, Blackhall Farm, Ulpha. Herdwick wethers were also very well bid for, seeing a breed average of £38.63.
Leading price per head:
Ewe Lambs: Texel £90 Birch Bank, Herdwick £60 Knott End Farm.
Store Lambs: Texel £70 Blackhall Farm, £64 Low Scales, £63 Stone Arthur, Mule £65.50, £62, £60 Ghyll Farm, £64 Birch Bank, Charolais £60.50 Stone Arthur, Zwartbles £55 Baskell Farm, Beltex £50, £48 Wha House, Jacob £49 Baskell Farm, Herdwick £42 Hoses Farm, £38 Wha House, £38, £36.50 Wasdale Head Farm, Swaledale £40 Low Scales, £35 Wha House.