Broughton Store & Breeding Sheep Sale

3rd September 2019

At Broughton Mart on Tuesday 3rd September, Harrison & Hetherington their first annual sale of breeding females and rams, followed by a sale of store lambs.

A busy ringside of buyers ensured all classes of stock were keenly bid for with breeding stock and store lambs an exceptional trade. Topping the day’s trading at £500 was a fantastic Texel shearling ram shown by AJ Buchanan, Raven View, Holmrook selling to RJ & J Holden, Millom.

Breeding sheep sold to £120 for a great pen of Mule shearlings show by KW & A Todd, East Mount to Mr G Harryman.

Store lambs sold to £74 for a pen of Beltex x lambs shown by LM & C Whittaker, Moorlands Cottage, Kirkby In Furness.

Next sale will take place on Tuesday 17th September for all classes of store and breeding sheep, please advise entries to one of our team – James Little 07872 840685; David Fearon 07764 573436; Bryan Knowles 07835 764535

Leading price per head: 

Breeding Rams: Texel £500, £320, £250, £200 Raven View, £200 Moorlands Cottage Hill Cheviot £400 Nibthwaite Grange Farm Blue Texel £350 Horrace Farm Bluefaced Leicester £350, £300 Low Kinmont

Breeding Ewes: Texel £82, £70, £68 Folds Farm, £66, £64 Crosbythwaite Hill Cheviot £71 Crosbythwaite

Shearling Gimmers: Greyfaced £120, £116, £115 East Mount, £118, £110(x2), £109 Moorlands Cottage Texel £85, £75 Crosbythwaite

Ewe Lambs: Hill Cheviot £68 Low Scales Herdwick £53, £50 Middlefell Farm

Store Lambs: Beltex £74, £62.50 Moorlands Cottage Suffolk £60, £56, £52.50 Heather Croft, £59 Moorlands Cottage, £58 Low Scales, £50 Stone Arthur Texel £59, £52.50 Moorlands Cottage, £55.50 Wallenrigg Farm, £49 Stone Arthur, £48, £47 Wha House, £48 Low Scales, £48, £47 Old Hall, £48 Middlefell Farm Charolais £57.50, £53 Wallend Farm, £50 Stone Arthur Hill Cheviot £55.50 Moorlands Cottage Greyfaced £52.50 Old Hall Herdwick £38 Middlefell Farm Dalesbred £37, £33 Wha House