Carlisle Jacob Sheep Sale

22nd September 2018

The annual Carlisle Jacob sale as part of Carlisle’s Rare and Minority Breed day saw a top price of £460 for a shearling ram.

SL Harries’ Hope Diamond sired by Hope Rocky Boy and out of a Yarningale ewe was the ram who achieved this when he was purchased by Barnsley based Cannon Hall Farm Ltd.

Next at £260 was the ram lamb Kinloch Hugo consigned by Mike Munro. This lamb was sired by Blackbrook Fire Balls and out of a homebred dam and he was off to the Isle of Jura when purchased by Messrs Fletcher.

A shearling gimmer from David Sizer’s Laurels flock sold for £210. Sired by Laurels Raven this gimmer was purchased by Messrs Arthur from Lockerbie.

Six animals sold for £200 four shearling gimmers, an aged ram and a shearling ram.

Averages
2 Aged Ewes                                       £110.00
28 Shearling Gimmers                        £144.82
15 Ewe Lambs                                    £90.00
2 Aged Rams                                      £180.00
5 Shearling Rams                               £190.00
3 Lamb Rams                                     £163.33
52 Unregistered Aged Ewes/Gimmers           £62.79
10 Unregistered Ewe Lambs              £49.50