At Middleton-In-Teesdale Mart, on Friday 25th September, Harrison & Hetherington held their Early Sale of Draft Ewes.
Topping the sale was a pen of 3 crop ewes from Messrs Hutchinson, Bail Hill selling for £80. PD & J Johnson, Herdship also sold a strong pen to the same price.
Rams topped at £500 from C & JC Stephenson for a Bluefaced Leicester ram lamb.
Leading prices per head:
Draft Ewes: Swaledale £80, £70 Bail Hill, £80 Herdship, £60 Laneside, £50 Valance Lodge.
Breeding Rams: Bluefaced Leicester £500, £350, £250 (x2) Pikestone Farm, Texel £400, £320, £300, £250 Westfield Farm, £380, £350 Toft House.