Middleton-In-Teesdale Swaledale Gimmer Lambs

18th September 2020

On Friday 18th September, Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held their Annual Show & Sale of Swaledale gimmer lambs within Middleton in Teesdale Mart.

A superb quality for of 5850 lambs were presented for sale, being a huge credit to all consignors, with over 80 pens selling in excess of £100.

A wonderful average of £81.72 (+£28) was achieve, which surpassed everyone’s expectations.

Topping the sale was the first pen of the day from MR R Marwood, Hill Top Farm, selling a pen of 10 for £230. Following at £200 was also a pen of 10 this time being consigned by Messrs Bainbridge, Dousgill Farm. Messrs Hutchinson, Valley Farm sold 235 lambs to average £105.

Top Price Pen – £230 M/s Marwood, Hill Top Farm

A fantastic day’s trading was had, with many new customers leaving short of requirements.

Please contact the Auctioneer Joe Bowman on 07736883670 or Kay Hutchinson on 07788296533 for further information on sales at Middleton In Teesdale Mart.

Leading Prices: £230, £140, £125 Hill Top Farm, £200, £120, £118 Dousgill Farm, £190, £120 Valley Farm, £180, £150, £122, £115 Stanhope Gate Farm, £170 High Beck Head, £162 High Birk Hatt, £150, £135, £125, £120 Burncroft Farm, £145, £132, £124, £122 (x2), £120 (x3), £114, £112 West Briscoe, £145 Flakebridge Farm, £140, £135 Summer Lodge, £135, £118 Eller Gill Barn, £135, £125 (x2) Birch Bush, £130 Punchard Farm, £130, £128, £125, £122, £110 Valley Farm, 130 Rigg Farm, £128 Argill House, £125 Lummas House, £125 Lainger House, £125 Thwaite Bridge House, £125 Blackton Farm, £125 Bail Hill, £122 (x2) Valley Farm, £120 Pennine View, £118 Intake Farm, £116 Bowlees Farm, £115, £112, £110 Old Spittal Farm, £115, £110 Pallet Crag Farm, £112 Garnthwaite, £110 Punchard Farm, £110 Rigg Farm.