In-lamb Breeding Sheep - 02.02.22
On Wednesday, Penrith & District Farmers’ Mart LLP held a special sale of in-lamb breeding sheep.
Young sheep seemed to attract a lot of interest with a consignment of 100 first draw Mule Hoggs, scanned in lamb to the Continental from Messrs Barker, Town Head averaging £173.40 topping at £190 ahead, for a pen of 20 purchased by Mr W Armstrong.
The sale topped at £205 ahead for a pair of Zwartble Hoggs scanned in lamb from Messrs J M & M A Dawson, Penrith.
Zwartble – £205 Brigg House Farm
Mule - £190, £182, £171, £160 (2) Town Head (Barker); £145 Brigg House Farm
Cheviot Mule - £145 Brigg House Farm
Texel - £200 (2), £180 Towcett Farm
Continental - £150 Fairhill Road
Texel - £165, £150 Sewell House
Continental - £165, £140 Ennerdale; £140 Fairhill Road
Mule - £154, £148 (2) Ennerdale
Cheviot - £130 Fairhill Road
Mule - £116, £114 Brewery House Barn; £110 Ghyll Croft