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On Wednesday Penrith & District Farmers’ Mart LLP held a sale of Ewes & Shearlings with Lambs at Foot & Geld Gimmer Hoggs.
The final sale of ewes and lambs ended on a high with plenty of customers eager to purchase. The sale topped at £145 a head for a pen of Texel X Beltex hoggs with Beltex lambs at foot from Messrs TF & GL Pollock, Wreay Hall Farm, purchased by Mrs S Armstrong & Sons, Moorriggs.
A pen of seventeen Mule shearlings with twin Texel lambs at foot achieved £106 a head, selling to Mr C Dent, Naby View, Barnard Castle.
Hoggs & Single Lambs
Texel - £145, £134 Wreay Hall Farm
Hoggs & Twin Lambs
Beltex - £94 Wreay Hall Farm
Shearlings & Twin Lambs
Mule - £106 Rowan Garth
Ewes & Single Lambs
Continental - £98, £97 Town Head (Campbell)
Cheviot - £96, £90 Town Head (Campbell)
Mule - £94 Flakebridge Farm; £82 Bridge End Farm
Swaledale - £61 Flakebridge Farm; £53 Bridge End Farm
Ewes & Twin Lambs
Texel - £110, £105 Midtown (Fisher)
Mule - £98, £84 Midtown (Fisher); £82 Bridge End Farm
Suffolk - £96 Midtown (Fisher)
Cheviot - £91 Noran Bank Farm; £88 Midtown (Fisher)
Swaledale - £61 Flakebridge Farm; £55 Bridge End Farm