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Early Breeding Ewes & Rams 170822

On Wednesday Penrith & District Farmers’ Mart LLP held their early sale of Breeding Ewes and Rams.

A small, but exceptional quality offering of breeding rams was forward to a keen ring side of buyers, topping today’s sale at £700 on two occasions for Suffolk shearling tups from Messrs Hewson, Burgh Head. Continentals soon followed on multiple occasions at £600, firstly, for a Texel from Messrs Graham, Hallrigg, then Beltex shearlings sold for £600 from Mr K Hunt, Braithwaite Shields, Messrs Hewson, Burgh Head & Messrs Wales, Thackwood. Proving that strong tups continue to sell with ease. Females sold to a top of £180 for a pair of Texel cross shearlings from Messrs Little, Ennerdale.

Our next Breeding Sheep sale will be our Annual Sale of Mule Gimmer Shearlings and Ewes held on Tuesday 6th September, please advise all entries to the mart office by Thursday 25th August.

Our Annual Prize Show & Sale of Suffolk & Continental Rams will be held on Tuesday 13th September. Entries for this sale closes noon Thursday 1st September.

Leading Prices

Breeding Ewes

Gimmer Lambs
Texel - £155 Oakdene

Texel - £180 (2), £174 (2), £172 Ennerdale

Breeding Rams

Texel - £600, £450 Burgh Head; £400 Hallrigg
Suffolk - £700 (2) Burgh Head
Charollais - £420 Thackwood
Beltex - £600, £540, £450 Braithwaite Shields; £600 Burgh Head; £600 Thackwood; £480 Wreay Hall Farm; £400 Hallrigg

Beltex - £500 Wreay Hall Farm

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