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Kendal Saturday 18/09

Posted Wednesday, 22 September 2010, 11.30am

Champion Shearling Ram
from left: Chris Ladds (vendor) & Alan Clark (judge)

Reserve Champion Shearling Ram & Champion Shearling Ram
from left: Thomas & Chris Ladds (vendors)

North West Auctions Kendal Mart held their Second Sale of 1300 Lowland Breeding Sheep on Saturday. A crammed ring of buyers ensured an excellent trade with many vendors reporting an even stronger trade than the super first sale. Messrs Wilson of High House topped the Shearling trade with Mules selling to £165 with his run averaging £146 for his third draw of the season. Breeding ewes sold to a top of £128 for correct Texel x ewes from J & T Hunter, Moser Hill.

The Annual Show of Texel Rams & Ram Lambs attracted a quality entry of 52 with the judging kindly carried out by Mr Alan Clark of Windermere. The Championship was awarded to R & E Ladds, Benson Hall for a tremendous Shearing which later went on to sell for the day’s top price of £700. In the ram lamb class top honours went to A W Crowe, Witherslack for a lamb which later sold for £235. All rams were keenly bid for with all vendors satisfied with prices achieved.

AWARDS
Texel Shearling Ram
1st R & E Ladds, Benson Hall
2nd R & E Ladds, Benson Hall
3rd S Cunliffe, Steel Street

Texel Ram Lamb
1st A W Crowe, Ashtree Cottage
2nd S Cunliffe, Steel Street
3rd A W Crowe, Ashtree Cottage

LEADING PRICES

GIMMER SHEARLINGS Mule: £165, £145, £142, £140 & £138 High House, £142 & £138 Millbrow Farm, £140 Borwick Fold, £130 Beech Tops. Chev: £120 Holme Ground Cottage. Texel: £128 Mickledore, £118 Flodder Hall & Mickledore, £115 Moser Hill. Masham: £118 & £116 Third Sunbiggin Farm. Lleyn: £100 Oxen Park. Suffolk: £80 Boundary Beck.

BREEDING EWES Texel: £128 Moser Hill, £102 Hardrigg Farm. Mule: £94 & £90 Benson Hall, £88 Hardrigg Farm, £78 Tock How Farm. Chev: £86 Holme Ground Cottage. Lleyn: £70 Clogger Beck House. SHEARLING RAMS Texel: £700, £590, £580 & £490 Benson Hall, £510, £460 & £440 Steel Street, £500, £420 & £400 Bank Hey Farm. Suffolk: £390 & £290 High Hall. £280 Patton Hall & High Hall.

RAM LAMBS Texel: £400 £380 & £340 Steel Street, £235 Ashtree Cottage. Suffolk: £240 Maddison Avenue.

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