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Kendal Tuesday 17/05/11 Show & Sale of Breeding Sheep

Posted Wednesday, 18 May 2011, 1.52pm


North West Auctions Kendal held their Annual Prize Show & Sale of Hoggs & Ewes with Lambs at Foot.  The sale included the special competition for local Young Farmers Clubs many of whom entered hoggs and lambs for their own YFC Class.  The judges for the day were Edward and Andrew Atkinson, Stubb Farm who did an excellent job.  The highlight of the day were the Champion hoggs and lambs, a fantastic pen of Mule hoggs with Suffolk lambs from Messrs G Sowerby, Terrys Farm, these went on to make £260.  Messrs Sowerby also took reserve honours with a pen of Mule hoggs at £230.  

Photo 1:  First Prize & Champion Pen of Mule Hoggs & Lambs with, from left: Adam Day (NWA), Kevin Sowerby (vendor) and Edward & Andrew Atkinson (judges)

First prize Continental hoggs with lambs went to Messrs B & D Willison & Son, Cinderbarrow whose Texel hoggs made £220 through the ring.   (photo 3 above shows David Willison with Adam Day and judges Edward & Andrew Atkinson)

The Young Farmers Class was won by Crook YFC with a pen of Mule hoggs with Suffolk lambs.  
(Photo 2: Martin Robinson representing Crook YFC)

An excellent entry of commercial sheep of all breeds were a strong trade throughout and it was good to see a large crowd in the market.  

Top Prices
Mule Hoggs with singles:
£260,£230 Terrys Farm; £210 Crook YFC; £200 Grayrigg YFC;
£195, £190 Moser Hill; £188 Woodside; £185 Brackensghyll.
Charollais Hoggs with singles: £195, £185 Leslands. 
Texel Hoggs with singles: £220, £215 Cinderbarrow.
Mule Geld Hoggs: £130 Lowick YFC; £125 Crook YFC;
£120 Grayrigg YFC. 
Mule Shearlings with twins: £202 Lambrigg Park.
Texel Shearlings with twins: £190 Bowderdale. 
Mule 2 shear with twins: £195 Lambrigg Park.
Mule Ewes with twins: £180 Lambrigg Park; £165 Bowderdale. 
Cheviot Ewes &  lambs: £160 Poole Bank.
Swaledale Ewes & lambs: £125 Tower Hall. 
Rough Fell Ewes & lambs: £125 Steps. 
Herdwick Ewes & lambs: £105 Marsh Farm  

Today’s Show & Sale was Kindly Sponsored by
SAC Farm Business Services -  Tel: 015395 66079
Lane Farm, Crooklands, Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7NH


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