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Lancaster Mule Gimmer Lambs Wednesday 14th September

Posted Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 5.19pm

The pre-sale show was expertly judged by Michael Faraday of Carnforth. A strong line up of twelve pens of ten and four pens of twenty. The pens of ten first prize and being awarded the Alf Burrows trophy winning for a second year consecutively first time this has been achieved for over ten years was Alan, Kim, Chris and Phil Pye and Family of Dunnockshaw Farm, who also won the first prize with the pens of twenty. The second prize pen of ten was awarded to JS & S Atkinson of Sykes Farm. Thanks goes to our show and sale sponsor Yorkshire Bank for their continue support.


A satisfying trade was had with a market average of £93 for an entry of over 2,000 mule gimmer lambs sold. Vendors top pens eagerly bid for with once again a strong support of local farmer buyers at Lancaster looking to purchase strong tupping lambs. The day’s trade topped at £160 for the first prize pen of 10 from the AC & K Pye of Dunnockshaw Farm and the first prize pen of 20 selling to £125. Plenty of top pens selling either side of the £130 mark. Lamb buyers present from throughout England with lambs selling to Cornwall and Oxford.


The prize of £50 for the vendor with the highest average for a run of 50 for lambs not including a prize pen is awarded to WI and A Atkinson and Son of Holme House with an average of £116.64.


We at North West Auctions thank our sponsors, vendors and purchasers for their continue support on what was a fantastic day and looking forward to seeing you all very soon.


Show Results


Lancaster Gimmer Lambs
Wednesday 14th September 2016
Pen of 10 Mules
1st – AC & K Pye, Dunkenshaw Farm
2nd – JS & S Atkinson, Sykes Farm
3rd – W & A Cornall, Bank Farm
4th – B & SE Carter, Cragg End

Pen of 20 Mules
1st – AC & K Pye, Dunkenshaw Farm
2nd – W & A Cornall, Bank Farm
3rd – TR Denby, Higher Thrushgill
4th – RH & C Ayrton LTD, Ouzlethorn

£160 AC & K Pye Dunkenshaw Farm, £138 B & SE Carter Cragg End, £132 WI & AM Atkinson & Son Holme House Farm, £130 S Park Highfield Farm and B & SE Carter Cragg End Farm and W & A Cornall Bank Farm, £128 JS & S Atkinson Sykes Farm, £125 AC & K Pye Dunkenshaw Farm.
£160 AC & K Pye Dunkenshaw Farm
£138 B & SE Carter Cragg End
£132 WI & AM Atkinson & Son Holme House Farm
£130 S Park Highfield Farm and B & SE Carter Cragg End Farm and W & A Cornall Bank Farm
£128 JS & S Atkinson Sykes Farm
£125 AC & K Pye Dunkenshaw Farm

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