The fortnightly sale of 2200 lambs sold to another competitive trade at Junction 36, with an overall average of £81.50 with new faces round the ring looking to purchase. A full pen of Texel lambs from JA Chapman, Kendal sold to £109 with other Texel lambs selling to £100.50 from G Nelson, Briggsteer. Strong well bred Texel lambs were regularly getting into the Ninety-pound mark. Suffolk lambs sold to £88 for a pen of 32 from T Pye, Ulverston with others to £87 from FW Park, Windermere. Mule lambs would be the trade of the day with many on lookers looking to purchase these, 520 Mule lambs achieved an impressing market average of £81.81. Fishwick Bros, long sleddale sold a pen of 48 Mule wethers to a top of £91.50 with strong Mule wethers regularly away at the £85 plus mark. More hill bred store lambs were forward with cheviots selling to £78 from Braestead Farms, Patterdale.
The next sale of store lambs is on the 25th August, which includes the annual show and sale of continental and Suffolk gimmer lambs, please advise the office of entries.