Lancaster Livestock Auction: Lancaster Annual Show and Sale of Mule Gimmer Lambs, Wednesday 14th September 2022.

North West Auctions Lancaster were proud to host its annual show and sale of 1500 Mule gimmer lambs, consisting of a large quantity of NEMSA lambs. There was plenty of strong tupping lambs on offer today with a good ringside of buyers from local and far away. The pre-sale show was kindly judged by Andrew Geary, Milton Keynes and Derek Clarke, Barnacre who we thank for their time and expertise. A special mention goes to our sale sponsor Wadland Finance. The Alf Burrow cup for the champion pen of ten Mule gimmer lambs was awarded to T Ayrton & Son, Over Wyresdale which went on the sell for £175. The first prize pen of twenty was awarded to W&A Cornall, Barnacre which went on to sell for £155. Top pens of ten were in big demand with plenty of people looking to purchase good quality breeding sheep. The sale peaked at £180 on three occasions from RH&C Ayrton, Abbeystead, B&SE Carter, Ellel and W&A Cornall, Barnacre. Other leading prices saw AC&K Pye, Abbeystead sell to £172, A&L Huddleston, Wray to £162 and Drinkall Bros, Over Wyresdale to £160. Plenty more pens of strong tupping lambs sold between the £130-£150 mark. The overall market average was £120.33.
The fifty pound prize for the vendor with the highest average for a run of fifty lambs, not to include a prize winning pen was awarded to WI&AM Atkinson & Son, Bleasdale selling fifty lambs to average £143.20.

Top Prices

Mule Gimmer Lambs:

£180 Ouzelthorn Farm, £180 Cragg End, £180 Bank Farm, £175 Yates Farm, £172 Dunkenshaw Farm, £162 Overhouses, £160 Catshaw Hall Farm, £155 Sykes Farm, £155 Holme House Farm, £155 Bank Farm.

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Annual Show of Mule Gimmer Lambs- Wednesday 14th September 2022.

Judges- Mr A Geary, Milton Keynes and Mr D Clarke, Garstang

Class 1- 10 Mule Gimmer Lambs

1st T Ayrton & Sons selling for £175

2nd AC&K Pye selling for £172

3rd W&A Cornall selling for £180

4th B&SE Carter selling for £180

Class 2- 20 Mule Gimmer Lambs

1st W&A Cornall selling for £155

2nd W&A Cornall selling for £145

3rd RH&C Ayrton selling for £180

4th T Ayrton & Sons selling for £120

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