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Penrith Prime Sheep and Store Lamb Report

Champion sheep from Mr MH Elliott, Espland House L-R: Pauline Elliott, Espland House; Michael Bowe (Judge); Mike Elliott, Espland House (Vendor); Steve Pinguey, Armstrong Watson (Sponsor).

On Wednesday Penrith & District Farmers’ Mart LLP held their weekly sale of 3,929 Prime Sheep, comprising of 3,166 Prime Lambs & 763 Cast Ewes & Rams.

This week we also held our Christmas Prime Sheep Show generously sponsored by Armstrong Watson Accountants and RI Stamper Haulage. Judging was in the capable hand of Mr M Bowe who awarded the Championship award to Mr MH Elliott, Espland House for a pen of five Beltex Lambs selling for £140 (286 pence per kilo) to Mr Bowe on behalf of Cocklakes Farm Shop, Troutbeck, Penrith.

Another strong average of 182 pence per kilo was achieved with 487 Lambs between 200 -286 pence.

Heavy Lambs sold to a much improved trade with a fantastic run of eighty 55kg Texel Lambs averaging £96 (174 pence per kilo) from Messrs JJ Henderson & Son.

Lighter Lambs met an unbelievable trade with Mr R Weir, Chapel Farm selling 22 Cheviot Lambs at 34kg to £66.50 (196.5 pence per kilo).

Cast Ewes and Rams sold to a sharper trade with very few meaty Ewes on the market.

The sale topped at £124 for a pair of Beltex Ewes from Mr T Mackenzie, Inverness.

Horned Ewes were also much easier to sell with Messrs Ridley, Haltcliffe topping at £56 for five Swaledales.

Show Results

Champion – Mr MH Elliott, Espland House with his first placed pen of Beltex Lambs.

Reserve Champion – Messrs R Hall & Sons, Inglewood Edge with their second placed pen of Beltex Lambs.

Beltex Lambs

1st Mr MH Elliott, Espland House.

2nd Messrs R Hall & Sons, Inglewood Edge.

Texel Lambs

1st Mr MH Elliott, Espland House.

2nd Messrs MTP & SD Wills, Fawcett Park.

Suffolk Lambs

1st Messrs TS Macdonald, Hammershields.

Swaledale Lambs

1st Messrs MTP & SD Wills, Fawcett Park.

Cheviot Lambs

1st Messrs MTP & SD Wills, Fawcett Park.

2nd Mr S Harrison, Aimshaugh.

Mule Lambs

1st Messrs Smith, Kelmore Hills Farm.

2nd Messrs TE Clark, Howgill Castle.

Scotch Lambs

1st Messrs JM & MA Dawson, Greystone House.

2nd Messrs TW Ewart, Barkbeth.

Leading Prices

Prime Lambs (p/kg)

Beltex – 286.0 Espland House; 280.0 Inglewood Edge; 226.0 & 224.0 Birks Head; 222.0 Moorriggs; 221.0 Woodfoot

Continental – 248.0 Fawcett Park; 245.0 & 212.0 Winter Crag; 215.0 (2) & 210.0 Ratten Castle; 210.0 Inglewood Edge

Texel – 242.0, 238.0, 233.0 & 228.0 Sleddale Hall; 236.0 Fawcett Park; 232.0 & 221.0 Moorriggs; 228.0 Glasslyn House; 226.0 & 224.0 Home Farm (Metcalfe); 226.0 Brougham Castle; 223.0 Bromley Green; 222.0 Newbiggin Farm; 220.0 Reagill Grange; 220.0 Oaklands

Suffolk – 183.0 Stoneraise Place; 183.0 Town Head (Potter); 180.0 Woodfoot; 179.0 Park Head (Hird); 178.0 Bank House (Greenop); 178.0 North Netherscales; 178.0 Crindledyke

Cheviot -196.0 Chapel Farm; 193.0 Tehilluh Farm; 183.0 Aimshaugh; 183.0 Barkbeth

Charollais – 182.0 Park Head (Hird)

Zwartble – 180.0 Tehilluh Farm

Mule – 179.0 Kelmore Hills Farm; 179.0 Grassknop; 177.0 & 174.0 (3) Stoneraise Place; 176.0 Sleddale Hall; 175.0 & 174.0 Old Parks; 174.0 Howgill Castle

Swaledale – 170.0 Fawcett Park; 167.0 Haber; 165.0 Harbour Flatt

Scotch – 176.0 Greystone House (Dawson); 174.0 & 170.0 Tehilluh Farm; 173.0 (2) Barkbeth; 173.0 Town Head (Potter)

Prime Lambs (£/head)

Beltex – £140 Espland House; £115 Inglewood Edge; £96 West View (Davidson); £95.50, £95, £90.50 & £90 Moorriggs

Texel – £110 Espland House; £104 Dale Head; £100 (2) & £93.50 Hole House (Coulston); £100, £99, £94 & £92.50 Fawcett Park; £99, £92, £91.50 & £90.50 Clifton Moor Farm; £99 Ranbeck; £98, £95 (2) & £92 Sleddale Hall; £97.50, £97 (2) & £92.50 Park House (Henderson); £96 Glasslyn House; £95 & £93 Moorriggs; £95 & £90 (2) Reagill Grange; £95 Newbiggin Farm; £95 Blands Farm; £94 Drawbriggs Court; £93 Low Abbey; £91 Bromley Green; £91 Silverband; £90.50 (2) Brougham Castle; £90 Bells View

Continental – £99 (2) Ireby Hall; £99 Fawcett Park; £97 & £85 Rose Farm; £93 Dale Head; £89 & £85.50 Crindledyke; £88.50 Greystone House (Dawson); £88, £86 (2) & £85 Ratten Castle

Suffolk – £94 Waterside House; £89 Far Bank End; £88.50 Fawcett Park; £85.50 Dale Head; £85.50 Hole House (Coulston)

Mule – £90 & £84 Kelmore Hills Farm; £87.50, £86.50 & £84 Waterside House; £85.50 Fog Close; £84 Silverband; £84 Haber; £83 Howgill Castle; £82.50 Harbour Flatt; £80.50 Old Parks

Cheviot – £85 Fawcett Park; £75 Aimshaugh

Scotch – £76 Barkbeth; £74 Greystone House (Dawson)

Swaledale – £75 Fawcett Park

Cast Ewes

Beltex – £124 Drumreach Farm

Texel – £110 (2) Drumreach Farm; £108, £104, £103 & £87 High House Farm (Nevinson); £108, £94 & £92 Home Farm (Metcalfe); £105 & £101 Park House (Henderson); £91 Oaklands

Continental – £100 Crindledyke; £96 & £80 Home Farm (Metcalfe); £90 Waterside House; £86 Rakefoot; £80 Goodlie Hill Cottage

Suffolk – £93 & £92 Bank End (Holland); £80 Oaklands

Cheviot – £93 & £80 Hole Farm (Mark); £83 Waterside House; £80 Crindledyke

Mule – £77, £74 & £70 Park House (Henderson); £77 Waterside House; £76 Ireby Hall; £75 Oaklands; £75 Bank End (Holland); £74 & £73 High House Farm (Nevinson); £73 The Green (Holmes); £72 Crindledyke

Zwartble – £76 Drumreach Farm

Bluefaced Leicester – £70 Lingfield Bungalow

Swaledale – £56 & £42 Lonning Head; £47 Howgill Castle; £45 Scales Farm (Braithwaite); £44 Ranbeck; £44 Waterside House; £41 Undercragg; £41 Oddendale Hall; £41 Low Mill (Benn); £40 Rakefoot

Scotch – £56 Barkbeth

Goat – £52 Barkbeth

Cast Rams

Texel – £105 Barkbeth

Herdwick ­- £57 Wilkinsyke Farm

Store Lamb Report

On Wednesday Penrith & District Farmers’ Mart LLP held their fortnightly sale of 501 Store Lambs.

Topping the sale at £70.50 was a pen of Texel Lambs from Mr MH Brennand, Park House Farm, purchased by Mr TH Harrison, Sleddale Hall.

A quality show was on offer for this time of year, with many Continental bred lambs in the £64-£70 region.

Our next sale is on Wednesday 20th December, please advise all entries to the office.

Leading Prices

Texel – £70.50, £64, £61.50 & £59 Park House Farm (Brennand); £67, £64, £61.50, £58.50 & £57.50 Lazonby Estate; £64 & £59 High & Low Buildings; £62 Shoulthwaite; £61 Windy Gate; £56.50 Crooklands View; £56 Noran Bank Farm

Beltex – £70 Windy Gate; £69.50, £69, £68.50, £67 & £54.50 Low House (Dickinson); £64 Windy Gate

Suffolk – £68 & £66.50 Park House Farm (Brennand); £59.50 High & Low Buildings; £54 Lazonby Estate

Continental – £60.50 & £59 Kirkbarrow Hall; £60 & £57 Tod Bank

Mule – £54 Low Dowgill

Herdwick – £30 (2) Noran Bank Farm

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