Show and Sale of Store Lambs

23rd August 2019

The August Show and Sale of Store lambs attracted a pleasing entry of 2046 lambs forward. Judging was in the capable hands of Mr Stuart Miller, Allerby Hall who commented on the quality put before him. Thanks must go to our sponsors for todays show, Cockermouth Show and Dugdale Nutrition. The Champion Pen of 10 lambs came from R Wilson, Dockray Nook, Lamplugh with Beltex selling for £81.50 to Anthony Skelton. Reserve Champion went to AJ Wood, Woodhall Brow Farm, Dean with a pen of Texel Lambs selling at £78.

Out with the Show all classes of lambs were good to sell to an active ringside of purchasers ensuring high rates were maintained. 32 pens of lambs sold in excess of £60 per head upto £81.50 for the Champion pen from Richard Wilson. Mule lambs sold to a top of £57.50 for 2 pens both consigned by JE & A Wilson, Far End, Bootle.

Store Lambs – Beltex – 81.50 Dockray Nook, 74, 63 Hollin Head, 66, 64 Riggingill. Texel – 78, 74, 67, 63 Woodhall Brow, 76, 61 Littletown, 72 New Monkray Farm, 67 Far End Farm, 66 Riggingill, 66 The Steading, 65, 64 Cathow, 65 Punderland, 64.50 Burthwaite, 62.50, 61 Bowderdale, 62 Burnthwaite, 61 Hollin Head. Suffolk – 68.50, 61 Pica Cottages, 66, 61.50 Woodhall Brow, 57, 55 Hollin Head, 55 Hill Top. Charollais – 66.50 Stybeck. Mule – 57.50(2), 56.50 Far End Farm, 52 Cathow. Texel x Herdwick – 51 Middle Fell, 47 Whinnerah, 47 Bowderdale, 45.50 Charolais. Cheviot – 50 Taw House.