Annual Lakeland Sale of Store Lambs

21st September 2019

The Great Annual Lakeland sale of 5,490 Store Lambs and Continental X Gimmer lambs was held on Saturday 21st September. This Annual harvest of the Lakeland hills in turn attracted a keen ringside of buyers ensuring a strong trade was witnessed with long keep lambs proving easiest to sell. The days’ top price of £102 was achieved for a pen of Texel x Mule Gimmer Lambs from Messrs Fearon, Kirkland House, Kirkland. Beltex Ewe Lambs sold to £93 for JW & VI Naylor, Hill Green, Drigg. Wether Lambs sold to a top of £68 for Texels from W Rothery, Far Bank, Waberthwaite. Mules were well bid for to a top of £58.50 from Messrs Hartley, Low Priorscales, Calderbridge.

Leading Prices

Texel – 102 Kirkland House, 80 Lonscale Farm, 76 Rietfontein, 75 Woodhall Brow, 71, 68 Far Bank, 70 Wright Green, 70 Low Priorscales, 68 Far End.  Beltex – 93, 88, 83 Hill Green.  Suffolk – 65.50 Far Bank, 63, 57 Low Garth, 59 Lake View, 56 Woodhall Brow, 54 Noran Bank.  Mule – 58.50, 57 Low Priorscales, 57.50 Lake View, 56.50 Tortolocate, 55 Hinning House, 53.50 Far End, 52 Wilson Parks.  Texel X Herdwick – 57 Main Street, 56, 48 Sword House, 52.50 Ponsonby Old Hall, 51 Rietfontein, 48 Rannerdale, 48 Moorside Parks.  Charollais – 56, 52 Whitekeld Farm.  Cheviot – 53 Cragg House Farm, 52.50 Lanefoot, 50, 49 Hinning House, 46.50 Noran Bank Farm.