Breeding Sheep - Friday 22nd April 2022

22nd April 2022

MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD

Market Report for Friday 22ND April 2022

  Our opening sale of ewes and lambs certainly did not disappoint with a good two alleys of healthy ewes with lambs. The ring was a bustle with bidders and many more could have been cashed to vendors’ advantage.

Leading consignment was from Messrs Whitfield, Beech House who had a great run of 3 shear Continental x ewes plus lambs which averaged £104.26 per life topping at £119 per life or £357 per family.

A well-bred ring of North of England mule hoggs with twin Texel lambs were consigned by IR & JM Fearon, Frizington Hall these were sold for £84 per life.

There were obvious signs that we have plenty of customers for our special David Westgarth sale on 13th May 2022. Entries close Friday 6th May at 10am.

Hoggs with twin Lambs - Mule - 84 Frizington Hall.

Ewes with Lambs – Texel – 119(2), 108, 102, 100, 88 Beech House, 90, 86 Hill Top.

 Mule – 100 Beech House, 88, 87(2) Branthwaite Rigg, 73 The Muslins, 72 Woodside Cottage.

Shearlings with Lambs – Texel – 100 Orthwaite Hall.