A pleasing entry of 2500 Store Lambs were forward for the August Show and Sale whereby all classes sold to a fast trade delighting vendors. Many more could have been well sold. Entries invited for our next Store Lamb Sale on Friday 31st August.
The Show was ably judged by Mr Chris Wright, Boston who after some deliberation awarded the Championship Rosette to Mr Paul Naylor, Bowderdale, Wasdale for his Pen of 1st prized Texel Lambs.
The Show results were as follows:
Pen of 10 Continental-
1st and Champion-P Naylor, Bowderdale with Texels selling for £68.50
2nd and Reserve – P Naylor, Bowderdale with Texels selling for £74
3rd– GW Whitfield & Sons, Low Stowbank with Beltex selling for £86
Pen of 10 Hill Bred-
1st– RR Weir, Chapel Farm with Cheviots selling for £50
2nd– Messrs Clark, Fangs Brow with TexelxHerdwicks selling for £44
3rd– AE & LK Harrison, Taw House with Cheviots selling for £49.50
Beltex- 86, 81, 79, 69, 65 Low Stowbank, 78.50, 75 Hollin Head.
Texel- 79, 77, 71, 64 Rose Farm, 74, 68.50, 63.50, 62 Bowderdale, 74, 71 Woodhall Brow Farm, 69.50 Hollin Head, 65 High Bewaldeth, 62 Easthwaite, 61.50 Penny Hill.
Mule- 58 Low Kinmont, 51.50 Cathow, 48.50 Wythop Hall.
Jacob- 52.00 Easthwaite.
Cheviot- 50 Chapel Farm, 48.50 Cragg Farm.
Texel x Herdwick- 47 Hollin Head.
Swaledale- 33.50 Thornholme.