Taking the day’s best price late in the day at today’s sale of Bluefaced Leicesters at Carlisle was a lamb from the same pen as the day’s reserve overall champion. This Hundith lamb (lot 659) from Messrs Lawson is by Midlock Y1 and out of a dam by Kentemere V3. He sold to D J Abberley, Brecon.
Then at 7500gns was the overall champion from the pre-sale show from Paul Howell, Long Mynd. Sired by Cassington C1, this one (lot 590) is out of a dam by Cassington W2. This one was knocked down to Sarah Harding, Nantwich.
A 5000gns bid then secured the reserve overall from Messrs Lawson (lot 655). He’s by Asby Hall B1 and out of a dam by Kentmere V3. Taking him home was J Thomas, Llandidrod Wells.
And at 4800gns was the first lamb in from A Pearl and Son, Woodcroft, (lot 684). This son of Cernyw D1 is out of a dam by Ashes Z1 and was bought by R and I Watson, High Borgue.
Averages; 96 shearling tups £732.60, 412 ram lambs £781.74, 39 gimmers £348.97, 22 ewe lambs £340.91, 25 ewes £230.80 (Harrison and Hetherington).