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Stackyard News May 07

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Lazonby Sheepdog Sale

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held their Third Annual Spring Sale of 35 working & unbroken Sheepdogs at Lazonby Mart, Cumbria on Wednesday 9th May 2007.

Kate, the highest priced dog with purchaser, Mr A Gallager (left), and vendor, Mr J Harrison.

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A new sale record of 2,200 gns was achieved for Kate, a tri-coloured registered bitch, 21 months old from Yorkshire vendor Mr J Harrison, Thornton in Craven, Skipton.  Sired by D Scrimgeour's, Kilbride Laddy she was purchased by Mr A Gallager, Armoy, Co Antrim.

Regular vendor Jean Howes, Wolsingham, Co Durham weighed in at 1,500 gns with Jill, a stylish 2 year old bitch who put in a good run to catch the eye of Messrs J S & J O Dodd, Temple Sowerby, Cumbria. 

Also hitting the high note at 1,500 gns was Ian Porter, Whitewell, Clitheroe with Mick a 20 month old registered dog.  This useful youngster, at ease with both cattle & sheep, found a new home with Messrs Sanderson & Bell, Forest in Teesdale, Co Durham. 

Six other dogs achieved prices in excess of £1,000.

Working dogs - £972.50. 
Unbroken/Pups - £43.41

link Lazonby Working Sheep Dog Sale August 2006
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