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Skipton Easter Prime Lambs
19/03/08

Good, strong trade was witnessed at the Easter show and sale of prime lambs at Skipton Auction Mart. (Mon, March 17).

Robert Towers, left, with his Skipton Easter prime lambs champions, joined by judge and buyer Ross Greenwood.

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The championship went to Robert Towers, of Camp House Farm, Farleton, Lancaster, with a pair of January-born Beltex-cross-Charollais twin lambs that weighed in at 36 kilos.

They sold for the show-topping price of £102 each to show judge Ross Greenwood, who is selling them over the Easter period at his farm shop at Carleton, near Skipton.

The second prize pen of 41-kilo Texel-Suffolk-cross lambs from Mark Evans, Steeton, made £91 apiece when bought by Andrew Atkinson, of Harrogate, who also purchased the third and fourth prize pens from Robert Towers and Martin Preston, Bingley, for £70 and £68 a head respectively.

link Baines Beltex Brace Bags Title at Skipton Prime Lambs Show
link Planning to Make the Most of Lamb Exports
link Swaledales Four-Timer at Skipton Auction Mart

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