Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held their Annual sale of 9,420 Mule Gimmer Lambs for the North of England Mule Sheep Association at Kirkby Stephen Mart on Friday 11th September 2009.
Champion pen from Messrs Lord, Low Dowgill
The overall average was driven to £80.10 a rise of £23.30 from 2008 by a packed ringside of purchasers ensuring a level trade from start to finish. Lambs were sold to most English counties as well as Caithness in Scotland.
The show held on Thursday evening once again proved hugely popular and was kindly sponsored by Farm Sence in conjunction with Eden Farm Supplies (Brough) Ltd, Carrs Billington Agriculture, Dugdale Nutrition and NB UK.
The judging of the sixteen pens of 10 was carried out by Mr I Sowerby, Mr S Wagstaff with Mr W Skelton acting as referee.
Class 1 – 10 Lambs Open to all Vendors
1st & Overall Champion Pen, winning the P F & K Perpetual Trophy and the Late C Jackson Trophy – Messrs Lord, Low Dowgill - £270 to G E Carter & Son
2nd & Reserve Champion Pen, winning the H & H Perpetual Trophy – K A Brown & Sons, Asby Hall- £290 to R & F Wilson
3rd G P Taylor & Sons, Swathburn - £190 to A M & H V Brown
4th H W & M A Alderson, Howgill Grange - £230 to A M & H V Brown
5th W M Hutchinson & Sons, Redgate - £240 to R M & W P Heigh & Son
Class 2 – Confined to Vendors of 200 or less and Members of Kirkby Stephen NEMSA Branch
1st & winning the William Dent Perpetual Trophy – D Alderson, East Lowfield - £150 to Messrs Jenkinson
2nd Messrs Jenkinson, Whingill - £110 to J Dickinson
3rd D & J H Richardson, Croft House - £160 to Messrs Jenkinson
4th D J & S Dixon, Hartley Castle - £94 to I D & S Clayton
5th I & P Brown, Oak House - £96 to J Gate
£290, £91 Asby Hall; £170, £122 Low Dowgill; £240, £220, £115 Redgate; £230, £170, £102 Howgill Grange; £190, £120, £100, £92, £91 Swathburn; £180, £110 Coach & Horses; £160, £118, £102 Croft House; £150 East Lowfield; £142, £115 Asby Grange; £122, £108, £96, £91 Greenriggs; £110, £90 Whingill; £108, £94 South House; £100 Villa Farm; £100 High Green Farm; £100, £90 Gill Gate; £ 98, £91 Easegill Head; £96 Rake Head, Gillcumber Edge, Oak House; £95, £90 Bleathgill; £94 Hartley Castle, High Lane, Dale Forge; £92, £91 Gillses; £92 Williams House; £92 Pennine View; £90 Midtown Farm, Powis House, Tarn House, Thorney Gale, Intake Bottom, Ravenseat, Gaythorne Hall, Argill House, Bridge End Farm.
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