More than 800 ram lambs will be among almost 1,100 Bluefaced Leicesters going
under the hammer in Carlisle at one of the breed’s biggest UK one-day sales.
The North Craven-based Smearsett flock clinched its third
successive championship at Skipton Auction Mart’s
annual registered show and sale of Bluefaced Leicester
A buoyant trade with buyers ready to pay good prices for good sheep saw a top price of 6,800 guineas paid for a Bluefaced Leicester at the main NSA Wales and Border Ram sale at the Royal Welsh Showground on Monday 19 September.
A gimmer hogg from Yorkshire farming family Ellis Brothers, of Addingham Moorside, Ilkley, took championship honours at the annual sale of Blue Faced Leicester females at Skipton Auction Mart.