263 Breeding Sheep
A smaller show of sheep and lambs were dearer on the week, but there were some stronger outfits on offer too. Top price of the day went to Paul Watson of Hellifield who sold Texel Shearlings with Twins at foot for £220. Johny Metcalf of Linton had 2 pens of 8 Texel 2crop ewes with twins making £210 and £200 per outfit, and for the third week running James and Deborah Ogden of Austwick were amongst the top prices with a pen of 10 Texel 3 crop Ewes with Twins selling at £205 per outfit. Best of the single outfits came from Andrew Bailey trading as Ivanhoe Livestock of Hunton, Bedale whose 3 shear Texels with Blue Texel Lambs sold to £170.
WEEKLY SALE OF SHEEP WITH LAMBS @ FOOT EVERY MONDAY AT 12noon.
NEXT WEEK (MONDAY 28th MARCH) IS THE EASTER SHOW & SALE OF EWES WITH LAMBS AT FOOT, ADVANCE ENTRIES INCLUDE ANNUAL CONSIGNMENT OF 80 TEXEL SHEARLINGS & 2 SHEAR EWES WITH BELTEX LAMBS FROM THOMAS BOOTHMAN, LINTON. TOTAL ENTRY OF 250 OUTFITS ANTICIPATED.
PLEASE ADVISE ENTRIES TO THE MART OFFICE BY LUNCHTIME ON THE FRIDAY PRIOR TO SALE FOR INCLUSION IN THE ONLINE CATALOGUE
Shlgs and Twins to £220 Watson Livestock
2 crop and Twins to £210 RE&M Metcalfe & Son
3 crop and Twins £205 JR&DL Ogden
Correct and Twins to £190 M&N Burnop
Correct and Singles to £170 Ivanhoe Livestock
B/M and Twins to £188 Ivanhoe Livestock
B/M with Singles to £140 DJ&LJ Holt
Correct & Singles to £130 DJ&LJ Holt
Shlg with Twins to £198 R&DA Earnshaw
Correct and Twins to £170 R&DA Earnshaw
Correct and Singles to £130 J Binns
b/m and Twins to £142 DJ&LJ Holt
b/m and singles to £100 F Reeday & Son
b/m with Twins to £160 DJ&LJ Holt