Sale Report: Mule Gimmer Lambs 21st September 2018

Mitchells Auction Mart held the great annual show & sale of Mule gimmer lambs, on Friday 21st September 2018 with an entry of 10,152 lambs. With the overall average being £77.33, NEMSA lambs averaged £77.07 and non NEMSA lambs averaged £78.22. The show and sale was kindly sponsored by Carrs Billington, Paul Chuter, Dodd & Co, Hundith Hill Hotel and Border Cars and the large and small breeders sections judged by Julie Brough, Clappers and Chris Hewitt, Tatham. The Champion Pen of Mules receiving the Johnny Matterson Memorial Cup where from AG & KF Nicholson, Swinside End Farm. Mr & Mrs Nicholson also took the Jim Peet trophy for the best run of lambs, which was judged by Will Horsley and Tom Wilson.

Prize winners

Small Breeders

1st               J&W Bell, Highfield                                   Sold for £126

2nd               GL Hutton, Setmabanning                         Sold for £114

3rd               P&A Sowerby, Sandersons Croft               Sold for £102

Large Breeder

1st               AG & KF Nicholson, Swinside End Farm    Sold for £320

2nd               AG & KF Nicholson, Swinside End Farm    Sold for £270

3rd               M/s Folder, Wescoe Farm                        Sold for £270

4th               RW&JH Emmott, Wythop Hall                  Sold for £120

5th               M/S Allan & Sons, Greenhow Farms        Sold for £170

Jim Peet Trophy for the best run of lambs

1st               AG & KF Nicholson, Swinside End Farm

Mule – 320, 280, 270, 160, 130, 121, 118, 116 Swinside End Farm, 270, 190, Wesco Farm, 170, 116 Greenhow Farm, 155, 122 Low Kinmont, 140 Keskadale, 135, 124 Kelmore Hills, 132 Kirkland House, 132, 115 Beechcroft, 128 Chapel House Farm, 126 Highfield, 126 Stockhow Hall, 126 Segbushwell, 125 Low Stowbank, 120 High Side Farm, 120 Wythop Hall, 120 Peter House Farm, 114 Setmabanning.

Leading flock averages-

AG&KF Nicholson £100.92

Trafford, Peter House £99.95

Allan & Sons, Greenhow Farms £99.79

Bell, Highfield £99

Harryman, Keskadale £93.32

Davidson Bell Mount £91.74

Wharton, Segbushwell £90.61

The Great Annual Lakeland Sale of 5500 Store lambs and Continental X Gimmer lambs was held on Saturday 22nd September 2018.

A good ring full of buyers gathered making a nice trade throughout with strong lambs being easily sold.

Texel – 100 Parsonage Farm, 87, 82 Kirkland House, 81, 68 Row Farm, 80, 76, 75, 71 Sanderson House, 78 Rietfontein, 78 Whinnerah, 77, 70, 69 Woodhall Brow Farm, 70.50 Tortolocate, 70, 69 Littletown Farm, 70, 69, 67.50 Far Reach, 69.50 Lake View, 68, 67.50 Summer Hill, 68 Tyson House. Bleu Du Maine – 90 Row Farm, 61 Sanderson House. Mule – 67.50, 64, 56 Low Priorscales, 63, 52 Tortolocate, 54 Wilson Parks, 53 Mosedale End Farm, 52.50, 50 Wythop Farms, 50.50 Low Kinmont, 50.50 The Globe, 50.50 Eirinntalla, 50 Hudson Place, 50 Whinerah. Badger Face – 67(x2) Row Farm. Beltex – 65, 53.50 Woodhall Brow Farm, 61 Corney Hall. Suffolk – 60.50 Noran Bank Farm, 59.50 Acrewalls, 58, 54.50 Low Garth. Cheviot – 53 Strudda Bank, 52 Croft House Farm, 51.50 Noran Bank Farm. Texel X Herdwick – 52 Row Farm, 47 Braystone Bank Farm, 46 Low Kinmont, 45.50 Pica Cottage, 44 Stool End Farm, 44 Micklam Cottages.

FORTHCOMING SALES

WEEKLY WEDNESDAY PRIMESTOCK SALES. 11am – Cast cows, prime bulls, clean cattle. 12.30pm – Cast sheep followed by light weight lambs (under 35 kilos) and prime lambs.

Prime lamb ballot 1-95 or drawn at 12 noon.

 

TUESDAY 9th OCTOBER  – ANNUAL LAKELAND SHOW & SALE OF 4,000 SWALEDALE DRAFT EWES,

SHEARLINGS AND GIMMER LAMBS competing for the Willy Gill Trophy. Entries close Monday 1st October 10am.

MONDAY 15th OCTOBER- ANNUAL SHOW AND SALE OF 100 SWALEDALE SHEARLING & AGES RAMS Competing for the Cathow Memorial Trophy. SECOND SALE OF MULE GIMMER LAMBS ALOS BREEDING EWES & RAMS OR ALL BREEDS AND CLASSES Entries close Friday 5th October 10am.

FRIDAY 19th OCTOBER – GREAT ANNUAL SHOW & SALE OF 800 TRUE LAKELAND SUCKLED CALVES. Entries close Friday 12th October at 10am.

 

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