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Swaledale average rises £17.25 on the year at Middleton in Teesdale sale

The annual prize show and sale of 3,983 Swaledale ewes and gimmer shearlings at Middleton in Teesdale, turned out to be one of the best sales ever witnessed at this centre. There was a total clearance with the sale average rising by £17.25 to £145.41.

The show, was judged by Mr W Metcalf and Miss J Metcalf, who made the following awards from the twelve plus pens of 10 presented:-

Ewes

1st F and M P Allinson, West Briscoe – £260 to M/s. Dowson and Sartin

2nd C R Raine and Sons, Stanhope Gate – £265 to J Metcalf

3rd T W Hutchinson, Bail Hill – £190 to N C Marston

MID EWES 2012 CROP.jpgPicture of first prize ewes left to right:- Catherine Raine, Eden Farm Supplies; Michael Allinson; Joanne Metcalf; Bill Metcalf; Rob Garth, J G Guy Animal Health

Shearlings

1st E R Thompson, High Corn Park – £180 to R F and D Bayles

2nd M F and K C Stobart, Grains O Beck – £172 to M and A Donald

3rd J Collinson, Breckon Hill – £145 to M & A Donald

 

Swaledale Gimmer Shearlings

£185 Shield Hurst Farm; £180 High Corn Park; £172, £160, £155 Grain O Beck; £160 The Pry; £150 High Pasture

Swaledale Ewes

£265, £220, £200 (x2), £190 (x2) Stanhope Gate; £260, £200, £190, £185, £178, £175, £168 West Briscoe; £260, £200, £195 Newton Lodge; £192, £160 Grains O Beck; £190, £162 Bail Hill; £185 (x2), £180, £160 Lane Head; £185, £180, £175, £160 Stoneykeld; £180, £160 High Corn Park; £180, £160, £152 Stoney Hill; £180, £160 Birkdale; £178, £170, £152 (x2), £150 (x2) Priorsdale; £178, £160 Laneside; £175, £160, £150 Greenhills; £175 Haithwaite; £175 West Friar House; £175, £165, £160 Bank Top; £172, £170 Arngill House; £170, £165, £160 Rigg Farm; £170, £160, £150 Blunt House; £170 (x3), £160 (x2) High Birk Hatt; £168, £160 Ettersgill House; £165, £162, £158, £155 Bollihope Shield; £165, £160 Bink House; £160, £152 Toft House; £160 (x2) Cronkley; £155 Woolpitts; £155 East Friar House; £155 Crossthwaite; £155 Hield House

Sarah Alderton

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