Once again store lambs have proven to be in big demand in the north with yesterday’s sale at Lazonby recording a top call of £55 for Texel crosses from P Stobart, Scalehouse Farm. Then at £54 were mule whethers from Messrs Watson, Sanders Close.

Suffolk crosses sold to a top of £52 for a pen from Croft House, while Swaledales were led at £28.50 for those from Croft House. (Harrison and Hetherington).