Mule ewe lambs sold to a top price of £230 at Skipton this week when Ashley Caton sold his champion pen of lambs to Martin and Val Brown, Bedale.

Second top price was a £215 bid for the fourth prize pen of 10 from John Mason, Embsay. These sold to B and M Watkinson, Sessay, Thirsk. F A Caton, Weston, then sold their best at £158 and Ken Throup, Silsden, sold their top pen at £140 to Messrs Harvey, Norfolk.

Ashley Caton was next best with a pen of 20 making £135 to Chris Ryder, Blubberhouses.