Leading the prices at yesterday’s sale of Mules at Middleton in Teesdale was a pen from Messrs Dent, Wythes Hill, which sold for £195. Having stood second in the pre-sale show these sold to J W Teward and Sons.

At £160 were the first prize winners from J and K Metcalfe, Park House, these sold to R W Dalton. Then making £131 were the third prize winners from the pre-sale show from W H and I Watson, Sanders Close, these were bought by M Dobinson.

Average; 3310 ewe lambs £87 (Harrison and Hetherington).