Swaledales have been smashing the records again at Bentham, with rams topping £2000. This time it was a four shear ram owned by Philip Sutcliffe, Horton in Ribblesdale.

 

Originally bred by Clifford Walker, Burnsall, he was knocked down to Colin and Stephen Middleton, Tatham.  

The top price shearling ram forward by Joe Atkinson, Scorton, sold for £580 to Drinkall Bros, Over Wyresdale.