Bluefaced Leiciester rams peak at £3,000 at Kirkby Stephen

Bluefaced Leicester rams peaked at £3,000 at Kirkby Stephen on the weekend.


Overall 24 rams lambs averaged £646.82, up £114.13 on the year for a virtual cleanance.


Leading trade was a ram lamb from local breeder WM Hutchinson and Sons, Redgate. Sired by Hewgill D17 this he is out of the £10,000 Keer W1 dam and was secured by Messrs Dobson, White Kirkley Farm.


Next best when selling to Messrs HM and RA Ivinson and Sons, Hole House, for £2,800 was the overall champion, a Hewgill B41 sired ram lamb out of a Hewgill Z14 dam from local consigner Messrs Lord, Low Dougill.


The reserve overall champion was secured with a £1,600 bid from Judge Wilf Buckle, Bleathgill. From Messrs W and CW Dent, Greenriggs, this one was sired by Hewgill B21 and is out of a Greenriggs B23 dam.