Ewes and lambs reached a top price of £192 at Skipton yesterday when Cecil Hutchinson sold a pen of Beltex hoggs with lambs to A Lawson and Son, Tadcaster at that figure. These had earlier stood second in their class in the pre-sale show.
Second top call in the sale came for the first prize pen of Continental hoggs and lambs from John Stapleton, Skipton. These sold for £172/outfit, to D J Jackson, Northwhich.
And at £170 were the champions from the show, Cecil Hutchinson’s Mules which sold to John Gate, Northwhich.
Averages; Mule hoggs with singles £135.24, Mule shearlings with twins £161.26.