Here are a couple more of the top prices from the Bluefaced trade at Carlisle today.
Selling at 3000 gns was the best from the Hewgill flock of Messrs Lord. This was Hewgill B68, a ewe lamb by Hewgill Z14 and out of a dam by Hewgill M8. This ewe lamb had stood champion in the pre-sale show and sold to S Allan and Sons, Dufton, Appleby.
And at the day’s top price of 5000gns was a ewe lamb from Kirkby Redgate, a daughter of Hewgill Y25. This was Kirkby Redgate B48 which is out of a dam by Keer W001. She had been the second prize ewe lamb in the pre-sale show and reserve overall champion and was bought by R Wallace, Macherquhat Farm, Ballantrae.