Gisburn Continental ewes hit £145

Gisburn Auction Mart’s first breeding sheep sale of the season took place last weekend with Continental shearling ewes much in demand. Leading the sale at £145 were the show champions, a pen of 10 three quarter bred Texel shearling ewes from Charlie Carter, Preston. Buyer was John Stephenson, Skipton, north Yorks.

Next in the money were regular vendors father and son team Richard and Mark ireland, Clitheroe with a pen of Texel shearlings selling for £108 to the pre-sale judge Michael Wynn, Glossop, Derbyshire