Mule ewe lambs sell to £290 at Kirkby Stephen

It seems the crazy prices aren’t being reserved for pedigree tups this year with Mule ewe lambs breeders and buyers getting in on the act too with a top call of £290 at Kirkby Stephen.

Taking this top call was the second prize pen from the show from K A Brown and Sons, Asby Hall. These sold to R and F Wilson.

Next best was a £270 sale for the champions from the pre-sale show. These came from Messrs Lord, Low Dowgill, and sold to G E Carter and Son.  Selling for £240 was a pen from W M Hutchinson and Sons, Redgate, which sold to R M and W R Heigh and Son. Then at £230 were a pen from H W and M A Alderson, Howgill Grange, which told to Martin and Valerie Brown.

Messrs Hutchinson sold another pen at £220, and the Browns paid the next best price of £190 when they bought a pen from G P Taylor and Sons, Swathburn.

Average; 9240 Mule ewe lambs £80.10 (Harrison and Hetherington).