Archive Article: 1997/10/24

24 October 1997

Six of the best… these Rough Fell rams made £3000 or more at the annual sale at Kendal, Cumbria, last Thursday. Highest-priced, at £5565, came from Thomas, Lenore and Brian Knowles.

John Richardson (right) with the shearling ram champion on day two of Swaledale Sheep Breeders offering at Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, last week. It made £31,000 on a day when 630 shearling rams averaged £1429, up £270 on 1996. The day before, bidding for ram lambs had reached £4000.

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