Archive Article: 2001/11/23

23 November 2001

Despite the difficulties, some tups are changing hands in Cumbria. A half share in this shearling Swaledale ram cost Alan Alderson of Barras Farm, Kirkby Stephen, £15,000. He bought it off Mossdale Estates, Hawes. Mr Alderson, chairman of the Swaledale Sheep Breeders Association, lost 90% of his sheep in nine separate F&M culls.

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