Penrith Ram Sale 2019
Penrith & District Farmers' Mart LLP held their sixteenth annual show and sale of Bluefaced Leicester rams and females on behalf of the Bluefaced Leicester Sheep Breeders' Association, sponsored by H. Pigney & Son, Appleby.
Judging was in the capable hands of G Inman, Witherslack, who awarded the Champion honours to lot 10, from Messrs Lord, Hewgill. This was for a very classy modern shearling with great power and skin sired by a homebred sire F52 Hewgill, and he was sold for top price on the day £5500 and was purchased by G & H R Shields, Tarn House. Ram lamb also from the Hewgill flock achieved a top of £4000 by the Marriforth G23 selling to Northern Irish buyer C Coulter.
1st Lot No 19 from Messrs S & W Maughan, Street House
1st Lot No 10 from Messrs Lord, Hewgill House
2nd Lot No 15 from Messrs Lord, Hewgill House
3rd Lot No 2 from Mrs J S Watson, Field Croft
1st Lot No 34 from Mr J H Little, Bank End Mill.
2nd Lot No 58 from Messrs W M Hutchinson & Sons, Redgate
3rd Lot No 30 from Messrs Lord, Hewgill House
1st Lot no 70 from Messrs Lord, Hewgill House
2nd Lot No 72 from Messrs W M Hutchinson & Sons, Redgate
Male & Overall Champion
Shearling Ram from Messrs Lord, Hewgill House
Male Reserve & Overall Reserve Champion
Ram Lamb from Mr J H Little, Bank End Mill
Ewe Lamb from Messrs Lord, Hewgill
Female Reserve Champion
Ewe Lamb from Messrs W M Hutchinson & Sons, Redgate
Shearling Rams: £5500, £3200, £1200 (2); £1000 (3) Hewgill
Ram Lambs: £4000, £600 Hewgill; £650 Bank End Mill; £500 Redgate; £400, £380 Lingfield Bungalow; £300 Sandersons Croft
Ewe Lambs - £540 Hewgill House; £520 Kirkby Redgate