Hawes In Lamb & Gimmer Hogg Sale – 21st January 2023

21 : 01 : 23

Venue: Hawes Auction Mart

Judges: Michael McMonagle, Aaron Boyle

Aged Ewe

Placing Exhibitor Lot Number
1st MC & AE Staley 124
2nd PE & KA Sowerby 120
3rd E & K Bland 122
4th S Bentley 126

Gimmer Shearling

Placing Exhibitor Lot Number
1st R Hallam 108
2nd N Richardson 133
3rd J & SJ Bland 111
4th B Thomas 102

Gimmer Hogg

Placing Exhibitor Lot Number
1st R Hallam 110
2nd GH Marwood 106

Swaledale Champions

Category Exhibitor Animal
SUPREME CHAMPION R Hallam Gimmer Shearling
RESERVE CHAMPION N Richardson 2nd Gimmer Shearling

Hawes In Lamb Sale Report


Young breeders were to the fore in purchasing fresh bloodlines at the in-lamb sale at Hawes on Saturday.  The days Champion, placed first in the gimmer shearling class, from Robbie Hallam, High Birkwith sold for £1600 to young Seth Guy, Bainbridge. This smart shearling was sired by the Mark Ewbank tup purchased out of Kirkby Stephen for £9000, and out of a ewe by a Christine Whitehead tup; she sold in-lamb to Ghyll House Jawbreaker.


Robbie also scooped the red ticket in the gimmer hogg class; she was sired by the Jack Lawson tup and out of a Patch ewe, and sold for £700 to Sophie Riggs, Nursery Farm Cottage, Richmond.


The aged ewe class was won by Matthew and Liz Staley, Poppin Cottage, Kaber, sired by Ghyll House Indignant and out of a Mossdale Knight bred ewe, she sold in-lamb to the Roger Hird tup bought out of Hawes for £7000, for £1000 to Michael McMonagle, Donegal.


The days Reserve Champion went to the 2nd prize gimmer shearling from Derbyshire breeder, Neil Richardson, but left the ring unsold.


Andrew Skidmore, Flakebridge brought a 2-shear ewe, sired by a Paul Hallam tup, and sold her for £1200 to young Max Hutchinson, Redgate.  Other sale highlights came from John Bland and Patrick Sowerby; John sold his 3rd prize gimmer shearling and Patrick sold his 2nd prize aged ewe, both for £1000 to Eddie Haughey, Ballymena, Northern Ireland.



Hawes Farmers Auction Mart


Wayne Hutchinson


Leading Prices;


  • R Hallam £1600
  • J & SJ Bland£1000, £800
  • M Sedgwick £800
  • RA Sowerby £600,
  • GH Marwood £500
  • BJ Thomas £300
  • CM Sowerby £200, £180

Av. £631


  • A & M Skidmore £1200, £180
  • PE & KA Sowerby £1000
  • MC Staley, £1000
  • E & K Bland £800, £350
  • J & SJ Bland £600
  • N Richardson £600
  • S Bentley £500
  • GH Marwood, £500 x  2
  • RA Sowerby £200

Av. £619


  • R Hallam £700
  • GH Marwood £600

Av. £650


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