J36 Inlamb & Empty Ewe Hoggs – 28th January 2023

28 : 01 : 23

Venue: J36 Kendal

Judge: John Walker, Brennand Farm

Aged Ewe

Placing Exhibitor Lot Number
1st PE&KA Sowerby Lot 59
2nd T Brogden Lot 62
3rd A Skidmore Lot 66
4th G Marwood Lot 54

Gimmer Shearling

Placing Exhibitor Lot Number
1st R Hallam Lot 74
2nd A Skidmore Lot 64
3rd G Marwood Lot 53
4th M Staley Lot 58

Gimmer Hogg

Placing Exhibitor Lot Number
1st R Hallam Lot 77
2nd G Marwood Lot 55
3rd G Marwood Lot 56

Swaledale Champions

Category Exhibitor Animal
SUPREME CHAMPION R Hallam 1st Gimmer Shearling

The Diamond Delights show and sale of Swaledale stars saw the largest entry to date as this sale continues to grow in popularity.

The sale saw the pre sale judging in the capable hands of John Walker, Dunsop Bridge who we thank for his time and expertise. He awarded his champion rosette to the first prize gimmer shearling from Robbie Hallam, which was sired by  Ghyll House Jawbreaker and out of a Kidson Lovley bred ewe, she scanned in lamb with a single to the Jack Lawson tup. and sold for £1000 to Lee Metcalfe, Hawes.

The reserve champion rosette was awarded to the first prize ewe from PE&KA Sowerby, Kirkby Stephen which was sired by the Bull & Cave and scanned in lamb with twins to the Acton tup which went on to sell for the top price  of the day achieving £1200 to J Capstick, Fellside.

Other leading prices for Swaledales saw £1100 from A&M Skidmore, Tebay for a gimmer shearling sired by High Birkwith Endeavour 1st, scanned in lamb with a single,

Leading prices:
G&C Marwood 600, 500, 500, 500
M Staley 500
PE&KA Sowerby 1200
A&M Skidmore 1100
R Hallam 1000


7 Aged Ewes – £521.43

6 Gimmer Shearlings – £625

3 Gimmer Hoggs – £450

Auctioneers:  NWAuctions


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