J36 Kendal Inlamb Sale – 29th January 2022

29 : 01 : 22

Venue: J36 Kendal

Judge: James Metcalfe

Aged Ewe

Placing Exhibitor Lot Number
1st T Brogden 41
2nd P&K Sowerby 45
3rd R Hallam 48

Shearling Gimmer

Placing Exhibitor Lot Number
1st R Hallam 49
2nd A&M Skidmore 53
3rd TA&JA Dixon 51

Swaledale Champions

Category Exhibitor Animal
Supreme Champion R Hallam Shearling Gimmer
Reserve Champion A&M Skidmore 2nd Prize Shearling Gimmer


The largest entry to date for this sale of Swaledale individual females on behalf of the Swaledale Sheep Breeders Association experienced a buoyant trade throughout. The presale show judging was in the capable hands of James Metcalfe, Muker who awarded his championship rosette to lot 49 a gimmer shearling from RC Hallam, Horton in Ribblesdale. This sharp coloured gimmer shearling was sired by Hundith Ewbank and scanned in-lamb with a single to Ghyll House Jawbreaker which went on to sell to the days top price of 3000gns to Messrs Lawson & Sons, Hundith. Other noted prices for gimmer shearlings was the pen leader from A&M Skidmore, Tebay sired by Oakbank Emerald scanned with twins to Buttrig Viceroy which sold to 1300gns. All gimmer shearlings forward averaged £1273. Swaledale ewes sold to a top of 900gns for the first priced ewe from T Brogden, Hellbeck sired by Brownber Polo scanned with a single to Brownber Reagent, with others from the same home to 600gns carrying twins.

Leading prices:
T Brogden – 900, 600
R Hallam – 3000, 500
TA&JA Dixon – 500, 600
A&M Skidmore – 1300, 450


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