Kirkby Stephen Inlamb Sale Report – 10th February 2022

10 : 02 : 22

Venue: Kirkby Stephen Auction Mart

Judge: James Pritchard


Aged Ewe

Placing Exhibitor Lot Number
1st R Hutchinson & Son 23
2nd Messrs Buckle 8
3rd JR Dalton 16
4th P&K Sowereby 51

Shearling Gimmer

Placing Exhibitor Lot Number
1st JR Dalton 20
2nd D&M Brown 7
3rd KG Sowerby 46
4th D Humble 32

Gimmer Hogg

Placing Exhibitor Lot Number
1st K&M Sowerby 50

Best Conformation

Placing Exhibitor Lot Number
1st JR Dalton 20
2nd C Nelson & Son 39
3rd I Collinson 12
4th C Nelson & Son 38

Swaledale Champions

Category Exhibitor Breed
Supreme Champion R Hutchinson & Sons 1st Prize Aged Ewe
Reserve Champion JR Dalton 1st Prize Shearling Gimmer

Highlights at the sale:

Lot 46 from KG Sowerby sold for £5000 to Burncroft Farms

Lot 43 from KG Sowerby sold for £4200 to E Haughey, Northern Ireland & PE&KA Sowerby, Oakbank

Lot 8 from Messrs Buckle sold for £3800 to J Nicholson, Slip Cottage

Leading prices:
S&P Brogden – 650, 800
T Brogden – 700, 500, 900
D&M Brown – 900
Messrs Buckle – 3800
I Collinson – 900
JR Dalton – 3000, 1800, 800, 800, 900
R Hutchinson & Son – 2000, 1900
TW Hutchinson – 800
D Humble – 1100, 1600, 500
C Nelson & Son – 600, 500
KG Sowerby – 4200, 5000, 1000, 450, 1000
K&M Sowerby – 1000
P&K Sowerby – 1500

Averages:

38 head averaged £1109.21

Flock Books sold to £1000 for a 1920 edition.

Other Leading flock book prices:

  • 1921 – £700
  • 1922 – £750
  • 1923 – £700
  • 1924 – £400
  • 1925-1926 – £400
  • 1927-1929 – £380
  • 1930-1935 – £550
  • 1936-1938 – £120

 

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