Local breeder, TL Forster’s Lowes Fell flock produced the majority of the top priced lots at the Bluefaced Leicester Association show and sale at Hexham, with his best making £1400.
The dearest, which was champion at the pre-sale show, is by an H10 Piel View and out of a ewe by the Lowes Fell C9. He sold to N Murray, Cross House.​

LEADING prices
Shearling rams
– £1400, £1300, £1050, £950, £750 (x2) Lowes Fell; £600 Lowes Fell and Blue Burn; £500 Lowes Fell and Blueburn.
Ram lambs – £380 West Butsfield; £350 Burndale.