SHEEP from Messrs Lord's Hewgill flock from West Dowgill, Kirkby Stephen, dominated proceedings at Penrith and District Farmers' Evening show and sale of Bluefaced Leicesters at Penrith, securing the champion and reserve honours as well as the lead prices.

Their show and sale leader at £9000, a shearling ram, is by a G23 Marriforth, an £8000 purchase at Hawes, and sold MW Skidmore, North Hanging Wells.

Ram lambs sold to £2500 for the second prize lamb, also from Hewgill, which sold to TP Wigham, Hargill House. It was by the home-bred H45 Hewgill.


Shearling rams – £9000, £6500, £5200, £4500, £2800, £1800 Hewgill; £850, £450 Bowderdale; £600 Leavyholme; £500 Laund; £450, £300 Street House.

Ram lambs – £2500, £700 Hewgill; £1000 (x2), £800 Kirkby Redgate; £500 Longwell; £500 Rookby Farm; £420 Skeughdale; £400 Howgill Grange.