Bluefaced Leicesters from the Wight family, Midlock, Crawford, secured two of the top three highest prices at a breed show and sale at J36.

Sale leader at £6000 was a Midlock ram lamb that is a full brother to the family’s £40,000 lamb sold at Hawes the previous week. He is by the M1 Riddings, out of a ewe by the home-bred L27 and sold to JC Walker and Son, Brennand.

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The team also sold shearling rams at £2800 and £2400.

Second top price was £3800 paid for the pre-sale champion, a ram lamb from R Lawrence, Greaves Farm purchased by JC Browell and Sons, Quarry House Farm

The reserve, a ewe lamb from Jimmy Bell’s Cottage flock from Highfield, Peebles, sold for £2000. She is by the M25 Cottage and sold to David Lawson of the Gragareth flock from Carnforth.LEADING prices

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LEADING prices

Ewe lambs – £2000, £1000 Highfield; £350 Bridgeside.

Gimmers – £480, £420 Blake Edge; £450 Bridgeside.

Ewes – £380 Bridgeside

Tup lambs – £6000 Midlock; £3800 Greaves; £2600 Ouzelthorn; £2400 Lands; £2200 Highfield, Millstone Moor.

Shearling rams – £2800, £2400 Midlock; £2800 Low Newton; £2400 Bradleyfield; £1800 Gamswell; £1700 Wilcocks.

Aged rams – £2100 Bradleyfield; £1000 Wilcocks and Cragg House; £800, £750 Wilcocks.