Quality trading at Gisburn Mart

Mark Ireland at Gisburn Auction Mart
Mark Ireland at Gisburn Auction Mart
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Quality texel gimmer shearlings were in demand at Gisburn Auction Mart.

Topping the trade at £182 was Tim Jackson, from Goosnargh, near Preston, with a pen of 10 very well presented gimmer shearlings. They sold to W. A. Warren, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire.

Texel breeders Richard and Mark Ireland, from Whalley, had a successful day with a run of 50 shearlings averaging £161. Topping their trade was the champion pen at £180.

West Yorkshire vendor, Miss Hincliffe, sold her two pens of Texel gimmer shearlings both for £150 to Geordie Parker, Newton, Clitheroe and Nicky Capstick, Bolton by Bowland, Clitheroe.

Bernard Slater, from Chipping, achieved £140 for a pen of Texel gimmer lambs.

Auctioneers were Richard Turner and Son