Swaledale shearling ram sale.
Hawes Auction Mart in October is a busy month for buying and selling rams or tups, and breeding ewes. This is the Swaledale shearling ram sale –
Definaitions of a shearling: – a yearling sheep before its first shearing. Also hogget, old-season lamb, teg. or is a sheep that has been shorn once and is around two-years old.
This years top tup sold for £28,000.