THE second Blacknose Sheep Society national sale was held at Carlisle, where trade flew to 7,100gns.
Top lot was the male and overall supreme champion, Westmorland Edward, a March-born ram lamb from Tim Dunne, Cumbria, which sold to Monmouthshire breeders Amazing Valais Blacknose sheep.
The same buyers also paid 4,500gns for the February-born shearling gimmer Prendwick Dancer from Jamie Wood, Northumberland.
At 4,200gns was Highland Duke, an April-born shearling ram from J. and J. Simonini, Penrith, which found a new home with R. Beattie, Co Tyrone.
Auctioneers: Harrison and Hetherington.