The Society of Border Leicester Sheep Breeders held their Inaugural Sale of Breeding Females at H&H Carlisle on 6th Feb 2012. The sale was a great success and evidence that there is certainly a keen demand for Border Leicester Ewes. A total of 12 in lamb ewes and gimmers were forward and all sold for an average of £517.13/hd. Top priced gimmer (JW Brown & Others, Eildon) sold for 1000 guineas to NJ & KM Summerfield, Whitmore, Newcastle Under Lyme. Ewe hogg (S Ker, Riggheads) made 400 guineas.