Store & Breeding Sheep Sales
Over recent years Leek has become established as a recognised store sheep centre with sheep farmers supporting the sales from an increasingly wide area and buyers commenting on the good quality of store lambs on offer.
Buyers attend from an extensive area including Shropshire, Wales and the Midlands. looking for both short and medium term store lambs and also breeding sheep.
During 2018 over 60,400 store lambs and breeding sheep exchanged hands.
The Sales which run on a fortnightly basis commence in early September and continue through the autumn and early winter period. Store Lambs and Breeding Sheep are sold through separate rings. There are two dedicated Breeding Rams sales which are held during September and October.