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gimmer

a ewe that has not yet borne a lamb.
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Andrew and Sam Froggatt, Froggys Farm, Abbots Bromey, sold their Millend Whirlpool sired gimmer for 1000gns to MSH Benson, Horrace Farm, Pennington, Ulverston.
Park females topped the sale at PS550 for a superb consignment of 6 gimmers from Messrs C R Graham & Sons of Carruthers Farm, Waterbeck.
CARLISLE SEPTEMBER 7 BREEDING SHEEP - MULE SHEARLING GIMMER SHOW & SALE On September 7, Borderway Mart held its annual show and sale of Mule gimmer shearlings and other breeds of shearlings.
Scotch-type Blackface gimmers -Mr W Walton, Penpeugh.
The 2014 opening sale is 179 pedigree Texel in-lamb ewes and gimmers from Arnold Park's renowned Drinkstone flock at Hawick, which will be auctioned at Carlisle on January 6.
Included in the sale will be 182 MV accredited registered Suffolks - 47 ewes, 64 gimmers, 67 ewe lambs and stock rams - as well as a quantity of semen.
Today, the Jewitt flock stands at 65 ewes with up to 35 gimmers retained each year as replacements.
Master judge, Edgar Charlton of Greenleas, presided over 10 classes on Wednesday - North of England Gimmers, Mule In Lamb Hoggs, North of England Tup Hoggs, Scotch Type Ewe Hoggs, North of England Ewe Hoggs, Swaledale Ewes, North of England Ewes, Bluefaced Leicester Tup Hoggs and Scotch Type Ewes.
The one day event has attracted 241 entries comprising of shearling gimmers, ewe lambs, shearling rams, aged rams and lamb rams.
North of England Gimmers - JS Gibson & Son, Thornton Tower.
The Murrays provided home-bred stock for the event, where classes included Texel shearling tups, a class of Texel Gimmers and a class of Texel ewe lambs.