Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC had forward 4,457
store lambs and 2,029 breeding sheep at their sale at Longtown
on Tuesday 14th October, 2008.
Store lambs saw trade easier on
the week. Top was £47 for
Texels from South Croft, £41 East Foreshield; Suffolks
to £41.80 East Foreshield; Beltex £35 Glendearg;
Greyfaces £36.20 Toll Cottage, £36 Bayldon; Halfbreds
to £36.80 Whitehill; Blackfaces £29.50 Horseholm, £28.20
Crindledykes; Swaledales £21.80 Byers Hall.
(2,026) were a larger show again trade easier, Top was £37.20
Easter Alemoor, £36 Southcroft, £35.50 Girnwood.
sheep were a larger entry with a stronger demand. Shearlings
to £53, £50 for Suffolk x from Maxton House, Halfbreds £45
Dodgsonstown, Blackfaces £35 Upper Burnmouth and Swaledales £31
Ewe lambs to £43 for Greyfaces from Crindledykes,
Crops Hall and Blackfaces £25.50 Cramalt.
to £51 for Suffolk x from Shielsknowe; Halfbreds £49
Dodgsonstown; Greyfaces £42 Mosside (Baxter); Cheviot Mules £47
Glendearg; North Country Cheviots £42 Maxton House; Hill
Cheviots £43 Potholm, others to £35.50 Wardlow & Crosscleugh;
Blackfaces £28 Megdale, £25 Cramalt; Swaledales £20
Kirkhaugh. Cast ewes to £50 Maxton House.