Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC had forward 5,829
store lambs and breeding sheep at their sale at Longtown on Tuesday
21st October 2008.
A large show with more buyers operating, trade
was sharper on the week.
Top was £46.80, £46.20 for
Texels from Ridley Stokoe, £45 Hartsgarth; Suffolks £44
East Foreshield; Charollais £36.80 Old Police House; Greyfaces £39
Allensgreen; Cheviot Mules £35 Dunshiel; Lleyns £32
East Murton; Herdwicks £27 Southdean; Swaledales £17
Blakelaw; tup lambs to £43.80 Ridley Stokoe.
sold well with correct Texel ewes to £52 & £46
Springhill, Hill Cheviots £24 Arkleton; Swaledales £25
Eastlandends; Blackfaces £18 Woodburn. Blackface shearling
gimmers £32 Springhill. Suffolk ram £100 Scotby Road.
SPECIAL STORE LAMB SALE
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their special
show and sale of Cheviot and Blackface lambs at Longtown on Tuesday
The Blackface lamb show was kindly sponsored by
Dunbia (Wales) Ltd.
There was an outstanding entry of 1,955 Cheviots
and 2,013 Blackfaces forward and trade was very good for strong,
Judging was ably and efficiently carried out by
Edward Easton, Naddle Farm, Bampton, Penrith who awarded the
1st Townshields selling at £33,
2nd Fruid selling at £29,
3rd Springhills selling at £27.50,
4th Horseholm selling at £29.
North Country Cheviots
1st & 2nd
Castlehill selling at £38 & £36,
3rd Sorbietrees selling at £31.50.
selling at £35,
selling at £33.50,
3rd Glendinning selling at £35.
Cheviot lambs outwith the
show sold at £35 Mount Benger, £33.50
Glendearg, £33 Singlie.
Blackfaces £34.20, £32.50
Allensgreen, £30 Hareshaw.