Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC had forward 4,031
store lambs and breeding sheep at their sale at Longtown on Tuesday
18th November 2008.
More buyers were present and all classes were
the best trade of the season.
Top was £50 for Beltex lambs
from Townfoot, Texels £47.20 Hudgillrigg, £44 Dykenook;
The Throp; Greyfaces £39.50 Hudgillrigg, £37.50 Dykenook;
North Country Cheviots £39.20 Lochuisge, £37 East
Murton; Blackfaces £41 Horseholm; Swaledales £23.50
Sinderhope Shield, £22.20 Whitefield Estate.
Tup lambs £36.50
Cast ewes £31 Cherry Garth.
Hill Cheviots (1,038)
with buyers from Cheshire present, all classes enjoyed the dearest
trade. Top was £39 Granton, £37
Breeding sheep to £50 for Greyface ewe lambs from
High Craigton; Hill Cheviot ewes to £21.50 Roweburn who
also sold Blackfaces at £21.50.