Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC had forward 3,429
store lambs and breeding sheep at their sale at Longtown on Tuesday
2nd December 2008.
A larger and better show of lambs with more
buyers present and all classes dearer.
Top was £50.20 for
Texel cross lambs from Meiklewood, £49 Hutlerburn. Suffolk
Glendhu, £43.50 Viewfield, £43 Hardhurst & Hallburn;
North Country Cheviot £46 Ramshope, £44.20 Hillcrest;
Charollais £41.80 Hallburn; Hill Cheviot £42.50 Alnham
Castlehill, £40 Preisthaugh; Greyfaces £48 Bayldon, £47.80
Harsondale; Blackfaces £45.50 Seafield, £44.50 Harsondale;
Romney £39.20 Viewfield.
Tup lambs to £45.50 Greenside.
Cast ewes to £61 from Seafield. Cast rams to £45.50
Breeding sheep to £40.50 for Texels from Maxton, £40
for Greyfaces from Kinning Hall.