Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC had forward 2218
Store and Breeding sheep at their sale at Longtown on Tuesday
7th April 2009.
Hoggs were still in demand. Top was £88.50
for North Country Cheviots from Browtop; Texels to £80.20
East Mains. Suffolks £72.50 Burn House; Halfbreds £59.80
Draniegower; Greyfaces £78.50 Bankshead; Charollais £66.50
Burnhouse; Cheviot Mules £78.50 East Deloraine; Hill Cheviots £59.20
East Deloraine, £55.80 North House; Blackfaces £71.20
Lamperts, £65.50 Oliver Farm; Swaledales £54.50 Blackhouse;
Shetlands £49.50 High Nook.
Cast ewes £78.50 Dranigower.
Cast rams to £86.50 East
Ewes and lambs were a larger entry and dearer. Top
for Texel shearlings with twins from Bellmont, who also sold singles
at £59. Greyface shearlings & twins £52 Lanehead.
Ewes with singles: Texels £65.50 Sarkside; Roussins £58
Fairnbank; Suffolks £60 High Crindledyke; Greyfaces £56
High Crindledyke; Jacobs £36 Pennine View.
Ewes with twins
to £44 for Greyfaces from Raby Grange, High
Crindledyke & Bateyshield; Jacobs £31 Pennine View.
hoggs to £55 for Greyfaces from Lochwood.