Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC had forward 1887
Store and Breeding sheep at their sale at Longtown on Tuesday
14th April 2009.
The store hoggs trade was still buoyant with
the top being £80.80
for North Country Cheviot hoggs from Browtop; Texels £76.20
Borthaugh, £74.50 Candybank; Suffolks £68.80 Haithwaite;
Greyfaces £71.20 Bankshead; Hill Cheviots £65.50
Candybank; Blackfaces £66.50, £59.50 Candybank; Beltex £60.80
Candybank; Masham £52.80 Jury; Herdwicks £47.50 Haithwaite;
Shetland £39.20 Candybank.
Cast ewes to £48.20 Castlefearn and cast rams to £44.50
Ewes with lambs saw more numbers forward with trade
still as dear. Top was £68 for Texel ewe with single from
Allerley; Greyfaces £55, £53 Drumcork, £51
Henrys Hill; Suffolk x £49 Crossgate; Blackface £44
Allensgreen; Swaledale £33.50 Whitehaugh; Zwartbles £47.50
Thimbles; Hill Cheviot £40 Raby Grange.
Ewes with twins
to £66, £62 for Texels from Allerley;
Greyfaces £47 Newlands, Bateyshield & Pennine View;
Suffolk x £57 Crossgates; Hill Cheviot £38 Raby Grange;
Blackfaces £39 Allensgreen; Swaledales £33.50 Whitehaugh.
with singles to £63 for Greyfaces from Drumcork;
Texels £55 Bellmount, £52 Drumcork.
twins to £52.50 for Greyfaces from Henrys Hill.