Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC had forward 1540
head of breeding sheep at their sale at Longtown on Tuesday 2nd
All classes of breeding sheep sold at the dearest
trade of the season, with the largest crowd of buyers present seen
Top price was £68 for Greyface hoggs with singles
from Prospect, others to £67 Yewtree, £65 Porterstown.
Texels hoggs with singles £66 Sockbridge Hall, £65
Old Police House, £63 Kinning Hall; Suffolk £52 Sockbridge
Hall. Greyface hoggs with twins £59 Porterstown, £54
Prospect, £51.50 Seathill.
Shearlings with twins £51
for Texels from Seathill; Greyfaces £52
Seathill, £50 Bayles.
Ewes with singles to £57 for Swaledales from Drumcork;
Blackfaces £41 Johnstone Bank; Hill Cheviot £42 Brookfield, £40
Bayles; Texels £48 Bayles, Lleyn £46 Castlefearn.
with twins: Greyfaces to£48.50, £45.50, £43.50
Bayles, £42 Brookfield; Hill Cheviots £43.50 Pennine
View, £43 Brookfield; Texels £46 Kinning Hall; Lleyn £49
Castlefearn; Blackface £41 Johnstone Bank; Swaledale £34
Chapel; Zwartbles £45 Lonely Bield.
Ewe hoggs to £75.50
for Lleyns from Castlefearn.
Cast ewes to £48.50 Bayles. Cast rams £45.50 Bayles.