their Opening Sale of Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep on Tuesday
28th July 2009, The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart
PLC had an entry of 1,825.
Store lambs were of top quality and
with a massive ring of buyers present, all classes met an exceptional
trade to average £45.87,
a rise of £11.80 on the year.
Top of £54.80 for Texels
from Howard House, others £54.50 Greenknowe, £51
Hownam Grange; Suffolk £50.80 Haswellsykes, £47.80
Cleugh Head, £47 Bateyshield; Greyface £48 Bailey
Mill, £44.20 Stonehall, £44 Penpeugh; Charollais £44.50
Hallburn; Blackface £39.80 Penpeugh; Herdwick £38
Breeding sheep met a strong enquiry and were far
short of requirements for the number of buyers present. Top of £87
for correct Texels from Greenknowe, who sold others at £82
Suffolk cross £76 Stackbraes, who sold Greyfaces at £70
and Lleyns at £51. Herdwick ewes with lambs to £26
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