The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC had forward
2,786 breeding ewes and shearlings, also 40 rams at their special
sale at Longtown on Tuesday 15th September
A very good show
attracted many buyers with all classes dearer than a fortnight
ago. Included in the sale were two dispersals, the first from Messrs
Cartner, Arkleton, which were Cheviot Mules. Top was £95, £92
for Shearlings, £84, £82
for 1 crop, £75 for 2 crop.
The second dispersal was form
Messrs Douglas, Upper Ashtrees which were Texel x Cheviots. Top
was £113, £110 for 1 crop, £98
for shearlings, £74 ¾ crop, £98, £94 shearlings.
Both lots were well shown and sold well.
The sale was topped at £125
for 2 shear Beltex ewes from Whitehill Cottage; Greyfaces £102
Flatt; Correct ewes sold to £91 for Beltex from Whitehill
Cottage; Texels £78
Kirkhouse; Greyface £76 Kilncroft, £72 Gall & Broom
House who sold Charollais at £72; Cheviot Mules £70
Gimmer shearlings sold to £124 for Texels from Dunjop; Beltex £112
Whitehill Cottage; Greyfaces £110 Baron House, £106
Wanwood Hill & Dairy Farm, £105 Gall, £104 Porterstown;
Cheviot Mules £97 Springkell.
A good show of rams met an animated
trade and were short of requirements. Top was £1000 for a
Texel shearling from Messrs Irving, Kingfisher who sold others
at £450, £380, Others to £440, £400
Four O Boot, £340 Doorpool; Suffolks £380, £360, £350
Bridgepark; Leicesters £280, £260 Harden.
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