Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC had forward 6,034
store lambs at their sale on Wednesday 16th
A large show and with buyers from Wales
present, all classes were again dear. Top was £62 for Suffolk
lambs from Candybank Cottage, £55 Lynnshield. Texels £62, £59
Eskdale Cottage, £57.50 Nether Horsley, £56 Cocklakes
House; North Country Cheviots £49.50 Blakehopeburnhaugh, £49
Stoophill, £48.50 Windyhaugh; Charollais £52.50 Mossband
House; Greyfaces £50 Blackhouse & Paterburn, £48.50
Hole of Lyne, £47 Roachburn & Mossband House.
Hill Cheviots £48 Meikledale, £46.50 Clenries, £45.50
Cooms; Blackfaces £47 Townshields, £45.50 Minsca, £42.50
Earlshaugh; Swaledales £34 Blackhouse. Cast ewes to £60
CHEVIOT & BLACKFACE LAMB SHOW
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire
Farmers Mart held their annual show and sale of 2,367 Cheviot lambs
and 1,078 Blackface lambs on Wednesday 16th September 2009.
was in the capable hands of Mr & Mrs Eastham, Naddle
Farm, Bampton, Penrith whose awards were as follows:-
1st Mrs L Luescher, Glendinning Westerkirk selling at £45, 2nd Langholm Farms, Cooms, Langholm selling at £45.50,
3rd J Common & Son, Crossdykes, Corrie selling at £42.50.
Hill North Cheviots
1st Messrs Allen, Stouphill,
Alnwick selling at £49, 2nd Sorbietrees Farms, Newcastleton
selling at £48.50,
3rd J Hyslop, Windyhaugh, Harbottle selling at £47.
1st Messrs Robson, Townshield, Haydon Bridge
selling at £47,
2nd H & M Connell, Minsca, Waterbeck selling
at £45.50, 3rd Mrs L Luescher, Sundhope, Newcastleton selling
A good company ensured a good trade for an excellent
show of lambs with the Hill Cheviots between £43 and £46.
Hill North Cheviots £46 to £49 and the best Blackfaces £40