The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
4,739 store lambs (including 1,678 Cheviots) at their sale on Tuesday
29th September 2009.
Store lambs easily maintained late high rates
with several distant buyers to the fore.
Top price of £54
for Texels from Silloans, others £52.80 Clarghyll, £52.20
East Foreshield; Suffolk £52.20
Clarghyll, £52 Rosgill Hall, £51.80 Lea Hill; Cheviot
Mule £47.20 Maxton; Greyface £47 Taylorburn, £46.80
Coatlith Hill, £45.20 Hardhurst; Blackface £44 Silloans, £39
Sundhope, £37 Low Eals; Swaledale £35, £32 Byers
Hall, £30 Blakelaw. Suffolk cross Mule ewe lambs to £53.50
Borthwick Brae. Cast rams to £50 Candybank.
There were 1,678
Cheviots which saw all classes in demand with prices a shade dearer
on the week.
Hill Cheviots to £43 High
Thorneyburn, £42 Glendinning, £41.50 Chanlochfoot.
Hill Northies to £48 Toftholm, £46 Powisholm, £45
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire
Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward 2,518 breeding ewes, shearlings,
ewe lambs and rams at their Special Sale on Tuesday 29th
All classes met a very dear
trade and were far short of buyers requirements. Top of £103
for Mule shearlings from Parcelstown, others to £99 Baron
House, £94 Stockasteads, £93
Dykecroft; Cheviot Mule £98 Longrow; Texel £92 Longrow;
Blackface £82 Candybank.
Correct ewes to £91 for Texels
from Longrow; Suffolk £95 Lymthe Holm; Cheviot Mule £86
Glendearg and Longrow; Greyface £80 Longrow and Stackbraes, £77
Ewe lambs sold to £97, £96 for a superior pen
of Texels from Kirkton; Greyface £80 Old Police House, £66
Ellershope and D’Mainholm, £63 Hardhurst, £60
The Side; Zwartbles £59 Park.
Rams were a poor show with best
quality meeting a great demand. Top of £470 and £390
for Texel shearlings from Dormansteads, others to £270 and £260
Uppercleuch, £250 Priorsford.