Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
6,876 store lambs at their weekly sale at Longtown on Tuesday
27th October 2009.
A large quality show attracted buyers
from as far afield as Wales, all classes were again very dear.
Top of £60.50 for Texels
from Farlam Hill, £58.80 and £58.50 Greenknowe; Beltex £57.50
Glendearg; Suffolk £55 Edges Green and Greensburn, £54
Risehead and Fairgirth; North Country Cheviot £54.50 Kelso
Cleugh; Charollais £53.50 Stybeck; Greyface £52.50
Stybeck, £52 Sheepriggs and Hesley Well, £51.80 Bayles, £51.50
Harsondale; Blackface £50.20 Gibbs Hill, £47.50 Edges
Green and Horseholme, £45.50 Balmurrie; Cheviot Mule £50
Glendearg; Hill Cheviot £50 Granton and Bimmer Hill, £49
Glengeith, £48.50 Upper Hindhope; Zwartbles £47 Romanway;
Swaledale £37 Broadmea, £36.50 Stobbylee. Tup lambs
to £55.80 Candybank. Cast rams to £67.50 Holme Farm.
Cast ewes to £53.50 Holme Farm. Cast hill ewes to £34
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
1,583 breeding sheep and 88 rams and ram lambs at
their Special Sale at Longtown on Tuesday 27th October 2009.
excellent show found good quality very easy to sell at late high
rates. Top of £126 for Texel ewe lambs from Kirkton,
Hawick; Greyface £63 Maxton, £62 Howard House; Suffolk
Mule £60 Maxton; Blackface £34 Blackburn. Gimmer shearlings
to £96 for Greyfaces from Alnham Castlehill; Suffolk cross £67
The Mark; Lleyn £60 The Mark; Blackface £66 Alnham
Castlehill. Ewes sold to £78 for Charollais cross from Hillview
who also sold Suffolk crosses at £73 and Texels at £70.
Hill ewes to £52 for Blackfaces from Alnham Castlehill; Lleyn £49
The Mark; Jacob £46 Smithy Court; Cheviot £45 Sundhope
(Hume), £44 Orton Rigg; Swaledale £32 Fordlands.
classes of rams and ram lambs met a fast selling trade with shearlings
short of requirements. Top of £400 for a Texel
shearling from East Middle, others £380 Doorpool, £360
Searigg, £340 Old Walls; Beltex x Texel £220 Kinning
Hall; Suffolk £220 Bayles; Blackface £130 Peela Hill;
North Country Cheviot £90 Innergellie House. Ram lambs to £310
and £280 for Texels from Searigg, others £280 and £250
Kirkton, £260 Little Galla and Sandilands.