Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
6,857store lambs and breeding sheep at their sale at Longtown on
Tuesday 17th November 2009.
Store lambs were a large entry and very dear. Top was £64.50
for Texels from Quarryfield, £64 Hudgillrigg, £63.80
Greensburn. Suffolks £64.20 Henrys Hill, £64 Hudgillrig & Margaret
Drive, £63.80 Highloveladyshield; Greyfaces £62.80
Highloveladyshield, £62.50 Yatesfield, £62.20 Greyside;
Beltex £63.20 Ashkirktown; Blackfaces £53.20 Albierigg & Horseholm, £51.50
Harsondale, £51 Redesmouth; Swaledales £44.80 Shieldhilltop & Deadwater, £42
Westburnhope; Herdwicks £52.20 Red House; Jacobs £53.50
Bonnyrigg Hall. Tup lambs to £58.50 Lowgreenend.
to £88.50 for Suffolk x from Ashkirktown, hill
types to £57.50 for Cheviots from Wardlaw. Cast rams to £76.50
Cheviot lambs (1359) still selling at premiums for final
draws. Top £55 Cossar Hill, £54.50 Wardlaw, £51.50
Priesthaugh. Hill North Cheviots to £56.20, £55 Bradley
Breeding sheep were a small show with all classes meeting
a strong demand. Top was £61 for Greyface ewe lambs from
Ridley Stokoe & Redesmouth; Hill Cheviots to £50 Girnwood
Cottage. Correct ewes to £60.50 for Lleyns from Wardrew;
Jacobs £54 Bonnyrigg Hall. Breeding rams to £280 for
Texels from Blindhillbush who also sold Beltex x Texels at £190.
Suffolks to £110 Bayles.