Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
3,688 store hoggs & 573 in lamb ewes at their weekly sale at
Longtown on Tuesday 16th February 2010.
Stores still in strong demand.
Top was £91.50 for Beltex from
Old Hall, Texels to £85.80 Redbanks, £78.50 Muirhead;
Suffolks £84.80 Shawhill, £83.80 Redbanks; Greyfaces £84
Nirvana; Hill Cheviots £67.50 Kirklands; North Country Cheviots £79.50
Redbanks, £77.50 Thomas Telford; Blackfaces £53.50
Newton, £50.80 Clover Hill; Swaledales £49.50 Lowthwaite;
Lleyns £59.20 Rammerscales; Herdwicks £49.20 Roosecote.
ewes to £85 Greenknowe, hill types to £54.20 Newton.
Cast rams £87.50 Old Irvine.
Inlamb ewes were again easily
sold although quality not as good. Top was £152 for Mule
shearlings from Taylorburn. Ewes to £108
for Texels from Almagill; Greyfaces £92 Eycott; Jacobs £72
Newton; Blackfaces £70 Newton. Ewe hoggs £100 for a
Beltex from Almagill.