Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
3,021 store hoggs & 555 in lamb sheep at their weekly sale
at Longtown on Tuesday 2nd March 2010.
Store hoggs easy to sell.
Top of £78.50 for Texels from Enzieholm, £77.50
High Fold and Adderston Shiels; Suffolk £75.50 Englishtown
and Langton Mill; Blackface £73.50, £67 Gall, £61.50
Lamperts; North Country Cheviot £71.80 Adderston Shiels;
Beltex £70.50 Low Longthwaite; Greyface £68 Cottage, £66.50
Linton House, £65.80 Collingel; Hill Cheviot £67.80
Falnash, £67.50 Grains Cottage; Herdwick £65.80 Cottage;
Easycare £60.50 Collingel; Swaledale £56.50 Collingel.
Cast ewes to £83.50 Lochwood, hill types £73.50 Gall,
cast rams £95 High Fold.
In lambers were another good entry
with trade similar. Top of £130
for Texel crosses from Langton Mill who also sold Greyfaces at £124
and Blackfaces at £88; Suffolk Mule £112 Haithwaite;
North Country Cheviot £88 Alnham Castle Hill. Geld hoggs
to £87 for Suffolk Mules from Cowcorse.
Ewes with lambs at
foot opened out very dear. Top of £56
each for Cheviot Mules (correct below) with singles from Rockcliffe
Cross who also sold twins at £48 each.