Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
2,782 store hoggs & 501 in lamb sheep at their weekly sale
at Longtown on Tuesday 9th March 2010.
dear and short of requirements. Top was £91.50
for Rouges from Dinwoodie Green, who also sold Texels at £85.50,
others to £81.50 Linton House. Suffolks £81.50 Mid
Harrietfields, £80.50 Hillview, Oxfords £87.50 Alnwick
Farm; North Country Cheviots £82.50 Browtop; Halfbreds £77.50
Adderston Shiels; Kerrys £62.50 Low Northsceugh; Hill Cheviots £69.80
Murtholm; Lleyns £64.50 Broomhillbank; Greyfaces £79.50
Highgreenhill, £78.50 Woodfoot; Blackfaces £72.50 Albierigg;
Swaledales £48.50 Albierigg.
Cast ewes £110 Linton,
Hill types £67.50 Alnham Castlehill. Cast rams £85
Inlamb ewes were similar numbers with trade dearer. Top was £124
for Suffolk crosses from Lanton Mill, who also sold Greyfaces at £88;
Blackfaces £80 Priorsford, £71
Geltsdale; Swaledales £78 Haithwaite. Inlamb Suffolk ewe
hoggs £102 Ysguibor Newynd. Geld hoggs £95 for Texels
from Lanton Mill.
At the Geltsdale Dispersal of Blackface inlamb
ewes, all classes were easy to sell. Top was £71, £69, £68
for ewes scanned twins with singles £66.