Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
3,078 store hoggs & 202 in lamb sheep and ewes with lambs at
their weekly sale at Longtown on Tuesday 16th March 2010.
hoggs were still in strong demand, selling to a top of £85
for Suffolk crosses from Old Cambus; Texel £84.50 High Stenries, £83.50
Beechcroft, £81.50 Ashley Park; North Country Cheviot £84.50
Adderston Shields, £82.50 Browtop; Hill Cheviot £83.50
Girnwood; Greyface £80.50 Taylorburn, £73.50 Merryshields;
Clun £79.50 Rigg Heads; Half Bred £78.50 Adderston
Shields; Charollais £76.50 Rigg Heads; Blackface £68.50
Tecket; Herdwick £55.50, £53.50 Rowhead; Swaledale £51.50
Beechcroft. Cast ewes to £87 Gass, hill types £56.50
Ewes with lambs at foot were easy to sell with Texel
cross ewes with twins to £59 and £54 from Crossgates.
In lamb Blackface ewes (scanned singles) to £48 Haithwaite.
Greyface geld hoggs to £80 Patties Hill.