Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
2,069 store hoggs & feeding ewes, also 181 breeding sheep at
their weekly sale at Longtown on Tuesday 23rd March 2010.
hoggs were as dear with quality poorer. Top was £83.50
for Leicesters from Riggheads; Texels £80.50 Haithwaite, £78
Cottage Farm; Suffolks £71.50 Shaw of Dryffe; North Country
Cheviots £78.50 Browtop, £77.50 Candybank; Greyfaces £72.50
Hesket House, £71.50 Blackhouse; Hill Cheviots £66.50
Sundhope; Cheviot Mules £67.50 Oliver Farm; Charollais £66.50
Hesket House; Blackfaces £58.50 Ingram Farm, £51.50
Carwath; Swaledales £56.50 Roachburn, £49 Haithwaite;
Herdwicks £68.50 Haithwaite.
Cast ewes £87 from Carwath
who also sold Hill types at £63.
sheep were very easy to sell. Top was £76, £72
for inlamb Blackface ewes from Milnmark. Mule ewes with twins to £48