Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
1,018 store hoggs & 302 ewes & lambs, together with geld
hoggs at their weekly sale at Longtown on Tuesday 6th April 2010.
hoggs were short of requirements and sold to a top of £79.50
for Suffolks from Shaw of Dryffe. Texels £74.50 Shaw Cottage & Shaw
Hill Cheviots £70.50 Wardlaw; Greyfaces £68.50
Shaw Cottage; Blackfaces £56.50 Haithwaite, £55.50
Raby Grange; Swaledales £55.50 Chapel; Herdwicks £48.50
Cast ewes to £147 for Texels from Grayrigg; Cheviots
A good show of ewes with lambs at foot met a strong selling
trade at high rates. Top was £62 for Greyface ewes with twins
from The How & Raby Grange; Cheviots £47 East Middles.
Ewes with singles to £62 for Greyfaces from Raby Grange, £60
The How; Cheviots £49 Raby Grange.
Geld Texel hoggs to £94, £93 Grayrigg.