Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
1,318 store hoggs & 592 ewes with lambs at their weekly sale
at Longtown on Tuesday 20th April 2010.
Store hoggs were a good
show for numbers and sold at recent high rates to the usual ring
of buyers. The sale was topped at £93, £92
and £86.50 for Texels from Glencartholm; Suffolk £78.80
Cranshaws, £75.50 Riggshield; Kerry £69.50 Riggshield;
Greyface £67.50 Cranshaws, £57.50 Riggshield; Woodland £66.50
Riggshield; Beltex £65.50 Riggshield; Charollais £62.50
Draniegower; North Country Cheviot £59.50, £46.50 East
Murton; Hill Cheviot £55.50 Commonside; Blackface £54.20
Haystown, £52.50 Townfoot, £52.20 Haystown; Jacob £42.80
Feeding ewes to £136.50 for Suffolks from Lintlaw;
Greyface £94.50 Lintlaw.
A larger show of ewes with lambs
at foot sold to a full ring of buyers and met a strong trade throughout.
Ewes with twins sold to a top price of £59 for Greyfaces
from Henrys Hill, others £57.50
Drumcork and £54.50 How Farm; Texel £58.50 How Farm, £53.50
East Middle; Charollais £54.50 Rigghead; Cheviot Mule £48.50
Pennine View; North Country Cheviot £47 East Middle.
with singles to £58.50 for Texels from How Farm and Greyfaces
from East Middle, other Texels £55 Pennine View and other
Greyfaces £55 Bateyshield; Charollais £54.50 Rigghead.
Greyface shearlings with singles to £58 Pennine View. Texel
shearlings with twins to £55 Pennine View.