Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
1270 ewes with lambs and 285 store hoggs at their weekly sale at
Longtown on Tuesday 4th May 2010.
Ewes with lambs at foot saw all
classes in strong demend, although young outfits were scarce.
first Greyface hoggs with singles were forward selling to £83
each twice from Parcelstown, who also sold geld hoggs at £91.
Texel ewe hoggs to £78.20
Ewes with twins – Greyface £59 Drumcork; Cheviot
West Warmley; Charollais £53 Riggheads; Texels £56
Flex; Suffolk x £51 West Warmley; Hill Cheviot £41
Kinning Hall; Blackfaces £43 Allensgreen; Herdwicks £33.50
Ewes with singles – Cheviot Mules £58.50
Crook; Texels £57.50
Underburnmouth; Greyface £52 Underburnmouth; Suffolk x £51
Bayles; Blackfaces £47.50 Allensgreen; Hill Cheviot £47.50
Gospel Hall; Herdwicks £33.50 Low Northsceugh.
to £88.50 for Texels from Whithaugh; Cheviots £58
Carruthers; Lleyns £60 Broadmeadows; Greyfaces £60.50
Crook; Suffolks £59.80 Hepple Hill; Swaledales £50.50
Cast ewes to £115 Whitehaugh; Hill ewes £54.40