Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
1,003 Breeding Sheep and 2,606 Store Lambs at their weekly sale
at Longtown on Tuesday 17th August 2010.
The Special August Fair of Breeding Ewes attracted a large company,
trade was extreme with most ewes up £25 on the year.
price of £145 for Texel cross ewe lambs from Crumhaugh Hill
who also sold others at £100 with The Flex to £93.
to £123 for Texel crosses from Uppercleugh; Suffolk £118
Newington; Greyface £118 Newington.
Ewes sold to £101
for 3 crop Greyfaces from Nunscleugh, others £100 Englishtown;
Suffolk £98 Linton House; Charollais £95 Linton House;
Texel £87 Linton House.
Included in the sale was Blackface
ewes from Corehead with 1 crop to £64, 2 crop £64 and
3 crop at £64, overall average £62.50.
rams to £230 Riddings Hill. Texel ram lambs to £82
Store lambs were again dearer for a good show, more buyers
than ever present. Top of £68.50 for Beltex’s from
Greenknowe, others £60 Winterhope; Texel £62.50 Dolphinston
and Timpendean, £62 Carlenrigg; Greyface £61 Parsonshield
and Whintingstown, £59.20 Parsonshield, £58.50 The
Row and Hole of Lyne; Suffolk £60.20 Glendhu, £59.80
Haswellsykes; North Hill Cheviot £54 Hownam Grange; Blackface £53
Penpeugh; Masham £52 Jury Park.