Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
7,088 store lambs on Tuesday 19th October, 2010.
Buyers were out
in force with trade sharper. Top price of £67.50 for Texels
from Sunnycroft and Cocklakes House, others to £65.50 Toftholm
and Carretrig, £65 Greensburn; Suffolk £67 East Unthank, £64
High Crindledyke, £63.80 Allenhead; Greyface £67 East
Unthank, £60.80 Greyside, £60.50 Blindhillbush; North
Country Cheviot £66 Haithwaite; Beltex £58.50 Winterhope;
Lleyn £55 Chipknowe; Herdwick £47 Ramshope; Swaledale £45.50
East Unthank, £43.50 Whitton, £40 Byers Hall.
to £68 from Linton House with hill types to £50
Linton House. Breeding ewes to £78 for Texels from Linton
House; Greyface to £64 Carretrig; Blackface £49 Linton
The Annual Show of Hill Cheviots attracted an entry of 1,936.
Trade again extreme for best Cheviots.
Judging was ably carried
out by Jim Clark, Carpet Farm, whose awards were as follows:-
1st prize – D. McGarva, Granton, Moffat and sold at £61.50.
2nd prize – Messrs White, Hartsgarth, Newcastleton and sold
3rd prize – Messrs Elliot, Burnfoot of Ewes and sold at £53.
prices were as follows - £63.50 East Murton, £61.50
Routin Lynn Farm, £60 Girnwood, £58 Sorbietrees.
Annual Show of Blackface lambs attracted an entry of 2,125. Trade
was again dearer on the week.
The show was again ably carried out
by Jim Clark, whose awards were as follows:-
1st prize – Jamie Halbert, Chapel House, Gilsland and sold
2nd prize – Messrs Walton, Wanwood Hill and sold at £58.
3rd prize – Messrs Robson, Yatesfield, Otterburn and sold
Other prices were as follows - £57 Horseholme, £56
Yatesfield, £54 Townshield, £53 Greyside, £52