Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 4,298 store
lambs and 1,213 breeding sheep at their sale at Longtown on Tuesday
9th November, 2010.
Stores met the dearest trade of the season with
numbers short of requirements. Top of £76.50 for Beltex from
Amos Hill; Texel £68
The Bloch, £67 The Hagg; Suffolk £65.20 Gillalees, £65
Willowford, £64 Leahill; Greyface £62.20 Gillalees, £61
Solwaybank, £60 The Gall; Cheviot Mule £60 The Gall;
Charollais £60 Pates Hill; Blackface £53.50 Gillalees
and The Hott, £52.50 The Gall, £52 Collinbank; Herdwick £45.50
Boat House; Swaledale £38.50 Wydon Eals.
Cast ewes to £62
Home Farm and Coshogle.
Hill Cheviots (1,489) also met the best
trade of the year with new buyers to the fore. Top of £62.50
Whitstone Hill, £60
Bradley Farm, £59.50 Granton, £58 Meiklewhitriggs.
sheep met another marvelous enquiry with all classes easily sold.
Rams to £240 for North Country Cheviots from Alnham
Castlehill; Suffolk £180 Drimmie; Texel £100 Harene;
Blackface £90 Catslackburn.
Ewe lambs sold to £86 for
Beltex from Woodfoot Farm; Charollais £76 Woodfoot Farm;
Texel £74 Patties Hill.
Correct ewes to £67 for Hill
Cheviots from Carpet Farm, £59 Bowershield, £56 Kilfinnan;
Blackface £50 Carpet Farm.