Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 4,673 store
lambs and feeding ewes at their sale at Longtown on Tuesday 23rd
Stores were a better show, trade slightly firmer.
Top was £72.50
for Texel lambs from Newbiggen, £68.50 Greyside, £66
Rinnion Hills. Suffolks £66.50 Greyside, £64 Gillalees & Highloveladyshield;
Charollais £61.50 Greyside; Beltex £61.50 Haithwaite;
Cheviot Mules £64 Priesthaugh, £60.20 Castlefairn;
North Country Cheviots £61.50 Adderston Shiels; Greyfaces £60
Bayldon, £59.50 Newton, £59.20 Hightown; Blackfaces £63
Bowershield, £57.50 Lanehouse, £57 Ramshope; Roussin £59.50
Castlefairn; Swaledales £46 Sheepriggs, £44.50 Pryhill.
Cheviots (1248) were again a strong trade. Top was £61.50
Cast ewes to £68 for Texels from Lanehouse,
Hill Cheviots £54
Alnham Castle Hill & Meiklewhitriggs. Rams to £80 Lanehouse.
sheep still good to sell. Top was £80 for Greyface
shearling from Lanehouse. Hill ewes £61 for Cheviots from
Lanehouse with Blackfaces to £46 Millside, £45 Bowershield.