The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 3,234
store & breeding sheep at their sale at Longtown on Tuesday
1st February, 2011.
Store hoggs were in great demand, selling to
a top of £80
for Beltex from Allfornaught; Suffolk £77.50 Broomhills, £72
Shaw Cottage, £70 Cottage; Texel £75 Meikle Richorn
and Silloans; Greyface £71.50 Haithwaite, £67.50 Solwaybank;
North Country Cheviot £70 Adderston Shiels; Charollais £67
Blacksmiths Cottage; Half Bred £64.50 Adderston Shiels; Hill
Cheviot £63.50 Whitchester, £60.50 Falnash; Blackface £60
Albierigg, £57 Edges Green, £56.50 Haithwaite; Lleyn £58.80
Artnoch. Cast ewes to £80 Meikle Richorn. Cast rams to £79
Low Old Shield.
In lamb ewes met a firm trade with Texel shearlings
from Ashkirktown who also sold in lamb ewes at £135 for Suffolk
cross, £130 for Texels, £128 for Greyfaces and £80
Ewe hoggs to £73 for Texels from the Height
who also sold Lleyns at £68.