The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 2,834
store & breeding sheep at their sale at Longtown on Tuesday
15th February, 2011.
Store were dearer with plenty of buyers. Top
of £78 for Texels
from Hazelbank, £76 Cowrigg, £74 Stormont; Roussin £73.50
Hazelbank; Suffolk £70 Cowrigg; North Country Cheviot £68.20
Meikle Whitriggs; Cheviot Mule £67.80 Low Old Shield; Blackface £65
Laverhay, £58.50 Ridley Stokoe, £58 Balmurrie; Greyface £64.50
Ridley Stokoe, £63.80 Flatt and Raby Grange; Charollais £63.80
Rabygrange; Hill Cheviot £62.50 Lymiecleugh; Swaledale £51
Cast ewes to £92 for Suffolks from Hazelbank; Texel £80
Linton House; Greyface £66 Kirkton Hill. Hill types to £61.50
for Cheviots from Meikle Whitriggs; Blackface £54 Lowes;
Swaledale £53.50 Cooks House. Cast rams to £75 Cocklawfoot.
larger show of in lambers were an excellent trade. Top price of £120
for correct Texel crosses from Crairieknowe who also sold correct
Greyface at £111; Blackface £87 Linton
House; Jacob £65 The Wynd. Geld ewe hoggs to £100 for
Texels from Stormont.