The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 2,521
store & breeding sheep at their sale at Longtown on Tuesday
22nd February, 2011.
Store hoggs were less numbers and trade was
very dear with plenty strong pens selling between £70 and £80.
Top of £82.50
for Texels from South Mains, others £77.50 Blinkbonny, £75.50
Shaw of Dryfe; Suffolk £80.50 Willowford, £74.50 Fell
Hill; Beltex £77.50 Dinwoodie Green; Leicester £75.50
Clifton on Bowmont; Half Bred £75.50 Adderston Shiels; North
Country Cheviot £70.20 Waterloo, £70 Adderston Shiels;
Hill Cheviot £69.80 Newbigging; Charollais £67.50 Glebelands;
Greyface £67.50 Whitfield Farm, £62 Waterloo, £60.50
Broomhill; Blackface £61 Borthwick Shiels, £60.50 Shilling
Lane. Cast ewes to £70.50 Clifton on Bowmont. Cast rams to £87
and £84 South Mains.
At their Annual Sale of in lambers there
was an entry of 1,102 forward. A very good show attracted huge
interest with buyers from far and near, trade was excellent and
many more good quality sheep could easily have been sold.
in the sale was the dispersal of Girnwood Hill Cheviots, their
tops were £94 and £90
to average £77.88, other Hill Cheviots to £79 and £72
Allfornaught. Shearlings sold £144 for Texels from Alderley
Terrace, who sold correct Texel ewes at £136 and £135;
Suffolk cross £134 Hopestead; North Country Cheviot £109, £107, £100
Scales; Hebridean £86 South Mains.
In lamb hoggs to £124, £122
and £120 (x2) for Suffolk Mules from Tone Hall; Texel £90
Clantibuies. Greyface geld hoggs to £70 Lochwood with Suffolk
tup hoggs to £132 Clifton on Bowmont.