The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 2,354
store & breeding sheep at their sale at Longtown on Tuesday
1st March, 2011.
Store hoggs still in strong demand with several
pens over £80.
Top price of £97 for a Texel tup hogg from Hazelbank.
hoggs to £87.50, £86.80 and £86.50 for Texels
from Dinwoodie Green, others £86.80 Woodfoot Farms; Charollais £76.50
Dinwoodie Green; Blackface £75.50, £69.50, £67.50
Woodfoot Farm; Suffolk £73.50 Hazelbank, £70.20 South
Mains, £70 Albierigg; Greyface £72.50 Howard House, £70.50
Dinwoodie Green; Cheviot Mule £69.50 Branxholm Braes; North
Country Cheviot £69.20 Woodfoot Farms; Hill Cheviot £68.50
Woodfoot Farm; Swaledale £52.50 Roachburn.
Cast ewes to £87
for Cheviot Mules from Branxholm Braes, hill ewes to £67
for Swaledales from The Park. Cast rams to £91 for Cheviots
from South Mains.
Inlambers (603) were another fine entry and met a strong enquiry
with all breeds easily sold. Top price of £112 and £100
for Texel shearlings from Thompson House who also sold Charollais
x Suffolk at £110.
Correct ewes to £95 for Texels from
Thompson House; Hill Cheviot £90, £85 Priesthaugh;
Blackface £66 Thompson House. In lamb ewe hoggs to £110
and £102 for Texels from Blindhillbush who also sold Greyface
at £105, Charollais at £104 and Beltex at £91.
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