The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 1,501
ewes with lambs at foot and store hoggs at their sale at Longtown
on Tuesday 12th April, 2011.
Store hoggs sold at extreme rates.
Top price of £117.50 for Texel crosses from Haithwaite, £117
Raby Grange; Beltex £115 Raby Grange, £108.50 Black
House; Suffolk £101 Reavely Green, £99.50 Home Farm, £93
Watling Bungalow; Greyface £84.50 Watling Bungalow, £84
Reavely Green, £81 Black House; Blackface £81 Watling
Bungalow; Hill Cheviot £80.50 Breconside; Herdwick £77.50
Rowhead. Cast ewes to £94, £91.50 Watling Bungalow.
with lambs (709) more numbers, trade dearer. Shearlings sold to £73
for Texels with singles from Timpendean, who also sold twins at £66.
ewes with twins to £81 for Texels from Old Police
House; Cheviot Mule £68 Little Cloak Farm, £65 Timpendean;
Suffolk £65 Carpet Farm; Greyface £62.50 Station Road, £62
Raby Grange, £60.50 Old Police House; Blackface £48.50
Correct ewes with singles to £75 for Cheviot
Mules from Little Cloak; Texel £64.50 Raby Grange; Suffolk £63.50
Carpet Farm; Greyface £58 Bateyshield; Blackface £48.50
Bateyshield; Swaledale £44 Low Broom.
In lamb ewes to £134
for Texels from Home Farm who also sold Suffolk cross at £126.