The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 1,284
ewes with lambs at foot and store hoggs at their sale at Longtown
on Tuesday 19th April, 2011.
Ewes and lambs (976) were larger numbers and with more buyers
trade was dearer. Top was £80 for Texel shearling with twins
from Timperdean. Cheviot Mules to £69 Little Cloak. Shearlings
with Singles to £78 for Texels from Timperdean; Greyfaces
to £73.50 Raby Grange & Cheviot Mules £72 Little
Correct ewes with singles £77.50 for Charollais from Sleetbeck;
Texels £76 Timperdean, £74 Flex; Suffolk x £70.50
Farmers Close; Cheviot Mules £75 Sleetbeck; Cheviots £68.50
Raby Grange; Greyfaces £65 Flex; Blackfaces £41 Old
hall. Correct ewes with twins £73.50 for Texels from Farmers
Close, £70 High House & Timperdean; Charollais £73
Sleetbeck; Suffolks £72.50 Farmers Close; Cheviot Mules £67
Raby Grange; Cheviots £70 Farmers Close; Greyfaces £65
Timperdean; Zwartbles £56 Raby Grange and Blackfaces £41
Geld Greyface hoggs to £77.50 Blackhouse.
Store hoggs sold
to £96.50 for Suffolks & Texels from
Southmains, others to £80.50 Reagill Grange and £80
Jardine Hall; Hill Cheviots £74.50 Breconside.