The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 1,747
ewes with lambs at foot and store hoggs at their sale at Longtown
on Tuesday 26th April, 2011.
Best Continental outfits
were an outstanding trade with many pens over £80 per life
with all others very similar with many buyers present.
Top of £96
for Texel x hoggs with singles from Mr Kingan, Laneside, with Greyfaces
to £76 Old Police
Shearlings sold to £90 for Texels with singles from
Timpendean, others £85 Rockcliffe Cross; Greyface to £70
Shearlings with twins to £73 for Texels
from Rockcliffe cross, £72 Laneside.
Ewes with singles to £88
for Texels from Timpendean, £85, £84
Rockcliffe Cross, £78 Colte Coates; Beltex £82 Colte
Coates; Cheviot Mule £79 Little Cloak, £71 Colte Coates;
Suffolk cross £73 Sydenham; Greyface £70 Devonshire
Rise; Charollais £68 High House; Cheviot £58 Sydenham;
Blackface £39.50 Old Police House.
Ewes with twins to £78
and £72 for Texels from Colte
Coates, £69 Sydenham; Cheviot Mule £71 Colte Coates, £69
Little Cloak; Greyface £70 Colte Coates, £69 South
Mains; Beltex £70 Colte Coates; Suffolk cross £68.50
Sydenham; Charollais £65 Colte Coates; Cheviot £59.50
Colte Coates; Blackface £39.50 Old Police House; Swaledale £39.50
In lambers to £100 Whitehaugh.
Store hoggs still dear. Top
of £86.50 and £80 for Texels
from Dinwoodie Green who also sold Charollais at £77; Suffolk £73.50
Peghorn Lodge; Greyface £73.50 Gapshields; Swaledale £59.50
Greenleycleugh; Blackface £52.50 Kilbride.
Cast ewes to £105
for Texels from South Mains, hill types to £72 for Cheviots
from Peghorn Lodge.