The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 3,874
Store Lambs at their Weekly Sale at Longtown on Tuesday
9th August, 2011.
Store lambs were a larger entry with trade excellent and many
Top was £70.80 for Suffolks from Hullerbank
followed at £70
Satchells (who averaged £67.82). Texels to £70 Rinnion
Hills, £69 Bayles; Charollais £62.20 Haswellsykes; Cheviot
Mules £64 Viewley; Cheviots £65.50 Satchells; Blackfaces £46.50
Cowcorse, £46 Kirklawhill; Swaledales £36 Naddle.
The special sale of Mule wethers were a great show with trade buoyant
throughout. Top was £65.50 High Loveladyshield, £65 Parsonshields, £61.50
Whintingstown and Eastcragside, £60 Blacksmiths Cottage.
sheep were easy to sell and short of requirements. Shearlings to £140
for Mules from Linton House who also sold Suffolk x at £132
and Texels £127. Ewes to £93 for Texels
from Carpet Farm, who also sold Suffolk x at £92; Charollais £88;
Greyface £88 and Hill Cheviots £69. Cast ewes to £91.