The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 6,149
Store Lambs (including 2,427 Cheviots & 1,059 Blackfaces) at
their Weekly Sale at Longtown on Tuesday 6th
show attracted many buyers, trade once again was very dear.
of £72.50 for Texels from Hazelbank, others £72
High Nook; Zwartbles £70 How; Suffolk £67 Lamberton;
Beltex £62 Bayles, £61 Winterhope; Greyface £61
Wanwood Hill and Townshields, £60 Sheepriggs; Herdwick £60
Kernal Rigg; Cheviot Mule £56 Satchells.
The Opening Sale of
Hill Cheviot and Blackface lambs attracted a good entry, trade was
excellent. Hill Cheviots sold to £59
Crossdykes, £58 East Deloraine, £57 Linhope.
to £56 Crindledykes, £54 Blacksmiths Cottage.
Special Show and Sale of North Cheviot Hill lambs, ably judged by
Mr Ian Henderson, Langholm, whose awards were as follows:-
1st prize – Messrs
Bradbury, Satchells, Lilliesleaf, sold at £62.
2nd prize – Messrs Thomson, Hownam Grange, Morebattle, sold
3rd prize – Sorbietrees Farms, Newcastleton, sold at £55.
prices:- £62.50 Morebattle Tofts, £60 Drycleughlea,
Yetholm Mains and Bradley Farm.