The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire
Farmers Mart had forward 6,619 Store Lambs (including 2,683 Cheviots & 1,535
Blackfaces) at their Weekly Sale at Longtown on Tuesday
27th September, 2011.
distant buyers saw all classes dearer on the week.
Top of £71.50
for Texels from Routin Lynn, others to £70.50
Artfield; Suffolk £71 Lynnshield; Blackface £65 Lamperts, £60
Townshield; Greyface £64 Lynnshield, £62.50 Caulside, £61.50
Taylorburn; Cheviot Mule £61.80 Springwell, £61.50 Sorbietrees;
Charollais £59.50 Greensburn.
Feeding ewes to £70 Caulside,
hill types £51.50 Taylorburn.
large entry of 2,683 Hill Cheviots, all classes much dearer on the
week. Top of £62 and £62 Glendinning, £60
Windyhaugh and Parkhill.
Hill North Country to £59.50 Rowhope, £59
Sorbietrees and Lymiecleugh.
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers’ Mart P.L.C. had
forward 4,013 Breeding Sheep at their Special Sale at Longtown on
Tuesday 27th September 2011.
There was a massive crowd of people
present from a wide area, trade was the best of the season
and many more could have been easily sold.
Ewes sold to a top of £118
for Texels from Aldlery Terrace, others £114 West Logan; Greyface £114, £104
Alderley Terrace; North Country Cheviot £82 Longrow; Lleyn £68
High Dovecote; Swaledale £64 Stackbraes; Shetland £61
Included in the sale was 1,600 Highland x ewes on behalf
of B.Q. Farms, Thornhill, whose top was £79 followed at £77, £76, £73, £72
and £70 (5) to average £71.87 overall.
to £140 for Greyface (Mules) from Longrow,
others £136 The Nook, £132 Upper Burnmouth and £131
Gribdae; Lleyn £113 The Height; Suffolk cross £110 Dyke;
Texel £106 The Dyke, £100 Gribdae; North Country Cheviot £86
Southend; Blackface £77 Southend; Highland x £76 Dalhanna;
Easycare £70 Synton Mains.
Ewe lambs sold extremely well and
short of requirements. Top of £124, £120, £116
(2) for pens of Texels from Kirkton, Hawick; Greyface (Mule) £94
Stonehall, £90 Cowrigg, £88 Old Police House, £87
Ramshope and Blacksmiths Cottage; Cheviot Mule £88 Clover
All classes of rams were easy to sell. Top of £440 for
a Texel shearling from Nether Brotherstone, others £260 Four
O Boot; Charollais £340, £300, £280 Thackwood;