Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 6,014 Store
Lambs (including 1,940 Cheviots & 1,542 Blackfaces) at their
Weekly Sale at Longtown on Tuesday 4th October,
show, all classes dearer on the week.
Top of £67.50 for Suffolks
from The Nook and for Texels from Haggistone Holm and Roan Cottage.
Suffolks to £64 Low Lonning, £63.50 High Loveladyshield.
Other Texels £65.50 Powisholm and Winshield, £65 Westerhopeburn;
Charollais £65.50 Townfoot (Rutter); Cheviot Mule £64.50
Geltsdale; Greyface £60.50 Greensburn, £59 Geltsdale
and The Knarr, £58.50 Greyside, £58.20 The Nook; Lleyn £51.80
Dolphinston; Swaledale £47.50, £42.80 Byers Hall, £44
Rotherhope, £42 Merryknowe.
Blackfaces (1,542) met an excellent
trade with a top of £62.50
from Sewing Shields, £55 Greyside and Upper Burnmouth, £54
Hill Cheviots (1,940) a good entry with the best meeting
a huge trade. Top of £61.50 Glendinning, £60.50 Meikledale, £60
Cast ewes to £80.50 Linton House who sold Hill
types at £65
and Cast rams at £67.50.