Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 9,406 Store
Lambs (including 2,742 Cheviots & 2,380 Blackfaces) at their
Weekly Sale at Longtown on Tuesday 25th October,
show attracted the usual large company of buyers with trade again
at a premium.
Top of £78.50 for Texels from Greenknowe, others £77
Lustruther, £73.50 Routin Lynn; North Country Cheviot £77
East Murton, £76 Linton House; Beltex £76 Greenknowe;
Suffolk £76 Linton House, £73 Branxholm Braes, £72.50
Risehead; Lleyn £71.50 Southdene; Charollais £68.50
Hallburn; Greyface £62.50 Townshield, £62 Lochwood, £61.50
Tecket; Swaledale £42.50 Sheepriggs, Bayles and Dollard.
Cast hill ewes to £60 Barrowburn.
Another large show of Cheviots
sold very well with a top of £67
Granton, £63.50 Priesthaugh, £62 Skelfhill.
still in strong demand. Top of £69.50 Greyside, £68.50
Sewing Shields, £67.50 Horseholme, £64.50 Chapel House.