Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 6,246 Store
Lambs (including 1,811 Hill Cheviots) at their Weekly Sale at Longtown
on Tuesday 15th November, 2011.
Another excellent show, more distant
buyers present, trade the dearest of the season.
Top of £74.50
for Texels from Ridley Stokoe, Bushfield and Shieldhill; Charollais £73.50
Clarghyll, £70 Broomhouse;
Beltex £72.50 Romanway and Greenside; Suffolk £72.50
Mains and Branxholmbraes; Greyface £72 Allensgreen; Cheviot
Mule £71 Priesthaugh; North Country Cheviot £69.50 Alnham
Castlehill; Romney Marsh £66.50 Holme Farm; Blackface £65.50
Linton House, £64.50 Horseholme, £61.50 Halterburnhead;
Herdwick £58.50 Derwent House; Swaledale £49, £48.50
Hill Cheviots (1,811) were another fine show, all
classes the best trade of the season. Top of £66 Girnwood, £65.50
Meikledale and Routinlynn.
Cast ewes to £90 Lochguise and Linton
House, hill ewes to £70
for Blackface from Allensgreen.
Breeding sheep to £81 for correct
Texels from Lochguise; Hill Cheviots £73 Lochguise; Blackface £69
Alnham Castlehill; Swaledale £61 Low Green Ends.