Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 4,042 Store
Lambs and Feeders at their Weekly Sale at Longtown on Tuesday
6th December, 2011.
A similar entry met a furious trade with numbers
short of requirements. Top was £91.50, £90.50 for Texel
lambs from Ridley Stokoe, others to £88.50 Netherplace, £85.50
Carslae & Keld
Head. Beltex £80.50 Greenside; Charollais £85.50, £82.50
Carslae; Suffolks £85.50 Carslae, £81.50 Willowford;
North Country Cheviot £82.50 Bradley, £79.50 Hownam
Grange; Greyface £79.50 Wanwood Hill & Blakelaw, £77.50
Midtodhills, £76.50 Peter House; Lleyns £72.50 Chipknowe;
Roussins £75.50 Castlefairn; Blackfaces £89.50, £78.50
Row, £71.50 Bennetsfield, £71 Ramshope; Swaledales £65.50, £60.50
Cast ewes to £85.50 Knells and hill types £73.50
Spadeadam for Blackfaces. Cast rams to £59 Spadeadam.
The 894 Hill Cheviots
were a fabulous trade. Top was £87.50
Hartsgarth, £74.50 Grains Cottage, £73.50 Glendinning.
sheep met a strong enquiry with trade very good. Top was £80
for Texel x Blackface gimmers from Airds of Balcary, who also sold
correct Blackface ewes at £70 (2) and £68.50 all been
running with Leicester rams since Mid October.