Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 5,151 Store
Lambs and Feeders at their Weekly Sale at Longtown on Tuesday
13th December, 2011.
With all the usual buyers present and a great show
of sheep for the time of year, all classes easily maintained late
Top of £91.50 for Suffolks from Hazelbank; Texel £90.50
Springwell, £89.50 Netherplace and Bensons Fell, £88.50
Hyndlee; Beltex £88.50 Walton Woodhead, £87.50 Pinegrove;
Charollais £86.50 Middle Farm; Greyface £80.50 Glenkiln, £78.50
Springwell, £77.50 Westerburnhope and Hazelbank; North Country
Cheviot £80 North Synton and Cottage Farm, £79.50 Alnham
Castlehill and South Mains, £78.50 Meikle Whitriggs; Lleyn £78.50
Windyknowe; Half Bred £78.50 South Mains; Blackface £74.50
Dalveen, £70.50 Lamperts, £68.50 Alnham Castlehill;
Romney Marsh £73.50 Rammerscales; Herdwick £70.50 Blacksmiths
Cottage; Swaledale £64.50 Brigg, £59.50 Blakelaw and
Hill Cheviots (1,206) again a good entry and a marvellous
trade. Top of £70.50 Skelfhill, £69.50 Granton, £68.50
Bloch and Carlenrigg.
Cast ewes to £93 Upper Minnygap, hill
ewes to £78.50
Cast rams to £117 Maxton House.
The 80 Shetland ewes created
a lot of interest to a top of £49
and £48 from Maxton House.