Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 3,816 Store
Hoggs and 487 In Lamb Ewes at their weekly sale at Longtown on Tuesday
31st January 2012.
With many buyers present, stores were an exceptional
trade selling to a top of £92.50 for Texels from Grassgarth,
Dinwoodie Green, £90 Adderston Shiels; North Country Cheviot £87.50
Adderston Shiels, £81.50 Lowfield Cottage; Charollais £87.50
Dinwoodie Green; Beltex £87.50 Dinwoodie Green; Suffolk £83.50
Raby Grange, £81.50 Haithwaite; Greyface £82.50 Grassgarth, £78.50
Greenburn; Half Bred £81.50 Glendearg; Cheviot Mule £79.50
Solwaybank; Blackface £78.50 Crookston, £71 Alnham Castlehill;
Hill Cheviot £76.50 Glendearg; Kendal Rough £64.50 Low
Cast ewes to £97 for Beltex from South Mains,
hill types £82.50
Cast rams to £124 Woodside, hill types £78.50 South
At the Special Sale of In Lamb Ewes, there was a packed ring of
customers present, trade was very dear and many more could have
been sold to vendors advantage.
Shearlings sold to £175 for Texels from Airds of Balcary who
also sold Greyface at £148.
Ewes sold to £160 twice for Texels and Greyfaces from Airds
of Balcary; Suffolk £142 Grouse Hall; Lleyn £120 Castle
Creavie; Charollais £110 Grouse Hall; Cheviot £73 South
Ewe hoggs to £110 for Dorsets from Airds of Balcary; Greyface £79
Spenceycroft; Blackface £70.50 Crookston Farm.