Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 2,686 Store
Hoggs and 189 In Lambers at their weekly sale at Longtown on Tuesday
7th February 2012.
Stores were a quality show and again very dear. Top
of £87 for
Cheviots from Springwell, £86.50 North Synton, £85.50
Stouphill; Suffolk £85.50 Woodfoot Farm, £82.50 Satchells, £81.50
High Acres and Borthaugh; Beltex £85 Woodfoot Farms, £83.50
Raby Grange; Greyface £75.50 Broomhills, £73.50 High
Parkfoot, £72.50 Bonshawside; Hill Cheviot £74.50 Todrig, £70
Effgill; Zwartbles £73.50 Satchells; Blackface £69.50
Blakehopeburnhaugh, £68.50 Crookston Farms; Beulah £60.50
Howcleugh; Swaledale £57.50 Hepple Hill.
Cast ewes to £87.50
Rabygrange, hill types £75 South
Mains. Cast rams to £85 Springwell.
In Lamb Ewes again good
to sell with buyers keen to purchase. Top of £145 and £141
(2) for correct Greyface ewes scanned triplets from Chapel House.
Texels running with ram to £110
South Mains. Scanned Hill Cheviots (correct below) to £76