Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 2,143 Store
Hoggs, In Lambers and Ewes with Lambs at foot at their weekly sale
at Longtown on Tuesday 27th March 2012.
Store hoggs a very good show
with trade very dear. Top of £99.50
for Texels from South Mains; Beltex £98.50 Macherquat; Suffolk £94
South Mains; North Country Cheviot £88.50 South Mains, £87.50, £84
Kilfinnan; Greyface £87.50 Blackhouse, £80.50 Allenhead;
Romney Marsh £82.50 Holme Farm; Hill Cheviot £81 North
House, £76.50 Crosscleugh; Blackface £80.50 Craigburn, £74
Muil Farm, £71.50 Ridley Stokoe; Cheviot Mule £76.50
North House; Herdwick £60.50 Redhouse; Swaledale £59.50
Allenhead. Tup hoggs to £105 South Mains. Cast rams to £124.50
Greenlaw. Cast ewes to £124.50 Greenlaw, hill types £64.50
A larger offering of ewes with lambs met a very good trade and
more could easily have been sold to vendors advantage. Greyface
shearlings with singles to £75 Raby Grange. Ewes with singles – Texel £75
Redhouse, £69.50 Rabygrange; Greyface £63 Redhouse.
Ewes with twins – Greyface £63.50 Crosshow; Texel £63
In-lambers easy to sell, as were geld
hoggs. Top of £178
for Charollais shearlings from Messrs Sunderland, Station Road.
In lamb ewes to £130 for Kerry Hills from Sloda Hill; Lleyn £106
Sloda Hill. In lamb Texel hoggs to £106 Gass. Geld ewe hoggs
to £120 for Beltex from Macherquat; Texel £100 Ridley
Stokoe; Greyface £91 Station Road; Swaledale £77 Greenleycleugh;
Blackface £69 Ingram Farm; Cheviot £67.50 Ingram Farm.