Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward 1,071
head of ewes with lambs at foot at their sale on Tuesday
24th April, 2012.
A larger show attracted a full ring of buyers with all classes
at extreme rates and short of requirements.
Top was £225 each
for a pure Texel ewe with single tup lamb from Master Thomas Hall,
Knells Farm, who also sold Bleu d’Maines
with twins at £155 each.
Correct ewes with singles – Texel £72
Cleughbrae; Greyface £72
Sydenham; North Country Cheviot £70 Sydenham; Leicester £68
Knells; Cheviot Mule £67 Isle of Dalton.
Correct ewes with
twins – Charollais £79 Moss Side;
Texel £77 Cleughbrae; Suffolk £77 Cleughbrae; Greyface £73.50
Moss Side; North Country Cheviot £60 Gospel Hall; Herdwick £38
Correct ewes with triplets – Bleu d’Main £85
Knells; Texel £58 Knells.
Shearlings with singles to £72 for
Greyface from Isle of Dalton. Shearlings with twins to £72
for Greyface from Station Road.
with singles to £90 for Texels from Sydenham.
to £142 and £130 Knells.
Stock rams to £170
for Suffolk, Texel £155, Leicester £150
and Beltex £125 all from Knells Farm.
Store hoggs to £65
for Texels from Linton House, Cheviot £62
Cast ewes to £84 Cottage Farm, hill types £64.50