Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC had forward 2,069
head of ewes with lambs at foot at their Annual Special Sale on
Tuesday 15th May, 2012.
Greyface (Mule) hoggs with lambs were a marvellous
show, with many consignments from the Eden Valley forward. Buyers
did not disappoint with trade at extreme prices. Judging was in
the capable hands of Mr Norman Bowe, Calvo, Silloth, who did an
excellent job. Capontree Veterinary Centre kindly sponsored the
Prize winners were as
Mule hoggs with singles
1st – Messrs M. Ridsdale & Son, Yewtree, Thomas Close,
Penrith, sold at £112.
2nd – P.M. Kidd, Briggle Farm, Langwathby, sold at £105.
3rd – Messrs M. Ridsdale & Son, sold at £104.
hoggs with singles
1st – Messrs D. Carr & Son, High Wood, Hexham, sold at £80.
2nd – Messrs G. Jackson & Sons, Reagill Grange, Reagill,
Penrith, sold at £84.
3rd – Messrs G. Jackson & Sons, sold at £82.
Other Mule hoggs with singles £100 Little Blencowe; Cheviot
Mule £93 High Wood; other Continentals £81 Prospect, £80
High House; Suffolk cross £71 Raby Grange. Mule
hoggs with twins to £66 Stoneflatts, £65 Little Blencowe.
All other ewes with lambs were slightly dearer on the week.
Shearlings with singles – Greyface £76 Bayles, £68
Sourhope; Cheviot Mule £68 Mackside; Texel £67 Mackside.
Shearlings with twins – Cheviot Mule £74 Mackside; Greyface £63
Ewes with singles – Suffolk cross £70 Fairshaw; Greyface £68
Brewery House; Texel £65 Rinnion Hills, £64 The Flex;
Charollais £60 Castlefairn; Hill Cheviot £60 Fairshaw;
Blackface £46 High House; Swaledale £41 Bayles; Herdwick £41
Ewes with twins – Texel £60 Rinnion Hills and Linton
House; Charollais £60 Castlefairn; Cheviot Mule £58
Linton House; Greyface £55 The Flex; Hill Cheviot £50
Fairshaw; Swaledale £49 Bayles; Blackface £46 High House
and Collinbank; Herdwick £41 Dowthwaite Head.
Cast rams to £91 Harsondale, cast ewes to £68.50 Bayles.
Store hoggs to £62 Linton House.