Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC had forward 188
Breeding Sheep and 2,769 Store Lambs at their Sale at Longtown on
Tuesday 14th August, 2012.
Breeding sheep again very good to sell.
Top of £116 for Greyface shearlings from Farmers Close who
also sold Suffolks at £103 and Texels at £100. Correct
ewes to £82 from Linton House.
A similar show of quality lambs
attracted more distant clients, as a result all classes very dear
and short of requirements.
Top of £74.50 for Texels from Linton
House, others £73 Arnmannoch, £70 Rinnion Hills; Charollais £72.50
Satchells; Suffolk £72 Lynnshield, £70 Linton House;
Cheviot £65 Craighousesteads; Blackface £54 Halliburton.
The sale included a special sale for Mule wether lambs. Top was £59.50
from Stonehall and High Edges Green, others £57.50 Whiteside, £57
Highside and Bellmount.