Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward 1,154
Breeding Sheep and 4,024 Store Lambs at their Sale at Longtown on
Tuesday 21st August, 2012.
The Special August Sale of Breeding Sheep
attracted a packed ring of buyers, trade was buoyant and on par
with all other centres with the average down £12.27 on the
Top of £134 (x3) and £130 for Texel shearlings
from Mossband House who also sold Suffolk at £120; Greyface £124
(x2), £122, £120 Englishtown. Ewes topped at £138, £128
and £127 for Texels from Mossband House; Greyface £106
Calvo, £101 Nunscleugh; Suffolk £92 Linton House; Cheviot
Mule £90 Mossband House; Hill Cheviot £70 Linton House.
large, quality entry of lambs attracted buyers from as far as Devon
and Wales with a strong contingent of local feeders. Trade was again
animated with prices firmer on the week.
Top of £75
for Beltex x Texels from Greenwell Meadows, Castle Carrock, others £70
Cowcorse Cottage; Suffolk £70.50 Barnsallie, £68.50
Satchells, £68 Barnsallie; Greyface £64 Edges Green, £63
Knarr, £62.50 Taylorburn, £62 Satchells; Charollais £62.50
Howard House, £61 Arnmannoch; Blackface £57.50 Bowershield, £53
Craighousesteads; Cheviot £55 Bayles; Swaledale £35
Cast ewes to £66 Linton House.