The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers’ Mart P.L.C. held
their Annual Main Sale of 1,500 Breeding Ewes and 1,700 Shearlings
at Longtown on Wednesday 5th September 2012.
trade slightly easier on the year, but young sheep selling well,
older correct below ewes little more than killing price.
of £154 for Mule shearlings from Messrs Edgar, Whitton.
Mule shearlings averaged £136.
Ewes sold to a top of £145
for Texels from Sutton Close. Ewe lambs topped at £107 for
Texel x from Stonehall.
Beltex - £124 Sutton Close.
Texel - £145 Sutton Close, £130 Harene, £96 Broomhouse.
Greyface - £104, £100, £98 Chapel House, £95
Cheviot Mule - £100 Woodfoot, £92 Chapel Farm.
Suffolk - £91, £83 Linton House.
Bleu d’Main - £77 Kilncroft.
Lleyn - £70 Sloda Hill and Norman Farm.
Hill Cheviot - £68, £59 Main Street.
Texel - £165 Sutton Close, £155 Kingfisher Farm, £148
Peela Hill, £138 Dormansteads, £135 Kingfisher Farm, £134
Greyface - £154 (x3), £150 (x3) Whitton, £145
Stoneflatts and Longburgh Fauld, £142 Peela Hill, £140
Charollais - £130 Loanend.
Suffolk - £128 Loanend, £114, £112 Murtholm, £105
North Country Cheviot - £108 Thomas Telford Road.
Lleyn - £78 Sloda Hill.
Texel - £107, £106 Stonehall.
Zwartbles - £114 The Knowe, £92 Nobles Farm.
Sale of 60 Rams saw a good clearance, with quality rams
in demand, selling to a top of £460 for a Texel shearling
from East Middles.
Texel - £460, £420 East Middle, £400 Nether Brotherstone
and East Middle, £380 Kingfisher Park, Nether Brotherstone
and East Middle.
Suffolk - £300 (x3) Bridge Park.
Charollais - £300 (x3) Lesson Hall.
Beltex - £250 Lesson Hall.
Millenium Blue - £220 Barkbeth.
Suffolk - £180 Burgh Head.
Zwartbles - £82, £78 Fellend, £78 The Knowe.
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