The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC had forward
6,386 store lambs at their Sale at Longtown on Tuesday
11th September, 2012.
a good ring of buyers present from as far as Norfolk and Devon,
all classes maintained last weeks rates.
Top of £72 for Suffolks
from Maxton House, who also sold Texels at £70, other Texels £70
Border Rigg; Bleu d’Maine £66.50
Middle Farm; North Country Cheviot £63.50 Clover Hill; Greyface £63
Amos Hill, £57 Clover Hill, £56 Penpeugh; Charollais £62
Doorpool; Easycare £56.50 Milton of Farr; Herdwick £49
Kernal Rigg; Swaledale £33 Sundaysight.
Cast ewes to £87
for Texels from Wester Alemoor. Correct ewes to £78 Maxton
At the first sale of 1,729 Hill Cheviots and 1,247 Blackfaces
were forward, a first class show and buyers were from as far away
as North Wales, trade was buoyant throughout although prices would
be easier on the year.
Top Cheviots were £59.50 and £59
Yetholm Mains, others £55
Stouphill, £54 East Deloraine and Effgill.
to £50 Craigieburn and Penpeugh, £49
Tweedshaws and Satchells, £47 Little Tongue.