The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
5,046 Store Lambs at their Sale at Longtown on Wednesday
19th September, 2012.
plenty of local and distant buyers present and a good quality show
of lambs, trade sharper by £2 per head on the week.
Top of £69
for Texels from Sheepriggs, others to £67.50
Stonehall; Greyface £65 Minsca, £59 Linton House, £58
The Nook, £57 Broadmea; Suffolk £63.50 Grainhead and
Hammershields, £63 Linton House; Beltex £63 Greenside
Farm; Charollais £62.50 Linton House; North Country Cheviot £59
East Murton; Swaledale £37.50 Parkhouse.
Cast ewes to £63
Also forward were 1,466 Hill Cheviots and 1,077 Blackfaces.
Trade was much dearer on the week and short of requirements. Top
Hill Cheviots to £60 Dodd, others £59 Windyhaugh, £57.50
Clenries. Blackfaces to £56 Allensgreen.