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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers’ Mart P.L.C. had forward 3,112 Breeding Rams, Ewes, Shearlings and Ewe Lambs at their Special Sale at Longtown on Tuesday 2nd October 2012.

A grand trade was met throughout, apart from older age ewes which were only around killing price. Ewes sold to a top of £98 for 1 & 2 crop Scotch Mules from Messrs White, The Heugh, other Mules £84 The Heugh, £80 Main Street; Texel £94 Linton House, £90 Park Nook, £80 Main Street; Cheviot Mule £86 Linton House, £80 The Heugh and Parcelstown; Suffolk £85 Linton House, £84 Parcelstown and Main Street; Welsh Mules £72 (2 & 3 crop), £70, £68 High Dovecote; Lleyn £69 Glenkiln, £63 Harper Hill; Easycare £61, £59 Haithwaite.

Shearlings were a great show for quality but short of buyers requirements and met a fantastic trade, topping at £155 for Texels from Messrs Runciman, Allanshaws, who also sold at £151 and £150, others £118 Middle Farm, £114 Wanwood Hill; Greyface £142 from Messrs Beaty, Stonewalls, £139 Shielsknowe, £138 Stonewalls, £132 Shielsknowe; Lleyn £118 Colinton Mains, £108 Priorsford, £105 The Height; Suffolk £112 Dyke; Welsh Mule £110, £102 High Dovecote.

The Second Sale of 862 Mule ewe lambs were an excellent trade, selling to a top of £108 from Messrs Errington, Cloverhill and levelling at £84.04 (up £6.32 on the year), other Mules to £102, £98 Ellershope, £96 Taylorburn, £96 Snowden Close.

In the other ewe lamb section the sale was topped at £130 for Millenium Blue x from regular consignor, A.R. Bell, Kirkton, who sold others at £122 and £110.

Rams sold to a top of £480 for a Charollais shearling ram from Messrs Patterson, Upper Auchenlay, followed at £380 for a Texel from Messrs Bowker, Riggheads.

Principal prices:-
Charollais shearling ram - £480, £380, £300 Upper Auchenlay.
Texel shearling ram - £380 Riggheads, £300 (x4) Nether Brotherstone, £280 Falla.
Suffolk shearling ram - £250, £200 Fenton.
Suffolk ram lamb - £280, £200 Fenton.

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