The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
8,072 Store Lambs (including 2,599 Cheviots and 2,181Blackfaces)
at their Sale at Longtown on Tuesday 23rd October, 2012.
large show attracted buyers from Norfolk, Kent and Devon, together
with local feeders. Trade was buoyant with all classes slightly
dearer on the week.
Top of £65 for Suffolk crosses from Routin
Lynn; Texel to £64.50
Wanwood Hill, £63.50 Hightown, £63 Springwells; Greyface £57
Penpeugh, £55.50 Auchengruith and Hesleywell; Charollais £57
Dabbings; Leicester £54.50 Hightown; Cheviot Mule £51
Tarrasfoot; Kendal Rough £42.50 Church View; Swaledale £28.50
Hesleywell and Lilswood Cottage.
Feeding ewes to £59 Linton
House, cast rams to £62 Parkhouse.
There was an outstanding
entry of both Cheviot and Blackface lambs forward. The judge was
Mr Edward Eastham, from Burgh by Sands who expertly carried out
1st – Messrs Halliday, Granton, sold at £55.
2nd – Messrs Douglas, Upper Hindhope, sold at £55.
3rd – Mrs L. Luescher, Glendinning, sold at £47.
1st – Messrs Thomson, Hownam Grange, sold at £56.
2nd – Messrs Anderson, Priesthaugh, sold at £49.
3rd – Messrs Sordy, Alnham Castlehill, sold at £55.
1st – Messrs Robson, Townshield, sold at £59.
2nd – Wanwood Partners, Wanwood Hill, sold at £53.
3rd – Messrs Famelton, Horseholme, sold at £45.
the show Hill Cheviots sold to £56 Cossar Hill. Hill North
Cheviots sold to £58.50 Arkleton. Blackfaces to £52.50
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. held its Second
Ram Sale of 250 rams of all classes on Tuesday 23rd October
Trade for best rams was very good. The sale included the Inaugural
Sale for Hill & North Country Cheviot and Horned Rams. This section
was topped at £500 for a Blackface ram from A. Carruthers & Sons,
Peela Hill. North Country Cheviots to £450 for a 2 shear from
Messrs Eastham, Longburgh Fauld with Hill Cheviots to £380
twice from Glenochar and from The Becks.
Principal Hill Ram prices:-
Blackface Shearlings - £500, £400, £220 Peela
Hill Cheviot Shearlings - £380 Glenochar and The Becks, £200
Catslackburn, £180 The Becks and Catslackburn.
North Country Cheviot Shearlings - £280, £250 Tister.
North Country Cheviot 2 shear - £450, £400 Longburgh
Hill Cheviot Ram Lambs - £120, £100 Wardlaw.
In the multi-breed section, the sale was topped at £500 for
a Texel shearling from Catslackburn and a Suffolk shearling from
The Lands. Ram lambs to £400 for a Suffolk from The Lands.
Texel Shearlings - £500, £380 (x2) Catslackburn, £350
Crumhaugh Hill, Kirtleton House and Peela Hill, £320 Burnfoot
on Esk and Kingside, £300 Nether Brotherstone.
Suffolk Shearlings - £500, £420 The Land, £420
Catslackburn, £380 Spango Bridge Cottage.
Charollais Shearlings - £300, £220 (x4) Upper Auchenlay.
Bluefaced Leicester Shearlings - £280, £220 Kelsocleugh, £200
Rouge Shearlings - £240 Dinwoodie Green.
Lleyn 3 shear - £220, £180 Dunnabie.
Suffolk Ram Lambs - £400 The Land, £350, £280
Texel Ram Lambs - £280 Kirkton, £250 Sandilands, £240
Kirkton, £200 (x4) Sandilands, £200 Kirkton.
Charollais Ram Lambs - £180, £140 (x4) Springfield.
Bluefaced Leicester Ram Lambs - £160 The Close, £120