The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
8,022 Store Lambs (including 1,875 Cheviots and 1,870 Blackfaces)
at their Sale at Longtown on Tuesday 30th October,
large show met a trade to the high level of previous weeks.
Top was £64
for Texels from Grange Farm & Routin Lynn and £62
Whitehill, £61 Kirkton Hill; Suffolks £63 Routin Lynn, £59
Risehead; North Country Cheviots £51.50 North Synton; Charollais £58
Grange Farm; Cheviot Mules £59.50 Routin Lynn; Greyfaces £51.50
Low Stokoe, £50 Upper Burnmouth; Blackfaces £48.50 Sewing
Horseholm, £44.50 Ashintully; Swaledales £36.50 Nookton, £30
Feeding ewes £76 Nookton.
Hill Cheviots were less numbers
with trade on par, more smaller lambs coming forward. Top was £48.50
Granton, £47, £46 Castle Crawford, £45
Brigg & Burnfoot of Ewes.
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. held their
late season sale of breeding sheep of all classes at Longtown on
Tuesday 30th October 2012, where 2,512 head were forward.
were harder to cash than in earlier sales but still managed to find
Rams topped at £340 for a Texel three shear from Carpet
Farm, others:- Bluefaced Leicester x Texel (3 shear) £130, £120
(x2) Carpet, Texel shearling £140 Brydekirk Hall, Texel ram
lamb £120 (x2) Harene, Charollais ram lambs £110, £100
Breeding sheep sold to a top of £110 for Pure
Charollais ewe lambs from Springfield. Shearlings to £95 for
Texels from Newbigging.
Lowland ewes to £80 for 4 crop Mules
from Low Struthers.
Hill ewes to £62 for North Country Cheviots
from Windyhaugh, North Country Cheviot Shearlings to £90 from
Also included was the dispersal of the Closehead flock from
Messrs Carruthers (Silloans), Texel shearlings - £86, Texel
1 crop £88,
Mule shearlings £83 & £80, 2-3 crop £80, Blackface £60.
Cheviot ewes - £57, £55 Sloda Hill, £50 Linton
Texel ewes - £88 Silloans, £80, £72 Newbigging.
Greyface ewes - £81 Silloans, £70, £67, £65
Bluefaced Leicester ewes - £80, £60 The Bog.
Swaledale ewes - £70, £68 Bayles.
North Country Cheviot ewes - £62 Windyhaugh, £56 Bayles
Blackface ewes - £60 Silloans, £55 Graystale, £46
Herdwick ewes - £35 Pallet Hill.
Texel shearlings - £95 Newbigging, £86 Silloans, £74
Greyface shearlings - £93 Low Struthers, £84 Newbigging, £82
Embley, £80 Huntingdon.
North Country Cheviot shearlings - £90 Bayles.
Blackface shearlings - £80 Graystale.
Suffolk shearlings - £70 Newington, £58 Sloda Hill.
Charollais ewe lambs - £110 Springfield.
Cheviot Mule ewe lambs - £68 Embley.
Greyface ewe lambs - £62, £50 The Newton.
Texel ewe lambs - £58 Patties Hill, £55 Embley.
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