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STORE & BREEDING SHEEP REPORT


STORE SHEEP

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward 5,075 Store Lambs at their sale at Longtown on Tuesday 13th November, 2012.

Sale ringMore buyers from the South meant all classes easily maintained last weeks rates.

Top of £60 for Texels from Oliver Road, others to £59 Harwood House, £58 Glentoo; Suffolk £56.50 Artfield, £56 Glentoo; North Country Cheviot £52 Oliver Road; Greyface £51.50 Riggfoot, £48 Greensburn; Charollais £49 Enzieholm; Hill Cheviot £47 Granton, £45 Drycleughlea; Blackface £40, £39.50 Barnglieshead, £38 Oliver Farming; Herdwick £34.50 Thirlspot; Swaledale £22 Deadwater.

Feeding ewes to £60 Burnton, cast rams £140 Quarry House.

BREEDING SHEEP

1,112 Breeding Sheep were forward at the late season sale, comprising 25 rams, 2 dispersals and an array of other breeding stock.

Rams sold to £320 for a Bluefaced Leicester shearling from Messrs Browell, Quarry House, others from the same home to £300 and £220; Charollais shearling £260, £240 Upper Auchenlay; Texel shearling £200 Kinninghall, £160 Haas Grove and Greenknowe; Suffolk shearling £180, £160 Catslackburn.

Also included were two dispersals on behalf of W. Bell & Co., Greenknowe, Canonbie and Mr W. Nairn, Burnton Farm, Cumnock.

These sheep attracted a full ring of buyers and sold very well considering the time of year.

Greenknowe – Texel shearlings £100, £98, £95; 1 crop £98, £94; 2 crop £90, £88; 3 crop £86.

Burnton – Texel shearlings £100, £95, £90; 1 crop £100, £90; 2 crop £92, £91, £88; 3 crop £84.

Other breeding sheep sold to a top of £80 for Swaledale shearlings from The Bayles; Hill Cheviot £52 Blackburn; Greyface £52 Linton House; North Country Cheviot £47 Bayles. Ewes to £50 for North Country Cheviot from Lochuisge; Swaledale £47 Bayles; Blackface £46, £40 Bayles, £40 Linton House; Hill Cheviot £44 Bayles, £43 Linton House.

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