The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
1,529 Store Hoggs and Feeding Ewes at their weekly sale at Longtown
on Tuesday 5th February, 2013.
poorer quality show of hoggs still sold very well.
Top of £57
for Texel hoggs from Cowcorse Cottage, others £54
Townfoot, Eals; Beltex £51 Milton Mains; Suffolk £48
Linton House; Hill Cheviot £45 Girnwood; Greyface £37
Backmuir, £35 Ryehills; Lleyn £35 Chipknowe; Blackface £34
Little Tongue; Swaledale £23 Greenleycleugh.
Cast ewes to £70 Barnbackle.
Cast rams £44 Little Tongue.
forward were 626 In-lamb ewes which attracted a good interest,
with buyers from as far away as Wales, trade satisfactory.
Top of £83
and £81 (x2) for Lleyns from Bogie Mains
who also sold Texels at £76 and Cheviots at £60.