The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC had forward
2,681 Store Hoggs and Feeding Ewes at their weekly sale at Longtown
on Tuesday 12th February, 2013.
larger and better quality show of store hoggs attracted several
extra buyers, trade was animated from the start to finish.
price of £68 for Beltex from Albierigg, others £63
Byers Farm; Texel £66.50 Broomhills, £65.50 Byers Farm, £60
Haregills; Suffolk £65.50 Albierigg, £58 Branxholm
Braes; Greyface £62.50 Albierigg; Charollais £60 Dumblar
Rigg; Cheviot Mule £59 Springwells; North Country Cheviot £57
Broomhillbank, £56.50 Adderston Shields; Hill Cheviot £50
Nether Phawhope and Raehills; Lleyns £48.50 Chipknowe; Blackface £48.50
Albierigg, £47.50 Wanwood Hill, £44.50 Blakehopeburnhaugh;
Swaledale £38.50 Broadmea, £35 Brigg.
Cast ewes to £58
Channelwell. Cast rams £51.50 Nether Phawhope.
show of 682 In-lamb sheep attracted a packed ring of customers,
trade was dear for young ewes with older ewes at late rates. More
could have been sold to vendors advantage.
Top of £250, others £226
and £200 for Texel gimmers from Oaklands. Ewes sold to £95
for Texels from Bogie Farm; Lleyn £94 Bogie Farm; Suffolk
cross £90 Branxholm Braes; Greyface £83 Bonshawside.