After last weeks buoyant trade, The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire
Farmers Mart PLC, Longtown had forward a very large show of
1,339 ewes with lambs at foot at their sale on Tuesday
turn again in the weather saw trade a little easier on the week,
especially for older ewes with young lambs. Strong outfits still
sought after and young aged shearlings and ewes in demand. The
sale topped at £66 per head for ¾ crop Texels with
singles from M/s Nicholson, The Lake, also for Mule Shearlings
with singles from Raby Grange and Minsca.
Shearlings with singles
Greyface: £64 Newlands; Texel: £66 Raby Grange & Minsca, £60
Temon, £59 Scarlett Hall & West Mosside; Suffolk: £58
Raby Grange, £52 Scarlett Hall.
Shearlings with twins
Greyface £64 Newlands; Texel: £60 Minsca & Raby
Grange, £56 Milton Mains, £55 Scarlett Hall.; Suffolk £47
Ewes with singles
Greyface £57 Keld Head, £55 Bateyshield; Texel £66
The Lake, £61 Murraythwaite, £58, £56 Rockcliffe
Cross, £55 Murraythwaite; Hill Cheviot £47 Braehead, £39
Murraythwaite; North Country Cheviot £54 Kilncroft, £52
Murraythwaite; Suffolk £53 Temon, £50 Murraythwaite;
LLeyn £61 Westerparkgate; Cheviot Mules £58 Rockcliffe
Cross, £48 Temon; Welsh £29 Station Road; Herdwick £34
Murraythwaite; Beaula; £46 Murraythwaite; Vendeen £57
Ewes with twins
Greyface £58 Batyshield, £52 Keld Head, £50 Scarlett
Hall; Suffolk £50 Murraythwaite, Texel £53 Braehead & The
Lake, £52 Keld Head, £51 Temon; Hill Cheviot £47
Braehead; Welsh £29 Station Road; Charollais £45 Temon.
119 Geld and inlamb ewe hoggs were also forward selling to a top
of £74 for inlamb Texels from Scarlett Hall.
Texel £74, £62, £58 Scarlett Hall, £55
Also forward was a show of 437 store hoggs and feeding ewes, meeting
a similar trade and topping at £69 for North Country Cheviots
Suffolk £51 Borthaugh; Cheviot £42 Waterloo, £40
Kilbride, Embley & Askerton; Texel £60 Bushfield, £57, £50
Northgreenhill & Embley; Charollais £65, £54 Greenburn;
Greyface £58 Fieldhead, £46 Embley; Cheviot Mules £50
Embley; Blackface £38 Embley, £34 Blakehopeburnhaugh.
North Country Cheviot tup hoggs £69, £54 Effgill.
Suffolk £55 Snowhill; Cheviot £36 Blakehopeburnhaugh;
Texel £44 Bushfield; Blackface £34 Midlock.
Blackface £36 Blakehopeburnhaugh