After last weeks buoyant trade, The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire
Farmers Mart P.L.C., had forward another large show of 1,308 ewes
with lambs at foot and 302 store hoggs at their weekly sale at
Longtown on Tuesday 7th May 2013.
grass growing buyers were more numerous, trade sharper on the week
especially for strong outfits. Top of £67 for Texel ewes
with twins from Barnbackle.
Hoggs with singles
Greyface £66 Old Police House; Texel £61 Old Police
Hoggs with twins
Greyface £60 Porterstown.
Shearlings with singles
Cheviot Mule £65 Skelfhill; Texel £64 Temon, £60
Rabygrange; Greyface £63, £60 South Berrington.
Greyface £63 South Berrington, £60 Rabygrange; Texel £62
Ewes with singles
Texel £67 Kinning Hall, £62 Temon, £61 Sleetbeck;
Cheviot Mule £63 Skelfhill; Greyface £60 Croft House
and Barnbackle, £58 Kinning Hall; Suffolk cross £60
Murraythwaite; Blackface £46 Old Police House; Hill Cheviot £43
Sourhope; Kendal Rough £31 Wormscleugh.
Ewes with twins
Texel £67 Barnbackle, £61 Sleetbeck; Greyface £60
Barnbackle; Suffolk cross £54 West Wharmley; Blackface £46
Old Police House.
Store hoggs very dear selling to a top of £89
for Texels from Cronklea, others £70 Leahill. Cast ewes to £63
Oliver Road. Ewe hoggs to £66 for Greyface from Croft Cottage
who also sold Texels at £64 and Blackfaces at £51.