Longtown Store Sheep Sale Report
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC had forward a good show of 179 inlamb ewes and ewes with lambs and 917 store hoggs at their Sale at Longtown on Tuesday 25th March 2014.
Trade for all classes was buoyant and many more could be sold to advantage. Please note weekly sales will now commence with ewes and lambs at foot as from next Tuesday 1st April with stores to follow.
Store hoggs topped at £98 for North Country Cheviot ewe hoggs from North Synton; Dutch Texels £97 Riggshields; Suffolks £89 Kirndean, £80 Marwhirn, £79.50 Keepershield; Cheviots £71 Kelsocleugh, £68 Marwhirn, £66 Sorbie; Texel £92 Kirndean, £89 Annandale, £85 Chapel, £80 Parks & Chapel; Charollais £81, £75.50 Dumblar Rigg; Greyface £75 Riggfoot, £69 Nether Gribton & Marwhirn; Cheviot Mule £78 Marwhirn; Blackface £64 Auchengruith, £61 Eastfield of Wiston, £59 Lochenkit, £56 Sorbie, £55.50 Linglie; Swaledales £55 Dumblar Rigg; Herdwick £56, £52 Rowhead; Kerry £50 Riggshield.
Tup hoggs – Cheviot £88, £86 Kelsocleugh;
Suffolks £69 Kirndean, £67 Eastfield of Wiston; Texel £66
Crookbank; Charollais £67 Dumblar Rigg; Blackface £54 Linglie;
Swaledale £44 Laverhay.
Feeding ewes to £70 for Texels from Shaw of Dryfe; Greyface £67 Shaw of Dryfe;Blackface £55 Shaw of Dryfe. Cast rams to £78 for Texels from Shaw Cottage; Suffolks £76 Shaw of Dryfe; North Country Cheviot £68 Shaw of Dryfe.
Inlamb shearlings to £85 for Cheviot Mules from Little Cloak (not scanned).
Ewes and lambs to £62/life for Texels from Barnbackle; Suffolks £49 Eastfield of Wiston; Cheviot x £49, £46 Eastfield of Wiston; Greyface £61 Barnbackle, £59.50 Hesket House, £58 Barnbackle.