Longtown Store Sheep Sale Report

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC had forward 633 head of ewes with lambs at foot at Longtown on Tuesday 17th June, 2014.

A quality entry for the time of year attracting a full ring of buyers with trade remaining very dear.

Top of the day was £100 each for Texel x Shearlings with singles from Quarry House.

Principal prices
Hoggs with singles –Texel £98, £96 Quarry House

Shearlings with singles – Texel £100 Quarry House

Ewes with singles – Greyface £60 Wydon Eals; Lleyns £51 Templands; Swaledales £41.50 Swaledale Watch

Ewes with twins –Greyfaces £68, £66 Howard House; Texels £56 Red House; Suffolks £54 Red House; Lleyns £55 Templand; Swaledales £41.50 Swaledale Watch