Longtown Store & Breeding Sheep Sale Report

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers’ Mart plc had forward 712 head of ewes and hoggs with lambs at foot at their weekly sale at Longtown on Tuesday 9th June 2015.

The best show of sheep for a few weeks attracted a good ring of purchasers, all classes were again easily sold to late high rates.  Top of £100 for Texel hoggs with singles from Messrs Browell, Quarry House.

Hoggs with singles

Texel £100, £97, £94 Quarry House, £88 Wallend

Greyface £76 Snowden Close, £70 Prospect

Ewes with singles

Charollais £60 Sleetbeck.

Texel £57.50 Red House.

Hill Cheviot £57, £56.50 Drycleuchlea, £54 Brewery House, £52 Girnwood.

Herdwick £40.50 Butterdales.

Ewes with twins

Texel £78 Quarry House.

Greyface £67, £60 Snowden Close.

Charollais £60 Sleetbeck.

Suffolk £57.50 Red House.

Romney £55 Red House.

Hill Cheviot £52.50 Drycleuchlea, £52 Girnwood.

Herdwick £40.50 Butterdales.

Geld Ewe hoggs

Greyface £90 Cranberry Brow.