Longtown Store & Breeding Sheep Sale Report
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers’ Mart plc had forward 2,567 store lambs at their weekly sale at Longtown on Tuesday 11th August, 2015.
Lambs were a super quality show, in particular the Mule wethers. A full ring of buyers present, including distant buyers, trade was buoyant throughout with all classes sharper.
Top of £61 and £59 for Texels from Hownam Grange, others to £59 Winshield; Suffolk £58, £57.50 Satchells; Beltex £57.50 Glencartholm and Pallet Hill; Cheviot Mule £57 Hownam Grange; Greyface £55 Knarr Farm, £48.50 Penpeugh and High Edges Green; North Country Cheviot £54.50 Hownam Grange; Romney Marsh £43.50 Rammerscales.