Cumberland and Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward 3,237
breeding sheep at their special sale at Longtown on Tuesday
15th October 2002, comprising 1,174 Lowland, 625 Hill Cheviot,
1,427 Horned sheep and 11 Rams.
A large gathering of buyers, present from a wide
area ensured another great trade for all classes of breeders.
Correct Greyface ewes to £57 Abune the Brae,
shearlings to £52 Hallbank, ewe lambs £48.50 Plankey
Mill. Texel ewes to £60 Tiffenthwaite, shearlings to £64
Windy Hill and £61 Kiln Close, ewe lambs £42 Clarghyll.
Suffolk cross ewes £48 Maxton House, shearlings £58.50
Tiffenthwaite and £58 Boughlin.
Hill Cheviot ewes sold to £34.50 Georgefield
and £34 Westwater, shearlings £38 Miltonese and Hartsgarth,
Cheviot Mules to £56 Boughlin, ewe lambs £39 Eldinhope.
Blackface ewes to £32 Bowan Hill and £31.50 Miltonise,
shearlings £50 Potholm, ewe lambs £29.50 Meikledale.
Swaledale ewes £33 Blindburn, shearlings £47 Moor, ewe
lambs £26 Blindburn. Lleyn ewe lambs sold to £51 Maxton
Correct below ewes sold to £40 for Suffolk
crosses from High End, Greyfaces £34 High End, Blackfaces
£23 The Row and Kirkstead, Swaledales £23.50 Eals Townfoot.
Rams sold to £155 for a Beltex shearling from
Moor, Blackface shearlings £50 Lyndarick. Ram lambs to £120
for a Texel from Moor who also sold a Suffolk at £100.
OTHER LEADING PRICES:-
Mule Ewe Lambs - £45.50, £45 High House.
Texel cross Ewe Lambs - £40 East End.
Cheviot Ewe Lambs - £31.50 Annelshope, £31 Eldinhope,
£30 Easter Alemoor.
Blackface Ewe Lambs - £26 Blindburn, £25.50 High Chesters.
Greyface Shearlings - £47 Maxton House.
Texel cross Shearlings - £54 Moor.
Greyface Ewes (correct) - £52 Abune the Brae, £45 Glenshanna,
£42 High Fell, £40 Lawesknowe and High Fell.
Texel cross Ewes (correct) - £53.50 Maxton House.
Suffolk cross Ewes (correct) - £42 Sheilburn.
Cheviot Ewes (correct) - £33.50, £32, £31.50 Pingle,
Blackface Ewes (correct) - £31 Bowan Hill, £27.50 Scalehouses.
Swaledale Ewes (correct) - £24 Keilder Head.
Greyface Ewes (correct below) - £33 High End.
Blackface Ewes (correct below) - £22.50 Bettyknowes and Mossbank,
£22 Streethead and Westwater, £21 Scalehouses.