SATURDAY 10th MARCH 2007
LONGTOWN RARE BREED POULTRY SALE
On Saturday 10th March 2007, the Cumberland & Dumfriesshire
Farmers Mart P.L.C. held its first sale of Rare breed poultry,
waterfowl, cage birds & equipment
in over a year and it proved to be a great success.
Over 400 registered
buyers ensured a massive crowd and a flying trade throughout the
day. 400 lots of poultry, 150 lots of cage birds and 100 lots of
equipment changed hands in a day of frenzied bidding.
top price was £150 for a pair of Toulouse Geese
from Stramulloch followed at £120 and £105 for pairs
of Red Breasted Geese from The Holt.
Poultry: £90 Trio White
Wyndotte, £80 Trio Silver
Laced Wyndotte, £75 3 Maran Pullets, £70 3 Speckled
Sussex Bantams, Trio Marans, 3 Light Sussex Pullets, £65
3 Sussex Hens, 4 Speckled Sussex Pullets, 2 Buff Orpington Pullets
(Large fowl), Trio Buff Rocks, 3 Maran Pullets, £62 Trio
Light Sussex, £6o Trio Barnevelder, Four White Silkie Pullets,
Quartet Buff Orpington.
Cage Birds: £40 Pair Kakarikies, £32
Quartet Grey/Blue Budgies, £30 Six Zebra Finches, Pair Peachfaced
Equipment: £120 Small hen shed, £85 Poultry
Auto Turning Egg Incubator, £75 Birnsea Polyhatch Egg Incubator.