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RARE BREED POULTRY SALE


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.

The days 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.

Principal prices:-

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 Lovebirds.

Equipment: £120 Small hen shed, £85 Poultry Ark, £80 Auto Turning Egg Incubator, £75 Birnsea Polyhatch Egg Incubator.

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