world agriculture down on the farm
agricultural services pedigree livestock news dairy beef agricultural machinery agricultural property agricultural organisations
Stackyard News Mar 07

news index



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.

link Longtown Primestock Sale - 8th March 2007
link Longtown Primestock Sale - 1st March 2007
link Longtown Primestock Sale - 22nd February 2007

    home | agri-services | pedigree pen | news | dairy | beef | machinery
property | organisations | site map


longtown mart