The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
84 prime cattle, 3 young beef bulls, 5379 hoggs and 5195 cast
ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday
22nd February, 2007.
The clean cattle saw the overall quality not as good as late
and trade was down by 1p. Top price of 135.5p, 133.5p was paid
for Limousin heifers from Corby Castle Estate by Messrs Nattrass,
Butcher, Carlisle. Others to 128.5p Wyseby Hill Cottage, South
Lambhill & Corby Castle Estate. Charolais 125.5p Smallholms.
Limousin bullocks from Hallburn to 134.5p, others 133.5p, 132.5p,
129.5p Faulding Cleugh, 127.5p The Gill, 126.5p Wyseby Hill Cottage.
Young bulls were short of requirements and sold to 117.5p from
Another large show of prime hoggs peaked at £60 for Beltex
from Craig View and 140p from Townhead.
Suffolk x £55 Port
O Spittal, Suffolks £54 The Beeches,
Hill Cheviots £49.20 Potholm, Texels £59, £56.50
Craig View, Charollais £51 Mosside, £50.50 Whitehead
Hill, Halfbreds £52 High Moat, Greyface £49.80 Hott,
Cheviot Mule £51.20 Crawthat, Blackface £48.50 Sceughdyke, £47.20
Southlambhill, North Country Cheviot £53.80 Broomhill Bank,
Swaledale £45 Roachburn, Leicester £48.20 Nookton.
Lightweight hoggs peaked at £41.50 and 122p for Texels
from Achamore, Isle of Gigha, Suffolks £39.80 High Crubsadale,
Cheviot £38.20 Kirkhope, Greyface £34.50 Blacksmiths
Cottage, Blackface £37.50 Castlemilk, £37 Kirkhope,
North Cheviot £33 High Crubsadale, Swaledale £34.50
The Garth, Herdwick £34.50 Beechcroft.
A larger show of cast ewes and rams attracted extra buyers and
all classes were in demand at increased rates. Top was £72.50
for heavy Texel ewes from Watten, Moor Farm, Dunjop & Ballyclare.
Beltex £66.50 Woodhead & Roadside, Suffolks £66.50
Newry, Halfbreds £50.50 Moor Farm, Leicesters £58.50
Haggiston Holm, Suffolks x £65.50 Roadside, Charollais £64.50
Roadside, Bleu de Maine £62.50 Dunjop, North Cheviots £52.50
West Watten, Oxford £58.50 Guards, Greyfaces £46.50
Lintlaw, £44.50 Yett & Stackbraes, Cheviot Mules £46.50
Hill ewes to £40.50 for Cheviots from Winterhope, Blackfaces £35.50
Smalmstown, £33.50 Pitland Hills, £32.50 Calda, Swaledales £27.50
Harwood Shields, Herdwicks £23.50 Newlands.
Rams to £65.50 for Suffolks from Roadside, Texels £62.50
Roadside, Charollais £62.50 Tobermore, Cheviots £42.50
Snowden Close, Beltex £42.50 Abbey Cowper, Blackface £36.50
Calla & Stackbraes, Swaledales £25.50 Stackbraes, Zwartbles £45.50
Mossband House, Lleyns £38.50 Moor Farm.
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Medium to 111.5p (106.5p)
Heavy to 134.5p (117.5p)
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Medium to 125.5p (120.8p)
Heavy to 135.5p (112.0p)
Young Beef Bulls to 117.5p (107.9p)
Light to 118.7p (103.3p)
Standard to 140.0p (105.4p)
Medium to 134.0p (105.1p)
Heavy to 120.0p (101.2p)
Others to -----p (-------p)
Light to £40.50 (£20.70)
Heavy to £72.50 (£40.90)
Cast Rams to £65.50 (£38.89)
Longtown Primestock Sale - 15th February 2007
Longtown Primestock Sale - 8th February 2007
Longtown Primestock Sale - 1st February 2007