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Longtown Primestock Sale
04/09/08

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward 72 prime cattle, 1 young bull, 26 OTM cattle, 5,447 prime lambs and 5,352 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 4th September, 2008.

A smaller show of clean cattle saw more quality sorts on offer, trade sharper by 6 ½p. Top price of 180.5p paid by Maurice Wharton Meats for a Limousin bullock from J. & N. Blaylock & Son, Hallburn, followed at 179.5p Toppin Castle, 177.5p Houghton House, Hallburn and Toppin Castle; 176.5p Hallburn, 170.5p Sceughdyke; Charolais 177.5p A. Irving, Toppin Castle, 175.5p Hallburn; Galloway 157.5p and 150.5p G.M. & P. Forrester, Skitby. Heifers sold to 179.5p and 175.5p for Limousins from J. & N. Blaylock & Son, Hallburn, 172.5p Newby Farm and Toppin Castle; Charolais 172.5p Hallburn.

A smaller show of 26 OTM cattle saw well fleshed cows maintain late high rates and plainer sorts cheaper. Belgian Blue cows to 125.5p Bankshead; Simmental 112.5p Newhouse; Limousin 112.5p Harehill; Charolais 106.5p Quarryfield; Black & White 104.5p Peterscrook; Angus 98.5p Harehill; Shorthorn 92.5p Midtodhills.

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Prime lambs were a large show for numbers and upheld recent high rates to a full ringside of buyers. Overall average was 129.3p, although the 3,842 lambs over 37 kilos averaged 132.4p, selling to a top of 148p per kilo for Beltex’s from Messrs Bell, Kirkton, Hawick and to £76.50 for Texels from Smalmstown. The 1,605 lambs under 37 kilos averaged 123.9p per kilo and to a top of 133p per kilo and £52.80 per head for Texels from Solwaybank. Texel £76.50 Smalmstown, £76.20, £68.20 Kirkton; Cheviot Mule £69.80 The Mark; Suffolk £63.80 Slealands, £63.20 High Belltrees, £61.80 Sceughdyke; Bleu d’Maine £60.80 Kirkton; Zwartbles £60 Pennine View, £58.80 Mossband House; Charollais £59.80 Hallburn, £58.80 Pates Hill, £57.80 The Farm, Aikton; Greyface £55.80 Midtodhills and Woodhouse, £54.80 Crowhall, £54.20 Nunscleugh; Blackface £55.80 Boreland, £48.20 Tinnis, £47.80 Tarn House; North Country Cheviot £50 Tarn House.

Lightweight lambs sold to £48.80 for Texels from Solwaybank, £47.20 Wallholm; Suffolk £47.20 Meikle Busbie, £40.80 Lustruther and Mossband House; North Country Cheviot £44.80 Carlenrigg, £44.20 Birneyknowe; Blackface £44.20, £43.80 Black Mountain, £40.20 Pole Farm; Greyface £43.80 Bellmount, £43.20 Riggshield; Cheviot Mule £40.20 Stackbraes; Cheviot £38.20 Kilbride, £36.80 Laalsteins; Swaledale £37.80 High Burnfoot.

The 5,352 cast ewes and rams were a similar show and with more buyers operating trade was dearer on the week. Top of £69.50 for Texel ewes from East Mains, £68.50 Cold Coats, £67.50 Roadside; Charollais £66.50 Woodhead; Beltex £65.50 Winterhope; Suffolk £63.50 Kilnford Croft; Bleu d’Maine £60.50 Ballyclare; North Country Cheviot £61.50, £58.50, £57.50 Waterloo; Half Bred £56.50 Waterloo; Greyface £56.50 Willmoteswick, £52.50 West Greenland, £47.50 Stackbraes; Cheviot Mule £50.50 North House; Leicester £49.50 Cara. Hill ewes to £48.50 for Cheviots from Granton, Overacre and Terrona; Swaledale £30.50 Roachburn, £29.50 Wilson Park, £27.50 Stubsgill, Hightown, The Side and Roachburn; Blackface £29.50 Lawston, £27.50 East Mains, Boreland and The Side; Herdwick £27.50 Newington. Rams to £70.50 for a Texel from Kirkland Green; Beltex £68.50 Roadside; Suffolk £57.50 Becks; Charollais £52.50 Roadside; Leicester £48.50 Boreland; Cheviot £45.50 Becks; Blackface £34.50 High Creoch; Swaledale £27.50 Roachburn.

Averages:

Steers
Light to 128.5p (128.5p)
Medium to 177.5p (154.8p)
Heavy to 180.5p (168.4p)

Heifers
Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 167.5p (149.2p)
Heavy to 179.5p (155.2p)

Young Beef Bulls to 155.5p (155.5p)

Lambs
Light to 134.0p (118.2p)
Standard to 146.0p (129.2p)
Medium to 145.0p (133.0p)
Heavy to 148.0p (131.1p)
O/Weight 144.0p (127.9p)

Ewes
Light to £48.50 (£20.69)
Heavy to £69.50 (£40.51)

Cast Rams £70.50 (£37.94)

link Longtown Primestock Sale - 28th August 2008
link Longtown Primestock Sale - 21st August 2008
link Longtown Primestock Sale - 14th August 2008

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