world agriculture down on the farm
agricultural services pedigree livestock news dairy beef agricultural machinery agricultural property agricultural organisations
Stackyard News Nov 09

news index


RSS Subscribe
Stackyard News


Longtown Primestock Sale

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward 48 prime cattle, 22 over thirty month cattle, 5,140 prime lambs and 6,441 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 26th November, 2009.

Clean cattle were a similar trade selling to a top of 188.5p for a Limousin bullock from Hallburn, followed at 182.5p The Haining House; British Blue 164.5p Newtown, 162.5p Nunscleugh; Devon 153.5p The Nook; Charolais 145.5p Fenton Farm; Blue Grey 130.5p Sewing Shields; Friesian 124.5p Fenton Farm. Heifers to 177.5p and 174.5p for Limousins from Hallburn, 168.5p Nunscleugh; Charolais 162.5p Hallburn, 161.5p Sceughdyke; British Blue 153.5p Houghton House; Angus 153.5p Plumpe.

OTM cattle were a smaller show. Limousin bullocks to 124.5p Whamtown; British Blue 118.5p Plumpe. British Blue heifers 116.5p Plumpe. Limousin cows to 109.5p Hilltop, 102.5p Woodhead, 99.5p The Throp; Friesian 95.5p Becton Hall, 94.5p, 91.5p Brisco Hill, 90.5p Plumpe; Charolais 90.5p Enzieholm; Angus 81.5p Clarghyll; Blonde d’Aquitaine 74.5p Hepplehill.

longtown prime sheep

Another large entry of 5,410 lambs were forward to a full ring of buyers who ensured a buoyant trade throughout, averaging 166.8p per kilo overall. The 4,116 lambs over 36kg averaged 165.6p and the 1,024 under 36kg averaged 169.2p.

Lambs sold to a top of £87.50 per head and 204p per kilo for Texel lambs from T.C. Whiteford, Tercrosset Farm, West Hall. Other Texels to £83.80 also from Tercrosset, £81.20 Dashwell Green; Suffolk £83.80, £79.80 Sceughdyke, £77.80 Cowcorse; Charollais £76.20 Dashwell Green, £74.20 Hallburn and Dashwell Green; Hill Cheviot £73.50 Falnash; Greyface £73.50, £73.20 Reaygarth, £72.80 Miller Hill and Westloch; Half Bred £73.20 Adderston Shiels; North Country Cheviot £72.80, £72.50 Hownam Grange, £72.20 Adderston Shiels; Leicester £72.50 Kirkland Green; Bleu d’Maine £72.50 Netherhirst; Blackface £70.80 The Gall, £70.20 Thornton Tower; Cheviot Mule £69.20 Outertown, £67.80 Falnash and Outertown; Oxford £65.80 Guards; Herdwick £65.50 Tarnside House; Jacob £65.20 Killeonan; Dorset £62.20 Hillside; Wendsleydale £56.50 Tarnside House; Swaledale £52.50 Wolfcleugh Cottage.

The 1,024 Light lambs sold to a top of £69.80 for Texels from Walton Highrigg, others £64.20 East Field of Wiston; Suffolk £65.80 Coshogle; Blackface £61.80 Brydekirk Mains and Pitland Hills, £60.20 Broadmeadows; Jacob £61.80 Windy Hill; Greyface £61.20 Nellfield, £60.80 Northgillbank; North Country Cheviots £60.50 Killean; Charollais £59.80 Tarnside; Hill Cheviot £56.80 Allfornaught; Swaledale £51.80 Williamston; Herdwick £47.80 Kirkland Green.

The 6,441 ewes met met a similar trade and the sale was topped at £122.50 for a Charollais tup from Crumhaugh Hill; Texel £108.50 Willimoteswick, £106.50 Severs, £100 Crumhaugh Hill; North Country Cheviot £102.50 Hownam Grange, £100 Church Road; Suffolk £100.50 Severs, £97.50 Coytre; Leicester £86.50 Cara View; Hill Cheviot £86 Crosskeys; Blackface £70.50 East Murton; Easycare £64.50 Barnside; Jacob £56.50 Brae Edge Farm; Swaledale £56.50 Round Meadows. Heavy ewes to £110.50 for Texels from East Murkle, £110, £102 Dashwellgreen, £100.50, £100 Tercrosset; Suffolk £102.50 Kirkland Green, £98.50 Severs, £95.50 Church Road; North Country Cheviot £96.50, £92.50 Broomhill Bank, £90.50 East Murkle; Charollais £94.50, £80.50 Roadside; Cheviot Mule £92.50 Hownam Grange, £76.50 Colmslie Hill; Half Bred £92.50 Waterloo, £85.50 Stackbraes; Leicester £90.50 Stackbraes, £88.50 Kirkland Green; Beltex £78.50 Tercrosset; Greyface £75 Crosskeys, £73.50 Coytre, £72.50 Dashwell Green and Round Meadows; Easycare £60.50 Godscroft; Romney Marsh £57.50 Barnside.

Light ewes to £69.50 for Blackfaces from The Gall, £67.50 Netherplace, £65.50 Townfoot; Hill Cheviot £62.50 Blackhaugh, £60.50 Stackbraes; Swaledale £62.50 Crosskeys, £50.50 High Burnfoot; Herdwick £58.50 Stybeck; Jacob £56.50 Colmslie Hill; Welsh Mountain £52.50 Stackbraes; Lleyn £44.50 The Height; Shetland £39.50 Haithwaite.


Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 175.5p (155.6p)
Heavy to 188.5p (154.7p)

Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to -------p (-------p)
Heavy to 177.5p (156p)

Light to 182.0p (163.7p)
Standard to 199.0p (174.4p)
Medium to 204.0p (165.6p)
Heavy to 190.0p (154.9p)
Overweight 151.0p (142.7p)

Light to £69.50 (£41.82)
Heavy to £110.50 (£64.06)

Cast Rams to £122.50(£67.70)

link Longtown Primestock Sale - 19th November 2009
link Longtown Primestock Sale - 12th November 2009
link Longtown Primestock Sale - 5th November 2009

Stackyard News

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


longtown mart