world agriculture down on the farm
agricultural services pedigree livestock news dairy beef agricultural machinery agricultural property agricultural organisations
     
Stackyard News Jan 2010
     

news index

mart
links

RSS Subscribe
to
Stackyard News

   

Longtown Primestock Sale
2010-01-07

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward 39 prime cattle, 9 over thirty month cattle, 3,781 prime hoggs and 3,743 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 7th January, 2010.

Even allowing for the adverse weather conditions across the country, Longtown Mart endeavoured to procure as much stock as possible for their full ring of buyers present.

A smaller show of cattle was forward due to adverse weather conditions. Limousin heifers from Hallburn sold to 191.5p, 185.5p and 181.5p; Charolais 177.5p Hallburn; Saler 176.5p Upper Mains. British Blue bullocks to 189.5p (x2) Faulding Cleugh, 177.5p The Gill, 173.5p Toppin Castle; Limousin 181.5p, 179.5p Faulding Cleugh, 175.5p Toppin Castle; Simmental 174.5p The Lake.

longtown prime sheep

The 3,781 prime hoggs forward were short of requirements and met a flying trade. The 1,078 under 36 kilos averaged 195.7p and the 2,704 over 36 kilos averaged 210.4p. The overall average was 207p per kilo. Top price achieved was 301p per kilo and £135.50 per head for Texels from Newbigging, others £115.50 New Farm, £109.50 Newbigging; Suffolk £108.50 Mossband Hall, £107.50 Sockbridge Hall, £101.50 The Beeches, £100.50 Barnglieshead; Lleyn £106.50, £88.80 Clonhie; Zwartbles £104.50 Mossband Hall; Charollais £99.80 Leaona Villa; Beltex £95.50, £94.50 Nunscleugh; Greyface £94.80 Kelmore Hills, £93.80 Kirkland Green, £93.80 Kelmore Hills, £93.20 Justicetown; Cheviot Mule £94.20, £83.80 Murtholm; Lonk £93.80, £83.80 Bush of Ewes; Blackface £92.50 Wanwood Hill, £89.80 Gall, £88.20 Wanwood Hill, £86.20 Crawfordjohn Mill; Hill Cheviot £91.20 Gall Farm, £86.80 Murtholm, £83.20 Crossibeg; Swaledale £87.50 West Foreshield, £80.50 Reaygarth, £75.80 Beacon Rigg;

The 1,078 light hoggs sold to £76.80 for Blackfaces from Halliday Hill, £68.20 Bush of Ewes, £66.20 Cara View, £64.80 Kildaloig; Texel £76.20 Langholm Farm, £71.80 Stanger Hill, £71.20 Stackbraes; Suffolk £73.20 Stackbraes; North Country Cheviot £72.80, £64.80 Killean, £53.80 Dallowie; Greyface £71.80 Hollands, £69.80 Cooilingel, £68.80 Kildaloig; Swaledale £65.80 West Foreshield, £63.50 Howburn, £54.50 Wolfhills; Hill Cheviot £65.80 Haithwaite, £54.80 Tarnside House.

A fine show of 3,743 cast ewes and rams met record prices, with 239 lots out of the 441 forward over £100 and the whole sale averaging a centre record of £100.42. Top price was £187.50 for heavy Texel ewes from Roadside, £185.50 Alton, £181.50 Severs, £179.50 Nether Stenries; Suffolk £184.50 Roadside, £180, £175.50 Alton, £173.50 Roadside; Charollais £177.50 Severs, £176.50 Stackbraes, £166.50 Severs; Cheviot Mule £162.50 Alton; Leicester £166.50, £163.50 Alton, £159.50 Kildaloig, £152.50 Gapshield; North Country Cheviot £150.50 High Moat, £127.50 Sockbridge Hall, £126.50 Stackbraes and Chapel Farm; Beltex £149.50 Nether Stenries, £115.50 Newbigging; Greyface £149.50 Stackbraes and Nether Stenries, £146.50 Nether Stenries; Zwartbles £144.50 Nether Stenries, £136.50 Roadside; Romney Marsh £141.50 Newbigging; Bleu d’Maine £129.50, £119.50 Middle Farm; Oxford £120 Roadside; Easycare £91.50 Dunjop. Hill ewes to £117.50 for Lleyns from Severs, £93.50 Kennitside Head, £89.50 Corries Mill and Netherhirst; Blackface £103.50 Clonrae, £101.50 Tenter House and Dunjop, £100.50 Halliday Hill; Cheviot £97.50 Hillview, £95.50 Chapel Farm, £93.50 Sockbridge Hall; Lonk £89.50 Bush of Ewes; Swaledale £87.50, £67.50, £66.50 Cooilingel; Jacob £73.50 Mossband House, £57.50, £50 Sockbridge Hall; Herdwick £48.50, £39.50 Mossband House; Shetland £43.50, £36.50 Cooilingel Farm. Rams to £178.50, £166.50 for Suffolks from Severs, £157.50 Sockbridge Hall; Texel £177.50 Killean, £175, £174.50, £173.50 Severs; Charollais £168.50 Severs, £161.50 Coytre, £151.50 Golden Lane; Border Leicester £160.50 High Moat; Leicester £157.50 Alton, £137.50 Cara View, £130.50 Severs; Beltex £130.50 Arnicle, £108.50 Alton; Dorset £111.50 Mossband House; Blackface £99.50 Alton and Newbigging, £85.50 Newbigging; Bleu d’Maine £86.50 Roadside; Zwartbles £71.50 Sockbridge Hall; Hill Cheviot £70.50 Stackbraes.

Averages:

Steers
Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to -------p (-------p)
Heavy to 189.5p (166.9p)

Heifers
Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 113.5p (113.5p)
Heavy to 191.5p (170.0p)

Hoggs
Light to 230.0p (192.9p)
Standard to 232.0p (209.7p)
Medium to 301.0p (214.1p)
Heavy to 234.0p (199.6p)
Overweight -------p (-------p)

Ewes
Light to £117.50 (£72.39)
Heavy to £187.50 (£124.70)

Cast Rams to £178.50(£127.56)

link Longtown Primestock Sale - 29th December 2009
link Longtown Primestock Sale - 22nd December 2009
link Longtown Primestock Sale - 17th December 2009

Stackyard News

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

xml

longtown mart