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Longtown Primestock Sale

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward 18 prime cattle, 2 young bulls, 12 over thirty month cattle, 5,398 prime hoggs and 3,982 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 23rd January 2014.


Light to 219.5p (219.5p)
Medium to 213.5p (209.3p)
Heavy to 209.5p (202.3p)

Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 215.5p (190.4p)
Heavy to 223.5p (205.6p)

Young bulls 165.5p (162.6p)

Light to 277.0p (190.4p)
Standard to 277.0p (204.2p)
Medium to 252.0p (195.0p)
Heavy to 206.0p (179.8p)

Shearling 145.0p (124.5p)

Light to £60.00 (£41.92)
Heavy to £128.00 (£62.81)

Cast Rams £102.00 (£51.92)

A small show of prime cattle saw trade a shade better and topped at 223.5p for a Limousin heifer from W. & W. Faulder, Houghton House, Limousin bullocks to 219.5p from D.J. Garthwaite & Son, Wyseby Hill Cottage.

Longtown cattle ring



Limousin 219.5p, 213.5p Wyseby Hill Cottage, 195.5p Woodslee.

Charolais 209.5p Sceughdyke.

British Blue 205.5p High Greenhill.


Limousin 223.5p, 215.5p Houghton House.

British Blue 207.5p High Greenhill.

Charolais 205.5p Sceughdyke.



Charolais £1,403 Sceughdyke.

Limousin £1,368 Woodslee.


Limousin £1,363, £1,249 Houghton House.

Charolais £1,304, £1,260 Sceughdyke.

Bulls met a firm trade selling to 165.5p for Black & Whites from T. & M. Irving, Becton Hall.


Black & White 165.5p, 159.5p Becton Hall.


Black & White £1,125, £1,004 Becton Hall.

Cows sold to a similar trade topping at 149.5p for an Angus from J.N. Hall, Harelawhill Farm.


Angus 149.5p Harelawhill, 104.5p Sorbie.

British Blue 124.5p Wheelbarrow Hall.

Limousin 117.5p Wheelbarrow Hall.


British Blue £983 Wheelbarrow Hall.

Angus £979 Harelawhill, £647, £631 Sorbie.

Limousin £846 Wheelbarrow Hall.

A much larger show of 5,398 prime hoggs (1,139 lightweights) were forward to the usual ringside of buyers, a tremendous show of hoggs saw all classes in great demand with the overall sale average of 193.1p per kilo (SQQ 198.5p per kilo), the best trade seen since before Christmas. Top was £114 per head for Texels from Cowcorse with a top per kilo of 277p for Beltex from Cowcorse and Lothian Estate.

Longtown sheep ring


Texel £114, £105, £103 Cowcorse, £101 Duke Street and Nether Albie, £100 Brisco Meadows, Lothian Estate, Nether Albie and Roxburgh Mill.

Suffolk £106, £99 Sceughdyke, £97 Upper Mains, £96 Sceughdyke and Tonehall, £95 Tinnis Hall, Barnglies, Slealands, £94.50 Boreland and Cambeck Hill.

Beltex £106 Dunjop, £102, £99 Lothian Est, £97 Cowcorse, £95 Lothian Est, £90 Low Fauld.

Greyface £96 Cowcorse, £90 Minsca, £87 Boreland, £85 Shatton Lodge, £83.50 Cadgillhead, £81 Pitland Hills and Westloch.

Hill Cheviot £94 Potholm, £89 Catslackburn, £86 Halket Leaths and Westloch, £85 Potholm, £82.50 Halket Leaths.

Charollais £89 Brisco Meadows and Newtown, £87 Hallburn, £86 Maryholm, £85, £84 Brisco Meadows.

Berrichon £87 Peddar Hill.

North Country Cheviot £87 Gilston, £83 Keith, £80 Dod Farm, £78 Balure, £76 Gilston.

Leicester £80 Barlaes and Reaygarth, £77 Snowsgreen, £75 Pitland Hills and Barlaes, £74 Archerbeck.

Blackface £82 Smalmstown, £80 Catslackburn, £79 Smalmstown, £78 Pitland Hills, £77 Pitland Hills, Clonrae and Low Tirfergus.

Cheviot Mule £80 Kirkbride, £75 High Stenries and Granton.

Dorset £80 High Aketon.

Lleyn £77 Blackhaugh.

Swaledale £75 Minsca, £71 Dalbhraddan, £67 Newbiggin, £63 Snowsgreen, £60 Newbiggin.

Easycare £72 Cleongart.

Oxford £70 High Aketon.


Beltex 277p Cowcorse and Lothian Estate, 270p Nether Brotherstone, 268p Lothian Est, 258p Haithwaite, 253p Upper Tinwald, 252p Dunjop, 249p Lothian Est.

Texel 247p Duke Street, 246p Lothian Est, 245p High Greenhill, 244p Hawthornside, 242p High Stenries, 241p Cowcorse.

Suffolk 212p Haithwaite, 211p Stoneflatts and Cambeck Hill, 208p Barnglies, 204p West Greenland, Townhead and Tonehall.

North Country Cheviot 211p, 201p Keith, 200p Dod Farm, 195p Balure, 181p Gilston.

Hill Cheviot 205p Catslackburn, 203p Higher Grenofen and West Greenland, 201p Halket Leaths, 200p Lothian Est, Inkstack and Halket Leaths.

Charollais 203p, 202.6p Nether Stenries, 201p Keith, 200p Archerbeck, 198p Newtown.

Blackface 203p Low Tirfergus, 200p Tinnishall, 199p Clonrae, 198p Smalmstown, 197p Low Tirfergus and Clonrae.

Greyface 197p Roxburghmill, 194p Dalbhraddan, Nether Stenries and Cadgillhead, 192p Haithwaite, 189p High Crubasdale and Tonehall.

Swaledale 197p Dalbhraddan, 191p Snowsgreen, 186.7p Dalbhradden, 183p Minsca.

Cheviot Mule 188p Granton, 183p High Stenries.

Easycare 185p Cleongart.

Berrichon 185p Peddar Hill.

Lleyn 171p Blackhaugh.

Leicester 164p Archerbeck.

A smaller show of 3,982 cast ewes and rams were forward with lightweight ewes being dearer on the week and selling to great demand. Good selling heavyweight ewes wanted with over fat ewes still hard to cash. All classes £2 to £3 dearer on the week.

Heavy ewes to £128 for Texels from Hawthornside, £122 Rascarrel, £112 New Mill and Kirk; Beltex £106 Hopehill, £90 Fawsyde; Suffolk £98, £94 Snowsgreen, £88 New Mill; Charollais £88 Hunderlee Pasture and Maryholm, £76 Kirk; Half Bred £80, £74 High Moat, £70 Ringliggate; North Country Cheviot £78 Ericstane and Carruthers, £72 Gilston, £71 Ericstane; Cheviot Mule £70 Snowsgreen, £68 Gilston, £65 Hopehill; Greyface £63 Keith, £61 Tone Hall, £60 Broomhills (Sloan); Leicester £64 Woodhouse; Dorset £60 High Aketon.

Light ewes to £60 for Cheviots from Whitstonehill, £58 Pityot, £56 Ericstane; Blackface £54 Cross House, £53 Horseholme, £51 Minsca; Jacob £49 Dalbhraddan; Lleyn £48 Kennettsideheads, £47 Stenigot, £45 Marchbank; Herdwick £48 Stybeck, £38 Snowsgreen, £36 Stybeck; Swaledale £44 The Park Farm, £43 Wynholm, £41 Glenhill; Easycare £44, £39 Kennettsideheads.

Rams to £102 for Texels from Pearsbyhall, £88 Westloch, £78 Hopehill; Charollais £90 High Wreay; Suffolk £84 Tone Hall, £64 Eastside; Hill Cheviot £76 Gilston, £63 Raeburnfoot, £57 Catslackburn; Dorset £70 Cowcorse; Lleyn £60 Todholes; Leicester £60 Randalholme and Minsca; Blackface £56 Horseholme, £54 Tone Hall, £50 Ballywilline; Swaledale £35 Glenhill.

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