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Longtown Primestock Sale

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 34 prime cattle, 16 over thirty month cattle, 7,114 prime hoggs and 3,885 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 10th April 2014.


Light to 114.5p (114.5p)
Medium to 213.5p (189.9p)
Heavy to 205.5p (205.5p)

Light to 220.5p (205.3p)
Medium to 220.5p (203.7p)
Heavy to 211.5p (200.3p)

Light to 288.0p (225.6p)
Standard to 275.0p (223.5p)
Medium to 295.0p (225.3p)
Heavy to 259.0p (200.4p)

Shearlings 240.0p (235.9p)

Light to £82.00 (£54.72)
Heavy to £140.00 (£89.91)

Cast Rams £170.00 (£101.37)

Some good cattle were on offer and sold at similar rates on the week. Top was 220.5p twice for Limousin heifers firstly from DJ Garthwaite & Son, Wyseby Hill Cottage and then from A & W J Taylor & Son, Dashwellgreen. More are required to satisfy demand.

Longtown cattle ring



Limousin 213.5p, 210.5p Nether Onsett, 208.5p Dashwellgreen, 207.5p Plumpe. 206.5p Low Hallburn, 205.5p Dashwellgreen

Aberdeen Angus 205.5p Plumpe



Limousin £1356 Dashwellgreen, £1348 Plumpe, £1345 Nether Onsett.



Limousin 220.5p Wyseby Hill Cottage, & Dashwellgreen, 219.5p Dashwellgreen, 217.5p Plumpe, 214.5p Houghton House

Charolais 212.5p Plumpe, 211.5p Houghton House, 209.5p Dashwellgreen. 208.5p, 203.5p Plumpe

British Blue 179.5p Plumpe



Limousin £1,295 Dashwellgreen, £1261 Plumpe, £1,233 Houghton House, £1212 Dashwellgreen

Charolais £1,353 Houghton House, £1,230 Plumpe.

A small show of cast cows and no big fleshed cows forward. Top price 159.5p for a Hereford from JN Hall, Harelaw Hill Farm.


Limousin 155.5p Highmoorhead

Black & White 104.5p The Stubb.

Hereford 159.5p Harelawhill, 112.5p Cleughhead


Limousin £948 Highmoorhead,

Black & White £799 The Stubb.

Hereford £861 Harelawhill, £770 Cleughhead

British Blue £743 Snab

A larger show of 7,114 prime hoggs of which 526 were sold as store sheep, was forward to the usual busy ring of buyers with all firms again keen for sheep in the build up to Easter. More large runs of Cheviot and Texel hoggets were forward with one of the best shows for quality seen in many weeks. Heavy hoggs sold better than expected in comparison to other centres this week, with lightweight hoggs in great demand, especially under 35 kilos and many more could be sold to advantage. Overall average of 216.6p per kilo (224.6p SQQ). The sale was topped at 295p per kilo and £124 per head for Beltex from Nether Stenries.

Longtown sheep ring


Beltex £124 Nether Stenries, £119 Lairdlaugh, £116 Cleughbrae, £114 Lairdlaugh and Dinnins, £111 Sorbie, £110 Cardew Hall, £108 Snade.

Texel £115 Sibmister, £114.50, £114, £112, £111 Station Yard, £111 Sibmister and Kirkbarrow Hall, £110 Becks, Dunjop and Longburgh Fauld, Gilside, Auchengray and Uppercleugh, £109.50 Cardew Hall, £109 Conon Brae, £108 Becks.

Suffolk £110 Sibmister, £109 Cardew Hall, £107 Wick, £106, £105, £103 Keith, £103 Elveden, £102 Drumyeonmore.

North Country Cheviot £109, £108 Carruthers, £106 Tormore, £105 Cleughbrae, £104, £103.50 Netherplace, £102.50 Longburgh Fauld.

Lleyn £107, £103 Glengar, £87.50 Glengolly.

Charollais £106, £103 Snade, £102, £101 Auchengray, £101 Leathorn, £98, £97 Tetcott.

Hill Cheviot £105 Becks, £104 Tushielaw, £100 Catslackburn and Crowdieknowe, £98 Blackburn, £96.50 Yett, £95 Dryfeholm and Yett.

Blackface £100 Cardew Hall, £98.50 Nether Onsett, £94 Milnmark, £93.50 Knockreoch, £93, £92.50 Smalmstown, £92 Clonrae.

Cheviot Mule £99 Elveden, £87 Almagill, £85 Crowdieknowe.

Greyface £97 Tetcott, £96 Whinneyknowe, £95 Nether Onsett, £94 Middle Shipley and Whinneyknowe, Broomhills (Sloan), £92.50 Broomhills (Marrs).

Leicester £90 Middle Shipley, £84 Spoutbank.

Dorset £85, £74 Glenrath.

Jacob £84 Wick, £80 Cleughbrae.

Swaledale £79 Cooilingel, £71 Patties Hill, £67.50 Kirkhaugh.

Herdwick £75, £72, £67 Rowhead.


Beltex 295p Nether Stenries, 288p Snade, 278p Lairdlaugh, 275p, 274p, 271p Snade, 270p Lairdlaugh, 266p Oakwood, 262p Cardew Hall, 261p Allerby Hall, 259p Lairdlaugh.

Texel 260p Conon Brae and Almagill, 255p Cardew Hall, 250p The Gill, 247p Keith, 246p Yett and Kirk House, 245p Sibmister, 244p Kirkbarrow Hall, 242p Oakwood, 241p Stenries and Nether Albie.

Hill Cheviot 258p Golden Lane, 256p Oatfield Lodge, 253p North House, 252p Crosscleugh and Unthank, 250p Becks, 247p Cleughbrae, 246p Catslackburn, 243p Blackwoodridge House.

North Country Cheviot 253p Tormore, 246p Netherplace, 241p Tormore and Unthank, 240p Halket Leathes and Netherplace, 239p Cleughbrae and Whins, 238p Longburgh Fauld.

Lleyn 250p Glengolly, 213p The Mark, 189p Langholm Farm.

Suffolk 239p Keith, 222p Whinneyknowe, 221p Culquhasen and Catslackburn, 219p Broomhills (Sloan), 218p Hillview, 215p Cara View.

Charollais 237p, 235p, 224p Auchengray, 217p Low Tirfergus, 212p Snade, 209p Barend.

Blackface 228p Cara View, 226p Clonrae, 225p Culquhasen, 222p, 221p Nether Onsett, 220p Mid Harrietsfield, Knockreoch and Linglie, 219p Milnmark and Knockreoch.

Greyface 220p Broomhills and Clonrae, 216p Clonrae, 215p Barnakill, 214p Whinneyknowe and Culquhasen, 212p Cara View and Stoneraise Place.

Cheviot Mule 212p Almagill, 206p Elveden and Almagill.

Swaledale 211p Kirkhaugh, 203p Patties Hill.

Herdwick 197p, 195p, 192p Rowhead.

Dorset 195p Glenrath.

Jacob 194p Wick.

Leicester 173p Bidlake.

The 3,885 cast ewes and rams were forward to the usual ring of purchasers, although all classes a good £5 less than last week’s bonanza. Tups remain very short of supply and easily sold. Plain ewes also keenly sought after.

Heavy ewes – Texel £140 Luce Mains & Church Street, £136 Church Street, £135 Luce Mains, £134 Killeadeas, £132 Newry; Suffolk £120 Keith & Guardsmill, £118 Church Street, £116 Town Road; £114 Main Street & Church Street, £112 No 3 Skaill, Guards Mill & Kingfield, £110 Milton; Bleu de Maine £120 Kingfield; Charollais £132 Church Street, £130 Newside, £129 Poolfoot, £126 Church Street, £125 Barend; Halfbred £110 Milton, £108 Kingfield; Greyface £91 Thorneyknowe, £90 Houghton House & Hallburn, £89 Grange, £88 Barn Owl Steading, £87 Challoch Mun, Torgorm, Nipster & Houghton House; Cheviot Mule £90 Drumlane, £80 Sunnyhill, £78 High Branchal; Leicester £92 Keith, £90 Kingfield & Culquhasen, £84 Baggarah, £80 Culquhasen, £79 Blackhamilton, £78 Arnicle & Millknowe; North Country Cheviot £114 No 3 Skaill, £100 Drumlane, £95 High Moat, £86 Old Hall & Drumyeonmore, £85 Hillcrest; Beltex £138 Killeadeasm £118 Watch Hillside, £114 Town Road, £110 Wood Farm, £108 Church Street; Zwartbles £100 Holmlea, £92 Milton; Dorset £75 Main Road; Romney Marsh £85, £82 Milton, £80 Holme Farm; Easycare £70 Stanley, £64 Bairnkine.

Light ewes – Blackface £82 Whitechapel, £76 Cooilingel, £75 Bankend, £70 Kingfield ; Cheviot £82 Hillcrest, £68 Cadgillhead; Swaledale £64 Kelmore Hills, £62 Baggarah, £60 Gallowberry, Spout Bank & Middle Shipley, £59 Kelmore Hills, £58 Fordlands; Jacob £70 The Green, £64 Wick, £60 Barend & The Green; Lleyn £68 Mallsgate Hall; Kendal Rough £44 Stairard Cottage; Welsh Mountain £50 Kingfield.

Cast rams – Texel £170 Dinnans, £164 Hallburn, £155 Dinnans, £154 Church Street; Charollais £170 Church Street, £150 Woodvale, £140 Newry; Suffolk £164 Newgate, £152, No 3 Skaill & Woodvale, £128 Challoch Mun,£124 Wood Vale, £120 Killeadeas & Burncroft; Rouge £160 Church Street, £136 Drumlane, £128 Church Road; Leicester £154 High Edgesgreen, £118 Blindhillbush; Blackface £88 No 10 Killeonan, £86 Maingate, £80 No 3 Kilfillan, £76 Damhead, £72 Wileysike; North Country Cheviot £140 Hownam Grange, £128 No 3 Skaill, £116 Mainstreet; Swaledale £62 Fordlands; Beltex £110 Dinnans; Lleyn £82 Poolgate; Zwartble £110 Newgate; Oxford £145 Side Farm; Shetland £64 Wick; Dorset £134 Newgate; Romney Marsh £94 Marygate; Kerry Hill £100 Church Street.

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