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Longtown Primestock Sale

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 15 prime cattle, 7 young bulls,15 over thirty month cattle, 43 spring lambs, 4,693 prime hoggs and 3,802 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 1st May 2014.

Averages:
Steers

Heavy to 180.5p (180.5p)

Heifers
Light to 225.5p (214.0p)
Medium to 235.5p (210.8p)
Heavy to 200.5p (200.5p)

Young bulls 188.0p (129.7p)

Hoggs
Light to 300.0p (204.8p)
Standard to 247.0p (213.2p)
Medium to 257.0p (221.5p)
Heavy to 226.0p (186.1p)

Shearlings 220.0p (168.2p)

Lambs
Standard to 271.0p (251.4p)
Medium to 232.0p (220.5p)
Heavy to 204.0p (200.7p)

Ewes
Light to £90.00 (£52.40)
Heavy to £134.00 (£85.88)

Cast Rams £170.00 (£97.62)

A similar show of prime cattle sold to recent rates with more quality sorts required. Heifers topped at 235.5p for Limousin from A & W J Taylor & Son, Dashwellgreen, whose run of heifers averaged 226p.

Longtown cattle ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Bullocks

Saler 180.5p Sceughdyke

Heifers

Limousin 235.5p, 226.5p, 225.5p, 219.5p Dashwellgreen, 215.5p Low Hallburn, 210.0p Houghton House, 209.5p, 206.5p Low Hallburn, 199.5p Camping Holm

Charolais 200.5p Sceughdyke

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Bullocks

Saler £1155 Sceughdyke

Heifers

Limousin. £1307 Dashwellgreen, £1206, £1194 Low Hallburn, £1177 Dashwellgreen, £1146 Low Hallburn, £1097 Dashwellgreen, £1092 Houghton House. £1017 Camping Holm

Charolais £1233 Sceughdyke

Prime bulls continue to sell at the national trend and topped at 188p for a Limousin from J. & P. Routledge & Son, Netherton.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Limousin 188p, 154p Netherton

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Limousin £1175, £978, £907 Netherton

Saddlery

A larger show of OTM forward and sold to 176p for a Limousin shown by Messrs Ritson, Swaites.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO).

Limousin 176p, 152p, 140p Swaites, 118p Leahaugh, 110p Holme House

Friesian 122p, 118p Dormansteads

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Limousin £1091 Swaites, £1064 Burnside, £919 Swaites, £704 Holme House

Friesian £829, £702 Dormansteads

Spring lambs sold to a top of £108 for Charollais from Wester Parkgate and 271p per kilo for Texels from Dockray Hall. With good quality handy weight lambs much sort after, more lambs needed required to fill buyers requirements.

Longtown sheep ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

PRINCIPAL PRICES PER HEAD

Charollais £108, £95, £91 Wester Parkgate

Suffolk £89 Oswie,

Texel £100 Yett, £98 High Parsonbridge, £97 Dockray Hall, £96 Camping Holm, £95 Dockray Hall

PRINCIPAL PRICES PER KILO

Suffolk 223p Oswie, 219p Upper Senwick

Texel 271p, 264p, 262p Dockray Hall, 243p Camping Holm

Charollais 228p Wester Parkgate

A good show of 4,693 prime hoggs sold to the usual ringside of buyers. As in line with most centres this week all lightweight hoggs and the good quality export and heavyweight hoggs sold to recent high rates, with second rate hoggs and other heavyweight hoggs being easier on the week. Top price was £116 for Texels from I Davidson & Son, Muirhouses and to 300p per kilo for Beltex from Greenlane.

PRINCIPAL PRICES PER HEAD

Texel £116 Muirhouse, £113 Tarool, £110 Copperthorns & Willimoteswick

North Country Cheviot £107.50, £105.50 The Land, £104 Todhillrigg, £100 Middlebie Hill

Beltex £100 Whitehill Cottage, £90 Greenlane

Suffolk £111 Dinwoodie Green, £104 The Land, £98 Broomhills, £97.50 Somerton House

Hill Cheviot £105.50 Todhillrigg & West Scales, £105 Wicketthorn, £104 Bloan

Charollais £95 Pilmuir & Kelmore Hills, £94 Mosside, £92 Elveden, £91 Oswie

Greyface £92 Elveden, £90 Stoneraise Place & Kirkland Green

Lleyn £93, £86, £80 Whitcastles

Blackface £93 Faulding Cleugh, £92.50 Barlaes, 91 Stoneraide Place, £90 Oswie

Leicester £88 Stonehall

Jacob £71 Almagill

Herdwick £76, £75 Almagill, £75 Cumcrook

Swaledale £60 Kirkland Green

Kendal Rough £70 Newington

Oxford £70 Guards

PRINCIPAL PRICES PER KILO

Beltex 300p Greenlane, 233p Whitehill Cottage

Texel 257p Tarool, 250p Kirkland Green, 249p, 245p Allerby Hall, 244p Harene

Hill Cheviot 248p West Scales, 247p Cardew Hall, 246p Shawhead, 245p West Scales & Todhillrigg, 244p West Scales, 242p Creca & Ericstane

North Country Cheviot 245p, 239p Land, 239p Broomhills, 233p Ericstane, 226p Todhillrigg

Greyface 216p, 214p Stoneraise Place, 212p Westerhopeburn, 205p High House & Oswie

Suffolk 231p The Land, 222p Somerton House, 218p Hillview, 216p Stoneraise Place, 213p Dunjop

Blackface 226p Mid Harrietsfield, 223p, 222p Stoneraise Place, 220p Mid Harrietsfield, 219p Higher Grenofen

Lleyn 192p Guards, 182p Westerhouses

Charollais 226p Inkstack, 212p Oswie, 207p Baillie, 202p Pilmuir

Herdwick 200p Almagill

Swaledale 170p Bateyshield

Jacob 197p Almagill, 196p Gateside

A larger of show of 3,802 ewes and rams sold to the usual ringside of buyers following a month of extreme prices and with a less quality show of ewes forward all classes of ewes were slightly cheaper on the week, with rams still very dear and short of buyers requirements. Top price was £170 for Texel ram from Drumhumphrey.

Cast Rams:- Texel £170 Drumhumphrey, £144 Severs, £135 Reaygarth; Suffolk £124 Wick, £120 Merrick £118 Roadside, £116 Plumgate; Charollais £138 Gateside, £121 Braehead; Leicester £144 Drumhumphrey, £128 Newry, £100 Woodhouse; Blackface £98 Drumhumprey, £89 Barlaes, £88 Severs; North Country Cheviot £110 Newry; Jacob £80 Gateside; Lleyn £128 Whitcastles; Zwartbles £80 Stanley House; Dorset £100 Upperlands & Newry; Oxford £74 Wick; Kerry Hill £98 Whitcastles; Easycare £82 South Port o Spittal

Heavy ewes:- Texel £134 Newry, £128, £126 Side, £124 Townfoot, £122 Glenzierfoot; Suffolk £118 Newry,. £117 Severs, £116 Rinlinggate & Side, £115 Carnbaie; Bleu de Maine £124 Wick; Charollais £126 Upperland, £112 Townfoot, £111 Side; Halfbred £108 Barrogill Mains; Greyface £95 Newtown, £90 Round Meadows, £87 Muirhouse, £86 Broomhouse, £85 Copperthorns; Cheviot Mule £90 Outertown, £82 Higher Grenofen; Leicester £87 Castle Nook, £86 Gapshield & Raggetsyke, £84 Westerhopeburn; North Country Cheviot £99 Philiphaugh, £96 Ericstane, £94 Philiphaugh, £93 Upperland, £92 Ericstane; Beltex £92 Tercrosset; Zwartbles £79 West Clyth, £70 Westside; Dorset £80 Pennant & Wilsey.

Light Ewes:- Lleyn £90 Whitcastles; Herdwick £46 Woodleigh; Swaledale £70 Round Meadows, £68 Spoutbank, Reaygarth & Over Whitlaw; Kerry Hill £72 Newry; Cheviot £88 Temon, £75 Wardrew, £71 Temon, £69 Hallburn; Blackface £79 West Hottbank, Drumhumphrey, £75 Lawston, £74 Somerton.

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