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Longtown Primestock Sale

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 25 prime cattle, 0 young bulls, 34 over thirty month cattle, 130 spring lambs, 3,747 prime hoggs and 3,342 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 15th May 2014.

Averages:
Steers

Light to 207.5p (173.1p)
Medium to 213.5p (197.6p)
Heavy to 200.5p (194.8p)

Heifers
Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 233.5p (225.9p)
Heavy to 222.0p (219.8p)

Young bulls -------p (-------p)

Hoggs
Light to 247.0p (214.2p)
Standard to 277.0p (219.5p)
Medium to 274.0p (239.5p)
Heavy to 254.0p (224.1p)

Shearling 232.0p (183.9p)

Lambs
Light to 269.0p (268.9p)
Standard to 300.0p (276.3p)
Medium to 289.0p (260.9p)
Heavy to 239.6p (232.7p)

Ewes
Light to £83.00 (£54.50)
Heavy to £146.00 (£92.39)

Cast Rams £160.00 (£108.45)

Some good quality prime cattle forward and more handyweights required. Best sorts sold a shade easier but plainer cattle similar. Top price to 233.5p for a Limousin heifer shown by Messrs A. & W.J. Taylor & Son, Dashwell Green.

Longtown cattle ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Bullocks

Charolais 213.5p High Stenries.

Limousin 213.5p, 207.5p Dashwellgreen, 207.5p Wyseby Hill Cottage, 206.5p, 205.5p Dashwellgreen, 201.5p Wyseby Hill Cottage, 200.5p High Stenries.

Heifers

Charolais 213.5p High Stenries.

Limousin 233.5p, 226.5p, 222.5p, 217.5p Dashwellgreen, 219.5p, 217.5p Gardrum.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Bullocks

Limousin £1,387 Dashwellgreen, £1,363 High Stenries, £1,342 Dashwellgreen.

Charolais £1,366 High Stenries.

Heifers

Limousin £1,370 Gardrum, £1,335 Dashwellgreen, £1,317 Gardrum, £1,307, £1,200 Dashwellgreen.

In the OTM section more cows on offer and sold on par with national trend to a top price of 130.5p, 129.5p for Charolais cows from Mr J. Watret, Burnside.

Saddlery

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO).

Charolais 130.5p, 129.5p Burnside.

Angus 125.5p Cubbyhill.

Limousin 123.5p Nunscleugh and Falside Hill, 117.5p, 114.5p Nunscleugh, 112.5p Bleatarn.

British Blue 115.5p, 114.5p Netherhill.

Saler 119.5p, 115.5p, 111.5p Carlenrigg.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Angus £1,054 Cubbyhill.

Saler £896, £833 Carlenrigg.

British Blue £854 Netherhill.

Charolais £802 Burnside.

The 130 Spring lambs sold to a top of 300p per kilo for Texels from R. Johnstone, Kimmeter Green and to £118 per head for Texels from R.G. Dodd, Greenbrae. Overall average of 261.6p per kilo (SQQ 264.2p). More lambs required to meet buyers requirements. Producers are urged to keep drawing lambs at lighter weights.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Texel £118 Greenbrae, £115.50 Rottington Hall, £115 Supplebank, Greenbrae and Guardsmill, £114 Kimmeter Green.

Charollais £114 Rottington Hall.

Suffolk £112 Kimmeter Green and Mossband Hall, £110 Kimmeter Green and Rottington Hall.

Zwartbles £85 Bogra.

Jacob £78 Thorns.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Texel 300p Kimmeter Green, 297p, 292p Guardsmill, 289.7p Mossband Hall, 289p Rottington Hall.

Charollais 285p Rottington Hall.

Suffolk 280p Kimmeter Green, 273p, 269p Mossband Hall, 264p Supplebank.

Jacob 269p Thorns.

Zwartbles 209p Bogra.

Longtown sheep ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

A much larger show of 5,370 prime hoggs again sold to extreme rates. All hoggs carrying good flesh sold to extreme rates, especially export type hoggs with heavyweight hoggs being short of buyers requirements. Top price of £126 per head for Texels from C.J. Putt, Branteth, with a top per kilo of 277p for Texels from Messrs Miller, Allerby Hall. The overall sale average was 226.6p per kilo (SQQ 227.6p).

PRINCIPAL PRICES PER HEAD

Texel £126 Branteth, £125 Glenrath, £124 Cardew Hall, £123 Mossband Hall, £122 Haas Grove.

North Country Cheviot £119 Bloan Farm and Southend, £117.50 Bloan Farm and Southend, £116.50 Southend, £116 Bloan Farm, £115.50 Southend.

Suffolk £119 Braes of Enzie, £118 Broomhills (Marrs) and Sceughdyke, £117 Culquhasen, £110 Glebelands and Sceughdyke, £109 Knowe Farm.

Hill Cheviot £113 High Knells, £112.50 West Logan, £112.50, £111.50 Todhillrigg, £111 Hyde Park, £110 Howthat.

Charollais £116 Tarnside, £114 Braes of Enzie, £112 Moss Side.

Greyface £108 The Ash, £107 Tangytavil, £103 The Ash, £100 Moss Side, £91 Scarlett Hall.

Bleu d’Maine £107 Moss Side.

Blackface £104 Braes of Enzie, £99 Bloan Farm and West Logan, £98 Sykehead, £95 Scotsbrig, £94 Broomhills and Palgowan.

Lleyn £100 Sloda Hill.

Jacob £94, £79 Westhills, £73 Knowe Farm.

Leicester £91 Ringlingate

Beltex £90 Balliemore.

Herdwick £90 High Priorscales, £76 Westhills,

Swaledale £86 Sykehead, £85 Sunday Sight, £80 Howburn, £78.50 Sunday Sight.

Kendal Rough £75 Kilncroft.

Shetland £64 Cronklea.

PRINCIPAL PRICES PER KILO

Texel 277p, 274p Allerby Hall, 270p The Ash, 267p Tarnside, 263p Allerby Hall.

Hill Cheviot 265p West Logan and Todhillrigg, 262p West Logan and Todhillrigg, 260p West Logan, 259p Cardew Hall, 257p High Knells.

North Country Cheviot 264p Bloan Farm, 263p, 259p, 257p, 254p, 250p Southend, 243p Broomhills (Marrs).

Suffolk 256p Glebelands, 239p Westburnhope, 236p Dunjop, 235p Stoneflatts, 234p High Glen Triplock.

Beltex 247p Allerby Hall, 231p Balliemore.

Charollais 237p Tarnside, 220p Moss Side, 215p Braes of Enzie.

Blackface 236p West Logan, 233p Dunjop, 230p Bloan Farm, 228p Sykehead and Bush of Ewes, 224p Sykehead and Palgowan.

Greyface 229p Westhills, 217p Scarlett Hall, 215p Dunjop, 214p Kilncroft, 211p Sykehead.

Lleyn 227p, 203p Sloda Hill.

Bleu d’Maine 223p Moss Side.

Herdwick 216p Westhills, 215.4p Red House, 200p Auchentaggart, 188p High Priorscales.

Shetland 214p, 200p Golden Lane, 188p Cronklea.

Swaledale 211p Westhills, 210p Sykehead, 207p Sunday Sight, 184p Coach House.

Jacob 203p, 181p Westhills.

Kendal Rough 192p Kilncroft.

Another good show of 3,234 cast ewes and rams sold to a larger ringside of buyers. All classes, apart from over fat ewes were dearer on the week. Rams continue to sell at high rates to a top of £160 for Texels from High Glen Triplock, others £146 Nether Locharwoods, £140 Bidlake; Suffolk £146 Haithwaite, £138, £128 High Glen Triplock; Charollais £140 Broomhouse, £132 Bidlake, £130 Riverhills; Leicester £126 Hightown, £121 Bidlake, £110 Spoutbank; Bleu d’Maine £114 Hesket House, £106 Woodvale; Blackface£112 Tonehall, £102 Shitlington Hall; Lleyn £112 Harwood House, £108 Coppergate; North Country Cheviot £108 Sornfallow, £86 South Riccalton; Hill Cheviot £90 Glenshanna, £78, £74 Balure.

Heavy ewes to £146 for Texels from Fineview, £130 Riverhill, £122 Cairnside, £120 Tercrosset and Newlands; Charollais £130 Brae Road, £126 Riverhill, £114 Thackwood; Suffolk £116 Coppergate, £114 Boggie Park and 3 Skaill, £113 Southside; Leicester £106 Newmill, £96 Hudgillrigg and Shitlington Hall, £94 Southside; Bleu d’Maine £102, £100 Wick Farm; North Country Cheviot £98 Lanehead and 3 Skaill, £96 Loughskale, £95 Tormore; Beltex £96, £93 The Wreay, £76 Tercrosset; Greyface £95 Romesbeoch, £94 Wick, £93 Brae Farm, £92 Balliemore, Syke Farm and Shitlington Hall; Oxford £92 Guards; Cheviot Mule £84 High Stenries, £76 Tangytavil; Zwartbles £82 The Wreay.

Hill ewes to £83 for Blackfaces from Tone Hall, £80 Dalbhraddan and High Wood, £78 Tone Hall; Hill Cheviot £80 Kelsocleugh and Thomas Telford Road, £75 Dinwoodie Green, £70 Allfornaught; Swaledale £79 Lilswood Cottage, £78 Coombe Crag and Hepplehill, £76 Softley; Lleyn £79 Guards, £72 Westhills; Herdwick £75 Allfornaught; Jacob £66 Thorns; Kendal Rough £66 Lynnshield; Easycare £55 Cleongart; Hebridean £45 Kilncroft.

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