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Longtown Primestock Sale

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 16 prime cattle, 4 young bulls, 7 over thirty month cattle, 308 spring lambs, 4,054 prime hoggs and 3,294 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 22nd May 2014.


Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 217.5p (211.9p)
Heavy to 197.5p (190.2p)

Light to 180.0p (180.0p)
Medium to 225.5p (203.9p)
Heavy to 194.5p (191.3p)

Young bulls 142.5p (133.6p)

Light to 231.0p (201.3p)
Standard to 281.0p (209.9p)
Medium to 280.0p (227.8p)
Heavy to 254.0p (218.1p)

Shearling 232.0p (187.6p)

Light to 281.0p (254.7p)
Standard to 321.0p (266.8p)
Medium to 310.0p (258.6p)
Heavy to 276.0p (264.3p)
Overweight 213.0p (176.9p)

Light to £88.00 (£59.53)
Heavy to £140.00 (£84.44)

Cast Rams £142.00 (£96.51)

A plainer show of prime cattle on offer, although handy weight sorts remain to trade at recent rates with more required. The sale was topped at 225.5p for a Limousin heifer shown by Messrs A. & W.J. Taylor & Son, Dashwellgreen, bullocks to 217.5p from the same home.

Longtown cattle ring



Limousin 217.5p, 213.5p Dashwellgreen, 204.5p Nether Onsett.

Charolais 197.5p Plumpe Farm.


Limousin 225.5p, 224.5p, 214.5p Dashwellgreen.

British Blue 211.5p Dashwellgreen.

Charolais 194.5p (x2) Plumpe Farm.



Limousin £1,370 Dashwellgreen, £1,321 Nether Onsett, £1,313 Dashwellgreen.

Charolais £1,313 Plumpe Farm.


Charolais £1,322, £1,209, £1,167 Plumpe Farm, £1,113 Campingholm.

Limousin £1,254, £1,240, £1,201 Dashwellgreen.

British Blue £1,184 Dashwellgreen.

Simmental £1,011 Highmoorhead.

Bulls yet again sold to national trend.


Angus 142p Becton Hall.

Friesian 132p (x2) Becton Hall.


Friesian £887, £886, £848 Becton Hall.


A small and plain show of cows on offer with more required. Top of 157p for a Charolais shown by J. Watret, Burnside.


Charolais 157p Burnside.

Limousin 144p Burnside.

Angus 120p Archerbeck.

Shorthorn 115p Boghall.

British Blue 112p Blindhillbush.


Charolais £957 Burnside.

Angus £888 Archerbeck.

Shorthorn £805 Boghall.

Limousin £720 Burnside.

The 308 Spring lambs sold to a top of 321p per kilo for Texels from J.S. Forrest, Supplebank and to £133 per head for Texels from B. Dawson, Colinton Mains. Overall average of 261.2p per kilo (SQQ 262.6p). More lambs required to meet buyers requirements. Producers are urged to keep drawing lambs at lighter weights.


Texel £133 Colinton Mains, £128, £127, £125 Supplebank, £125 Greenbrae and Guards Mill, £124 Supplebank.

Charollais £128 New Hummerbecks, £112 Loaningfoot, £112, £108 Pates Hill, £104 Rottington Hall.

Suffolk £126 Low Hallburn and Spawell, £124, £120 Kimmeter Green, £120 Westend, £119 Parcelstown.

Zwartbles £120 Holmlea.

Bleu d’Maine £108 Dockray Hall.

Oxford £103 Guards Farm.

Dorset £101, £86 Brendon Hall, £84 Tyrone House.

Leicester £80 Coach House.

Greyface £77 Cottage Farm.


Texel 321p, 310p Supplebank, 297p Guards Mill, 290.9p Supplebank, 289p Greenbrae and Guardsmill.

Suffolk 280p Low Hallburn, 279p Rottington Hall, 274p Spawell, 267p Kimmeter Green, 265p Hermitage.

Charollais 274p Rottington Hall, 270p Pates Hill, 261p, 255p, 249p Loaningfoot.

Bleu d’Maine 270p Dockray Hall.

Greyface 248.4p Cottage Farm.

Dorset 246p, 240p Brendon Hall, 227p Tyrone House, 225.8p Coach House.

Oxford 245p Guards Farm.

Leicester 216p Coach House.

Zwartbles 182p Holmlea.

Longtown sheep ring

A mixed show of 4,054 prime hoggs as producers come towards the end of the season sold to the usual ringside of buyers. All good quality hoggs carrying flesh as well as heavyweight hoggs sold extremely well. Top price of £128 per head for Texels from J.A. Gracie & Sons, Byreburnside, with a top per kilo of 281p for Texels from J. Donoghue, Trawill. The overall sale average was 216.3p per kilo (SQQ 216.3p).


Texel £128 Byreburnside, £125 Cambwell and Whinfield, £124 Glendue, £123 Broomhills (Marrs), £122 Trawill, £120 Skelfhill, £119 Cacrabank, Byreburnside and Whinfield.

Suffolk £128 Sykehead, £125 Becton Hall, £122 Broomhills (Marrs), £118 Whinfield, £108 Broomhills.

Hill Cheviot £122.50 Bloan Farm, £118 Broomhills (Marrs), £117 Bloch, £115, £114, £111 Southend, £111 Blackwoodridgehouse, £110 West Scales.

North Country Cheviot £120 Priesthaugh, £110 Arkleton and Priesthaugh, £108 Haithwaite.

Beltex £118, £94, £92 Snade Farm.

Charollais £114 Boughlin, £91 Graystale and Golden Lane, £82 Dyke.

Greyface £109 Brampton Fell, £108 Netherplace, £104 Haithwaite and Kirkhouse, £102 Cardew Hall, £100 Shatton Lodge and Sykehead.

Bleu d’Maine £107 Moss Side.

Blackface £100 Larg Farm, £96 Wanwood Hill, £95 Ellenbank, £91 Haithwaite, £90 Cacrabank and Laythes, £87 West Scales.

Swaledale £90 Kirkland Green, £80 Wanwood Hill, East Unthank and Brampton Fell, £78 Kirkland Green and Shatton Lodge.

Lleyn £90 Sloda Hill.

Zwartbles £84 Cacrabank.

Easycare £76, £71 Castle Farm.

Herdwick £76 Trewiston, £74 Branteth, £72, £71 Almagill.

Jacob £72 Golden Lane, £65 Maidencots.

Shetland £60 Golden Lane.


Texel 281p Trawill, 280p Broomhills (Marrs), 269p Kirkland Green, 264p Byreburnside, 259p East Raffles, 256p Broomhills and Cardewhall.

Beltex 268p, 254p, 236p, 227p Snade.

Hill Cheviot 260p Todhillrigg, 256p, 252p Southend, 252p Blackwoodridgehouse, 251p Southend, 250p Sykehead, West Scales and Blackwoodridgehouse.

Greyface 248p Brampton Fell, 231p Sykehead, 222p Cardew Hall, 221p Haithwaite, 217p Kirkwood Mains, 215p Golden Lane.

Charollais 233p Golden Lane, 222p Graystale, 206p Glebelands, 200p Boughlin.

Suffolk 231p, 229p, 225p, 222p Broomhills (Marrs), 219p, 218p Haithwaite, 214p Branteth and Almagill.

Blackface 218p Sykehead, 217p Haithwaite and Sykehead, 214p Graystale, 212p Kirkhouse and Sykehead, 211p Ellenbank, 210p Laythes.

Lleyn 214p Sloda Hill.

North Country Cheviot 207p, 193p Priesthaugh, 171p Haithwaite.

Herdwick 209p Almagill, 200p Auchentaggart, 195p Almagill, 194p Cottage Farm, 190p Branteth.

Easycare 209p, 205p Castle Farm, 186p South Port o Spittal.

Swaledale 209p Golden Lane, 200p Settereth Park, 195p, 188p Kirkland Green, 187p Settereth Park.

Shetland 207p, 204p Golden Lane, 187p Tarnside House.

Jacob 191p Almagill, 181p Maidencots.

Another good show of 3,234 cast ewes and rams sold to the usual ringside of buyers. Lightweight ewes and lean heavy ewes continue to sell well with overfat ewes harder to cash. Rams sold to a top of £142 for Charollais from Riverview, £126 Staghill, £120 Golden Lane; Texel £140 East House, £136 Upperfield, £130 Glendue; Suffolk £138 Staghill, £118 Leahill, £109 Calees Cottage; Rouge £124 Staghill; Romney Marsh £122 Carterton, £86 Mouldy Hills; Leicester £122 Riverview, £118 Glendue, £104 Riverview; Hill Cheviot £117 Commonside, £110 Knaresdale House, £104 Arkleton; Blackface £106 Blackburn, £89, £81 Catslackburn; Kerry Hill £100 East House; North Country Cheviot £94 New Hummerbecks, £87 Staghill; Beltex £80 Shoestanes; Easycare £80 South Port of Spittal.

Heavy ewes to £140 for Charollais’ from East House, £130 Staghill, £110 High Oak; Texel £134 Southend, £132 Riddle Cottage, £128 Staghill; Suffolk £126, £116, £115 Riverview; Beltex £111, £94, £73 Low Fauld; Leicester £100 Townhead, £89 Riggshield, £86 Riverview; North Country Cheviot £100, £92 Carruthers, £88 Dodgsonstown; Greyface £85 Kirkbride and Clonrae, £84 Trecorner, £83 Mossband Hall; South Down £85 Breconside Cottage; Zwartbles £84 Nether Brotherstone, £77 Glasson; Cheviot Mule £80 Higher Grenofen, £79 Priesthaugh, £78 Fenwick; Dorset £79 Mirkbooths, £77 Staghill; Oxford £70 Roseland.

Hill ewes to £88 for Blackfaces from Mouldy Hills, £80 Wanwood Hill and Clonrae, £79 The Side; Hill Cheviot £83 High House, £78, £77 Priesthaugh; Lleyn £76 South Port o Spittal, £73 The Mark, £70 Peddar Hill; Woodland £76, £64 Riggshield; Jacob £68 Higher Grenofen, £62 Leahill; Swaledale £67 Nettling Flatt and Brampton Fell, £63 Kirkland Green, £60 East Unthank and Weeds Farm; Easycare £58 South Port of Spittal; Kerry Hill £56 Riggshield; Herdwick, £50 Nettling Flatt; Shetland £43 Scotsbrig.

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