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Longtown Primestock Sale

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 18 prime cattle, 1 young bulls, 14 over thirty month cattle, 809 spring lambs, 3,420 prime hoggs and 3,806 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 29th May 2014.


Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 194.5p (192.9p)
Heavy to 178.5p (178.5p)

Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 217.5p (188.4p)
Heavy to 214.5p (214.5p)

Young bulls 161.5p (161.5p)

Light to 224.0p (201.2p)
Standard to 224.0p (205.0p)
Medium to 242.0p (206.6p)
Heavy to 258.0p (203.2p)

Shearling 210.0p (179.5p)

Light to 275.0p (259.3p)
Standard to 320.0p (261.7p)
Medium to 313.0p (267.6p)
Heavy to 277.0p (265.2p)
Overweight 243.0p (222.8p)

Light to £86.00 (£59.07)
Heavy to £140.00 (£88.72)

Cast Rams £166.00 (£105.84)

A small show of prime cattle forward with trade steady as the deadweight continues to fall. Top price to 217.5p and 215.5p for Limousin heifers shown by A. & W.J. Taylor & Son, Dashwellgreen.

Longtown cattle ring



Limousin 194.5p Low Hallburn, 191.5p Nether Onsett.


Limousin 217.5p, 215.5p, 214.5p Dashwellgreen, 188.5p Swaites.

Charolais 201.5p Dashwellgreen.

Angus 160.5p Low Hallburn.



Limousin £1,276, £1,185, £1,174 Dashwellgreen, £1,023 Low Hallburn.

Charolais £1,118 Dashwellgreen.

Bulls sold to 161p per kilo (£912 per head) for Limousin from Waterhead of Dryfe.


Cast cows sold sharper and more needed to satisfy demand. The sale was topped at 147.5p for a Limousin from Messrs A. & B. Scott, Dinley. Charolais to 146.5p sold by Mr J. Watret, Burnside.


Limousin 147.5p, 145.5p, 143.5p Dinley, 140.5p Burnside, 139.5p Dinley.

Charolais 146.5p, 139.5p Burnside.


Limousin £934 Burnside, £760, £708 Dinley.

Charolais £835, £753 Burnside.

A fantastic show of 809 Spring lambs sold to the trade of the week, surpassing all other centres. Top of 320p per kilo for Texels from J. & M.E. Ackerley, Milton Mains and to £136 per head for Texels from Messrs N. Forsyth & Son, Oswie. Overall average of 264.2p per kilo (SQQ 264.7p). More lambs required to meet buyers requirements. Producers are urged to keep drawing lambs at lighter weights.


Suffolk £136 High Balcray and Oswie, £135.50 Cleughbrae, £135 The Land, £123 Cleughbrae and Nether Onsett, £122 Sceughdyke, £120 Jacksonrigg.

Texel £133 Cleughbrae, £130 Kimmeter Green and Sceughdyke, £125 Cleughbrae, Cardew Hall, Kimmeter Green and Waterside, £123 Westhills and Old Rectory, £119 Waterside and Oswie.

Charollais £129 Yett Farm, £109 Oakdene, £103 Greenburn and Oakdene, £94 Oakdene, £93 Wester Parkgate.

Zwartbles £90 Westhills.

Greyface £65.50 Cottage Farm.


Texel 320p Milton Mains, 313.2p, 313p Waterside, 303p Milton Mains, 300p Mossband Hall.

Suffolk 283p Supplebank, 273.3p Cleughbrae, 273p Sceughdyke, 272p Cleughbrae, 271p Sceughdyke.

Charollais 278p Greenburn, 269p Yett Farm, 266p, 245p, 243p Oakdene.

Greyface 243p Cottage Farm.

Zwartbles 220p Westhills.

Longtown sheep ring

A smaller show of 3,420 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 again sold extremely well. Top price of £127 per head for Texels from Messrs Hyslop, West Logan, with a top per kilo of 258p for Texels from W. Gribbon & Co., Waterside. The overall sale average was 205p per kilo (SQQ 205.2p).


Texel £127 West Logan, £126 High Hill, £124 Waterside, £122 Mid Harrietsfield, £119 Deadwater, £118 Dunjop.

Hill Cheviot £124 Bloan, £104 Becks Farm, £91.50 Sandbed, £81.50 Hyde Park, £80 Whinneyknowe and West Logan.

North Country Cheviot £120 Raeburnfoot, £109 Whinneyknowe, £100 Achow, £96 Hyde Park, £94 Raeburnfoot.

Suffolk £111 Golden Lane, £110 North House, £108 Achow and Borthwick Brae, £106 Hyde Park, £99 Achow and Graystale.

Charollais £110 Moss Side, £106, £98 Golden Lane.

Greyface £109 Bayldon, £94 Taylorburn, £90 High Priorscales, £86, £82 Castle Nook.

Blackface £101 Bush of Ewes, £94 Syart, £86 Haithwaite, £85 Kilncroft and Syart, £83 Dunjop.

Zwartbles £92 Golden Lane, £80 East Mey.

Leicester £90 Whintingtown, £80 Shielsknowe, £70 Hyde Park and Borthwick Brae.

Gritstone £85 Sloda Hill.

Half Bred £80 Swinside Townfoot.

Swaledale £78, £77 Eastside, £74 Newbiggin and Sykehead, £71 Newbiggin, £70 Thornhope.

Easycare £76, £71 Castle Farm.

Herdwick £74, £71 Glenrath, £70 Burnfoot and Branteth.

Lleyn £70 Sloda Hill.

Kerry Hill £59 East Mey.


Texel 258p Waterside, 236p Whinneyknowe, 233p Cruise Farm, 228p Lairdlaugh, 226p Hyde Park, 224p Thorns Farm.

Hill Cheviot 253p Bloan Farm, 229p Sandbed, 224p Golden Lane, 223p Ackron and Kilncroft, 219p Bidlake.

North Country Cheviot 242p Whinneyknowe, 225p Broomhills, 222p Achow, 214p Hyde Park, 210p Clatequoy.

Suffolk 230p Hyde Park, 225p Achow, 217.6p Golden Lane, 216p North House, 212p Hyde Park.

Blackface 219p Syart, 212p, 211p Haithwaite, 211p Thorns, 210p Haithwaite, 208p Winterhopeburn and Dunjop.

Charollais 216p, 188p Golden Lane.

Greyface 213p, 209p Hillcrest, 203p Golden Lane, 201p, 200p Hyde Park.

Herdwick 205p Auchentaggart, 190p Glenrath, 187p Auchentaggart, 186p Westhills.

Zwartbles 204.4p Golden Lane.

Swaledale 200p Sykehead, 194p West Hills, 193p Eastside, 189p Glenrath.

Gritstone 198p Sloda Hill.

Half Bred 194p, 190p Swinside Townfoot.

Kerry Hill 190p East Mey.

Lleyn 189p Sloda Hill.

Leicester 152p Borthwick Brae.

Another good show of 3,806 cast ewes and rams sold to the usual ringside of buyers. All ewes sold to great demand with best quality heavyweight ewes seeing the biggest rise on the week.

Rams sold to a top of £166 for Texel from Riverview, £144 Glenlea, £140 Red House, £138 Wick and Ringliggate; Charollais £138 High Hall, £128 Golden Lane, £122 Glenlea, £116 Pow Croft; Suffolk £138 High Balcray, £134 Branteth, £130 Southdale, £128 Nethertofts; Leicester £133, £116 Castle Nook, £110 Haithwaite, £99 Deadwater; Lleyn £124 Glenlea, £112 Southdale, £110 Haithwaite, £106 Glenlea; North Country Cheviot £124 Glenlea, £106 Haithwaite, £98 Clatequoy, £96 Inverbrora; Beltex £108 Haithwaite; Hill Cheviot £104 Raeburnfoot; Blackface £90 Meggethead, £74 Burnfoot, £70 Bowhayland, £67 Branteth; Swaledale £76 Newbiggin, £74 Deadwater, £72 Newbiggin, £62 Coldshield.

Heavy ewes to £140 for Texels from Riverview, £134 Pasture House, £126 Carnboy, £120 Waterside; Suffolk £126 Glenlea, £118 Morley Hill, £117 Glenlea, £116 Southdale; Charollais £123 Southdale, £122 Glenlea, £121 Southdale, £118 Glenlea; North Country Cheviot £112 Riverview, £100 Forss, £93 Haithwaite, £91 Clatequoy; Leicester £98 Morley Hill, £95 Borthwick Brae, £94, £84 Bayldon; Half Bred £98 Parcelstown, £93 Haithwaite; Greyface £93 Harelawhill, £89 Anchor Farm, £88 Haythwaite Lane, £86 Hermitage; Beltex £95 Pasture House, £89 Lairdlaugh, £86 Lurgan and Barrogill Mains; Zwartbles £90 Southdale, £76 Broynach; Cheviot Mule £90 Nettling Flatt, £83 Raeburnfoot, £81 Northfield, £74 Lurgan.

Hill ewes to £86 for Lleyn from Harper Hill, £78 Coombes, £76 The Mark; Hill Cheviot £82 Alton Farm, £79 Hyde Park, £78 Janetstown, £72 Braidlie; Jacob £82 Summerhill, £69 Cannon Park, £68 Parks Farm; Blackface £78 Greenburn, £71 Gowanburn, £68 Bush of Ewes, £67 Greenburn; Lonk £78 Bush of Ewes; Swaledale £72 Taylorburn, £69 Coldshield, £67 Knarr Farm and Knaresdale House, £66 Low Hallburn; Woodland £66 Cannon Park; Shetland £66 Hyde Park, £56 Nettling Flatt; Welsh Mountain £64 Bowhayland; Beulah £64 Marygate, £61 Wick; Kerry Hill £57 Fellview; Herdwick £51 Red House.

Goats to £78 New Hummerbecks.

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