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Longtown Primestock Sale

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 14 prime cattle, 3 young bulls, 18 over thirty month cattle, 2,203 prime lambs, 1,582 prime hoggs and 4,294 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 19th June 2014.


Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 183.5p (183.5p)
Heavy to 210.5p (197.2p)

Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 222.5p (218.1p)
Heavy to -------p (-------p)

Young bulls 150.5p (144.4p)

Light to 184.4p (156.4p)
Standard to 224.0p (182.3p)
Medium to 208.0p (169.3p)
Heavy to 206.0p (171.9p)

Shearlings 214.0p (160.5p)

Light to 238.0p (218.8p)
Standard to 276.0p (227.2p)
Medium to 260.0p (221.9p)
Heavy to 255.0p (234.9p)
Overweight 210.7p (210.7p)

Light to £81.00 (£56.12)
Heavy to £128.00 (£89.53)

Cast Rams £150.00 (£110.61)

Less prime cattle and short of requirements saw trade sharper on the week topping at 222.5p for a Limousin heifer shown by Messrs A. & W.J. Taylor & Son, Dashwellgreen whose run of heifers averaged 218.2p. More cattle required on a weekly basis.

Longtown cattle ring



Limousin 210.5p, 208.5p, 206.5p Faulding Cleugh.


Limousin 222.5p, 219.5p, 217.5p Dashwellgreen.

Charolais 213.5p Dashwellgreen.

Bulls sold to 150.5p and 141.5p for Angus from Messrs Routledge, Netherton.


Cast cows sold to a similar trade and topped at 136.5p for a Limousin from L. Black & Co., Lephinmore Farm.


Limousin 136.5p Lephinmore.

Angus 125.5p Lephinmore.

Galloway 109.5p, 107.5p, 104.5p Ottercops.

Friesian 103.5p Peterscrook.

Shorthorn 103.5p Ottercops.

Another large show of 2,203 prime lambs defied the weeks collapsing trade to produce an average of 224p per kilo, which was 15p or more dearer than all midweek centres. Heavyweight lambs over 45 kilos short or requirements with the best quality export lambs keenly sought after and many more could be sold to advantage. Lightweight lambs similar on the week. Top of 276p per kilo for Beltex from Messrs Gribbon, Waterside and to £122 per head for Texels from Messrs Beard, Dormansteads.


Texel £122 Dormansteads, £118 Quarry House, £116 Mossview Cottage and Staffler, £115 Quarry House, £110 Cardew Hall.

Suffolk £120 Long Strumble, £119 Upper Mains, £116 Wallend, £114.50 Upper Mains, £112.50 Sceughdyke.

Charollais £110 Lanehead, £108 The Shieling, £91 Scalehill, £89 Knowe Farm, £88.50 Scathill.

Beltex £105 Waterside.

Greyface £89 Temperance Terrace, £84.50 Peela Hill.

Oxford £85 Guards, £78 Tarra.

Blackface £84 Lanehead, £70.50 Bankend.

Herdwick £76 Coach House.

Zwartbles £70 Stanley House.

Jacob £68.50 Zetland.


Beltex 276p Waterside

Texel 272p Dormansteads, 263p High Stenries, 262p Dormansteads, 260p Station Road and Newbiggin (Story), 256p Dashwellgreen and Waterside.

Suffolk 255p Long Strumble, 250p High Wreay, 248.9p Upper Mains, 242p, 241p Wallend.

Bleu d’Maine 247p Low Esh, 246p Tarnside, 245p Guardsmill.

Charollais 240p The Shieling, 229p Lanehead, 228p, 224p Porterstown, 217p Scalehill.

Greyface 217p Temperance Terrace and Peela Hill.

Jacob 214p Zetland, 212p Summerhill.

Blackface 214p, 210p Bankend, 210p Lanehead.

Oxford 213p Guards.

Zwartbles 211p Cowcorse.

Longtown sheep ring

A smaller show of 507 prime hoggs were forward to a busy ring of buyers all keen for hoggs, especially those with flesh. Leaner types harder to cash but still finding homes. Hogg trade will remain consistent until the end of the month, after which they will be auctioned amongst the ewes. Top price of £100 per head for Texels from Auchengray, with a top per kilo of 224p for Hill Cheviots from Kirkhill. The overall sale average was 173.5p per kilo.


Texel £100 Auchengray, £99, £97 Ochreland, £95 Kilmaho, £92 Ochreland.

Swaledale £98 Cardew Hall, £72 Whitton.

Zwartbles £96 Bidlake.

Greyface £92 Merryknowe and High House, £90 Whitton, £88 Marygate, £86 Ochreland.

Hill Cheviot £89 Whitton, £88, £85 Kirkhill, £80 West End, £79 Balure.

Suffolk £84 Sceughdyke, £83, £82 Marygate, £79 High House.

Roussin £80 Drumgrange.

North Country Cheviot £80 Sorbie.

Blackface £78 Ramshope, £72 sorbie, £69 Poltalloch, £64 Drumgrange.

Herdwick £66 Mossband House.

North Country Cheviot £80 Sorbie.


Hill Cheviot 224p Kirkhill, 214p Balure, 208p West End and Balure, 206p, 205p Sorbie.

Suffolk 208p, 174p Marygate, 169p High House.

Texel 208p Mossband House, 206p Ochreland, 200p Kilncroft, 190.5p Cardew Hall.

Greyface 200p Ochreland, 195p Whitton, 184p Merryknowe, 183p Marygate.

Roussin 200p Drumgrange.

Blackface 195p Sorbie, 194p Drumgrange, 189p Sorbie, 179p Drumgrange.

North Country Cheviot 181p Hyde Park, 152p Culquhasen.

Herdwick 178p Mossband House.

Swaledale 171p Whitton, 169p Cardew Hall.

A similar show of 4,294 cast ewes and rams (1,000 more than the corresponding sale last year) saw trade for heavy ewes a couple of pounds cheaper with small ewes in strong demand. Rams sold at extreme rates and continued to be in demand.

Top of £150 for a Texel ram from Brewery House, £148 Quarry House and Ryeholm, £144 Townhead, £142 Wood Farm; Dorset £149 Bidlake, £132 Scathill, £126 Northview; Charollais £146 Bidlake, £136 Ladylands Drive, £134 North View, £130 Scathill; Leicester £145 Arnicle, £138 Whitton, £112 Arnicle; Lleyn £140, £130 Bidlake, £95 Whitcastles; North Country Cheviot £138 Whitton, £104 Killean; Suffolk £138 Bidlake, £130, £126 Scathill, £120 Auchaleek; Beltex £135 Waterside, £100 Ochreland; Zwartbles £122 Bidlake; Blackface £114 Brewery House, £100 Sorbie, £74 Arnicle; Swaledale £96 Whitton, £94 Winshield, £88 Whitton, £78 Randalholme; Hill Cheviot £88 Sorbie, £75 Sparretts.

Heavy ewes to £128 for Texels from Mechi, £125 Scathill, £124 Riverhill, £122 Crosshow; Charollais £117 Wood Farm, £108 Scathill, £106 Bidlake; Suffolk £116 Glebelands, £115 Scathill, £114 Northview; Half Bred £100 Sceughdyke; Cheviot Mule £102, £89 High Stenries, £81 Marygate; North Country Cheviot £100 Riverhill, £96 Whitton, £90 Nirvana, £86 Whitton; Leicester £100 Ringliggate, £99 Quarry House, £96 Scathill, £92 Ringliggate; Beltex £90 Crosshow, £89 Kilncroft; Millenium Blue £90 Scathill; Greyface £87 Sceughdyke, £86 Haythwaite Lane and Longyester, £85 Elveden, £84 Haythwaite Lane, West End and The Farm; Cambridge £76 High Floweryhirst.

Hill ewes to £81 for Cheviots from Supplebank, £80 Harwood House, £78 Milnholm, £76 Thornborough and Balure; Blackface £80 Ochreland, High Staward and Minsca, £79 Quarry House, £77 Drumgrange, £74 High Staward and Brewery House; Kerry Hill £80 Ryeholm; Lleyn £78 Headlands, £77 Marygate, £72 Whitcastles; Swaledale £70 Whitton and Quarry House, £67 Snowden Close, £65 Whitton; Jacob £68 Broynach; Welsh Mountain £58 Sparretts, £53 Cowcorse; Herdwick £54 Coach House.

Goats to £78 Mossview Cottage.

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link Longtown Primestock - 29th May
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