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Longtown Primestock Sale

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 22 prime cattle, 1 young bulls, 14 over thirty month cattle, 4,917 prime lambs and 6,250 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 28th August 2014.

Averages:
Steers

Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 224.5p (210.5p)
Heavy to 206.5p (194.3p)

Heifers
Light to 215.5p (210.1p)
Medium to 218.5p (215.9p)
Heavy to 223.5p (217.7p)

Young bulls 201.5p (201.5p)

Lambs
Light to 144.0p (144.0p)
Standard to 185.0p (166.3p)
Medium to 203.0p (169.2p)
Heavy to 217.0p (169.0p)
Overweight 206.0p (166.9p)

Ewes
Light to £84.00 (£43.06)
Heavy to £140.00 (£77.45)

Cast Rams £162.00 (£99.88)

 

Prime cattle took a big lift with trade the dearest for sometime with ten bidders in attendance all left short of requirements many more needed for the every growing demand. Top price to 224.5p twice for Limousin bullocks from D J Garthwaite & Son, Wyseby Hill Cottage and A & W J Taylor & Son, Dashwellgreen. Limousin heifers sold to 223.5p from W & W Faulder, Houghton House.

Longtown cattle ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

STEERS

Limousin 224.5p Dashwellgreen & Wyseby Hill Cottage, 223.5p Dashwellgreen, 218.5p Newtown, 206.5p Sandbed

HEIFERS

Limousin 223.5p Houghton House, 218.5p Dashwellgreen & Newtown, 217.5p Dashwellgreen, 216.5p Sandbed, 210.5p Eastfield of Wiston

Charolais 211.5p Houghton House

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

STEERS

Limousin £1,369 Dashwellgreen. £1,332 Newton, £1,324 Wyseby Hill Cottage, £1,307 Sandbed

HEIFERS

Limousin £1,354 Dashwellgreen, £1,329 Houghton House

Charolais £1,364 Houghton House

PRIME BULLS (PER KILO)

Limousin 201.5p Eastfield of Wiston

PRIME BULLS (PER HEAD)

Limousin £1,249 Eastfield of Wiston

 

Saddlery

A mixed show of cast cows with trade a shade sharper and again many more required and would sell to advantage. Top price 136.5p (£982.80) for a British Blue cow from G. Mitchinson & Sons, High Greenhill.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Limousin 121.5p Bellfield

Friesian 109.5p Peterscrook, 107.5p Jerriestown

British Blue 136.5p High Greenhill

Guernsey 103.5p Midtodhills

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Limousin £929 Bellfield

British Blue £982 High Greenhill

A much larger show of 4,917 prime lambs were forward to the usual ringside of buyers, with all buyers keen for lambs especially well fleshed sorts. Top was £97 for Texel lambs from Messrs Byers, Cubby Hill and 217p per kilo also for Texels from AR Bell, Kirkton.

Longtown sheep ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Texel £97.00 Cubby Hill, £96 Middle Farm, £94 Crosshill, £91 Kirton, £90 Priest Hill.

Beltex £88 Supplebank, £83 Sorbie, £82.50 Thornwaite Close, £82 High Greenhill, £80 Nether Brotherstone

Suffolk £85 Skernish, £84.50 Cowburnrigg, £80 Foulshiels, £78.50 Hallburn, £77.50 Barnglies

Hill Cheviot £60 Minsca & Cardewlees

Charollais £84 Hallburn, £77.50 Rottington Hall, £75.50 Barnglies, £73.50 Hallburn, £73 Newbiggen

Greyface £76.50 Lower Farm, £73 Albierigg, £72.50 Lower Farm & Allensgreen, £72 Greensburn

Cheviot Mule £65 North House, £61 Bidlake

Blackface £65 Lanehead & Milnmark, £61.50 Peela Hill, £61 Castlemilk & Chapel

Oxford £66.50, £63.50 Guards

Dorset £64, £62 Bidlake

Lleyn £74 South Bowerhouses, £73 Sloda Hill, £72 Townfoot

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Texel 217p Kirkton, 206p Cubbyhill, 200p Low Lonning & How Farm, 189p Kirkton, 187p Priest Hill & Druid Hall, 186p Kirkton, Waterside & Brisco Meadow.

Beltex 208p Sorbie, 206p Thornthwaite Close, 203p Low Ashtrees, 200p Supplebank & High Greenhill, 195p High Greenhill & Sorbie

Suffolk 183p Keppoch, 172p Ryehills, Carsegowan, Raeburnfoot & Scalehill, 171p North House, Skernish & Broomhill

Blackface 177p Stell Green, 173p Eweslees, 171p Knockreoch, Arnicle, Castle Milk & Peela Hill, 167p Milnmark & Collin Bank

Greyface 185p, 178p Arnicle, 170p Midtodhills, 168p Peela Hill, 167p Castlemilk, 165p Lower Farm

Hill Cheviot

Charollais 172p Rottington Hall, 171p Kedzlie, 170p Staffler, 167p Low Old Shields, 165p Hallburn

Swaledale 152p Coldshield, 150p Ghyll House & High Edges Green

Cheviot Mule 159p North House

Cheviot 172p Cowcorse, 169p Eweslees

Lleyn 169p South Bowerhouses

Oxford 159p Guards Farm

Light lambs sold to a top of £70 for Texels from Messrs T. Hutton, The How.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Suffolk £59, £58.50 Scalehill, £57 Sloda Hill. Cheviot £50 Cowcorse Texel £70 How Farm, £62 Peasemyres, £60 Low Old Shield & Priest Hill. Greyface £57.50 Arnicle, £56 Midtodhills; Blackface £58.50 Milnmark, £55 Stell Green; Swaledale £51 High Edges Green, £48.50 Coldshield; Beltex £63 Arnmannoch; Shetland £50 Cardewlees.

Prime ewes and rams were a larger show of 6,250 with all classes again very dear with heavy well fleshed ewes short of buyers requirements.

Top price was £162 for Charollais rams from Drumlister.

RAMS (PRICES PER HEAD)

Charollais £162 Drumlister, £146 Gateside, £145 Hillside; Suffolk 112 Lower Farm, £100 Gateside, £98 Riverhill; Cheviot £112 Lower Farm; Texel £156 Harden, £152, £146 Winterhope, £145 Harden & Lammombie Mill; Bleu de Maine £110 Riverhill, Rouge £78 Lower Farm; Leicester £94 Gapsield; Blackface £96 Harden, £92 Milnmark; North Country Cheviot £112 Drumlister, £108 Lammonbie Mill; Lleyn £128 Hazelbank, £110 Westerhouses; Zwartbles £116 Drumadrum ; Dorset £116 Harden, £114 Stepend; Wensleydale £120 Gateside, £90 Hillside

HEAVY EWES (PRICE PER HEAD)

Suffolk £114 Stepend £110 Lower Farm & Riverhill, £108 Colmslie Hill. £107 Stepend, £106 Drumlister & Hermitage, £105 Mountside & Tinnis Hall , £104 Lower Farm & Clackmae; Texel £140 Riverhill, £135 Woodhead, £132 Stepend, £130 Kirkton, £128 Mountside, Catslackburn & Nether Brotherston; Charollais £118 High Wreay, £117 Riverhill, £92 Side, £88 Drumlane; Halfbreds £89, £88 High Moat; Greyface £85 Hoddamtown & Brantwood, £84 Sceughdyke, £83 Miller Hill, Minsca, Relief. The Dykes, Mossilee & Maryside; Cheviot Mule £90 Maryside, £86 Relief, Colmslie Hill, £84 Clackmae & Arnmannoch; Leicester £96 Ben Moor, £88 Crowhall, £78 Maryside; North Country Cheviot £96 Whitcastles, £95 Mountside, £90 Gillesbie & Sheepriggs, £88 Upperland, £87 Raeburnfoot; Beltex £125 Waterside, £98 Drumadrum; Zwartbles £76 Drumlister; Oxford £94, £85 Guards; Dorset £90 Drumlister; Romney Marsh £84, £75 Holme Farm

LIGHT EWES (PRIME PER HEAD)

Cheviot £68 Eldinhope, £66 Nether Brotherston, £65 Kirkton, £64 Parkhill; Blackface £73 Wanwood Hill & Lanehead, £71 Stable Cottage; Swaledales £56 Nunscleugh, £53 Roachburn, £52 Sheepriggs, £51 Nunscleugh & Gapshield; Herdwicks £44 Knarr Farm, £40 Sheepriggs; Jacobs £50 Gateside; Lleyns £84 Whitcastles, £78 Lower Farm, £76 Townfoot, £74 Dolphinston; Kendal Rough £56 Churchview; Shetland £35 Lammombie Mill; Easycare £66 Whitcastles, £65 Pilmuir. Goats £70, £60 Common House, £56 The Wreay.

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link Longtown Primestock - 21st August
link Longtown Primestock - 14th August
link Longtown Primestock - 7th August
link Longtown Primestock - 31st July
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