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Longtown Primestock Sale

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 23 prime cattle, 6 young bulls, 12 over thirty month cattle, 3,649 prime lambs and 6,253 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 4th September 2014.

Averages:
Steers

Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 208.5p (199.1p)
Heavy to 191.5p (190.1p)

Heifers
Light to 211.5p (206.5p)
Medium to 216.5p (204.0p)
Heavy to 217.5p (213.7p)

Young bulls 189.5p (173.0p)

Lambs
Light to 179.0p (146.0p)
Standard to 182.0p (157.7p)
Medium to 200.0p (155.3p)
Heavy to 180.0p (155.9p)
Overweight 163.0p (154.8p)

Ewes
Light to £75.00 (£42.71)
Heavy to £126.00 (£71.36)

Cast Rams £280.00 (£95.17)

 

Prime cattle were a very similar trade to last week with all classes of stock achieving prices very competitive with other local centres. Many more could have been sold to advantage.

Longtown cattle ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

STEERS

Limousin 208.5p High Stenries, 191.5p, 189.5p (x3) Sandbed.

HEIFERS

Limousin 217.5p, 216.5p, 213.5p (x2) Townfoot, 213.5p High Stenries, The Ash, 212.5p Townfoot, 211.5p The Ash, 210.5p Houghton House and Townfoot, 209.5p, 207.5p (x2) Newby Farm, 201.5p Houghton House, 199.5p, 196.5p Newby Farm.

Charolais 208.5p High Stenries.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

STEERS

Limousin £1,334 High Stenries, £1,283, £1,250 (x2), £1,174 Sandbed.

HEIFERS

Limousin £1,368 Houghton House, £1,348 Townfoot, £1,281 High Stenries, £1,195, £1,190 Townfoot, £1,188 Houghton House, £1,169, £1,131 Townfoot, £1,110 The Ash, £1,073 Townfoot, £1,047 (x2), £1,016 Newby Farm, £1,015 The Ash.

Charolais £1,209 High Stenries.

PRIME BULLS (PER KILO)

Angus 189.5p Borthaugh, 174.5p, 164.5p Enzieholm.

Limousin 188.5p Enzieholm.

PRIME BULLS (PER HEAD)

Angus £1,231 Borthaugh, £1,134, £1,052 Enzieholm.

Limousin £1,017 Enzieholm.

 

Saddlery

CAST COWS

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Limousin 138.5p Ladyhousesteads, 111.5p Greensburn.

British Blue 116.5p Nether Albie.

Galloway 107.5p Roan

Following the national trend this week of a falling trade due to large amounts of lambs being forward, a smaller show of 3,649 prime lambs in Longtown managed to average 155p per kilo, well in line with other centres this week.

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 £90 Haithwaite, £86 Old Wall, £85 Miller Hill and Eastfodderlie, £84 Lea Hill and Haregills, £83 High Stenries.

Suffolk £90 Roanstree, £88 Tresdale, £82.50 Roanstree, £81 Fenton, £80 Spoutbank.

Charollais £81.50, £75.50 Roanstree, £69 Greensburn, £66 Fenton, £65.50 Roanstree.

Greyface £79 Holmbrig, £66 Aldery Terrace, £65.50 Barnglieshead, £65 Greenburn, £64.50 Allensgreen.

Beltex £69 Crawfordhall, £67 Byers Farm.

Bleu d’Maine £68 Braehead.

Hill Cheviot £68 Kirkton, £67 Whitehouse, £66.50 Chapel, £64.50 Cooms, £64 Potholm.

Cheviot Mule £64 Skelfhill, £60 Whitstonehill, Priesthaugh and Granton, £57.50 Byers Farm.

Blackface £60 Allensgreen, £57 Peela Hill, £55 Knockreoch and Chapel, £54 Bankend, £53.50 Baitlaws.

Herdwick £59 Butterdales.

Zwartbles £55 Rockcliffe Cross.

Swaledale £36.50 Softley.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Texel 200p Kirk House, 198p High Stenries, 181p Woodside, 180p Haithwaite, 179p High Stenries and Kirk House.

Beltex 182p Crawfordhall, 181p Byers Farm.

Greyface 179p Golden Lane, 167p Butterdales, 156p Woodside, 153p Haithwaite, 149p Barnglieshead and Holmbrig.

Suffolk 170p Kirkland, 163p Tresdale, 162p Skelfhill, 160p North House, Haithwaite and Shield Green, 159p Roanstree, Shield Green and Nether Brotherstone.

Bleu d’Maine 170p Braehead.

Blackface 167p Knockreoch, 158p Milnmark, 157p Baitlaws, 154p Bankend, 153p Baitlaws and Riskenhope.

Hill Cheviot 161.8p Chapel Farm, 161p Cooms, 160p Commonside, 157p Sorbietrees, 156p Whitehouse.

Charollais 161p Fenton Farm, 159p Crawfordhall, 157p Culquhasen and Roanstree, 155p Ormiston and Annanhill, 154p Roanstree.

Herdwick 159p Butterdales.

Cheviot Mule 151p Byers Farm, 150p Whitstonehill, 149p Skelfhill, 146p Granton.

Zwartbles 138p Rockcliffe Cross.

Swaledale 126p Softley.

Another large show of 6,253 cast ewes and rams were forward to our usual ring of buyers, with trade being a pound or two easier on the week, but all classes still remaining easily sold.

Top price of £280 for Texel rams from Low Lonning.

RAMS (PRICES PER HEAD)

Texel £280, £230, £170 Low Lonning, £144 Wynholm, £138 The Lake.

Suffolk £128 Haithwaite, £120 Winterhope, £86 Haithwaite.

North Country Cheviot £116 Whitehouse, £94 Swinside Townfoot, £70 Upper Dounreay.

Charollais £110 West Brims.

Beltex £108, £100 Haithwaite.

Leicester £105 Howburn, £102 Softley, £98 Stell Green, £88 Reiss Lodge, £84 Softley.

Zwartbles £96 Golden Lane.

Blackface £89 Peela Hill, £81 Chapelhope, £80 Shitlington Hall

Hill Cheviot £80 Cowburn, £73 Becks.

Swaledale £67 Howburn, £60 Broadmea.

HEAVY EWES (PRICE PER HEAD)

Texel £126 Crumhaugh Hill, Cubby Hill and Haithwaite, £124 Cairnside, £123 Silloans, £122 Haithwaite, £120 Stepend.

Suffolk £110, £102 Riverhill, £102, £100 Stepend, £98 Lower Farm.

Charollais £110, £102 Riverhill, £102 Hunderlee Pastoral, £100 Lower Farm, £95 Stepend.

North Country Cheviot £108 Whitehouse, £99, £98 Carruthers, £96 Cairnside, £92 Woodlands.

Beltex £96 Lower Farm, £79 Silloans.

Leicester £94 Softley, £82 Stell Green, £80 Shitlington Hall and The Bank, £78 Stepend, £76 Peela Hill.

Greyface £85 Saughland, £84 Haithwaite, £82 Tresdale, £81 Saughland, £80 Gibstown.

Cheviot Mule £84 Flathill, £81 Falnash, £80 Swinside Townfoot and North House, £79 Haithwaite, £77 Crossbankhead.

Dorset £73, £60 St Endellion.

Oxford £67 Woodlands.

LIGHT EWES (PRIME PER HEAD)

Hill Cheviot £75, £69 Kirkton, £65 Carterton, £63 Kirkton, £60 Skelfhill.

Lleyn £75 Hunderlee Pastoral, £74 Tundergarth Mains, £71 The Height.

Jacob £69 Waterside.

Blackface £66 Carrick Farm, £65 Airds of Balcary, £64 Bowanhill and Walton Park Farm, £61 Shitlington Hall and Milnmark, £59 Greensburn.

Easycare £60 Barnside Farmhouse, £46 Carterton.

Swaledales £50 Softley, £46 Woodhouse, Reiss Lodge and Wydon Eals, £45 Broadmea and Greystoke Castle, £42 Skelgill House.

Welsh Moutain £47 The Bank.

Herdwick £40 Butterdales.

Shetland £38 Longoe, £33 The Bank.

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link Longtown Primestock - 14th August
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