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Longtown Primestock Sale

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 7 prime cattle, 3,343 prime hoggs and 2,087 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Friday 2nd January 2015.

Averages:
Steers

Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to -------p (-------p)
Heavy to 209.5p (204.8p)

Heifers
Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 215.5p (212.4p)
Heavy to 208.5p (206.8p)

Hoggs
Light to 197.0p (182.4p)
Standard to 237.0p (190.2p)
Medium to 217.0p (183.7p)
Heavy to 204.0p (172.6p)

Ewes
Light to £109.00 (£72.08)
Heavy to £162.00 (£110.17)

Cast Rams £171.00 (£112.35)

Only a small show of 7 prime cattle due to the New Year with trade similar to recent weeks. Top price to 215.5p for a Limousin heifer sold by W. & W. Faulder, Houghton House, purchased by Border Meats Butchers, Lockerbie.

Longtown cattle ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

STEERS

Charolais 209.5p, 200.5p Sceughdyke.

HEIFERS

Limousin 215.5p, 209.5p Houghton House.

Charolais 208.5p, 207.5p, 204.5p Dashwellgreen.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

STEERS

Charolais £1,493, £1,466 Sceughdyke.

HEIFERS

Charolais £1,334, £1,276, £1,227 Dashwellgreen.

A smaller show of 3,343 prime hoggs forward to a full ring of buyers, but all requiring less numbers. Lightweight hoggs and export weight hoggs remained easily cashed, however, the 44-48 kilo hoggs yet again proved the stickiest to sell. The sale averaged 181.32/kg (SQQ 185.9p). Top price of 237p per kilo for Beltex from Finnieness and to £111 per head for Texels from Lairdlaugh.

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PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Beltex 237p Finnieness, 233p Newington, 180p Blackhamilton.

Texel 233p, 217p Netherplace, 216p Oakwood, 214p Kirk House, 213p, 212p High Parkfoot, 212p Ringliggate.

Blackface 199p, 196p Dallowie, 193p Silloans, 191p Newington and Dallowie, 188p Garchew, 187p Skelfhill and The Yett.

Hill Cheviot 197p Mossband House, 195p Dryfeholm, 191p Streethead, 188p Roughet Hill, Newington and Catslackburn, 186p Catslackburn.

Charollais 192p Sowerby Wood, 181p Sceughdyke, 178.9p Sowerby Wood, 177p Tinnishall, 175p Knowe Farm.

Suffolk 190p Golden Lane, 188p Basco Dykehead and Studdondene, 186p Hyde Park, 185p, 183p Shankfieldhead.

Greyface 189p Newington and Gall Farm, 182p Merkland and Bellmount, 180p Shankfieldhead, 179p Pasture House, 178p Newington.

Badger Face 181p Mossband House.

Woodland 179p Newington.

Swaledale 178p Newington, 170p Peasemyres.

North Country Cheviot 174p Commonside.

Half Bred 161p, 152p High Moat.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Texel £111 Lairdlaugh, £106 Auchengool, £103 Hermitage, £100 Lairdlaugh, Blackhamilton and Ringliggate, £99 Golden Lane and Ringliggate, £98 Kirk House.

Suffolk £97.50 Upper Mains, £94 Knowe Farm, £91 Dryfeholm, £90.50 Knowe Farm, £89 Nether Onsett.

Charollais £92.50 Sceughdyke, £84 Knowe Farm, £83 Tinnishall, £80.50 Sowerby Wood, £78 Tinnishall.

Beltex £91 Newington, £90 Finnieness, £88 Blackhamilton.

Half Bred £85, £79 High Moat.

Blackface £84.50 Kirkland, £80 Skelfhill, £76 Silloans, £75.50 Streethead, £75 West Challoch.

North Country Cheviot £80 Commonside.

Hill Cheviot £80 Dalmakethar, £79.50, £78 Dryfeholm, £76 Dalmakethar, £75 Shankfieldhead and Roughet Hill.

Greyface £80 The Haining House and Woodhouse, £79.50 Shatton Lodge, £79 Finnieness and Nether Onsett, £77.50 West Challoch, £77 Nether Onsett, Whinneyknowe, Low Hallburn and Nunscleugh.

Woodland £68 Newington.

Swaledale £64 Newington, £56 Peasemyres.

Badger Face £58 Mossband House.

Longtown sheep ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

A small show of 2,087 cast ewes and rams were forward due to holidays in Scotland and concerns over the electronic tagging. All buyers keen for sheep with the whole sale averaging £100, up £12-£14 on the week.

The sale was topped at £171 for a Texel ram from Stepend. Texel ewes to £162 from Pasture House. Blackface ewes to £109 from Quarry House.

HEAVY EWES

Texel £162, £158 Pasture House, £158 Blackhamilton, £156 Netherplace, Pasture House and Lairdlaugh, £155 Catslackburn, £154 Riverhill.

Charollais £158 Lower Farm, £140 Riverhill, £128 Stepend.

Suffolk £147, £144 Thornington, £140 Stepend, £139, £137 Riverhill.

Beltex £139 Pasture House, £130 Winterhope, £107, £105 Stepend, £103 Winterhope.

North Country Cheviot £139, £122 High Moat, £114 Stepend, £112 Riverhill, £108 Chapel Farm.

Greyface £122 Thornington, £118 Trecorner, £117 Braehead, £116 Low Hayrake, Nether Onsett and Pasture House, £114 Pawston and Middle Shipley, £113 Wedderlie.

Leicester £118 Tenter House, £110 Quarry House.

Romney £105 Hendra, £98, £92 Hall Farm, £82 Golden Lane.

Roussin £84 Stepend and Lower Farm.

LIGHT EWES

Blackface £109 Quarry House, £108 Wedderlie, £101 Tenter House, £99 Quarry House, £93 Netherplace.

Swaledale £86 Quarry House, £85 Coldshield, £71 Middle Shipley, £68 Golden Lane, £62 Peasemyres.

Cheviot £86 Hyde Park.

Beulah £82 Golden Lane.

Welsh Mountain £63 Higher Grenofen.

PRIME RAMS

Texel £171 Stepend, £162 Fergus Hill Cottage, £158 Pasture House, £156 Winterhope, £154 Riverhill.

Suffolk £156 Winterhope, £122 Riverhill and Bankhead of Tinwald, £102 Tinnishall.

Leicester £142 Blackhamilton, £130 Coldshield, £124 Lower Farm, £110 Ringlinggate and Pasture House.

Charollais £130 Golden Lane, £124 Stepend, £108 Riverhill and Pasture House.

Hill Cheviot £124, £107 Commonside.

Swaledale £116 Gall Farm, £80 Pasture House.

North Country Cheviot £108 Wedderlie.

Blackface £100 The Yett, £68 Silloans.

Beulah £96 Gall Farm, £80 Stepend.

Oxford £92 Golden Lane.

Beltex £86 Winterhope.

Roussin £82 Riverhill.

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  Related Links
link Longtown Primestock - 27th December
link Longtown Primestock - 18th December
link Longtown Primestock - 11th December
link Longtown Primestock - 4th December
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