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Longtown Primestock Sale

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 8 prime cattle, 1 young bull, 12 over thirty month cattle, 5,443 prime hoggs and 2,736 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 22nd January 2015.


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Medium to 211.5p (211.5p)
Heavy to 209.5p (209.5p)

Young bulls 177.5p (177.5p)

Light to 220.0p (194.2p)
Standard to 259.0p (199.0p)
Medium to 249.0p (195.1p)
Heavy to 219.0p (184.6p)

Shearlings 145.0p (145.1p)

Light to £110.00 (£59.27)
Heavy to £162.00 (£93.67)

Cast Rams £144.00 (£83.63)

Prime cattle were very short of requirements and more needed on a weekly basis. Top price of 211.5p for a Charolais heifers shown by A. & W.J. Taylor & Son, Dashwellgreen.

Longtown cattle ring



Charolais 211.5p (x2), 209.5p Dashwellgreen.



Charolais £1,288, £1,247 Dashwellgreen.

Young bulls sold to 177.5p for Charolais from Enzieholm.

OTMS sold well and followed national trend selling to 159.5p for a British Blue cow shown by W.H. & D.A. Gass, Nunscleugh. Black & Whites sold to 135.5p from J.T. Cowan, Low Moat.


British Blue 159.5p Nunscleugh.

Limousin 131.5p, 126.5p Nunscleugh, 115.5p Wanwood Hill.

Black & White 135.5p Low Moat, 122.5p Dormansteads, 115.5p Jerriestown.


Limousin £1,252 Nunscleugh, £1,051 Wanwood Hill, £894 Nunscleugh,.

British Blue £1,244 Nunscleugh.

Black & White £820 Dormansteads, £785 Low Moat.

A similar show of 5,443 prime hoggs forward to a full ring of buyers all keen for sheep again. All classes of hoggs were similar on the week with 34-40kilo hoggs in abundance and a shortage of good quality export weight hoggs. Heavy hoggs also scarcer too. The sale averaged 193.4p/kg (SQQ 197p). Top price of 259p per kilo for Beltex from Oakwood and to £116 per head for Texels from Sunnycroft.


Beltex 259p, 244p Oakwood, 235p Sorbie, 233p Nether Brotherstone, 200p Sorbie.

Texel 254p Oaktree Drive, 250p Ericstane, 249p High House, 243p Carse of Clary and Gallowberry, 241p Carse of Clary.

Hill Cheviot 238p Ericstane, 217p Castle Farm, 213p Newton Cottage, 209p Falnash and Ericstane, 208p Chapel Farm.

Suffolk 220p Buldoo, 213p Broynach, 210p Hall Farm and Buldoo, 208p, 206p Broynach.

Blackface 210p Arnicle, 209p, 206p Plenderleith, 206p Sorbie, 204p Plenderleith and Dallowie, 203p Plenderleith, Bush of Ewes and Hallburn.

Greyface 209p Churchview, 206p Brydekirk Mains and Arnicle, 205p Slickly, 200p Kildalloig and Slickly, 199p Dalbhraddan and Drumhumphry.

Lonk 206p, 179p Bush of Ewes.

Charollais 206p Archerbeck, 200p Desoglin, 194p Glebelands, 181p Dyke, 179p Glebelands.

North Country Cheviot 205p Dalmakethar and Potholm, 200p Adderston Shiels, Kilnfordcroft and Durran Mains, 194p Pouton and Old Newton, 193p Dalmakethar, 191p Gilston.

Herdwick 203p Longrow, 157p Cowgate.

Cheviot Mule 203p Quarryside, 193p Prior Rigg, 179p Tangytavil, 176p Bloch.

Easycare 195p, 186p Synton Mains, 169p South Port o Spittal.

Lleyn 189p Meikle Richorn.

Dorset 187p Thorns.

Leicester 178p Plenderleith, 170p Drumhumphry, 164p Newington, 159p Merry Knowe.

Swaledale 175p Coatlith Hill, 174p Westburnhope, 172p Ellary, 165p Cottage, 162p Westburnhope.

Dorper 174p, 167p South Port o Spittal.

Half Bred 173p Adderston Shiels.

Kendal Rough 167p Churchview.


Texel £116, £114 Sunnycroft, £110 Kirkbarrow Hall, £108 Woodhead, £107 Ringliggate, Jerriestown and Carse of Clary.

Suffolk £108 Kilnford Croft, £103.50 Oswie, £101 Kilnford Croft, £100 Outertown, £98.50 Oswie.

Charollais £100, £99 Glebelands, £98 Kilnford Croft, £84 Desoglin, £82.50 Archerbeck.

Beltex £100 Oakwood and Randalholme, £98 Nether Brotherstone, £96 Oakwood, £85 Falnash, £82 Sorbie.

Hill Cheviot £100, £94 Ericstane, £94 Potholm and Sorbie, £93 Ericstane, £90 Falnash, £89 Newton Cottage and Potholm.

North Country Cheviot £96 Sorbie, £94 Cairnside, £93 Old Newton, £92 Carruthers, £86 Kilnford Croft.

Greyface £95 High House, £92, £91 Pouton, £90 Oswie, £88.50 Drumhumphry.

Leicester £91 Plenderleith, £89 Merry Knowe, £80 Drumhumphry, £80, £77 Ringliggate, £64 Kildalloig.

Cheviot Mule £89 Potholm, £81 Prior Rigg, £77 Tangytavil, £73 Quarryside, £72 Bloch.

Blackface £84 Wanwood Hill, £82 Drumhumphry, £80 Plenderleith, Peela Hill and High Staward, £78 Clonrae, £77 Hallburn.

Herdwick £81, £80 Longrow.

Dorper £80 South Port o Spittal.

Lonk £75, £72 Bush of Ewes.

Half Bred £71 Adderston Shiels.

Lleyn £70 Meikle Richorn.

Kendal Rough £70 Churchview.

Swaledale £70 Ravenwood Cottage, £67 Randalholme, £66 Westburnhope, £63 Coatlith Hill, £59 Ravenwood Cottage.

Easycare £65 Synton Mains, £59 South Port o Spittal.

Longtown sheep ring

A much smaller show of 2,736 cast ewes and rams were forward to the usual ring of buyers. All classes of ewes remain similar on the week, but lesser numbers look to be the norm from now on.

The sale was topped at £162 for Texel ewes from East Kirk.


Texel £162 East Kirk, £154 Sunnycroft, £146 Woodhead, Townfoot and East Kirk, £140 Tercrosset, £138 Townfoot.

Charollais £142, £120 Golden Lane, £106 Upper Auchenlay.

Beltex £138 Tercrosset, £128 Carse of Clary, £126 Broughton Mains, £124 Watch Hillside, £122 Tercrosset.

Suffolk £136 Riddings Hill, £134 Ardnacross, £131 The Land, £120 Gospel Hall, £118 The Land.

North Country Cheviot £122 Buckies, £113 Ericstane, £110 Cairnside, £108 Buckies and Gospel Hall, £106 Gilston.

Leicester £116 Kilnstown, £108 Wanwood Hill, £106 Kildalloig, £100 Crowhall, £94 Snowsgreen.

Greyface £108 Bensons Fell, £106 Sunnycroft, £101 Broomhill and Holly Tree, £100 Wallend, Stockholm, Hallburn and Broomhill, £98 Golden Lane and Windyhill.

Half Bred £96 Millhill.

Cheviot Mule £95 Mid Murthat, £83 Garden House Cottage, £80 Gilston.

Oxford £94 Brae Edge.

Romney Marsh £88 Cooilingel.


Lleyn £110, £104 South Bowerhouses, £73 Scrabster House, £62 Golden Lane.

Hill Cheviot £96 Old Newton, £91 Lynegar, £84 Romesbeoch, £79 Shoestanes, £78 Dinley.

Blackface £88, £84 Crowhall, £84 Chapel Farm and Peth Head, £82 Ringliggate, £80 Allfornaught and Grassfield, £79 Crowhall.

Swaledale £83, £60 Gallowberry, £60 Crowhall, £58 Whelphill, £56 Beacon Rigg and Chapel Farm, £48 Cowgate.

Jacob £68 Rockcliffe Cross, £48 Peth Head.

Shetland £34 Chapel Farm.


Texel £144 Cowgate, £140 Nether Brotherstone, £139 Round Meadows, £136 Paulsland and Relief, £129 Glebelands.

Leicester £138 Potholm, £112 Kilnstown, £110 Snowsgreen, £104 Round Meadows, £100 Mains of Collin.

Suffolk £138 Broughton Mains, £136 Chapel Farm, £110 Marygate, £100 Durran Mains, £98 Sunnycroft.

Millenium Blue £130 Glebelands.

Charollais £124 Chapel Farm, £110 Golden Lane, £106 Rockcliffe Cross, £104 Parcelstown.

Zwartbles £118 Dalmakethar, £80 Ellerslie, £70 Pasture House.

Beltex £113 Tercrosset, £92 Ericstane, £90 Parkside.

North Country Cheviot £112 Brockhouse, £108 Hill Crest, £92 Ericstane, £78 Killeonan and Cooilingel, £76 Cottage.

Berrichon £110 Rockcliffe Cross.

Hill Cheviot £108, £100, £90, £80 Potholm, £80 Wanwood Hill.

Lleyn £88 South Bowerhouses.

Wensleydale £88 Cooilingel.

Blackface £81 Snowsgreen, £80 Plenderleith, £72 Crowhall, £70 Longlea, Chapelbrae and Greensburn, £67 Glen House.

Jacob £74 Cottage.

Swaledale £70 Kilnstown.

Easycare £60 South Port o Spittal.

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link Longtown Primestock - 15th January
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link Longtown Primestock - 2nd January
link Longtown Primestock - 27th December
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