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Longtown Primestock Sale

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 7 prime cattle, 6 OTM cattle, 4,951 prime hoggs and 2,940 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 2nd April 2015.

Averages:
Steers

Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 199.5p (199.5p)
Heavy to -------p (-------p)

Heifers
Light to 219.5p (219.5p)
Medium to 219.5p (219.5p)
Heavy to 199.5p (204.1p)

Hoggs
Light to 227.0p (204.4p)
Standard to 243.0p (205.5p)
Medium to 276.0p (201.5p)
Heavy to 261.0p (178.2p)

Ewes
Light to £88.00 (£60.12)
Heavy to £157.00 (£112.80)

Cast Rams to £184.00 (£115.23)

 

A smaller show of cattle met a similar trade, many more cattle needed to meet buyers requirements.

Longtown cattle ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

PRIME BULLOCKS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Limousin 199.5p Englishtown.

PRIME BULLOCKS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Limousin £1,256 Englishtown.

PRIME HEIFERS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Limousin 219.5p (x2) Hallburn, 209.5p Houghton House, 207.5p, 199.5p Englishtown, 199.5p Houghton House.

PRIME HEIFERS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Limousin £1,348, £1,216 Englishtown, £1,215 Houghton House, £1,185 Hallburn, £1,157 Houghton House.

OTMS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Angus 149.5p Sorbie

Limousin 114.5p Hallburn Croft.

Charolais 109.5p Whamtown.

Black & White 97.5p Harelawhole.

Galloway Bull 105.5p Peela Hill

Saddlery

Another good show of 4,951 prime hoggs was forward with the average 8p up on the week at 195.1p per kilo overall, the SQQ 203.6p was also up 6p.  Export hoggs and lightweight hoggs remain very dear, averaging well over £2 per kilo with heavier hoggs also dearer on the week, more handyweight hoggs could be sold to advantage.  Rough heavy hoggs still hard to cash.  Top of 276p per kilo and £120 per head for Beltex from High Airyolland. 

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Beltex 276p, 261p, 243p High Airyolland, 240p The Firs, 238p High Airyoland.

Texel 227p Mosshead, 224p East Kirk and Unthank, 222p Anchorage and Low Tirfergus, 219p Pularyan, 218p The Firs.

Hill Cheviot 227p Killeonan and Ifferdale, 224p Glendearg and Unthank, 221p Clonrae, 216p Catslackburn, 215p Clonrae.

Blackface 220p Ballygown, 213p Low Tirfergus and Allfornaught, 212p Clonrae, 210p Wood Farm, 209p Smalmstown, Clonrae and Arnicle.

North Country Cheviot 216p Golden Lane, 213p Skaill, 211p Golden Lane, 209p Wood Farm, 208p Station Yard.

Suffolk 210p Culquhasen, 208p Low Stanley and Mosshead, 205p Knock, 203p Thura Mains 201p Mosshead.

Greyface 204p Culquhasen, 203p Cara View, Allfornaught and New Hall, 197p Killeonan, Newington and Lawesknowe, 194p Killipol, 192p Thornhope.

Easycare 195p, 188p Castle Farm.

Lonk 194p, 188p Bush of Ewes.

Badger Face 189p Tushielaw.

Swaledale 185p Hollinclose, 179p Stoneraise Place and High Dunashery, 166p Thornhope, 163p Leaona Villa.

Cheviot Mule 183p Knock.

Border Leicester 179p New Hall.

Charollais 178p Sceughdyke, 170.2p Culquhasen, 168p Hallburn.

Leicester 172p Kildalloig.

Hampshire 171.7p Glenrath.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Beltex £124, £120 High Airyolland, £116 Wood Farm, £98 Broomhills (Marrs) and Muirhouse, £96 The Firs.

Texel £120 Wood Farm, £105 Broomhills (Marrs), £103 Mosshead, £100 Station Yard and Muirhouse, £99.50 Station Yard.

Suffolk £105, £101 Glenrath, £99 Oswie, £98 Mosshead, £95 Sceughdyke.

North Country Cheviot £96, £95.50 Station Yard, £95 Wood Farm, £94, £93 Station Yard, £93 Wood Farm.

Hill Cheviot £93, £92 Broomhills (Marrs), £91 Unthank, £90 Becks, Hill Crest and Coulter Station House, £89.50 Longburgh Fauld.

Blackface £92 Smalmstown, £90 Craigdarroch, £89.50 Stoneraise Place, £89 Kirkland and Larg Farm, £88 Smalmstown and Wood Farm.

Hampshire £91 Glenrath.

Isle d’France £90 Glenrath.

Charollais £89 Hallburn, £87 Sceughdyke, £80 Culquhasen.

Greyface £88 Oswie, £87 Glenrath, £86 New Hall and Allfornaught, £84 Glenrath, £83 Allfornaugh and Smalmstown.

Leicester £81 Kildalloig, £80 High Airyolland.

Lonk £79, £68 Bush of Ewes.

Border Leicester £77 New Hall.

Swaledale £75 Leaona Villa and Stoneraise Place, £74 Hollinclose, £73 Thornhope.

Jacob £75 Whinneybrow.

Cheviot Mule £75 Knock.

Easycare £74 Castle Farm.

Badger Face £70 Tushielaw.

Longtown sheep ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

The 2,940 cast ewes and rams averaged just shy of £100 at £99.16.  Heavyweight ewes were £10 up on the week, light ewes similar and rams very easily sold.  Rams to £184 for Texels from Stonehall.  Heavy ewes to £157 for Texels from Fellend.  Hill ewes to £88 for Blackfaces from Emblehope. 

HEAVY EWES

Texel £157, £156 Felltop, £150 Stepend, £148 Felltop, £146 Riverhill.

Charollais £146 Stepend, £140, £138 Riverhill, £138 Stepend, £136, £134 Felltop.

Beltex £145 Muirhouse, £120 High Airyolland, £108 Golden Lane.

Suffolk £144 Fowrass, £142, £141, £140 Felltop, £138 Stepend.

Leicester £133 High Edges Green, £124 Stepend, £120 Edges Green, £118 Drimsynie, £114 Riverhill.

North Country Cheviot £126 Skaill, £114 High Moat, £108 Riverhill and Parcelstown, £106 Lirrit, £95, £94 Parcelstown.

Greyface £115 Cambeckhill, £109 Chapel Farm, £108 Stonehall, High Airyolland, Kimmeter Green and Golden Lane, £105 Drimsynie, £104 Hallburn.

Cheviot Mule £112 Broomlands.

Border Leicester £110 Ringliggate, £108, £90 High Airyolland.

Zwartbles £103 Bidlake.

Hampshire £100 Golden Lane.

Dorset £100 Felltop, £88 Glenrath.

Masham £90 Golden Lane.

LIGHT EWES

Blackface £88 Emblehope, £82 Felltop, £79 Glenrath, £74 Hardridge, £73 Lirrit.

Lleyn £87 Barnside, £84 Burnshall, £79 Marygate.

Hill Cheviot £84 Glenrath, £77 Lirrit, £76 Hindhope and Tushielaw, £73 Hardridge, £72 Lower Thora.

Easycare £78, £76 Bairnkine, £76 Barnside, £73 Bairnkine.

Swaledale £76 Stonehall, £69 Chapel, £68 High Edges Green and Cotland, £55 Hollinclose.

Jacob £74 Kimmeter Green, £60 Oak Gardens.

Shetland £58 Valley, £54 Westerloch.

PRIME RAMS

Texel £184 Stonehall, £174 Comlongun Mains, £171 West Logan, £164 Felltop, £162 Riverhill.

Charollais £180 Bidlake, £171 Golden Lane, £167 Felltop, £152 Riverhill, £140 Felltop.

Suffolk £160, £148 Felltop, £146, £142 Stepend, £135 Felltop.

Romney Marsh £148 Bidlake.

Beltex £142 Maryholm, £118 Riverhill.

Hampshire £142 Golden Lane.

Dorset £132 Bidlake, £108, £106 Howtown.

North Country Cheviot £120 Felltop.

Oxford £118 Howtown.

Blackface £110 Lirrit, £105 Kirkland, £86 Riverhill, £81 Turnalt, £74 Ballywilline.

Hill Cheviot £109 Lirrit, £100 Catslackburn, £98 Lirrit, £87 Bidlake.

Lleyn £88 Marygate.

Leicester £82 Cotland.

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  Related Links
link Longtown Primestock - 26th March
link Longtown Primestock - 19th March
link Longtown Primestock - 12th March
link Longtown Primestock - 5th March
link Livestock Auctioneers
   


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