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Longtown Primestock Sale

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 15 prime cattle, 3 OTM cattle, 4,668 prime hoggs, 13 spring lambs and 3,010 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 30th April 2015.

Averages
Steers

Light to 217.5p (217.5p)
Medium to 179.5p (177.4p)
Heavy to 214.5p (201.6p)

Heifers
Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 188.5p (181.7p)
Heavy to 209.5p (193.1p)

Hoggs
Light to 219.0p (191.0p)
Standard to 227.0p (180.8p)
Medium to 211.0p (180.7p)
Heavy to 191.3p (164.7p)

Shearlings 167.4p (140.0p)

Lambs
Light to -------p (-------p)
Standard to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 216.0p (210.7p)
Heavy to 178.0p (163.0p)

Ewes
Light to £86.00 (£61.06)
Heavy to £150.00 (£92.89)

Cast Rams £180.00 (£113.08)

 

Prime cattle met a similar trade to last week, once again with new buyers in attendance, many more could have been sold to the vendors advantage.

Longtown cattle ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

PRIME BULLOCKS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Limousin 217.5p Wyseby Hill Cottage, 214.5p, 207.5p Houghton House, 183.5p Bleatarn.

Charolais 179.5p High Stenries.

PRIME HEIFERS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Limousin 209.5p, 193.5p Sceughdyke, 191.5p High Stenries, 188.5p Bleatarn.

Charolais 202.5p Sceughdyke,

Angus 181.5p, 179.5p, 178.5p (x2) Low Hallburn.

PRIME BULLOCKS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Limousin £1,404, £1,390 Houghton House, £1,247 Bleatarn, £1,087 Wyseby Hill Cottage, £1,079 Bleatarn.

Charolais £1,023 High Stenries.

PRIME HEIFERS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Limousin £1,246 Sceughdyke, £1,177 High Stenries, £1,161 Sceughdyke, £1,046 Bleatarn.

Charolais £1,285 Sceughdyke,

Angus £1,079, £1,068, £1,035, £1,026 Low Hallburn.

OTMS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Limousin 129.5p Shankbridge End.

Bazadaise 111.5p Swaites.

OTMS – PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Limousin £757 Shankbridge End.

Bazadaise £735 Swaites.

13 spring lambs sold to £95 per head and 216p per kilo for Charollais from Kimmeter Green. Many more could be sold to advantage with weights not needing to be heavy.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Charollais 216p Kimmeter Green.

Texel 212p Cardewlees.

Suffolk 209p Cardewlees, 200p Kimmeter Green.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Charollais £95 Kimmeter Green.

Suffolk £90 Cardewlees, £87 Kimmeter Green.

Texel £87 Cardewlees, £86 Kimmeter Green.

Saddlery

Another grand show of 4,668 prime hoggs were forward to the usual ring of buyers. Although averages were down on the week, trade was better than expected and dearer than most other centres this week. Lightweight hoggs short of buyer’s requirements, many more could be sold to advantage. Best quality export and heavyweight hoggs easily sold. The sale averaged 175.5p overall (SQQ 181.2p).

Top price per head was £95.50 for Texel from Dunjop, and to 227p per kilo for Beltex from The Firs and Cardewlees.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Beltex 227p The Firs and Cardewlees, 191.3p Coulter Station House, 188p Sowerby Wood, 183p Cardewlees.

Texel 219p Lurgan, 208p Eastside, 200p Harper Hill, 195p Station Yard, 193p Plumpe.

Hill Cheviot 211p Finnieness, 203p Golden Lane and Shaw Head, 200p Shaw Head, 199p The Firs, 197p Burnhouse and Blackwoodridgehouse.

Blackface 199p Maidencots, 196p Lurgan, 195p Mid Harrietsfield, 194p Palgowan, 189.5p Finnieness.

North Country Cheviot 198p Blackwoodridgehouse, 193p Plumpe, 184p Whinneyknowe, 178p Burnbrae, 173p Station Yard.

Greyface 188p Barnakill, 184p Houghton House and Whinneyknowe, 183p Lurgan, 170p Broadlea Cottage, 167p Burnbrae.

Suffolk 188p Chapel Farm, 186p Barnakill, 185p Finnieness, 179p Marygate, Caulside and Larel, 173p Burnbrae.

Charollais 187p Kirkend, 178p, 172p Eastside.

Jacob 166p Finnieness, 157.9p The Firs.

Lonk 164p Caulside.

Herdwick 161p Newfield House Farm.

Swaledale 161p Batey Shield.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Texel £95.50, £94, £93.50 Dunjop, £92.50 Cardewlees, £90.50 Lanehead, £90 Barnakill.

Charollais £92.50, £81.50 Moss Side, £74 Eastside, £71 Kirkend.

Suffolk £91.50 Lanarkland, £90 Middlebie Rigg, £87.50 Eastside, £87 Meadowfield, £86 Eastside.

Beltex £88 Coulter Station House, £84 Cardewlees and The Firs, £79 Sowerby Wood.

Hill Cheviot £87 Longoe, £86.50 Finnieness, £83 West Logan and Becks, £82 West Logan, £81.50 Sandbed.

North Country Cheviot £85 Blackwoodridgehouse and Station Yard, £82 Burnbrae, £79 Whinneyknowe, £77 Plumpe.

Greyface £79 Whinneyknowe, £77 Burnbrae, £75 Palgowan and West Montgarswood, £73.50 Barnakill, £72 Burnbrae and Middlebie Rigg.

Blackface £79 Newhouse, £78.50 West Montgarswood, £78 Plumpe, £76.50 Maidencots, £76 West Scales.

Jacob £68 Finnieness.

Zwartbles £65 East Mey.

Longtown sheep ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

A slightly larger show of 3,010 cast ewes and rams were forward to a full ringside of buyers. Hill ewes, plain ewes and good selling sorts were easily sold, maintaining recent rates. Over fat and Mule ewes proved harder to cash and rams again very dear.

HEAVY EWES

Texel £150 Heatherglen, £146 Medomsley, £140 Lirrit, £138 Beckfoot and Oldfield, £136 Shop Farm.

Suffolk £138 Kilnford Croft, £128 Heatherglen, £124 Kilnford Croft, £122 Heatherglen, £118 Kilnford Croft.

Charollais £132 Beckfoot, £126 Chaseside, £120 Achnamoine and Chaseside, £119 Heatherglen, £118 Heatherglen.

North Country Cheviot £122, £116 Aimster, £111 Oldfield, £110 Aimster, £106 Miller Place.

Beltex £120 Barrogill Mains, £89 Lurgan, £85 Barrogill Mains.

Cheviot Mule £100 Oldfield, £93 Balgray Hill and Borlick, £91 Muircleugh, £90 Oldfield, £83 Borlick.

Greyface £93 Ormiston, £92 Blindhillbush, £89 Chapel Farm and Bidlake, £88 Round Meadows, £87 Balgray Hill and Spoutbank.

Zwartbles £92 Eastside.

Leicester £86 Beckfoot.

LIGHT EWES

Blackface £86 Gall Farm, £85 Minsca, £81 Drinkstone, £80 Brackenthwaite, £76 Eastside.

Swaledale £83 Round Meadows, £73 Broomhouse, £68 Bog Farm, £64 Lynnshield and Gallowberry, £62 Brewery House.

Easycare £79 Lirrit.

Cheviot £73 Eastside, £72 Balgray Hill, £70 Longoe, £69 Carlenrigg, £65 Linhope.

Lleyn £72 Harper Hill.

Jacob £64 Golden Lane.

Kendal Rough £58 Lynnshield.

Herdwick £50 Gall Farm.

PRIME RAMS

Charollais £180 Swiney Hill, £155, £146, £142 Heatherglen, £128 Chaseside.

Texel £168 Heatherglen, £160 Round Meadows and Woodhead, £150 Cocklicks, £148 Castletown, £142 Lirrit.

Leicester £148 Medomsley, £118 Marygate.

Suffolk £148, £140, £135 Heatherglen, £115 Chaseside, £110 Medomsley.

North Country Cheviot £142 Heathergate, £134 Miller Place, £128 Binn Road, £118 Bidlake.

Zwartbles £140 Dalmakethar.

Romney Marsh £140, £121 Marygate.

Rouge£140 Beckfoot.

Dorset £130 Beckfoot.

Border Leicester £130 Dodgsonstown.

Berrichon £130 Heatherglen.

Blackface £114, £104, £88 Heatherglen, £84 Marygate.

Kerry £106 Heatherglen.

Blue Texel £94 Newfield House.

Beltex £91 Burnhouse.

Hill Cheviot £80 Lirrit, £78 Longoe.

Swaledale £72 Round Meadows, £70 Bog Farm.

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  Related Links
link Longtown Primestock - 23rd April
link Longtown Primestock - 16th April
link Longtown Primestock - 9th April
link Longtown Primestock - 2nd April
link Livestock Auctioneers
   


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