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Longtown Primestock Sale

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 6 prime cattle, 2 OTM cattle, 4,738 prime hoggs, 201 spring lambs and 3,159 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 14th May 2015.

Averages:

Steers
Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 172.5p (209.5p)
Heavy to 199.5p (183.8p)

Heifers
Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 178.5p (203.7p)
Heavy to 165.5p (170.1p)

Young bulls -------p (-------p)

Hoggs
Light to 213.0p (184.4p)
Standard to 211.0p (181.9p)
Medium to 205.0p (187.6p)
Heavy to 202.0p (173.1p)

Shearlings to 192.0p (157.5p)

Lambs
Light to -------p (-------p)
Standard to 251.0p (229.5p)
Medium to 211.0p (198.2p)
Heavy to 190.0p (184.3p)
O/weight 173.0p (173.2p)

 

A smaller show of cattle was forward.

Longtown cattle ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

PRIME BULLOCKS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Limousin 199.5p, 189.5p Nether Onsett.

Angus 172.5p Low Hallburn.

PRIME HEIFERS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Angus 178.5p, 169.5p Low Hallburn.

PRIME BULLOCKS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Limousin £1,411, £1,356 Nether Onsett.

Angus £1,035 Low Hallburn.

PRIME HEIFERS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Angus £1,053, £1,017 Low Hallburn.

OTMS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Shorthorn 136.5p Minsca.

OTMS – PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Shorthorn £1,010, £944 Minsca.

A larger entry of 201 spring lambs was forward.  Many more could be sold to advantage, especially lighter weights 32kilos plus.  Heavy lambs gain no premium.  Top price of £97 per head for Suffolks from North Cowshaw and The Land, and to 251p per kilo for Texels from Trawill. 

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Texel 251p Trawill, 230p Low Hallburn, 221p Hermitage, 220p Guardsmill, 211p Hermitage.

Suffolk 200p Low Hallburn and Kimmeter Green, 195p Kimmeter Green, 193p Mossband Hall, 192p The Land, 190p North Cowshaw.

Zwartbles 187p Guardsmill.

Oxford 186p Guards.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Suffolk £97 The Land and North Cowshaw, £95 Guards, £93 North Cowshaw, £88 Kimmeter Green, £85 Mossband Hall, High Balgray and Kimmeter Green.

Texel £91 Guardsmill, £89 Rottington Hall, £88 Trawill and Hermitage, £86.50 Upper Brydekirk, £86 Hermitage and Mossband Hall.

Zwartbles £86 Guardsmill.

Oxford £80 Guards.

Saddlery

Another large show of 4,738 prime hoggs was forward to the usual ring of buyers.  Trade was similar on the week, although a two tier trade was evident between well fleshed hoggs and plainer sorts.  Heavyweight hoggs as dear as seen for a good few weeks.  The sale averaged 181p overall (SQQ 185.7p).

Top price per head was £100 per head for Texels from Mossband Hall & Glenzierfoot and to 213p per kilo for Beltex from Uppercleuch.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Beltex 213p Uppercleuch, 205p Nether Brotherstone, Hollands and Waterside, 203p Uppercleuch.

Hill Cheviot 211p Becks, 210p Mid Harrietsfield, 205p High House, 202p Mid Harrietsfield, 198p Pennersaughs.

Texel 210p Newington, 202p Chapel Farm, Crawthat and Hermitage, 200p Hillview Court, Netherplace and Nether Brotherstone, 199p East Raffles, 198p Oakshawhill and Becks.

North Country Cheviot 200p Station Yard, 189p Pityot, 184p Braes of Enzie, 177p Pityot, 176p West Logan.

Suffolk 194p, 189p Edenhall, 188p Guardsmill, 178.4p Airds of Balcary, 177p Lanarkland.

Blackface 193p, 191p, 189p Barlaes, 188p Glenshanna, Barlaes and Kirkhouse, 186p West Scales.

Greyface 191p Airds of Balcary, 187p Whinneyknowe, 182p Allfornaught, 176p Newington, 175p Golden Lane.

Charollais 186p Trewiston, 172p, 171p Netherplace, 167p, 166p Moss Side.

Easycare 180p, 173p Castle Farm.

Lleyn 173p The Barton.

Soya 161p Newington.

Herdwick 158p High Priorscales.

Swaledale 155p, 154p Oswie.

Jacob 154p Graystale.

PRINCIPAL HOGG PRICES (PER HEAD)

Texel £100 Mossband Hall and Glenzierfoot, £99 Smerral, £97 Pityot, Guardsmill and Chapel Farm, £95.50 Lanarkland, £95 Hermitage, Braes of Enzie, Netherplace and Becks.

Charollais £98, £87 Moss Side, £86 Netherplace.

Suffolk £97.50 Lanarkland, £96, £95 Pityot, £94 Netherplace, £93 Lanarkland.

North Country Cheviot £97 West Logan, £95.50, £95 Pityot, £92 Braes of Enzie, £87 Edenhall.

Hill Cheviot £95 Yett Farm, £92.50 Bloan, £92 Chapel Farm, £91 Bidlake and Mossband House, £90 Wicketthorn.

Greyface £90 Airds of Balcary, £89.50 Allfornaught, £87.50 Pityot, £87 Marygate, £83 Edenhall.

Leicester £87, £82 Old Police House.

Lleyn £85 The Barton.

Blackface £84.50 Barlaes, £84 Yett Farm, £81 Barlaes, £80.50 Braes of Enzie, £80 Pityot and Mossband House.

Beltex £84 Waterside, £80 Nether Brotherstone and Hollands, £78 Waterside.

Jacob £74 Mirkbooths.

Swaledale £65 Oswie and Gate Ghyll, £63 Oswie.

Easycare £64, £63 Castle Farm.

Oxford £64 Guards.

Herdwick £60 High Priorscales.

Longtown sheep ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

A larger show of 3,159 cast ewes and rams was forward to a full ringside of buyers.  All classes of ewes remain dear apart from the heaviest fat end of the ewes.  Rams maintained recent high rates.  Many more could be sold to advantage.

HEAVY EWES

Texel £148 Heatherglen, £144 Chaseside, £141, £138 Heatherglen, £137 Westhills.

Suffolk £140 Skelfhill, £130, £129 Heatherglen, £125 East Murkle, £124 Easter Dawyck.

Charollais £138, £130 Heatherglen, £130, £127 Chaseside, £124 Beckfoot, £122 Heatherglen.

Leicester £124 Orchard Mains, £119 Stonehall, £118 Hightown, £114 Kellah, £109 Easter Dawyck.

Beltex £124 Graceside, £106 Bidlake.

North Country Cheviot £114 Guardsmill, £108 Beckfoot, £104 Heatherglen, £102 Purdomstone, £100 Crawthat.

Half Bred £110 East Murkle.

Bleu d’Maine £108 Hollands.

Greyface £106 Holme House, £103 Awhirk, £102 Mossband Hall, £100 Heatherglen, £99 Stonehall.

Zwartbles £104 Miller Hill, £103 Chaseside, £100 Heatherglen, £90 Westhills.

Berrichon £104 Viewley.

Cheviot Mule £98 Falnash, £97 Skelfhill, £96 Mossband House.

Dorset £98, £92, £83 Viewley.

Hampshire £90 Croftheads, £88 Guards.

LIGHT EWES

Hill Cheviot £95 Upper Brydekirk and Crossdykes, £92 Craighousesteads, £86 Effgill, £85 Skelfhill, £84 Falnash.

Blackface £93 Kellah and Purdomstone, £90 Clonrae, £84 Wanwood Hill, £82 Kellah, £80 Clonrae Pityot.

Lleyn £85 Barmagachan, £82 Mallsgate Hall, £76 Guards, £68 The Hills.

Swaledale £82 Taylorburn, £81 Sanders Close and Softley, £79 Merry Knowe, £77 Butterdales and Hightown, £76 Hudgillrigg and Settereth Park.

Easycare £80 Scales, £77 Morebattle Tofts, £75 Scales.

Kerry Hill £80 Chaseside.

Jacob £70 Hollands.

Herdwick £76 Carwath, £69 Longrow, £67 Scales, £66 Butterdales.

PRIME RAMS

Texel £188 Newlands, £178 Beckfoot, £174 Medomsley, £169 Balgerran, £168 Heatherglen.

Leicester £179, £174, £169 Kellah, £136 Hudgillrigg, £132 Orchard Mains.

Suffolk £160 Boreland, £146 Heatherglen, £142 Golden Lane, £129 Bidlake, £122 Nether Brotherstone.

Charollais £154 Moss Side, £148, £146, £136 Heatherglen.

North Country Cheviot £148 Heatherglen, £137 Bidlake, £121 Effgill, £118 Heatherglen, £112 Chaseside.

Zwartbles £142 Chaseside.

Romney £138 Heatherglen.

Lleyn £126 Bidlake.

Dorset £120 Airds of Balcary, £100 Beckfoot.

Oxford £110 Viewley.

Hill Cheviot £108 West Millhills, £104 Boreland, £94 Crosslee, £93 Oliver Road.

Blackface £104 Westloch, £94 Maidencots, £92 Orchard Mains, £90 Whitchester, £89 Low Eals.

Berrichon £91 Viewley.

Swaledale £55 Lintley.

longtown mart

  Related Links
link Longtown Primestock - 7th May
link Longtown Primestock - 30th April
link Longtown Primestock - 23rd April
link Longtown Primestock - 16th April
link Livestock Auctioneers
   


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