2015-05-29   facebook twitter rss
Longtown Primestock Sale

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 2,060 prime hoggs, 550 spring lambs and 3,184 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 28th May 2015.

Averages:
Steers

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

Heifers
Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 209.5p (197.8p)
Heavy to 190.5p (190.5p)

Hoggs
Light to 180.0p (154.2p)
Standard to 182.0p (161.3p)
Medium to 179.0p (162.8p)
Heavy to 196.0p (156.3p)

Shearlings 191.0p (133.7p)

Lambs
Light to 196.0p (183.3p)
Standard to 211.0p (189.1p)
Medium to 223.0p (176.0p)
Heavy to 207.0p (180.5p)
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Ewes
Light to £85.00 (£60.33)
Heavy to £156.00 (£94.12)

Cast Rams £162.00 (£106.25)

 

PRIME HEIFERS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Limousin 209.5p (x2) Barrow Ling, 189.5p, 188.5p Houghton House.

Simmental 199.5p Sceughdyke.

Charolais 190.5p, 189.5p Sceughdyke.

PRIME HEIFERS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Limousin £1,215 (x2) Barrow Ling, £1,042 Houghton House.

Charolais £1,143, £1,118 Sceughdyke.

Longtown cattle ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

OTMS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Limousin 134.5p Shaw Cottage South, 112.5p Howard House.

Angus 119.5p Archerbeck.

Simmental 109.5p Archerbeck.

OTMS – PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Limousin £866 Howard House, £807 Shaw Cottage South.

Angus £872 Archerbeck.

Simmental £778 Shaw Cottage South, £777 Archerbeck.

OTM cattle were dearer on the week peaking at 172.5p & 159.5p from Messrs Ritson, Swaites and 164.5p & 157.5p from A. & A. Ewing, Dumbretton.

OTMS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Limousin 172.5p, Swaites, 164.5p Dumbretton, 159.5p Swaites, 157.5p Dumbretton.

Saler 111.5p Moss Side.

Charolais 110.5p Moss Side.

Luing 97.5p Crosslee.

Shorthorn 91.5p Minsca.

Galloway 81.5p Brown Hill.

OTMS – PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Limousin £1,200, £1,118 Dumbretton, £877, £845 Swaites.

Shorthorn £1,006 Minsca.

Saddlery

A much larger show of 550 spring lambs were forward to a full ring of buyers. All classes met the best trade seen anywhere this week averaging 193.8p per kilo. Heavyweight lambs demanded a strong price per head with handyweight lambs keenly sought after. Many more could now be sold to advantage. Top price of £99 per head for Suffolks from Sceughdyke and Hallburn, and to 223p per kilo for Texels from Creca Hall.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Texel 223p Creca Hall, 214p Hermitage, 211p Kirkbride and Middle Farm, 210p Broomhills (Sloan), Parknook and Waterside, 207p Hermitage.

Suffolk 206p, 205p Hallburn, 204p Waterside, 202p Sceughdyke, 200p Hallburn.

Charollais 205p Hallburn, 194p Mossband Hall.

Oxford 184p, 180p Guards.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Suffolk £99 Sceughdyke and Hallburn, £94 Waterside, £92 Hallburn and Westend, £87 Sceughdyke, £86.50 Hallburn.

Texel £99 Spawell, £98 Kirkbride and Creca Hall, £97 Broomhills (Sloan), £95 Hermitage and Burnfoothill, £94 Hermitage.

Charollais £82 Hallburn, £80 Mossband Hall.

Oxford £81, £72 Guards.

A much smaller show of 2,060 prime hoggs were forward to the usual ring of buyers. An excellent show of heavyweight hoggs were a lot dearer on the week with all other classes similar. Well fleshed hoggs realising a premium, with lighter plainer sorts harder to cash. Overall sale average of 160p per kilo. The sale was topped at £102 for Texels from Messrs Fisher, Lairdlaugh and to 196p per kilo for Texels from Messrs Marrs, Broomhills.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Texel 196p Broomhills (Marrs), 191p Lairdlaugh, 188p The Ash, 186.8p Lairdlaugh, 183p Steilston.

Suffolk 191p Netherplace, 177p Swaites, 173p Geltsdale, 172p Pityot, 167.1p Swaites.

Hill Cheviot 180p Golden Lane, 176.7p Clonrae, 175p Golden Lane, 174p West Scales, 170p Clonrae.

North Country Cheviot 179p Pityot.

Beltex 179p Waterside, 178p, 171p Cruise Farm

Blackface 171p Clonrae, 170p Broomhills (Marrs), 169p Stoneraise Place, 168p Clonrae and Burnfoot, 166p Clonrae.

Greyface 171p Golden Lane, 164p Swaites and Netherplace, 156p Drinkstone and Pityot, 155p The Ash.

Shetland 169p Golden Lane, 161p, 160p Pityot.

Herdwick 143p Sykehead and Branteth.

Swaledale 133p Maidencots, 132p Patties Hill.

Jacob 133p Hudspeth.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Texel £102 Lairdlaugh, £99 Tercrosset, Lairdlaugh, Linton Farm and Maidencots, £98 Cruise Farm, £96 Patties Hill, £95 The Ash, £94 Broomhills (Marrs) and The Ash.

Charollais £100 Wood Farm, £91 Roanstree.

Suffolk £99 Whitfield, £90 Netherplace, £89 Bidlake, £88 Graystale, £86 Sykehead.

Hill Cheviot £94 Tister and Cruise Farm, £90 Broomhills (Marrs), £87 Tister, £82 Mainside and Cruise Farm.

Greyface £88 Pityot, £85 Drinkstone, £80 Netherplace, £79 The Ash, £78 Hudspeth.

Blackface £83.50, £81.50 Broomhills (Marrs), £75 The Ash, £74 Hudspeth and Clonrae, £68 Broomhills.

Beltex £92.50, £80 Cruise Farm.

Zwartbles £75 Graystale.

North Country Cheviot £75 Pityot.

Jacob £68 Copperthorns.

Herdwick £57 Branteth.

Swaledale £56 Kirkhaugh.

Shetland £54.50 Pityot.

Longtown sheep ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

A similar show of 3,184 cast ewes and rams were forward to the usual ring of buyers. Trade similar for all classes apart from overfat ewes. Small plain ewes short of requirements. Tups remain dear.

HEAVY EWES

Texel £156 Bardnaclaven, £136 Beckfoot, £134 Heatherglen, £130 Raggetsyke, £129 Heatherglen.

Charollais £132 Chaseside, £130, £120 Beckfoot, £120 Carslae, £117 Heatherglen.

Suffolk £128 Bardnaclaven, £118 Heatherglen, £116 Bardnaclaven, £114, £113 Chaseside.

Beltex £120 Wood Farm, £108 Fellview, £106 Hillside, £105 Wood Farm, £96 Creca Hall.

Leicester £114 Hole of Lyne, £106 Crowhall, £104 Newbiggin, £102 Raggetsyke, £98 Mosshead and Bailey Mill.

Roussin £110 Heatherglen, £96 Westerhouses.

North Country Cheviot £108 Bardnaclaven, £95 Lower Gills, £93 Sornfallow, £92 Beckfoot, £90 Mosshead and Tister.

Greyface £92 Ringliggate, £90 Broomhills (Sloan), Pitogarty and Newbiggin, £88 Leithanhall and Merrick, £87 Pasture House, Kirkton Hill and Torgorm, £86 Heatherglen and The Flatt.

Cheviot Mule £94 Heatherglen, £91 High Stenries, £84 Clarghyll, £81 Eskdale Street, £76 High Stenries and Tister.

Bleu d’Maine £80 Pasture House.

LIGHT EWES

Blackface £85 Crowhall, £77 Burnfoot, £74 Crowhall, £72 Whitfield, £71 Tecket and Drinkstone.

Hill Cheviot £82 Westerhouses, £78 Pitogarty, £74 Geltsdale, Priesthaugh and Springwell, £72 Mainside, £69 Dalgare.

Jacob £76 Thorns, £74 Golden Lane.

Swaledale £76 Milescott, £75 Bullshill, £73 Bailey Mill, £71 Tecket and East Unthank, £66 Hole of Lyne.

Lleyn £75 Low Tipalt.

Easycare £70 Heatherglen, £69 Pasture House, £68 Westerhouses.

Kendal Rough £65 Little Galla.

Herdwick £61 Branteth.

PRIME RAMS

Charollais £162, £148 Chaseside, £142 Geltsdale, £135 Carslae, £124 Heatherglen.

Texel £154 Howgillside, £150 Viewley, £148 Beckfoot, £144 Whitfield, £140 Heatherglen.

Suffolk £152, £138 Heatherglen, £137 Viewley, £136 Heatherglen, £128 Viewley.

Leicester £132 Viewley, £128 Burnfoot, £112 Patties Hill.

North Country Cheviot £132 Tister, £122 Viewley, £114, £94 Heatherglen, £92 Sornfallow.

Dorset £124 Beckfoot, £120 Heatherglen.

Hill Cheviot £114 Satchells, £106 Priesthaugh, £96 Springwells, £92 Bardnaclaven, £82 Mainside.

Oxford £114 Heatherglen.

Lleyn £112, £90 Whitcastles, £85 Westhills, £84 Hillside.

Beltex £112 Graceside.

Zwartbles £104 Beckfoot.

Swaledale £96 Bullshill.

Blackface £85 Burnfoot, £82 Ringliggate, £78 Heatherglen.

Kerry £84 Whitcastles.

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  Related Links
link Longtown Primestock - 21st May
link Longtown Primestock - 14th May
link Longtown Primestock - 7th May
link Longtown Primestock - 30th April
link Livestock Auctioneers
   


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