2015-06-05   facebook twitter rss
Longtown Primestock Sale

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 2,516 prime hoggs, 1,045 spring lambs and 3,416 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 4th June 2015.

Averages:
Steers

Light to ----p (----p)
Medium to 186.0p (186.0p)
Heavy to 176.0p (176.0p)

Heifers
Light to ----p (----p)
Medium to 210.0p (202.9p)
Heavy to 210.0p (207.3p)

Hoggs
Light to 178.0p (155.2p)
Standard to 171.0p (150.5p)
Medium to 172.0p (156.9p)
Heavy to 178.0p (158.9p)

Shearlings 170.0p (134.1p)

Lambs
Light to 250.0p (206.2p)
Standard to 244.0p (192.4p)
Medium to 213.0p (182.9p)
Heavy to 207.0p (184.0p)
O/weight 175.0p (151.2p)

Ewes
Light to £80.00 (£57.37)
Heavy to £142.00 (£83.51)

Cast Rams £182.00 (£87.19)

 

A small show of OTM and prime cattle were forward to a full ring of buyers. All classes meeting a brisk selling trade and short of buyer requirements. Many more could be sold to advantage.

Longtown cattle ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

PRIME STEERS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

British Blue 186p Sandbed.

Angus 176p Sandbed.

PRIME STEERS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Angus £1,196 Sandbed.

British Blue £1,097 Sandbed.

PRIME HEIFERS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Limousin 210p Barrow Ling and Sceughdyke, 208p Sceughdyke, 204p Barrow Ling.

Simmental 196p Sceughdyke.

PRIME HEIFERS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Limousin £1,362 Sceughdyke, £1,305 Barrow Ling, £1,281 Sceughdyke.

Simmental £1,156 Sceughdyke.

OTMS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Limousin 175p Nunscleugh, 148p Crawthat, 144p, 135p Nunsleugh.

Black & White 114p Roanstree.

OTMS – PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Limousin £1,242 Nunscleugh, £1,184 Crawthat, £1,008 Nunsleugh.

Black & White £923 Roanstree.

A much larger show of 1,045 spring lambs were forward to a full ring of buyers. All classes met a strong trade in line with many other centres this week to average 185.5p per kilo. Heavyweight lambs demanded a strong price per head with handyweight lambs keenly sought after. Light weight lambs under 34 kilos met a buoyant trade and are in demand, being short of requirement. 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 250p, 244p Netherplace, 215p Cottage, 214p Shaftoe Moor Farm, 213p Netherplace.

Charollais 207p Greenburn, 195p Wyseby Hill Cottage, 186p Hallburn, 185p Rottington Hall and Wyseby Hill Cottage, 184p Braithwaite Hall.

Beltex 202p Hollytree.

Suffolk 198p Commonside and Rhoin, 192p Braithwaite Hall, 191p Barnglies, 190p Rhoin, 189p Sceughdyke.

Jacob 186p, 171p Zetland.

Oxford 184p Croftheads, 163p Guards.

Rouge 183p Braithwaite Hall.

Greyface 173p Miller Hill, 172p Minsca.

Dorset 169p Zetland.

Zwartbles 163p Evistones.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Texel £100 Hallmyre, £98 Colinton Mains, £96 Auchengool Cottage, £93 Hermitage, £91 Colinton Mains and Lanehead.

Suffolk £95.50 Carsegowan, £94 Braithwaite Hall, £93 Rhoin, £91 Commonside, £90 West End.

Charollais £95 Greenburn, £92.50 Wyseby Hill Cottage, £86.50, £84 Braithwaite Hall, £78 Rottington Hall.

Rouge £84 Braithwaite Hall.

Beltex £83 Hollytree.

Zwartbles £80 Evistones.

Greyface £74 Minsca.

Jacob £67 Zetland.

Oxford £65 Guards.

Dorset £64 Zetland.

Saddlery

A larger show of 2,516 prime hoggs were forward to the usual ring of buyers. An excellent show of heavyweight hoggs were again easily sold with all other classes similar on the week. Well fleshed hoggs realising a premium, with lighter plainer sorts harder to cash. Overall sale average of 155.8p 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)

Hill Cheviot 178p Bloan and Beauly, 174p Bloan, 172p Southend, 171p Ellary, 170p Wicketthorn.

Texel 176p Broomhills, 175p Sykehead, 174p, 169p Broomhills, 167p New Hummerbecks.

Blackface 170p Westhills, 163p Sorbie, 162p Whinneyknowe, 160p Sykehead, 159p Sorbie.

Herdwick 168p New Hummerbecks.

North Country Cheviot 167p, 163p Southend, 161p Almagill.

Lleyn 164p Westhills.

Shetland 162p New Hummerbecks.

Suffolk 162p Southend, 159p Haithwaite and Broomhills, 155p Quarryside, 153.2p Powheads, 151.9p Cottage.

Greyface 160p Whinneyknowe, 156.9p, 156p Beauly, 155p Zetland.

Charollais 159p Chapel Farm.

Swaledale 157p Spital Shields.

Beltex 156p Powheads.

Easycare 155p Marygate, 154p Castle Farm.

Longtown sheep ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Texel £104 Powheads, £103, £102 Ochreland, £99 Powheads, £97.50 Broomhills.

Charollais £100 Wood Farm, £91 Roanstree.

Hill Cheviot £98, £94 Bloan, £91 Broomhills, £80 Bloan, £79 Sorbie.

Suffolk £96 Sykehead, £81 Southend, £79 Cottage, £78 Powheads and Broomhills, £77 Trevarrack.

Beltex £89 Powheads, £78 Sorbie.

Cheviot Mule £88 Almagill.

North Country Cheviot £87 Almagill, £80, £78 Southend.

Greyface £73 Zetland, £71 Broomhills, £69 Whinneyknowe, £60 Chapel Farm.

Zwartbles £72 Sykehead.

Charollais £70 Chapel Farm.

Blackface £70 Broomhills, £68 Aucharua, £64 Broomhills and Sykehead, £63 Whinneyknowe and Chapel Farm, £62.50 Sykehead.

Swaledale £69, £60 Spital Shields.

Easycare £68, £65 Marygate.

Lleyn £64 Westhills.

Herdwick £55 Sykehead.

A larger show of 3,416 cast ewes and rams were forward to the usual ring of buyers. Trade saw heavy ewes, especially fat, £8 to £10 back on the week. Good lean selling ewes and hill ewes similar on the week. Rams continue to be in demand.

HEAVY EWES

Texel £142 Chaseside, £136 Kirkton, £132 Southend and Beckfoot, £124 Kilwhipnach, £122 Heatherglen.

Charollais £120 The Wreay, £117 Beckfoot, £112 Chaseside, £110 Haithwaite, £108 Beckfoot.

Bleu d’Maine £118 Park House.

Suffolk £107 Beckfoot, £105 Park House and Shaw Cottage South, £104 Longyester, £99 Mirkbooths.

Beltex £107, £100 Park House, £97, £90 The Wreay, £88 Park House.

Greyface £98, £90 Haithwaite, £80 Leithanhall, The Wreay and Park House, £79 Ringliggate and Kirkhill, £78 Haythwaite Lane and Longyester.

Leicester £96 Morley Hill, £89 Shaftoe Moor Farm, £80 Spital Shields, £79 Spoutbank, £77 Borthwick Brae.

North Country Cheviot £92 Beckfoot, £91 Haithwaite, £84 Whiteknowe, £80 Wester Dunnet, £78 Haithwaite.

LIGHT EWES

Blackface £80 Longyester, £77 Tone Hall, £76 Clonrae, £75 Mill View, £70 Spital Shields.

Hill Cheviot £77 Harwood House, £72 Breconhill, £68 Cumcrook, £67 Upper Brydekirk and Harwood House.

Lleyn £76 Croftheads, £75 Gatehousecote.

Swaledale £68 Minsca, £67 The Hagg, £65 Morley Hill, £63 Spoutbank and Bellmount, £62 Shaftoe Moor Farm.

Jacob £64 Heatherglen.

Easycare £51 Branteth.

PRIME RAMS

Suffolk £182 Longyester, £160 Chaseside, £153, £147 Longyester, £138 Heatherglen.

Texel £160 Minsca, £152 Smerral, £146 Chaseside, £138 Ochreland, £130 Mill View.

Charollais £156 Heatherglen, £126 Elveden, £102 Heatherglen.

Rouge £134 Mirkbooths.

North Country Cheviot £128 Wester Cottage, £110 Heatherglen, £107 Achalone Croft, £100 Chaseside.

Leicester £122 Reaygarth, £118 Fellview.

Swaledale £119 Minsca, £70 Spital Shields.

Wensleydale £117 Fellview.

Blackface £109, £108 Longyester, £82 Toft House, £78 Chaseside.

Hill Cheviot £84 Morley Hill.

Kerry Hill £83 Fellview.

Herdwick £66 Almagill.

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