2015-06-26   facebook twitter rss
Longtown Primestock Sale

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 10 prime cattle, 9 OTM cattle, 1,223 prime lambs, 270 prime hoggs and 2,789 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 25th June 2015.

Averages:
Steers

Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 192.5p (192.5p)
Heavy to -------p (-------p)

Heifers
Light to 212.5p (212.5p)
Medium to 218.5p (189.3p)
Heavy to 195.5p (195.5p)

Hoggs
Light to 185.0p (151.0p)
Standard to 160.0p (142.3p)
Medium to 115.0p (139.4p)
Heavy to 141.0p (132.8p)

Shearlings 157.0p (129.8p)

Lambs
Light to 217.2p (193.5p)
Standard to 189.0p (168.9p)
Medium to 191.0p (160.9p)
Heavy to 177.0p (157.4p)
O/weight 162.0p (150.8p)

Ewes
Light to £86.00 (£58.27)
Heavy to £154.00 (£86.84)

Cast Rams £166.00 (£102.35)

 

Prime cattle met a strong trade, more required.

Longtown cattle ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

PRIME STEERS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Blonde d’Aquitaine 192.5p Low Hallburn.

PRIME HEIFERS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Limousin 218.5p Barrow Ling, 212.5p (x2) Wyseby Hill Cottage, 208.5p Barrow Ling.

Charolais 195.5p Sceughdyke.

PRIME HEIFERS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Charolais £1,329 Sceughdyke.

Limousin £1,230, £1,223 Barrow Ling.

OTM cattle dearer on the week, following national trend.

OTMS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Limousin 163p, 155p, 152p Nunscleugh.

Simmental 141p Fernoch.

Black & White 121p Dormansteads, 115p Roanstree.

OTMS – PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Black & White £989 Roanstree, £786 Dormansteads.

Limousin £968, £937, £934 Nunscleugh.

Simmental £747 Fernoch.

The 1,223 prime lambs were much sharper than expected, although a smaller entry forward. Overall average was 167.2p (SQQ 168.6p), which would be 10p up on the two previous days. Top price of £88.50 per head for Texels from Dormansteads and to 217.2p per kilo for Texels from High Airyolland.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Texel 217.2p High Airyolland, 216p, 202p Cottage, 191p High Airyolland and Thornthwaite Close, 189p Cottage.

Suffolk 206p, 202p, 198p, 190p Cottage, 167p Cambeckhill.

Charollais 190p, 183p Porterstown, 167p Upper Senwick.

Greyface 164p Whitedykes.

Blackface 156p Uppercleuch, 152p Cottage.

Hill Cheviot 154p Cowburn.

Saddlery

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Texel £88.50 Dormansteads, £86.50 Roxburghmill, £86 Woodhouse, £84.50 Milton Mains, £81.50 High Greenhill and Upper Mains.

Charollais £76, £71 Beckfoot, £63.50 Upper Senwick.

Suffolk £74.50 Upper Mains and Tughall, £71.50 Tughall, £71 Shawhill and Cambeckhill, £70 Sceughdyke and Cambeckhill.

Greyface £60 Supplebank.

Hill Cheviot £60 Cowburn.

Blackface £50 Uppercleuch.

A much smaller show of 270 hoggs, good meat easy to sell. Overall sale average of 138.5p per kilo (SQQ 141.2p). The sale was topped at £69 for Texels from Cottage Farm and to 185p per kilo for Hill Cheviots from Golden Lane. Please note from next week the prime hoggs will be sold amongst the ewes.

Longtown sheep ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Hill Cheviot 185p Golden Lane, 153p Cottage.

Texel 160p, 144p Golden Lane.

Blackface 157p Meggethead, 151p Winterhopeburn.

Dorset 139p Golden Lane.

Greyface 138p Golden Lane.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Texel £69 Cottage, £65 Tughall, £64.50, £62 Golden Lane, £58.50 Cottage.

Swaledale £67, £64 Knarr.

Blackface £67 Cramalt, £66.50 Winterhopeburn, £63 Meggethead.

Greyface £66 Golden Lane.

Suffolk £62 Tughall.

Hill Cheviot £58 Blackleaze and Cottage, £52 Golden Lane.

Dorset £61 Golden Lane.

A smaller show of 2,789 cast ewes and rams met a fast selling trade from the large company of buyers with prices up £6 to £8 per head on the week to average £83.40 overall.

HEAVY EWES

Texel £154 Roxburghmill, £148, £147 Baltier, £147 Rascarrel, £144 Sunnycroft, £140 Baltier.

Charollais £144 Beckfoot, £134 Thorny Knowe, £126 Beckfoot, £124, £110 Heatherglen.

Suffolk £117 Lintlaw, £110 Ringliggate, £107, £106 Heatherglen, £104 West Blanerne.

Beltex £102 Kersheugh, £88 Uppercleuch.

Leicester £99, £95 Tinnis, £91 East Unthank, £88 Fernoch, £82 East Unthank.

North Country Cheviot £96 Beckfoot, £86 Trecorner, £85, £83 Beckfoot, £78 Ringliggate.

Zwartbles £85 Ferneycastle, £76 Supplebank, £73 Heatherglen.

Greyface £84 Trecorner, £83 Lintlaw, £82 Roxburghmill, £81 Rascarrel, £80 Cottage and Rascarrel.

Dorset £76 Golden Lane, £72 Bidlake, £70 Haythwaite Lane.

LIGHT EWES

Hill Cheviot £86 Alton, £79 Archbank, £56 Ringliggate.

Lleyn £77 Haithwaite, £75 Cottage, £72 Golden Lane, £64 Cleongart.

Blackface £76 Fernoch, £74 Cathpair and The Crew, £73 Heatherglen, £71, £69 Tinnis.

Swaledale £68 Woodhouse, £64 East Unthank, £63 Burnhouse, £59 East Unthank, £58 Knarr Farm.

Easycare £63 Hesket House.

Herdwick £49 Cottage, £44 Pennyhill.

PRIME RAMS

Leicester £166 Knarr Farm, £131 Arnicle, £112 Chaseside, £110 Low Tirfergus.

Charollais £163, £114 Beckfoot, £114 Golden Lane.

Texel £150 Haithwaite, £148 Marygate and Primside, £146 Pearsby Hall and Hillhead, £142 Roxburghmill, £130 Auchenlosh.

Suffolk £146 Skelfhill, £129 Redgate Head, £128 Kersheugh and Marygate, £127 Skelfhill, £118 Cottage.

Zwartbles £116 Beckfoot.

North Country Cheviot £110 Roxburgh Mill, £76 Whitchesters.

Wensleydale £108 Golden Lane.

Beltex £100 The Wreay, £90 Chaseside.

Blackface £100 Cramalt, £94 Toft House, £92 Meggethead, £89 Arnicle and Duns House, £76 Arnicle.

Lleyn £90 Kersheugh.

Easycare £89 Kersheugh.

Hill Cheviot £88 Haithwaite.

Swaledale £70 East Unthank.

longtown mart

  Related Links
link Longtown Primestock - 18th June
link Longtown Primestock - 11th June
link Longtown Primestock - 4th June
link Longtown Primestock - 28th May
link Livestock Auctioneers
   


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