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Longtown Primestock Sale

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 15 prime cattle, 7 OTM cattle, 2,903 prime lambs and 5,970 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 16th July 2015.

Averages:
Steers

Light to 210.5p (206.0p)
Medium to 204.5p (189.8p)
Heavy to -------p (-------p)

Heifers
Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 217.5p (209.4p)
Heavy to 218.5p (205.9p)

Lambs
Light to 183.0p (169.6p)
Standard to 183.3p (158.8p)
Medium to 168.0p (151.3p)
Heavy to 208.0p (149.1p)
O/weight 149.0p (135.7p)

Ewes
Light to £74.00 (£45.07)
Heavy to £147.00 (£75.75)

Cast Rams £176.00 (£91.38)

 

Prime cattle saw trade sharper with a ringside of buyers actively seeking greater numbers.

OTM cattle saw trade very competitive.

Longtown cattle ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

PRIME STEERS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Limousin 210.5p Plumpe.

PRIME HEIFERS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Limousin 218.5p Barrow Ling, 217.5p Becton Hall & High Stenries, 215.5p Becton Hall & High Stenries.

Simmental 216.5p Sceughdyke.

PRIME HEIFERS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Limousin £1,413, £1,400 Becton Hall.

OTMS - PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

British Blue 150p Netherton.

Limousin 127p Netherton.

Charolais 119p Ryehills.

OTMS – PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

British Blue £1,035 Netherton.

Limousin £952 Netherton.

Charolais £844 Ryehills.

Another excellent show of 2,903 prime lambs were forward to the usual ring of buyers, all classes easier on the week in line with national trend, with a respectable average in comparison to many other centres of 155p overall. Top price of £108 per head and 208p per kilo for Texels from Rascarrel.

Saddlery

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Texel 208p Rascarrel, 183.3p, 179p Maidencots, 179p Kirkland Green, 178p Cottage.

Charollais 183p Pennyhill Park, 179p Porterstown, 161p Pennyhill Park, 157p Low House.

Suffolk 175p Cottage, 172p Falnash, 171p Clonrae, 163p New Hummerbecks, 157p Bardnaclaven, Philiphaugh and Haltree.

Greyface 171p Kildalloig, 159p Clonrae, 155p Low House, 142p Softley.

Hill Cheviot 169p Cottage, 167p Sykehead, 161p Low House, 157p Cardewlees, 155p Newington.

Herdwick 160p Pennyhill Park.

Wiltshire 157p Low House.

Blackface 154p Newington.

Roussin 153p Drumgrange.

Swaledale 142p Stonehall.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

Texel £108 Rascarrel, £81 Old Wall, £80 Upper Mains, £79 Waterside, £78 Kilncroft.

Suffolk £100, £82 Long Strumble, £78 Upper Mains, £76 Sykehead and Fenton, £73 Long Strumble and Sykehead.

Bleu d’Maine £82.50, £80 Rascarrel.

Beltex £80, £75, £70 Bridgestone.

Hampshire £77 Barnglies.

Charollais £67, £66 Knowe Farm, £65.50 Maryholm, £65 Wyseby Hill Cottage, £61 Pennyhill Park.

Greyface £65 Minsca, £60 Softley, £56.50 Whiteside, £55 Liscleugh, £54 Clonrae and Softley.

Half Bred £65 High Moat.

Cheviot Mule £64.50 Allanshaws, £59 Philiphaugh.

Hill Cheviot £56 Caulside, £55 North House, £53 Caulside, £52 Cottage, £50 Caulside.

Jacob £60 Rhoin.

Roussin £55 Drumgrange.

Blackface £54 Newington.

Herdwick £49.50 Pennyhill Park.

Wiltshire £47 Low House.

Swaledale £37 Stonehall.

A much larger show of 5,970 cast ewes and rams were forward to the usual ring of buyers, heavy overfat ewes £5-£7 easier on the week, plain ewes harder to cash, all other classes remain a good selling trade. Rams short of buyer requirements.

Longtown sheep ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

HEAVY EWES

Texel £147 Beckfoot, £137 Catslackburn, £135 Heatherglen, £134 Beckfoot, £129 Muircleugh.

Suffolk £109 Allanshaws, £101 Whitcastles, £97 Chaseside, £94 Acton Hall, £93 Heatherglen.

Charollais £108 Barrogill Mains, £98 Heatherglen, £95 Chaseside, £94 Copperthorns, £93 Chaseside.

Cheviot Mule £91 Muircleugh, £81 Philiphaugh, £80 Muircleugh, £78 Lossit, £77 Newbigging.

North Country Cheviot £88 Acton Hall, Allanshaws and Haltree, £87 Allanshaws, £86 High Moat, £85 Allanshaws, £83 Philiphaugh.

Beltex £84 Beckfoot, £82 Bridgestone, £79 Crawford Hall.

Zwartbles £82 Copperthorns, £75 Heatherglen, £68 Parkhead.

Leicester £82 Newbiggin, £81 Whitcastles, £80 Peela Hill and Easter Dawyck, £78 Bidlake, £70 Merry Knowe.

Greyface £79 Dun House, £73, £71 Awhirk, £70 Grainhead, Harden, Newbigging, Bank House, Awhirk and Thorny Knowe.

Dorset £65 Bidlake.

LIGHT EWES

Lleyn £74, £72, £70 Whitcastles, £62 Hazelbank, £51 Hallum.

Hill Cheviot £70 Longburgh Fauld, £65 Peela Hill, £60 Marygate, £57 Caulside, £56 Falnash and Pennyhill Park, £55 Clonrae, Longburgh Fauld and Cilgwinmawr.

Easycare £70 Bank House, £64 Marchmont, £62 Bank House.

Blackface £66, £65 Newbigging, £64 Midlock, £62 Pole Farm, £60 Drumgrange.

Beulah £65 Bidlake.

Kerry Hill £61 Whitcastles.

Jacob £60 Old Rectory, £53 Bidlake.

Swaledale £55 Riggfoot, £53 The Bog, £49 Dun House, £48 Kirkland Green.

PRIME RAMS

Texel £176 Bowan Hill, £170 Haggistone Holm, £164 Pawston, £161 Druchtag, £148 Heatherglen.

Suffolk £175 Thornington, £168 Rhoin, £158 Pawston, £148 Druchtag, £136 Pawston and Philiphaugh.

Charollais £147, £110 Beckfoot, £110 Heatherglen.

Leicester £135 Softley.

North Country Cheviot £128 Philiphaugh.

Dorset £126 Heatherglen.

Zwartbles £116 Newbigging.

Easycare £106 Bank House.

Blackface £96 Heatherglen, £88 Chapelhope, £77 Crookston, £72 Newbigging.

Woodland £89 Cara View.

Hill Cheviot £83 Falnash.

Swaledale £61 Dun House.

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  Related Links
link Longtown Primestock - 9th July
link Longtown Primestock - 2nd July
link Longtown Primestock - 25th June
link Longtown Primestock - 18th June
link Livestock Auctioneers
   


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