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Longtown Primestock Sale

C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 20 prime cattle & prime bulls, 915 prime hoggs, 1,971 spring lambs and 3,201 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 23rd June 2016.


Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 208.5p (205.7p)
Heavy to 197.5p (185.8p)

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Medium to 209.5p (206.3p)
Heavy to 210.5p (208.5p)

Young bulls 208.5p (179.1p)

Light to 213.0p (194.1p)
Standard to 232.0p (206.1p)
Medium to 230.0p (201.8p)
Heavy to 222.0p (206.4p)
Overwight to 202.0p (193.8p)

Light to 158.0p (135.9p)
Standard to 155.0p (137.7p)
Medium to 155.0p (134.0p)
Heavy to 144.0p (131.0p)

Shearlings to 136.0p (119.3p)

Light to £77.00 (£49.90)
Heavy to £146.00 (£79.57)

Cast Rams £141.00 (£88.84)

Longtown cattle ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

A small show of prime cattle whereby trade maintained late rates, and more could have easily been sold. Top price of 210.5p was achieved for a Limousin heifer sold by Messrs Fiddler, Barrow Ling, bought by M J Wharton Butchers, Wigton. Steers sold to 208.5p three times, all sold by A & W J Taylor, Dashwell Green, being bought by M J Wharton & Mr S McGimpsey respectively.

The bulls were also short of requirements, never the less they topped at 208.5p from G J A Rome & Co., Niven Hill and bought by J A Jewitt Meats, Wholesalers.

Angus Cows 119.5p, 117.5p Fisher, Bush of Ewes.



Limousin 208.5p (x3), 204.5p Dashwell Green, 198.5p, 197.5p Low Plains.

British Blue 174.5p High Moat.


Limousin 210.5p Barrow Ling, 209.5p, 206.5p (x2) Dashwell Green.

British Blue 206.5p Dashwell Green.

Charolais 205.5p, 203.5p Barrow Ling.



Limousin £1273 Barrow Ling, £1259, £1236 Dashwell Green.

Charolais £1212 Barrow Ling.



Limousin 208.5p, 200.5p Niven Hill, 163.5p Netherton.

British Blue 144.5p Netherton.



Limousin £1243, £1209 Niven Hill.

The largest show of the season so far of 1,971 spring lambs were forward to the usual full ring of buyers, all keen for sheep resulting in one of the week’s best averages. All classes in demand with a lack of 45kg+ lambs forward. Sale topped at £108 twice for Texels from Colinton Mains and Four o Boot and to 232p twice for Texels from Carran and Beltex from Tercrosset. Sale averaged an impressive 202.7p with SQQ 202.9p.


Texel 232p Carran, 230p Waltonwoodhead, 226p, 222p Carran, 219p High Greenhill, 218p Waltonwoodhead, Gallowberry and Bridge End, 217p Cardewlees & Helton Gate.

Beltex 232p Tercrosset.

Suffolk 214p Upper Mains, 212p Carsegowan, 211p West End, 210p Carsegowan, 209p Dalton, 208p Upper Mains & Pennyhill.

Cheviot 213p, 200p Keepwick.

Charollais 209p Rottington Hall, 206p McMurdo Road, 205p Kimmiter Green, 202p Greenburn, 200p Laverockbank, Bridge End and Barend.

Cross 182p Airds of Balcary.

Oxford 180p Guards.


Texel £108 Colinton Mains & Four o Boot, £107 Waltonwoodhead & Upper Mains, £106, £105 Carran, £103 Four o Boot & Greenburn.

Suffolk £107 Bankhead of Tinwald, £104 Colinton Mains, £101 Upper Mains, £98 The Beeches, £97 West End.

Charollais £103 Oakdene, £92 Rottington Hall, £89 Porterstown & Greenburn, £83 Dalton, £82 Kimmiter Green.

A larger show of 915 hoggs were forward but harder to sell on previous weeks unless well fleshed. Selling to a top of £94 for Texels from Haithwaite and to 158p for Cheviots from Almagill.


Cheviot 158p Almagill, 155p Plumpe, 150p Sykehead, 141p Sornfallow & Heathery Hall.

Blackface 155p Plumpe, 141p Sykehead, 139p Heathery Hall & Plumpe, 138p Barron House & Almagill.

Suffolk 155p Trefrank, 141p Sowerby Wood, 136p Haithwaite, 131p Trefrank.

Texel 146p Trefrank, 144p Lagg, 143p Tarra & Haithwaite, 142p Sornfallow.

Greyface 136p Sykehead, 134p Heathery Hall, Sykehead & Plumpe, 133p Sykehead.

Herdwick 135p, 132p Almagill.

North Country Cheviot 133p Longoe Farm.


Texel £94 Haithwaite, £79 Lagg Farm, £75 Sornfallow, £70 Tarra, £69 Lagg Farm, £68 Shatton Lodge & Heathery Hall.

Beltex £70 Sowerby Wood.

Cheviot £70 Drumreach, £64 George Street, £62 Plumpe, £57 Sykehead.

Suffolk £68 Eastside, £67 Sornfallow, £62 Shielswood, £60 Haithwaite.

Greyface £64 Prestrie, £60 Sornfallow & Sykehead, £59 Prestrie, £57 Sykehead.

North Country Cheviot £65 Longoe Farm, £65, £61 Prestrie, £59 Sornfallow.

Blackface £60 Sykehead, £59 Plumpe, £58 Winterhopeburn.

Longtown sheep ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

A much larger show of 3,201 cast ewes and rams were forward to a full of buyers. All classes £5-£7 sharper on the week, even for fat ewes. Hill ewes remain easily sold and short of requirements. Best quality ewes met extreme rates. Sale topped at £146, £144 for Texel ewes from Charlesfield.


Texel £146, £144 Charlesfield, £141 Beckfoot, £140 Carran, £133 Thackwood, £130 Chaseside, £129 Beckfoot, £126 Tercrosset & Chaseside.

Charollais £130 Wood Farm, £110, £107 Chaseside, £106 Thackwood, £101 Chaseside.

Suffolk £114 Newbiggin,£100 Longyester, £105, £100 Chaseside & Beckfoot, £100 Newbiggin, £98 Chaseside, £97 Longyester & Glebelands.

Beltex £92 Tercrosset, £88 Wood Farm.

North Country Cheviot £90 High Moat, £85 Chaseside, £82 Eastside, £80 Newbiggin, £75 Heathery Hall.

Zwartble £90 Chaseside, £88 Beckfoot.

Greyface £85 Waterside, £80 Colinton Mains, £77 Longyester & Newbiggin, £76 Castletown, £75 Longyester.

Continental £69 Beckfoot.


Blackface £77, £73 Redesmouth, £68 Little Galla, £67 Barron House, £65, £63 Longyester.

Lleyn £76, £73, £69 Trelinnoe.

Cheviot £74 Hyde Park, £72, £68 Drumreach, £61 Cowburn, £57 Pennyhill, £56 Keepwick, £54 Drumreach.

Herdwick £59 Auchengray.

Swaledale £58 Eastside, £56 East Unthank & Risehead, £54 Gregory Terrace, £50 Kirkhaugh.


Texel £141 Middle Shipley, £140 Newbiggin & Carran, £138 Chaseside, £126 Dalton & Nether Locharwoods.

North Country Cheviot £118 Miller Place, £92 Eastside, £89 Mid Calder.

Leicester £118 Eastside, £104 Beckfoot.

Suffolk £114 Shielswood, £106 Clatequoy, £104 Swinney Hill.

Charollais £108 Netherton.

Dorset £104 Chaseside.

Beltex £94 Supplebank, £90 Netherton.

Blackface £92 Eastside, £83 Redesmouth & Mains, £79 Newbiggin, £73 Roxburghmill.

Cheviot £88 George Street, £86 Crook Bank, £76 Drumreach, £72 Shielswood, £70 George Street & Boldron.

Swaledale £77 Eastside, £74 East Unthank.

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