2016-07-29   facebook twitter rss
Longtown Primestock Sale

C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 18 prime cattle, 8 prime bulls, 18 OTM cattle, 2,516 prime lambs and 5,217 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 28th July 2016.

Averages:
Steers

Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 214.5p (207.8p)
Heavy to 207.5p (198.1p)

Heifers
Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to -------p (-------p)
Heavy to 191.5p (187.0p)

Young bulls 212.5p (190.0p)

Lambs
Light to 207.0p (187.6p)
Standard to 226.0p (183.9p)
Medium to 234.0p (186.3p)
Heavy to 202.0p (182.8p)
Overweight to 182.0p (165.1p)

Ewes
Light to £87.00 (£45.07)
Heavy to £147.00 (£75.46)

Cast Rams £185.00 (£81.17)

A small show of prime cattle saw some cattle slighty sharper on the week, with many more needed on a weekly basis. The sale topped at 214.5p for a Limousin bullock sold by A & WJ Taylor & Son, Dashwell Green, bought by Mr G Moor.

STEERS

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

British Blue 214.5p Dashwell Green.

Limousin 211.5p (x2), 208.5p (x2), 207.5p 206.5p Dashwell Green, 205.5p Hallees.

HEIFERS

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Angus 191.5p Becton Hall.

Blonde 183.5p Becton Hall.

Longtown cattle ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

A mixed bag of bulls with quality again selling well, numbers short of requirements. Top price of 212.5p for a Limousin shown by G J A Rome & Co., Niven Hill.

BULLS

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Limousin 212.5p, 209.5p Niven Hill, 188.5p, 163.5p Harelawhill.

Blonde 178.5p Oakwoodhill.

PRINCIPAL PRICE (PER HEAD)

Limousin £1257, £1253 Niven Hill, £1093 Harelawhill.

Blonde £1017 Oakwoodhill.

Barren cows – A good entry of working cows were on offer to the usual good company of buyers who bid freely for all types of cows. Brian Calvert sold an excellent dairy bred Simmental cow at 129p, realising £864.30 to Sean McGimpsey. A tremendous load of hill Galloways sold to a top of 118p from Messrs Waugh, Shorthorns to 116p from Parcelstown. Angus cows to 114p from Mrs Little, shown by her little grandson Andrew. Dairy cows sold on a firm trade topping at £774.80 from Justicetown.

A steady show of 2,516 prime lambs were forward to the usual ring of buyers, with trade in line with the national trend this week. Still lambs over 40 kilos with flesh were easiest to sell and realising recent rates. Lightweight lambs a lot sharper on the week, on the back of a buoyant store lamb trade. Many more lambs could be sold to advantage on a weekly basis. Sale topped at 234p for Beltex from Bridgestone and to £104 for Suffolks from Skelfhill.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Beltex 234p Bridgestone, 215p Wallend, 213p Bridgestone, 206p Johnstonebank, 200p Shankcastle.

Texel 226p Kirk House, 212p Hallbankgate & Kirk House, 210p Kirkton, 209p Wallend, 208p Kirk House, 205p Cubbyhill & Hermitage.

Cheviot 207p, 200p, 190p High Chesters, 186p Johnstonebank.

Charollais 202p, 189p Porterstown, 187p, 186p Kirkend, 185p Wyseby Hill Cottage.

Suffolk 201p Wallend, 198p North House, 197p Creca Hall, 191p Becton Hall, Sceugh Dyke & Carsegowan, 190p Upper Mains.

Bleu du Maine 195p, 185p Tarnside.

Rouge 192p Crawfordhall.

Continental 190p Tarnside, 185p Boldron.

Berrichon 190p Sceugh Dyke.

Hampshire 186p Barnglies.

Greyface 180p Peela Hill & Staffler, 171p Penpeugh, 168p Airds of Balcary & Howahill.

Blackface 172p Penpeugh & Clonrae, 168p Balgray Hill.

PRINCIPAL PRICE (PER HEAD)

Suffolk £104 Skelfhill, £98 Nettling Flatt, £95, £90 North House, £89 Guardsmill, £88 Fairways.

Texel £100 Kirkton, £98, £97 North Greenhill, £95 Kirkton, £92 Chapel House & Bullshill, £91 Foulshiels, £90 Pearsbyhall, Shankcastle & High Parkfoot.

Beltex £96 Bridgestone, £88 Shankcastle, £86 Wallend, £85 Bridgestone, £80 Shankcastle.

Berrichon £86, £83.50 Sceugh Dyke.

Cheviot £84 North House, £70 Terrona.

Greyface £81 Peela Hill, £77.50 Staffler, £77 Penpeugh & Bullshill.

Hampshire £78 Barnglies.

Charollais £77 Crawfordhall, £76.50 Kirkend, £76 Moss Side, £74 Wyseby Hill Cottage, £72.50 Kirkend.

Blackface £74 Balgray Hill & Albierigg, £67 Penpeugh, £63.50 Clonrae.

Rouge £73 Crawfordhall.

Bleu du Maine £72 Tarnside.

Longtown sheep ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

The largest show of the season so far saw 5,217 cast sheep forward to a busy ring of buyers. Heavy weight ewes were dearer on the week and short of requirements, with lightweight ewes easier owing to large volumes though the country. Sale topped at £185 for a Texel ram from D’Mainholm and £147 for Texel ewes from Kirkton.

HEAVY EWES

Texel £147 Kirkton, £140 Beckfoot & Crumhaughhill, £134 Chaseside & Leithenhall, £132 Whitrigghall, £130 Kirkton, £129 Whitrigghall, £128 Graceside & Chaseside.

Charollais £116, £107, £102 Hunderlee Pastoral, £102 Beckfoot, £97, £94 Chaseside.

Suffolk £111 Nettling Flatt, £109 Beckfoot & Heatherglen, £107 Chaseside, £104 Boldron, £103 Chaseside & Nettling Flatt, £102 Cloverdale, £100 Haithwaite.

Leicester £95 Foulshiels, £90 Softley & Heatherglen, £86 The Harrow, £85 Hartside.

Bleu du Maine £94 Middle Farm, £91 Brisco Meadows.

Beltex £94 Chaseside.

North Country Cheviot £86 Gospel Hall, £84 Carruthers, £80 Crawthat, £78 Temon & Gospel Hall.

Cheviot Mule £82, £79 Northfield, £74 Balgray Hill, £74, £70 Northfield.

Greyface £80 Northfield, £79 Auchencairn, £77 Belstane & Third, £75 Stobo Home, £74 Carsegowan, Lintlaw, Hartside & Shoestanes.

Zwartble £74 Lintlaw.

LIGHT EWES

Lleyn £87, £80 South Bowerhouses, £76 Marygate, £71 South Bowerhouses.

Cheviot £76 Graceside, £72 Tushielaw, £65 Boldron & Third, £62 Falnash, £59 Tushielaw, £58, £56 Keith.

Blackface £65 Auchencairn, £60 Penpeugh, £59 Meggethead, £56 Edges Green, £55 Clonrae, £54 Pasture Hosue, Clonrae & Upperburnmouth.

Swaledale £58 Softley, £54 Gapshield, £53 Snowden Close, £52 Morley Hill, £51 Knarr.

Clun £56 Hallsford.

Easycare £54 Boldron.

Kendal Rough £50 Parkside.

PRIME RAMS

Texel £185 D’Mainholm, £168 Crumbhaughhill, £150 Chaseside, £146 Heatherglen, £132 Cobble Hall Barn

Charollais £114 Haithwaite.

Suffolk £114 Cloverdale, £102 Chaseside, £98 Lintlaw.

Beltex £113 Wood farm, £100 Woodhead.

Lleyn £112 Hazelbank.

North Country Cheviot £103 Carruthers.

Leicester £92 Marygate, £90 Foulshiel.

Blackface £84 Edges Green, £82 Balgray Hill, £75 Beckfoot.

Zwartble £78 Pasture House.

Cheviot £75 Tushielaw, £70 High Priorscales.

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