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Longtown Primestock Sale

C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 30 cattle, 4,044 prime lambs and 6,265 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 18th August 2016.

Averages:
Steers

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Heifers
Light to 161.0p (161.0p)
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Lambs
Light to 210.0p (179.7p)
Standard to 234.0p (179.1p)
Medium to 234.0p (184.0p)
Heavy to 208.0p (184.2p)
Overweight to 182.0p (160.8p)

Ewes
Light to £76.00 (£43.26)
Heavy to £144.00 (£69.69)

Cast Rams £148.00 (£79.64)

A small entry of clean cattle due to the six-day standstill after Tuesdays store sale saw all types sell well.

Longtown cattle ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

OTM: Entry dominated by hillbred sucklers. 1st Langholm, 2nd Berryscaur.

Another excellent entry of 30 head were on offered to a full ring of buyers, with extra grazing men in attendance. Trade was animated throughout with demand outstripping supply. Messrs Elliott of Burnfoot of Ewes topped the sale at 132p with a Saler. Peter Dayson sold an Angus to 129p, and Galloways from a long distant vendor William Taverner receiving 110p. Continentals sold to 123p for a Limousin x from Elaine Wilkie and 119p from Messrs Lawson. Non Fabbl cows realised 122p from GB Forster. Top price per head was £1053.15 from the Lawson twins, New House, who sold another to £961.70.

A small entry of dairy cows topped at 111p from John Huddleston for a Black & White, Dairy Shorthorns to 109p from The Green.

4,044 prime lambs were another good show, usual buyers to the fore. Trade for lambs 39kg upwards were a very good to sell with handy weight and plainer meat harder to cash. Overall average was 182ppk. Sale topped at £100 for Texels from Greenbrae and 234p for Texels from Midtown and Beltex from Byers. Hill lambs sold to £80 per head for Greyface from Whiteside and 210p per kilo for lightweight Texels from Boldron.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Texel 234p, 226p Midtown, 223p Sowerby Wood, 220p Hallbankgate, 215p High Stenries, 212p Sowerby Wood, 211p Pearsby Hall, 210p High Greenhill & Boldron.

Beltex 234p Byers, 220p Walton Highrigg, 209p Bridgestone, 200p Byers.

Charollais 191p Fenwick, 186p Smeale & Knowe, 184p Fellnaw, 183p Dippen & Ballafayle.

Suffolk 189p Tarrasfoot & Chapel, 188p Ballafayle & Carsegowan, 187p High Wreay, 186p Barnglies, Tarrasfoot & Scalehill, 185p Shield Green & Tone Hall.

Berrichon 187p Sceugh Dyke.

Cheviot Mule 186p Tone Hall, 179p Potholm & Fenwick, 177p North House.

Lleyn 184p, 178p, 175p South Bowerhouses.

Greyface 182p, 179p Whiteside, 178p Newbiggin & Upper Hindhope, 176p Ballywillne, 174p Penpeugh & Blakelaw.

Blackface 182p Peela Hill, 154p Penpeugh, 153p Bankend, 151p Arnicle.

Hampshire 179p, 168p Barnglies.

Cheviot 175p Cowburn, 174p North House, 172p Ballafayle, 171p Boldron.

PRINCIPAL PRICE (PER HEAD)

Texel £100 Greenbrae, £97 Hillhead, £95.50 Greenbrae, £95 Kirkton, £94 High Wreay, £93.50 Sowerby Wood, £92.50 Midtown, £92 Halmyre.

Suffolk £96 Sibmister, £89 Tarrasfoot, £86.50 Carsegowan, £86 Barnsallie, £85 Midtown & Tone Hall, £84 High Wreay, Dykehead & Newbiggin.

Beltex £93.50 Byers, £83.50 Walton Highrigg, £81.50 Bridgestone.

Hampshire £84 Barnglies.

Berrichon £80.50 Sceugh Dyke.

Cheviot Mule £80 Tone Hall, £77 Potholm, £76 North House.

Charollais £80 Knowe, £76.50 Fenwick, £74 Dippen, £73.50 Fellnaw, £72 Glenlea.

Greyface £80 Whiteside, £76.50 Kellah, £75 Blakelaw, £73.50 Kellah, £73 Penpeugh, £72 Caulside, £71 Newbiggin & Peela Hill.

Cheviot £75 North House, £72 Caulside.

Lleyn £73.50, £71, £70 South Bowerhouses.

Blackface £60 Penpeugh, £56.50 Peela Hill, £55 Marown & Bankend.

Longtown sheep ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

Over 6,265 cast ewes and rams attracted a large ring of buyers. Trade was very much on par with recent week’s sales, although heavy, over fat ewes were slightly cheaper on the week. Sale topped at £148 for Texel rams from Thornington and £144 for Texel ewes from Beckfoot.

HEAVY EWES

Texel £144 Beckfoot, £131 Marown, £130 Baryerrock & Beckfoot, £128 Marown, £126 Beckfoot & Chaseside, £122 Newbigging, £121 Chaseside, £120 Colinton Mains, £119 Beck Farm.

Charollais £108 Beckfoot, £100 Chaseside, £96 Beckfoot, £90 Chaseside & Fowrass, £88 Beckfoot, £85 Ringliggate.

Suffolk £107 Colmslie Hill, £101 Chaseside & Haithwaite, £98 Beckfoot, £96 Sceugh Dyke & Chaseside, £94 Beckfoot, £91 Beckfoot & Thornington.

Beltex £99 Hobbiesburn, £90 Nether Dargavel.

North Country Cheviot £94 Haithwaite, £91 Eastside, £82 Cairnside, £78 Clackmae, £75 Newbigging.

Leicester £88 Marygate & Colmslie Hill, £85 Townhead, £76 Newbiggin.

Greyface £80 Haithwaite, Third & Powheads, £78 Harehead & Haithwaite, £76 Thornington & Riggfoot, £74 Mossilee, £73 Hareshaw, £72 Rigg House, £71 Harehead.

Cheviot Mule £75 Colmslie Hill, £73 The Dykes, £72 Satchells, £70 Peela Hill & Haithwaite.

Zwartble £73 Rockcliffe Cross.

Romney £62 Wilseydown.

LIGHT EWES

Lleyn £67 Marygate, £58, £51, £50 Gatehousecote, £49 Bridleway, £47 Shawhill, £46 Eastside & Gatehousecote.

Blackface £60 Marygate, £59 Haliburton, £57 Peela Hill, £55 Boldron, £53 Craig Douglas & Newlands, £52 Marygate & Damhead.

Cheviot £65 Clerkhill, £58, £56 Balmore, £55 Satchells, £54 Damhead, Somerville & Skelfhill.

Easycare £53 Glenapp, £49 Pilmuir, £48 Glenapp, £44 Lowmoor Head, £43 Glenapp.

Swaledale £51 Gapshield, £50 Woodhouse, £49 Glenhill & Allenshield, £45 Townhead & Haithwaite, £42 Gapshield, £41 Allenshield, £40 Castlemilk, East Unthank & Pasture House.

PRIME RAMS

Texel £148 Thornington, £141 Boreland, £138 Lustruther, £130 Beck Farm, £129 Beckfoot, £124 Moorhills & Fagra, £111 Mains of Machermore & Boreland.

Leicester £128 Newbiggin, £102 Harehead.

Suffolk £126 Beckfoot, £108 Lustruther.

Charollais £121 Haithwaite.

North Country Cheviot £117 Harehead.

Zwartble £109 Haithwaite.

Hampshire £100 Chaseside.

Berrichon £94 Chaseside.

Easycare £92, £83 East Fortissat.

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link Longtown Primestock - 11th August
link Longtown Primestock - 4th August
link Longtown Primestock - 28th July
link Longtown Primestock - 21st July
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