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Longtown Primestock Sale

C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 5,883 prime lambs and 4,277 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 14th December 2017.

Averages:
Steers
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Medium to -------p (------p)
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Heifers
Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 208.0p (206.9p)
Heavy to 210.0p (201.5p)

Lambs
Light to 207.0p (163.3p)
Standard to 279.0p (183.5p)
Medium to 248.0p (186.1p)
Heavy to 216.0p (177.9p)
Overweight 181.0p (168.0p)

Ewes
Light to £70.00 (£37.71)
Heavy to £153.00 (£76.92)

Rams to £155.00 (£69.28)

A smaller show of cast cows and prime cattle were forward, and a plain show of cows resulted in a similar trade. Top price per head was £686.40 for a Whitebred Shorthorn sold by Miss E Gray, Fallowlees. Angus cows to £666.40 from S&J Benson, Cavaghan Gardens. Prime cattle sold to 210p for a Limousin heifer and to £1,365 shown by J&J&D Taylor, Englishtown.

Longtown cattle ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

Another massive entry of 5,883 prime lambs were forward to the usual ring of buyers, all classes of lambs 5-10p dearer on the week especially light and export weight lambs. Heavy lambs remained a fast selling trade as per the last two weeks.

The sale topped at 279p for a pen of wonderful Beltex lambs from Gelston Castle Farms, Castle Douglas with top price per head peaking at £109 again for another pen of outstanding Beltex lamb also from Gelston Castle, who’s run of 237 lambs averaged £91.27 and 229.6ppk.

Overall sale average 182.1p (SQQ 183.3p).

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Beltex 279p, 271p Gelston Castle, 262p Carstairs Mains, 256p Uppercleuch, 242p Craigdhu, 238p Shankcastle, 235p Waltonwoodhead, 233p Carstairs Mains, 231p Drumcairn, 229p Waterside, 227p Chapelton of Menmuir, 223p Lyonpark.

Texel 251p Kirk House, 248p Lyonpark, 247p, 238p Gelston Castle, 236p Mindork, 235p, 234p Gelston Castle, 226p Bonsor Estate & Gelston Castle, 223p Chapel House, 221p Uppercleuch & Cobble Hall Barn, 217p Burray, 216p Shankcastle, 215p Kirk House.

Suffolk 198p Ormiston, 197p Outertown, 190p Branxholm Braes, 189p Outertown, 186p Sceugh Dyke & Thirstane Cottage, 184p West End, Sceugh Dyke, Archerbeck & Burnside, 183p Whins & North House, 182p Tinnishall, 181p Shepherds Cottage.

Cheviot 189p Skelfhill, 183p Longburgh Fauld & Cadgillhead, 181p Burray, 178p Beech Bank & Cadgillhead, 175p Skelfhill, 173p Linhope, 172p Leanach, 172p, 171p Bush of Ewes, 170p Holylee House.

North Country Cheviot 189p Roughet Hill, 183p Catslackburn, 180p Fold Head, 179p Catslackburn & Longburgh Fauld, 177p Ericstane, 176p Gospel Hall, 173p Longburgh Fauld & Ericstane.

Charollais 184p Lyonpark & Burray, 181p Butterdales, Archerbeck & West End.

Blackface 180p Uppercleuch & Rawburn, 179p Peel, Rawburn & Milnmark, 178p Skelfhill & Chapelhope, 176p West Scales & Peela Hill, 175p West Scales, Rawburn & Peel.

Mule 179p, 177p Nunscleugh, 176p Mains of Collin & Wiston Place, 172p Guardsmill, 171p Kirkton of Crawford.

Cheviot Mule 179p Gospel Hall, 176p Barnglies.

Hampshire 171p Barnglies.

PRINCIPAL PRICE (PER HEAD)

Beltex £109 Gelston Castle, £104 Craigdhu, £103 Gelston Castle, £102 Chapelton of Menmuir, £102, £100 Carstairs Mains, £98 Lyonpark, £97 Drumcairn, £96 Waterside, £95 Shankcastle, £92 Uppercleuch & Waterside.

Texel £106 Mindork, £104 Lyonpark & Shankcastle, £103, £98 Kirk House, £98 Hazel Head & Hawthornside, £97 High Priorscales, Bonsor Estate & Walton Highrigg, £96 Gelston Castle, High Mossthorn & High Stenries, £95 Gelston Castle & High Stenries.

Suffolk £99 Broomhill, £97 Sceugh Dyke, £94 Guardsmill, £92 Mount Pleasant, £90.50 Cowburnrigg, £90 Sceugh Dyke & High Floweryhirst, £89 Guardsmill, £88.50 Tinnishall, £88 Guardsmill, £86 Cowburnrigg, £86, £85.50 Tinnishall, £83 Outertown.

Charollais £90 Lyonpark, £84 Beech Bank.

Cheviot Mule £86 Barnglies, £81 Mount Pleasant.

North Country Cheviot £85 Whiteknowe, £79.50 Roughet Hill, £78, £77 Longburgh Fauld, £77 Gospel Hall, £76 Ericstane, £75 Catslackburn, £73 Whiteknowe, £72, £70 Gospel Hall, £72 Fold Head.

Hampshire £81, £77 Barnglies.

Mule £79 Mains of Collin, £77, £76 Nunscleugh, £76 Burnhouse & The Nook, £75.50 Newbiggin, £74 Peela Hill, Wiston Place & Guardsmill, £72 Archerbeck, £70 Batey Shield.

Cheviot £79 Leanach, £77 Longburgh Fauld, £74 Leanach, £73.50, £70 Skelfhill.

Blackface £77.50 Uppercleuch, £75 Craig Douglas & Peela Hill, £74 Bush of Ewes, £73.50 West Scales, £73 Peela Hill & Uppercleuch, £72 Cramalt, £70 West Scales.

A smaller show of 4,277 cast ewes and rams were forward to the usual ring of buyers, with all classes back to the same trade realised a fortnight ago (Lights up £2 and heavy’s up £5). More heavy, fat ewes are required. Best quality ewes remain dear and short of requirements. Rams remain similar.

Sale topped at £155 for a wonderful Texel ram from C Jackson, Langdyke Cottage. Texel ewes to £153 from Chaseside.

Longtown sheep ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

HEAVY EWES

Texel £153 Chaseside, £149 Viewley, £148 Caverslea, £145 Eastside, £144, £142 Old Wall, £142 Langdyke Cottage, The Land & Chaseside, £140 Viewley, £139 Old Wall, £137 Bascodyke Foot, £136, £133 Old Wall, £132 East Greenridge, £130 Heatherglen & Old Wall, £128 Comlongun Mains.

Charollais £139, £128, £113, £103 Chaseside.

Beltex £131 Chaseside, £128 Chapelton of Menmuir, £110 Great Orton, £106 Sorbie.

Suffolk £124 Broom Park, £112 The Land & Viewley, £110 Chaseside, £108 Viewley, £106, £100 Rottington Hall & Chaseside, £100 Viewley, £96 Heatherglen, £95 Blackwater & Viewley.

North Country Cheviot £88 Ericstane & Keith, £87 West Millhills & Netherplace, £83 Glendearg, £82 Heatherglen & Dunnabie, £78, £76 Netherplace, £74 Halgary, £70 Chaseside.

Zwartble £87 Woodburn House.

Cross £85 Rottington Hall, £83 Swallowdene, £81 Eastside, £80 Beech Bank & Fountainhall, £79 Rottington Hall, £78 Galtway, £77 Fountainhall, Whitegates & Howpark, £75 West Raw Farm & Latterford, £73 East Greenridge, £71 Galtway, Synton Park Head & Langdyke Cottage, £70 Comlongun Mains & Broom Park.

Cheviot Mule £85 Beech Bank, £83 North House, £80 Mindork.

Lleyn £93, £78 Marygate.

LIGHT EWES

Cheviot £70 Eastside, £67 Nether Stenries, £64 Gillesbie, £61 Netherplace, £59 Sorbie, £58 Blackwoodridgehouse, Parks & Eastside, £57 Sorbie, £56 Nether Stenries, £55 Beech Bank, Blackwoodridgehouse, Glendearg & Waterside, £54 Newbigging, £53 Gillesbie, £52 Netherplace.

Blackface £69, £64 West Raw Farm, £55 Eastside, £49 Howpark & West Raw Farm, £48 Netherplace & Branteth, £47 Milnmark, £46 Pitland Hills, Eastside & Newbigging, £45 Burnhouse.

Lonk £68 Bush of Ewes.

Goat £66 Viewley, £61, £60 Marygate, £52 Basco Dykehead, £51 Viewley.

Swaledale £40 Blakelaw, £31 Peasemyres, £30 Woodhall, Blakelaw & Butterdales.

RAMS

Texel £155 Langdyke Cottage, £124 Eastside, £118 Leanach, £116 The Park, £112, £110 Viewley, £110 High Mossthorn, £100 Peela Hill.

Blue Faced Leicester £100 Westend.

Berrichon £100 Marygate.

North Country Cheviot £80 Lurgan.

Romney £80 Marygate.

Blackface £70 Wanwood Hill, Glen House & Roughet Hill, £64 Bush of Ewes.

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