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Longtown Primestock Sale

C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 22 cattle, 896 spring lambs, 981 prime hoggs and 2,528 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 14th June 2018.

Averages:

Heifers
Medium to 240.0p (230.3p)
Heavy to 235.0p (219.1p)

Lambs
Light to 234.0p (210.4p)
Standard to 263.0p (219.0p)
Medium to 283.0p (237.3p)
Heavy to 276.0p (257.4p)
Overweight 265.0p (246.3p)

Hoggs
Light to 190.0p (182.7p)
Standard to 218.0p (183.2p)
Medium to 219.0p (195.9p)
Heavy to 219.0p (157.1p)

Shearlings 216.0p (179.1p)

Ewes
Light to £82.00 (£52.66)
Heavy to £153.00 (£87.37)

Rams to £137.00 (£78.31)

A small show of cattle saw 12 prime and 10 cows were forward, meeting a brisk trade throughout. Top price was 152p for a Galloway bull shown by RW & V Elliot, Blackhall, Langholm.

Clean cattle topped at 240p for a Limousin heifer sold by A & WJ Taylor & Son, Dashwell Green. Next best was 239p for a Charolais also from Dashwell Green. Top price per head was £1,454.10 for a Charolais heifer again from Messrs Taylor.

Longtown cattle ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

PRIME CATTLE:

Limousin Heifers 240p, 231p, 227p, 225p, 222p Dashwell Green.

Charolais Heifer 239p, 222p Dashwell Green.

British Blue Heifers 235p Dashwell Green.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

PRIME CATTLE:

Charolais Heifer £1,454, £1,386 Dashwell Green.

British Blue Heifers £1,433 Dashwell Green.

Limousin Heifers £1,365, £1,332 Dashwell Green, £1,320 Ladyhousesteads.

896 spring lambs were forward in larger numbers and met an up and down trade. Heavy lambs were the best to sell and short of requirements. Best export and cutting lambs also good to sell with the plainer sorts of all weights harder to cash. Top price was £138 for Texel lambs from J Marshall, Hermitage, Kirkpatrick Fleming and to 283p for Texels from D W Musgrave, Sowerby Wood, Carlisle.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Texel 283p Sowerby Wood, 276p Hermitage & Shankbridge End, 275p Old Rectory, 273p Swallows Barn, 268p Aldery Terrace, 267p, 265p Hermitage, 264p Townfoot & Hermitage, 263p Guardsmill, 263p, 262p Woodhead.

Suffolk 273p Blackrigg, 267p Cowens, 263p Sowerby Wood, 260p Swallows Barn, 257p Guardsmill, 256p Chapelton of Menmuir & Sowerby Wood, 255p Sceugh Dyke & Blackrigg.

Berrichon 258p, 251p, 244p Sceugh Dyke.

Millenium Blue 242p Sanderson House.

PRINCIPAL PRICE (PER HEAD)

Texel £143, £135 Hermitage, £134 Aldery Terrace & Guardsmill, £131 Swallows Barn, £127 Shankbridge End, £124 Townfoot, £121 Old Rectory, £120 Hermitage.

Suffolk £138 Chapelton of Menmuir, £134 Blackrigg & Sowerby Wood, £128 Cowens & Batey Shield, £125 Swallows Barn, £123 Sowerby Wood, £121 Guardsmill, £120 Sceugh Dyke & Blackrigg.   

Berrichon £129, £113, £110 Sceugh Dyke.    

Millenium Blue £104 Sanderson House.

On the other hand, 981 prime hoggs met a fantastic trade and were far short of requirements. Best meated hoggs selling between 180-210p per kilo to a top of £120 for Texel hoggs from J Oliver & Sons, Waltonwoodhead, Brampton and to 219p for Texels from R & M Paterson, Upper Auchenlay, Dunblane.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Texel 219p Upper Auchenlay, 218p Hill House & Hillside, 216p Leithanhall & Kirtleton House, 212p Bush of Ewes, Hillside & Auchengray, 209p Glebelands, 208p Bush of Ewes & Hill House, 207p Newton Field & Auchengray, 206p Grassmainston, 203p Auchengool Cottage, East Raffles & Glebelands, 202p Bush of Ewes & Hillside.

Charollais 219p Brisco Meadows.

Suffolk 218p Newton Field, 214p Hillside, 197p Ryehills. 

Cheviot 214p Crosshow, 198p Supplebank & Hallburn, 197p Plumpe & Mallsgate Hall.

Blackface 195p, 192p Glenogle, 192p Hallburn & Plumpe, 191p Langhaugh, 190p Glenogle. 

Mule 194p Mindrum.

Swaledale 179p Shatton Lodge.    

 

 

PRINCIPAL PRICE (PER HEAD)

Texel £120 Waltonwoodhead, £113 Hillside, £112 Auchengool Cottage, £110 Auchengray, £109 Grassmainston & Hillside, £105 Grassmainston, £100 Auchengray, £99 Burn House, £97 Waltonwoodhead & Leithanhall, £96 Sceugh Dyke, £95 Kirtleton House & Hill House, £94 Upper Auchenlay, £91 Hillside, Auchengray & Bush of Ewes, £90 Mindrum.    

Suffolk £115 Kirtleton House, £105 Hillside, £100 Sceugh Dyke, £85 Ryehills & Newton Field.   

Charollais £105 Brisco Meadows.     

Cheviot £103 Sceugh Dyke, £99 Supplebank, £97 Dalgare, £85 Supplebank.  

Zwartbles £89 Mindrum. 

Blackface £80 Glenogle & Easter Happrew, £75 Glenogle, £73 Hallburn & Ryehills.               

Swaledale £75 Shatton Lodge, £71 Plumpe. 

Mule £70 Far Howe, High Yarridge & Mindrum.  

Longtown sheep ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

2,528 cast ewes and rams were a smaller entry on the week with the usual buyers operating. Trade very similar on the week, with the exception of heavy, over fat ewes which would be £10 less on the week.

461 ewes sold at £100 and over to average £115.

Top price of £153 for Texel ewes from Heatherglen, with export ewes to £82 for Cheviots from Messrs Flintoft, Sourhope, Kelso and Texel rams to £137 from A & C Watson, Sanderson House, Whitehaven.

HEAVY EWES

Texel £153 Heatherglen, £148 Roxburgh Mill, £147 Grassmainston, £143 Chapelton of Menmuir & Beckfoot, £140 Roxburgh Mill & The Wreay, £138 Barnbackle & North Synton, £137 Tercrosset, £135 Langton Lees, £134 Roxburgh Mains & Beck Farm, £133 Townfoot, Cardewlees, Roxburgh Mains & Grassmainston, £131 Townfoot & Bowsden Moor, £130 Braithwaite Shields, Kirkton & The Wreay, £129 Sanderson House, £127 Beckfoot, £126 Tercrosset, £125 Burray & Grassmainston.

Charollais £131 Beckfoot, £110 Tercrosset, £108 Beckfoot & The Wreay, £103 Chaseside, £101 Upper Auchenlay & Chaseside, £100 Cardewlees.  

Suffolk £127 Beckfoot, £119 Chaseside & Sanderson House, £116 Bowsden Moor, £113 Sceugh Dyke, £109 Beckfoot & Chapelton of Menmuir, £106 Bowsden Moor, £105 Chaseside, £103 Sceugh Dyke, £101 Viewley, £100 Park House.  

Beltex £111 Mid Farm, £107 Chapelton of Menmuir, £106 Bowsden Moor, £100 The Wreay.  

Blue Faced Leicester £103 Sanders Close, £96 East Unthank, £95 Nunscleugh & Baggarah.   

North Country Cheviot £100 Beckfoot, £89 Ericstane & Chaseside, £87 Swinside Townfoot, £85 Temon, £84 North Synton, £80 Eastside.   

Mule £93 Middle Shipley, £90 Seymour House, £90 Longburgh Fauld, £87 Wynholm, £86 Beck Farm & Waltonwoodhead, £84 Streethead & Beacon Rigg, £83 Home Farm & Marchynys, £82 Seymour House, £80 Nirvana, Nunscleugh & Whitchester.    

Cheviot Mule £90 Tercrosset, £88 Gelston Castle.

LIGHT EWES

Cheviot £82 Sourhope, £76 High House, £70 Whitchester, £69 New Hummerbecks & Eastside, £67 Blackhaugh, £64 Mainside, £61 South Corrielaw, £60 Wynholm.   

Lleyn £80 Townfoot.              

Blackface £77 Stonehead, £75 Satchells & Sourhope, £74 South Corrielaw & Tinnis, £72 Brisco Meadows, £70 Chapel & Easter Happrew, £69 Eastside, £68 Supplebank.  

Kendal Rough £77 Church View. 

Swaledale £75 Baggarah, £69 Burn House & Wydoncleughside, £65 Spoutbank.

Jacob £70 Brisco Meadows.

Easycare £57 Blackhaugh.

RAMS

Texel £137 Sanderson House, £122 Haas Grove, £120 Glencartholm, £117 Shawhill, £116 Parkhead, £110 Glencartholm.  

Suffolk £124 Bowsden Moor, £101 Shawhill. 

Charollais £113 Shawhill

Beltex £111 Burray

Blue Faced Leicester £107 Sanders Close

North Country Cheviot £95 Ericstane

Blackface £84 Cowden Burn

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