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Longtown Primestock Sale

C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 10 cattle, 1,461 prime lambs and 3,899 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 5th July 2018.

Averages:

Lambs
Light to 219.0p (207.6p)
Standard to 237.0p (202.0p)
Medium to 235.0p (201.5p)
Heavy to 264.0p (204.4p)
Overweight 243.0p (168.0p)

Ewes
Light to £90.00 (£48.68)
Heavy to £154.00 (£79.54)

Rams to £146.00 (£79.21)

A small show of cattle sold to 132p for an Angus cow shown by Messrs McKerrow, Darlawhills. Trade competitive and more needed for buyer’s requirements.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

CAST COWS:

Angus 132p, 131p, 127p, 126p, 124p Darlawhills, 127p Tanlawhill.

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)

CAST COWS:

Angus £850 Tanlawhill.

Longtown cattle ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

A larger entry of 1,461 prime lambs were forward and with more buyer’s operation, trade was sharper than some earlier week markets. Heavy lambs were again the best trade to sell to a top of £137 for Texels from RG Dodd, Holmhead, Dumfries and to 264p per kilo for Texels from CJ Roots, Kilnford Croft, Dumfries.

Lightweight sold to £68 per head for Texels from A Campbell, Plantation View and to 219p per kilo again for Texels from A Campbell, Plantation View.

Overall sale average was 202ppk (SQQ 202ppk).

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Texel 264p Kilnford Croft, 263p Holmhead, 259p Kilnford Croft, 258p Burgh Head, 246p Millhouse.

Suffolk 232p, 213p Kilnford Croft, 212p Greenburn, 210p Whins, 208p Burgh Head, 206p Chapel.

Charollais 232p Sowerby Wood, 205p Fenton, 200p Knowe & Sloda Hill.

Berrichon 202p Sceugh Dyke.

Blackface 200p Penpeugh, 197p, 194p Bankend, 193p Boldron.

Oxford 198p Guards.

Cross 195p Lanehead.

Soay 187p Stone Barn.

PRINCIPAL PRICE (PER HEAD)

Texel £137, £134 Holmhead, £129 Burgh Head, £127, £124 Kilnford Croft.

Suffolk £115, £109 Kilnford Croft, £108 Greenburn, £100 Sceugh Dyke & Burgh Head, £97 Swallows Barn.

Charollais £102 Sowerby Wood, £90 Kilnford Croft, £86 Knowe & Fenton.

Oxford £95 Guards.

Berrichon £91 Sceugh Dyke.

Zwartbles £80 Viewfields.

Blackface £71 Bankend, £70 Penpeugh, £66 Bankend.

 

3,898 cast ewes and rams were forward, a much larger show attracted more buyers. All classes met a similar trade with the exception of heavy ewes which would be £10 per down on the week. Sale topped at £152 for Texel ewes from A & H McColm, Crailloch, Port William. Hill ewes to £90 for Blackfaces from W & PF Walton, Penpeugh, Bardon Mill. Cast rams to £146 for a Texel from Messers Brough, Old Rectory, Carlisle.

Prime hoggs sold to a top at £93 for Texels from JG Clarkson, Elrington Hall, Haydon Bridge. Often to £89 for Cheviot Mules from G Ryan, Kirkbride, Castle Douglas.

Longtown sheep ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

HEAVY EWES

Texel £154 Crailloch, £151 Mossburnford, £150 Greenwood, £147 Chaseside, £143 Kilnford Croft & Sanderson House, £140 Roxburgh Mains & Upperlands.

Charollais £141 & £120 Springfield, £119 Chaseside.

Blue Du Maine £123 Springfield.

Suffolk £116 Kilnford Croft, £112 Beckfoot & Lomgyester, £111 Unthank & Chaseside & Coxhill, £110 Chaseside.

Beltex£113 Woodhead.

Blue Faced Leicester £104 Tinnis, £101 Carrholme.

North Country Cheviot £91 Larkhall, £86 High Moat, £79 Clackmae, £78 Copperthorns, £77 High Moat & Larkhall.

Cheviot Mule £88 Kirkbride, £81 Clackmae, £80 Tetcott.

Mule £87 Westend (Hall), £86 Lomgyester & Boldron, £85 Moorhills & Unthank & Clea Hall.

Berrichon £71 Mossburnford.

LIGHT EWES

Blackface £90 Penpeugh, £69 Lomgyester, £66 Lanehead & Knockreoch, £64 Knockreoch, £63 Longyester.

Cheviot £78 Alton, £77 Archbank, £73 Skelfhill, £71 Greenburn.

Swaledale £67 Hole House, £62 Boldron, £60 Tecket.

Easycare£61 Copperthorns.

Kerry Hill £59 Coxhill.

Herdwick £57 Newfield, £55 Camelford.

Jacob £55 Boldron.

Goat £55 Boldron.

Lleyn£51 & £46 Sloda Hill.

RAMS

Texel £146 Old Rectory.

Suffolk £133 Upperlands, £127 Beechgrove.

Blackface £71 Glenbeg.

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