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Longtown Primestock Sale

C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 1,056 prime lambs, 467 prime hoggs and 3,039 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 13th June 2019.



Light to 220.0p (220.0p)
Standard to 265.0p (235.3p)
Medium to 266.0p (219.5p)
Heavy to 226.0p (194.6p)
Overweight to 185.0p (172.8p)

Light to 207.0p (200.1p)
Standard to 188.0p (167.0p)
Medium to 165.0p (137.6p)
Heavy to 182.0p (155.3p)

Shearlings to 200.0p (165.1p)

Light to £78.00 (£60.45)
Heavy to £166.00 (£87.94)

Rams to £120.00 (£77.39)

Another quality entry of 1,056 spring lambs saw all weights dearer on the week with numbers short of requirements. Top price per head £113 for Texel lambs shown by A Moffat, Stonehouse, Gretna with top price per kilo of 266p for Texel lambs from CJ Roots, Kilnford Croft, Dumfries.

Overall average 221.5p (SQQ 223.6p)

Longtown sheep ring


Tex 266p Kilnford Croft, 265p Mid Farm, 258p Nelson Hill.  

Suff 240p The Hawthorns, 238p, 227p Kilnford Croft, 227p The Land & Sowerby Wood.     

Char 220p, 217p Knowe Farm.  

Berr 213p, 209p Sceugh Dyke.


Tex £113 Stonehouse, £109 Kilnford Croft, £104 Shankbridge End, The Land, Upper Mains & Hermitage  

Suff £100 The Land, Kilnford Croft & Croft Road, £99 Third Farm & Staffler, £97.50 Drumburn.

Berr £98 Sceugh Dyke.

Char £95.50, £95 Knowe Farm.    

Hamp £90 Midtodholes.    

A seasonal show of 467 hoggs met a very similar trade on the week. Top price of £95 for Texel hoggs shown by JT & EM Marrs, Broomhills, Carlisle and to 207p for Shetland hoggs from Golden Lane.

Overall average 160.0p (SQQ 167.3p).


Shet 207p Golden Lane.  

Tex 200p, 188p Broomhills, 188p Shalmstry, 187p Broomhills.     

Bel 195p West Cottages.

Chev 186p Pennersaughs, 184p Craigfarg, 181p Tormore.

Mule 185p Mallsgate Hall, 184p Drinkstone   

BF 182p Upper Senwick & Dallowie.  


Tex £95, £90, £88 Broomhills.

Chev £84 Drycleuchlea, £83 Upper Hindhope, £82 Pennersaughs.

Bel £80 West Cottages.  

BF £76 Craigfarg.

Suff £75 Upper Mains, £72 Guards & Cockburn, £71 Fowrass.

Mule £72 Mallsgate Hall.  

The 3,039 cast ewes and rams forward were a larger show with more buyers present. Trade very dear with all classes up £5 per head on the week and short of requirements. 688 ewes sold at £100 or more to average £118.76, with an overall average of £83.57.

Sale topped at £166 for Texel ewes shown by RH Bell & Co., Roxburgh Mill, Kelso. Hill ewes to £78 for Blackfaces from B Reive, West Cottages, Dingwall and for Cheviots from J Scott & Partners, Fearn Farm, Inverness. Rams sold to £120 for Texels from C Anderson, Nether Stenries, Dumfries.


Tex £166 Roxburgh Mill, £158 Sunnycroft, Aimster & Viewley, £154 Low Leam.

Bel £128 Nether Stenries, £119, £118 Croft House, £118 Fearn Farm.

Char £128 Beckfoot, £120 Chaseside, £116 Golden Lane.    

Suff £108 Shaw Cottage South, £106 Bowsden Moor, £105 Mid Farm.  

NCC £100, £90 Aimster, £90 The Hawthorns, £89 Dunbeath & Tormore.

BFL £89 Bailey Mill, £88 Terrace Farm, £84 Brownleazes.

Chev Mule £89 Sunnycroft.   

Mule £88 Solmain, £80 Cottage Farm, £79 Spoutbank.   


BF £78 West Cottages, £71 Nether Stenries, £69 Brownleazes.  

Chev £78, £74 Fearn Farm, £71 Upper Hindhope.  

Swale £66 The Faulds, £64 Low Stokoe, £63 Milescott.  

EC £60 Cottage Farm.


Tex £120 Nether Stenries, £110 Beckfoot & Camelford, £108 Crindledykes.

BFL £90 Aimster.   

Chev £78 Drycleuchlea.

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