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Longtown Primestock Sale

C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 1,669 prime lambs and 2,549 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 4th July 2019.



Light to           265.0p (215.3p)
Standard to      240.0p (207.5p)
Medium to      238.0p (204.6p)
Heavy to         229.0p (209.5p)
Overweight to 224.0p (197.9p)

Light to           £74.00 (£50.17)
Heavy to         £168.00 (£84.64)

Rams £136.00 (£81.06)

Cast cows again selling at recent high rates, with more required on a weekly basis to fulfill buyer demand. Sale topped at 121p for Angus cows shown by RJ Anderson & Penchrise, Hawick. Top price per head of £910.60 for a British Blue from GW Dinnin, Nether Albie, Waterbeck.

Longtown sheep ring

1,669 spring lambs were forward in less numbers. Quality was again excellent with a large company of buyers all keen for supplies. Trade was dearer than expected with numbers short of requirements.

Overall average 207.5p (SQQ 206.9p)

Top price per kilo of 265p for Cheviot lambs shown by C Saunders, Barr Hill, Newton Stewart and top price per head of £119 also for Texels lambs from TA Jefferson, Aspatria Hall, Aspatria.  


Chev 265p Barr Hill.

Belt 240p McMurdo Road, 238p, 237p Ellerslea.

Tex 240p The Snab, 236p Maidencots, 234p Shawhill.   

Lleyn 215p South Bowerhouses.

Suff 214p Burgh Head, 211p Guardsmill, Bankhead & Fenton.

Mule 204p Guardsmill, 195p Edge Farm.

BF 200p Copland Terrace.

Oxf 200p Barnglies.


Tex £119 Aspatria Hall, £117 Eastside, £113 Beckhall.   

Suff £116 Burgh Head, £112 Guardsmill.

Belt £100 Ellerslea, £98 Corrielea, Aspatria Hall & Peartree Cottage, £97 Upper Tinwald.

Dor £97 Edge Farm.

Mule £96 Guardsmill.

Zwart £95 Little Tongue.  

Oxf £92 Barnglies.


All classes of the 2,549 cast ewes, rams and hoggs were far short of requirements with prices up £5 on the week to average £77.84 overall. Best Texel and Beltex ewes regularly making £140 to £160 plus. 333 ewes sold at £100 and over to average £120.11, again many more could have been sold to vendors advantage.

Sale topped at £168 for Texel ewes shown by KD & DE Millar & Partners, Crookholm, Canonbie and from J Runciman & Sons, Allanshaws, Stow. Hill ewes to £74 for Cheviots from A & C Watson, Sanderson House, Whitehaven and rams sold to £136 for Texels from Messrs Barrow, Powheads, Wigton.  


Tex £168 Crookholm & Allanshaws, £162 Glenart, £160 Chaseside.

Bel £130 Easter Ochtermuthill, £130, £122 The Croft, £121 Easter Ochtermuthill.

BDM £126 Golden Lane.

Char £118 Chaseside, £114, £106 Beckfoot.  

Suff £112 Chaseside & Allanshaws, £110 Upper Tinwald, £105 Chaseside.

BFL £103, £95 Gapshield.  

NCC £96, £95 Allanshaws, £92 High Moat.

Zwart £94 Little Tongue.

Mule £86 Nirvana & Glenart, £85 Whitton, £84 Tone Hall.

Chev Mule £76 Upper Kidston.  


Chev £74 Sanderson House, £68 Kirkton.   

BF £71 Eastside, £70 Tone Hall, £69 Fingland.    

Swale £70 Whitton.

Goat £66, £61 Ellerslea.

EC £62 Golden Lane.   


Tex £136 Powheads, £128 Chaseside, £127 Beckfoot.  

BFL £116 High Crossgill, £110 Wyholm, £104 Upper Kidston.

Zwart £104 Little Tongue.

Belt £98 Powheads.

Lleyn £96 South Bowerhouses.

NCC £92 Upper Kidston, £91 Allanshaws.   

Chev £86 Wynholm.  

BF £70 Upper Kidston.

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