Longtown Mart

Every Thursday - Primestock

Cast Ewes at 7am followed by Prime Lambs & Prime Hoggs at 12noon approx, OTM & Prime Cattle at 1pm
latest report
(More cattle required to meet demand)
Please advise all entries to the office

Tuesday 16th May

Sale of Ewes & Hoggs with lambs at foot report

Tuesday 23rd May - 10.30am

Sale of 100 Store Cattle, followed by
MAY SALE OF BEEF BREEDING CATTLE

Entries include: 12 Blue Grey cows (3rd calvers) with Simmental calves, 12 AA cows and AA calves (clear of bull), 2 Continental cows with calves, 1 AA x heifer and 1 Galloway heifer i/c to Lincoln Red. Bulling heifers include 7 British Blue, 7 Lim X Frie, 5 AA X Frie & 5 Dexter X. [photos]
BORDER BULL SALES at 12.00 noon
15 Pedigree Beef Bulls from the Borders & Isle of Man
Limousin, Simmental, Hereford & Aberdeen Angus
EWES & HOGGS WITH LAMBS AT FOOT
2nd Prize Show & Sale of Hoggs with lambs at foot
Sale of Ewes with lambs at foot – 2,000 head in all

Thursday 25th May

Opening Prize Show & Sale of Spring Lambs
Class 1 – Single lamb, Class 2 – Pair of lambs

Monday 5th June

Small tools at 10.30am, Implements at 11am
Sale of Tractors, Quad Bikes, 4x4s, Implements, Equipment &Small Tools. Sale of Troughs & Garden Ornaments
Early notice of entries ensures maximum publicity for your lots

ANIMAL WELFARE: NOTICE TO ALL SHEEP CONSIGNORS

We have been reminded by DEFRA and Trading Standards that any animals showing signs of ill health (eg. emaciation, lameness, lice, scab, etc.) and likely to be unfit for onward travel should not be accepted onto mart premises and will be returned home. Costs‎ which may arise from attempts to send such animals will be passed back to the consignor. Thank you for your co-operation in this matter. Animal welfare is our priority.
Archie Hamilton ALAA/AIA (Scot.),
Head of Sheep Sales/Welfare Officer

Prime Cattle Deadweight Option

For those farmers who prefer to market their prime cattle direct to an abattoir, we have established working relationships with an number of outlets.
For further details, please contact Ryan Roddan on 07733 362 389

BVD REGULATIONS – CATTLE FROM SCOTTISH HOLDINGS
As of 1st January 2016 all Bovine animals are required to have a NEGATIVE BVD Status when sold through Auction Marts
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Cattle from Not Negative Herds – We have Direct to Slaughter options, any such cattle must be booked in advanced. All enquiries to the Office – 01228 791215

Anyone that is unsure please visit www.scoteid.com/lookup which will enable you to check your status. Or call the mart and we will be happy to assist.