Longtown Mart

Every Thursday - Primestock

Cast Ewes at 7am followed by 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 28th March - 10.30am

Weekly Sale of 1,500 Store Hoggs
Including 60 Strong North of England Greyfaced Gimmer Hoggs
Sale of Ewes with lambs at foot
Annual Kirkcambeck Sale of 450 Store Cattle
Including our main Spring Sale of Native Breed bullocks
An excellent entry, buyers attendance is recommended
Catalogue available

Tuesday 4th April - 10.30am

Weekly Sale of 1,500 Store Hoggs
Special Sale of Ewes with lambs at foot

Tuesday 11th April - 10.30am

Weekly Sale of Store Hoggs
Sale of Ewes with lambs at foot
Store & Breeding Cattle

Spring Sales of Tractors, Quad Bikes, 4X4s, Implements, Machinery & Equipment

Monday 24th April - Monday 5th June
Entries for the April sale invited now
Early notice of entries ensures maximum publicity for your lots

SEASONAL GRASS LETTINGS

Flowdens, Eaglesfield, Lockerbie
(on behalf of Messrs R. & B. Patterson)

Thursday 6th April at 7pm
95 acres in 7 lots - herded
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Newlands, Hethersgill
(on behalf of Mrs J. Potts)

Wednesday 12th April at 7pm
137 acres in 11 lots
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To Let Privately
Seasonal Grazing at Gretna
About 12.7 ha (31.38 acres) available in 2 lots. Cattle Only.
Seasonal Grass near Longtown
About 18.9 ha (46.7 acres) available in 2 lots. For mowing only.
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Full particulars for these lettings on C&D Rural website, or from the C & D Rural office (01228 792299)

**CHANGE TO AVERTISED SALE DATE**
Saturday 7th October

Great Annual Prize Show & Sale of mainly Continental Suckler Calves
Show for The Longtown Cup

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.