Longtown Mart

Every Thursday - Primestock

Cast Ewes & Prime Hoggs at 7am followed by Prime Lambs at 12 noon approx.
(We respectfully remind vendors that it is not acceptable, and not fair to other consignors, to reserve large numbers of pens by bringing just a handful of lambs in advance)
Cast & Feeding Cows at 1pm

(More Cow entries requested to meet demand)
latest report

Tuesday 17th September

Sale of Breeding Sheep report

Wednesday 18th September

Store Lambs, including Special Prize Sale of Top Draw Cheviots, also Blackface Store Lambs report

Saturday 21st September - 11.30am

Annual "Kintyre" Multi-Breed Sale of 100 Rams, 550 Breeding & 100 Store Sheep for the Kintyre Agricultural Society
One of the best ever entries at this sale, to include 100 Blackface Gimmers & 100 Blackface ewes off Carskiey & a good entry of Mule, Cross, Blackface & NCC ewe lambs & gimmers. The usual consignments of Texel, Suffolk, Cross, Bluefaced Leicester & Hill Rams

Tuesday 24th September

40 Store Cattle
6,000 Store Lambs, including Show & Sale for Blackface Lambs & weekly Sale of Cheviot Lambs

Tuesday 1st October

1,500 Breeding Sheep & 5,500 Store Lambs
Second Sale of Mule Ewe Lambs
Lowland Ewes, Shearlings, other Breed Ewe Lambs
Dispersals of 300 N. of E. Mule Ewes & 110 Texel/Mule Ewes, Reg. Ages
Rams of all classes incl. Dispersal of 6 Texel Stock Rams
Store Lambs

Wednesday 2nd October

North & South Country Cheviot Ewes, Gimmers & Ewe Lambs
Main Sale of Blackface & Swaledale Ewes, Shearlings & Ewe Lambs
Show & Sale of North of England Blackface Gimmers and Ewes
Breed Society Show & Sale of North Country Cheviot
(Park & Hill Type) Shearling & 2 Shear Rams
Show & Sale of Traditional Bluefaced Leicester Shearling Rams
(for crossing with the Cheviot to breed the Cheviot Mule)

Saturday 5th October

Great Annual Prize Show & Sale of mainly Continental Suckler Calves
Show for The Longtown Cup, Perpetual Trophy for best Charolais

Tuesday 8th October

Store Lambs, including Special Sale for Blackface Wether Lambs
Sale of Store Cattle of all classes & Special Autumn Sale of Beef Breeding Cattle, including Main Sale for Continental Bulling Heifers

Wednesday 9th October

Annual Prize Show and Sale of Bluefaced Leicester Rams, Ram Lambs & Females
Main Show & Sale of Suffolk & Texel Rams & Ram Lambs, also Show & Sale of Charollais, Beltex, Crossbred & other Breed Rams
Texel Ram show for the Solway & Tyne Texel Sheep Breeders Club Trophy
Crossbred Ram show for the Tucker Armstrong Memorial Trophy

Saturday 12th October

Great Annual “Kirkcambeck Sale” of Traditional Breed Cattle (predominantly Blue-Grey, Galloway & Shorthorn cross bullocks)
Special Sale of Blue Grey & Native Breed Breeding Females, including Bulling Heifers
Show for the Whitslade Shield

Tuesday 15th October

Store Lambs, including Special Sale of Blackfaces

Wednesday 16th October

Late Sale of Lowland Ewes & Shearlings, Second Sale of Blackface, Swaledale & Cheviot Ewes, also all classes of Ewe Lambs

Saturday 19th October

Prize Show & Sale of Hillbred Suckler Calves & other Store Cattle
Show for The Jacob Thomlinson Cup

Tuesday 22nd October

Store Lambs, including Prize Sale of Cheviots & Main Show & Sale of Blackface Lambs (sponsored by BF Sheep Breeders Assoc.)
Final Sale for Rams of all classes, including Annual Sale of Cheviot & Blackface Rams
Store Cattle

Tuesday 29th October

Store Lambs & Special End of Season Sale of Breeding Sheep

Saturday 2nd November

Rare & Minority Breed Poultry, Cage Birds & Equipment

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.

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