The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
59 prime cattle, 28 over thirty month cattle, 3,783 prime lambs and
5,262 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday
30th July, 2009.
All classes of clean cattle were sharper to a top of
176.5p for a Blonde d’Aquitaine heifer from Messrs J.W. Vevers,
High Stenries; Charolais 171.5p J. & N. Blaylock & son, Hallburn;
Limousin 170.5p J.W. Vevers, High Stenries. Limousin bullocks to
175.5p from A. & W.J.
Taylor & Son, Dashwellgreen.
The 27 Over Thirty Month cattle were
slightly dearer with Limousin cows to 121.5p Enzieholm and Morley
Hill; Angus 100.5p Barnglies.
3,783 lambs forward were the largest show of the season and met keen
bidding. The overall average was 142.7p, with the 3,085 lambs 36
kilos and over averaging 141.9p.
Best Texel lambs were regularly
160-170p. Top price per kilo of 179p for Texels from East Mains,
with a top per head of £74 for Texels from A.R. Bell, Burnside.
Suffolk £67 Barnglies and Hollows Mill; Beltex £65.80
Glencartholm; Bleu d’Maine £65.80 Middle Farm; Charollais £63.80
The Kerr; Cheviot Mule £60.80 Dinley; Greyface £59.80
Albie Rigg; Leicester £58.80 Nunscleugh; Half Bred £58.80
High Moat; Blackface £53.80 Walloway; Lleyn £53.20 Whitcastles;
Kerry £50.20 Whitcastles.
The 698 Light lambs averaged 147.5p
and sold to a top of £53.20
for Texels from Dergoals, others £52.80 Dergoals & Rockcliffe
Cross; Suffolk £51.80 Coshogle; Greyface £51.80 Arnicle;
Jacob £50.80 Summerhill; North Country Cheviot £49.20
Cara View; Blackface £47.20 Arnicle; Charollais £46.80
Cara View; Leicester £42.20 Arnicle; Cheviot £41.80 Drumore
Villa; Swaledale £39.20 Stonehall.
Another large show of 5,246
cast ewes and rams were forward to a larger ringside of buyers. Trade
was similar to last week, again with lean good selling ewes very
much in demand. Top price per head of £108.50 for heavy Texel
ewes from Severs Road, others £106.50
East Mains, £104.50 Stackbraes; Rouge £106.50 Roadside;
Suffolk £106.50 Seavers; Suffolk cross £104.50 Church
Road, £98.50 Severs and Roadside; Charollais £98.50 Severs;
Leicester £96.50 Scarrowmanwick, £88.50 East Mains; Cheviot
Mule £85.50 The Croft; Bleu d’Maine £76.50 Ty-llwyd;
Zwartbles £76.50 Holmlea; North Country Cheviot £75.50
Ty-llwyd; Greyface £71.50 East Mains, £69.50 Swainsteads, £68.50
Netherton; Half Bred £60.50 Crookston.
Hill ewes to £55.50
for Blackfaces from Mossfennan, £54.50 Deuchrie, £52.50
Tonehall; Cheviot £53.50 East Mains and Dinley, £52.50
Burnside; Herdwick £50.50 Rottington Hall; Swaledale £43.50
East Unthank, £41.50 Nunscleugh; Jacob £34.50 East Steel;
Lleyn £33.50 Whitcastles.
Rams to £100 for Suffolk from
Bettyknowes; Texel £95.50 Bettyknowes; Leicester £88.50
East Mains; Charollais £86.50 Ty-llwyd; Beltex £74.50
Woodhead; Blackface £64.50 Catslackburn; North Country Cheviot £64.50
East Mains; Hill Cheviot £60.50 Stackbraes; Jacob £39.50
Light to 147.5p (119.9p)
Medium to 158.5p (147.6p)
Heavy to 175.5p (157.4p)
Light to 101.5p (101.5p)
Medium to 161.5p (147.5p)
Heavy to 176.5p (163.3p)
Young bulls -------p (-------p)
Light to 159.0p (148.4p)
Standard to 176.0p (143.8p)
Medium to 179.0p (141.3p)
Heavy to 147.0p (137.4p)
Overweight 119.0p (115.7p)
Light to £55.50
Heavy to £108.50 (£62.99)
Cast Rams £100.00(£65.90)