The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
44 prime cattle, 0 young bulls, 35 over thirty month cattle, 6,863
prime lambs and 8,623 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at
Longtown on Thursday 29th September, 2011.
A small show of prime cattle due to the dry weather and a better quality of cattle forward saw
prices peak at 222.5p for a Limousin bullock from from J. & N. Blaylock & Son,
Hallburn. Mr Blaylocks run of bullocks averaged out at 220.8p. Topping
the heifer section at 208.5p was a Charolais from Messrs J.W. Vevers,
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)
Limousin – 222.5p, 220.5p, 219.5p Hallburn, 218.5p, 197.5p
Charolais – 207.5p, 200.5p High Stenries.
Simmental – 206.5p Newtown Farm.
British Blue – 205.5p The Haining House.
Charolais – 208.5p High Stenries, 202.5p Sceughdyke, 189.5p
Houghton House and Low Hallburn.
British Blue – 201.5p, 185.5p Beckhall.
Limousin – 199.5p Newtown, 195.5p, 193.5p Newby Farm, 191.5p
Newtown, 185.5p Smallholms.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)
British Blue - £1,428 The Haining House.
Limousin – £1,390, £1,356 Hallburn, £1,254
Simmental – £1,362 Newtown.
Charolais - £1,253 High Stenries.
Charolais – £1,323 High Stenries, £1,165 Sceughdyke, £1,127
Low Hallburn, £1,123 Sceughdyke.
Limousin – £1,216 Newtown
Over Thirty Month cattle saw trade slip a little
on the week, topping at 157.5p for a Limousin cow from H. & W.G.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)
Limousin – 157.5p Townfoot, 134.5p High Stenries, 120.5p Newhouse
and High Dubwath, 118.5p Blindhillbush.
British Blue – 119.5p Blindhillbush.
Charolais – 143.5p Shankbridge End
Friesian – 131.5p Hethermill, 111.5p High Dubwath.
PRICES (PER HEAD)
Charolais – £1,176 Shankbridge End
Angus - £990, £931 Burnfoot on Esk.
Friesian - £838 Windyhill.
Limousin - £860, £831 Newhouse.
Shorthorn - £854 Shaw of Dryfe.
A very large show of lambs were forward to the usual ring of buyers
with trade steady on the week to average 162p/kg in line with national
Vendors should please endeavour to make sure that lambs are
presented in a clean state for sale and that lambs are not drawn
Top price pere kilo was 203p for Texels from A & B
Top price per head was £89.80 for Texel lambs
from AM Robertson, 4 Stonehouse, followed at £80.80 Ashley
Park & 4 Stonehouse, £80
The Croft, £79.80 Dashwellgreen; Suffolks £84.80 Sceughdyke & Burnside, £82.80
Dyke; Cheviot £67.20 Commonside, £66.80 Priesthaugh & Cossarhill, £62.80
Terrona; Charollais £77.80 Staffler, £77.20 Leaona Villa, £76.20
Staffler; Halfbreds £69.80, £67.80 Lythmore; Greyface £77.80
Coshogle, £72.80 The Nook, £70.20 Newhall; Cheviot Mules £68.20
Springwells, £65.80 Skelfhill, £64.20 High Tirfergus;
Blackface £64.20 Sewing Shields, £63.80 Skelfhill, £62.80
Greensburn; North Country Cheviot £67.20 Balgray Hill, £66.80
Dinley; Swaledale £54.50 Weeds; Beltex £76.80 Sorbie;
Leicesters £68.80 The Side, £67.80 Terrona; Zwartbles £50
Croft Head Terrace; Oxfords £56.80 Guards; Easycare £58.80, £57.50, £57.20
Light lambs to £64.80 for Texels from Hilltop,
Ronachan Farmhouse; Suffolks £58.80 Park Nook, £57.80
Coshogle; Cheviots £60.20 Commonside, £58.80 High Dovecote;
Greyface £59.80 Hawthorns, £58.80 Challoch; Cheviot Mules £59.80
Peela Hill; Blackface £56.20 Syart, £55.20 The Newton, £52.80
Chapelhope; North Country Cheviot £53.80 Cardewlees, £50
Burnside; Swaledale £53.80 Low Roughhill, £52.80 Newbiggin;
Easycare £54.20, £54, £53.80 East Fortissat.
exceptional show of cast ewes and rams were forward to the usual
ring of buyers with trade £4-£5 easier on the week for
large ewes but well fleshed hill ewes both Blackface and Cheviot
remained a fine trade.
Rams sold to £140.50 for Texels from
High Loveladyshield, , £133.50
Dacre Road, £122.50 Gateside; Suffolk x £96.50 Tirrill
House, £80.50 Tirril House; Cheviot £89.50 Priesthaugh, £86.50
Achamore House & Potholm, £84.50 Naddle Farm & Priesthaugh;
Charollais £90.50 Gateside; Leicester £104.50 Nunscleugh;
Blackface £84.50 Westgate, £83.50 Peela Hill; North Country
Cheviot £96.50 Tirril House; Beltex £109.50 Hillcroft, £98.50
Gateside & Mouldy Hills; Zwartbles £82.50 Eastside; Oxford £93.50
Guards Farm; Easycare £78.50 Synton Mains.
Heavy ewes topped
with Texels at £132.50 Severs, £128.50
Cambwell & Eastside, £126.50 Dalehead; Suffolk £110.50
Roadside, £108.50 Severs & Tirril House, £106.50
Poolbridge; Bleu de Maine £80.50 Eastgate; Charollais £112.50
Poolbridge, £111.50 Roadside, £108.50 Gateside; Halfbred £66.50
Relief; Greyface £86.50 Highwood, £82.50 Crosby, £80.50
Poolbridge; Cheviot Mules £77.50 Priesthaugh, £75.50
Upper Cullernie & Westgate; Leicester £86.50 Westgate, £82.50
Nunscleugh; North Country Cheviot £89.50 Tirril House, £86.50
Eastgate & Westside, £85.50 Hownam Grange; Zwartbles £68.50
Waltonwoodhead; Oxford £72.50; Wiltshire Horn £69.50
Lightweights sold to £80 for goats from Pontybridge.
Upper Cullernie & Commonside, £68.50 Hownam Grange; Blackface £70.50
Chapel House, £68.50 Stobohope, £67.50 Deuchrie; Swaledale £66.50
Nunscleugh, £58.50 Spout Bank, £54.50 Nunscleugh; Herdwick £46.50
Brantwood; Shetland £57.50 Backmuir; Easycare £61.50, £59.50
Light to 155.5p (147.2p)
Medium to 219.5p (164.5p)
Heavy to 222.5p (197.1p)
Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 193.5p (174.2p)
Heavy to 208.5p (182.5p)
Light to 203.0p (167.1p)
Standard to 183.0p (163.2p)
Medium to 200.0p (162.0p)
Heavy to 166.0p (155.1p)
O/weight to 160.0p (150.1p)
Light to £80.00 (£47.23)
Heavy to £132.50 (£73.03)
Cast Rams £140.50 (£76.94)