The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC had forward
48 prime cattle, 13 young bulls, 45 over thirty month cattle, 5,462
prime lambs and 6,731 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at
Longtown on Thursday 13th October, 2011.
Again prime cattle met a buoyant
trade with prices peaking at 220.5p for a Limousin heifer from Mr
A. Irving, Toppin Castle. Mr Irving also sold another to 210.5p.
Limousin bullocks topped at 213.5p from Messrs J.W. Vevers, High
Stenries, purchased by W. Kirkup & Sons, Butchers,
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)
Limousin – 213.5p, 196.5p High Stenries, 191.5p Brydekirk Mains,
188.5p Sceughdyke, 187.5p Newtown.
Charolais - 196.5p High Stenries.
Limousin – 220.5p, 210.5p Toppin Castle, 202.5p, 188.5p Brydekirk
Charolais – 212.5p Upper Mains, 209.5p High Stenries, 206.5p
Upper Mains, 196.5p, 186.5p Low Hallburn, 183.5p Brydekirk Mains.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)
Charolais - £1,346 High Stenries, £1,282 Newtown.
Limousin – £1,398 High Stenries.
Charolais – £1,498, £1,290 Upper Mains.
Bulls met a brisk trade and more required. Top price to 186.5p and
177.5p for Limousins from M. & G.A. Nicholson, The Lake.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)
Limousin – 186.5p, 177.5p The Lake, 170.5p Harelawhole, 169.5p,
167.5p The Stubb.
Charolais – 161.5p The Lake.
Friesian – 154.5p Harelawhole.
Angus – 153.5p, 149.5p Brydekirk Mains.
Over Thirty Month Cattle saw trade similar on the
week, topping at 179.5p and 173.5p for Bazadaise cows from Messrs
Ritson, Swaites. British Blue cows to 164.5p from Messrs J.P. Lee,
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)
Bazadaise – 179.5p, 173.5p Swaites.
British Blue – 164.5p Morley Hill.
Limousin – 146.5p Morley Hill, 135.5p Clarghyll, 128.5p, 126.5p
Morley Hill, 121.5p Clarghyll, 113.5p, 110.5p High Stenries.
Angus – 122.5p Meadshaw.
Charolais – 121.5p Moss Side.
Holstein – 114.5p Dockray Hall.
Friesian – 112.5p Broathill, 104.5p Peterscrook, Dockray Hall
5,462 lambs were forward and trade was the best
seen for some time. A full ring of buyers keen for best quality lambs
saw the sale average an excellent 181.57p per kilo. More good lambs
could have been sold to advantage.
Top per kilo of 228p for Texels
from Tundergarth Mains and to a top per head of £97.80 for
Texels from Crumhaugh Hill, others £92.80 Eskdale Cottage, £89.80
The Fitz; Beltex £91.80
Sorbies, £87.80 High Stenries, £74.80 Pingle; Suffolk £88.80
Boreland, £87.80, £86.80 Sceughdyke; Charollais £84.20
Streethead, £83.80 Moss Side, £82.20 Broomhouse; Leicester £78.80
The Park Farm; Hill Cheviot £78.20 Harelawhill, £77.20
Raeburnfoot, £75.80 Parkhill; North Country Cheviot £76.80
Northgate, £75.20 Brockhouse; Greyface £76.20 Hallees, £76
Lanehead, £75.80 Gall Farm; Cheviot Mule £74.20 North
House, £73.80 Gall Farm; Easycare £72.80 Glengar; Blackface £70.50
Peela Hill, £70 Lanehead and Boreland, £68.20 East Fortissat;
Zwartbles £69.80 Westhills; Oxford £67.20, £64.80
Guards; Herdwick £64.20 Butterdales, £59.80 Burnfoot
of Ewes; Jacob £60.50 Zetland.
The 1,095 light lambs sold to a top of £69.80 for Texel from
Upper Lybster, £65.80 Castlecreavie; Blackface £65 Butterdales, £59.80
Rosgill Hall; Greyface £60.80 The Side, £57.20 Waterloo;
Hill Cheviot £60.20, £54.50 Commonside; Suffolk £59.20
Castlecreavie; North Country Cheviot £59.20 Sorbietrees; Swaledale £56.20
Laverhay; Herdwick £54.80 Sundhope; Jacob £50 Zetland.
The usual array of buyers saw and excellent show of 6,731
cast ewes and rams which easily upheld recent rates with best big ewes and
good selling Continental ewes up £4 to £5 on the week.
Mules and Hill ewes continued at recent rates.
Heavy ewes to £136.50
for Texels from Severs, others £132.50
Roadside, £130.50 Newbigging; Suffolk £120.50 West Farm, £118.50
Severs and Roadside, £108.50 Roadside; Beltex £116.50
Mouldyhills, £100.50 High Airyolland, £98.50 Copperthorns;
Half Bred £104.50 Fontanbleau; Greyface £104.50 Sceughdyke, £92.50
Bankshead, £85.50 Fontanbleau; North Country Cheviot £100.50
Clover Hill, £96.50 Curlew, £92.50 Bluebell; Leicester £98.50
Shielsknowe and Cranshaws, £89.50 Stotsfold, £88.50 Parkhill;
Charollais £96.50 Lirrit, £78.50 Stackbraes; Cheviot
Mule £82.50 Harwood House, £77.50 Parkhill, £68.50
Linton House; Zwartbles £66.50 The Bank Farm.
Hill ewes to £79.50
for Lleyns from Glengar, others £69.50
Glengar, £66.50 Hemplands; Cheviot £78.50 East Fortissat, £76.50
Rinnion Hills, £73.50 Sundhope; Blackface £76.50 Bluebell, £69.50
Lawston, £67.50 Newbigging; Lonk £72.50 East Field of
Wiston; Herdwick £64.50 Bluebell, £54.50 Burnfoot of
Ewes; Swaledale £58.50 Stubsgill, £54.50 Overby House, £53.50
Broomhouse; Shetland £52.50 Newbigging, £45.50 Backmuir;
Easycare £48.50 East Fortissat.
Rams to £136.50 for Texel
from Upper Ashtrees, £133.50
Severs, £126.50 Roadside; Zwartbles £113.50 Fontanbleau, £82.50
Stackbraes; Hill Cheviot £108.50 Meikle Whitriggs, £90.50
Raeburnfoot, £82.50 Carterton; Leicester £106.50 Stackbraes, £100.50
Fontanbleau, £99.50 Carterton; Easycare £93.50 Carterton, £86.50
Mitchelston; Suffolk £86.50 Hemplands, £70.50 Fontanbleau;
Beltex £82.50 Stackbraes, £76.50 High Airyolland; Blackface £78.50
Stackbraes, £70.50 Newbigging, £62.50 Cranshaws; Lleyn £70.50
Godscroft; Swaledale £68.50 Roachburn, £66.50 Waterloo;
Herdwick £68.50 Stackbraes; Shetland £50.50 Fontanbleau.
Light to 153.5p (153.5p)
Medium to 191.5p (191.5p)
Heavy to 213.5p (180.9p)
Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 196.5p (166.7p)
Heavy to 220.5p (184.4p)
Young bulls to 186.5p (157.1p)
Light to 203.0p (171.9p)
Standard to 228.0p (179.6p)
Medium to 219.0p (183.5p)
Heavy to 187.0p (171.9p)
O/weight to 163.0p (154.4p)
Light to £79.50 (£48.10)
Heavy to £136.50 (£80.03)
Cast Rams to £136.50(£84.62)