The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC had forward 69
prime cattle, 4 young bulls, 38 over thirty month cattle, 2,036 spring
lambs, 442 prime hoggs and 4,425 cast ewes & rams at their weekly
sale at Longtown on Thursday 5th July 2012.
Once again another good show of prime cattle which saw a sharp trade
throughout and topped at 230.5p for a Limousin heifer shown by Messrs
R. Neill, Upper Tinwald, and purchased by Mr J. Little. Limousin bullocks
sold to 228.5p from Messrs A. & W.J. Taylor & Son, Dashwellgreen,
others to 224.5p three times, twice from Messrs Taylor, Dashwellgreeen
and the other from Messrs Neill, Upper Tinwald.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)
Limousin – 228.5p, 224.5p (x2) Dashwell Green, 224.5p Upper
Tinwald, 223.5p, 222.5p, 219.5p (x2), 218.5p Dashwell Green, 218.5p
The Gill, 217.5p, 215.5p Dashwell Green, 215.5p Brydekirk Mains, 214.5p
The Lake and Hallburn, 213.5p Fenton Farm and Houghton House, 212.5p
(x2) The Gill, 212.5p The Lake and Sceughdyke, 211.5p Dashwell Green
and Brydekirk Mains.
Charolais – 215.5p Sceughdyke, 214.5p Dashwell Green, 211.5p
Brydekirk Mains, 207.5p Hallburn, 205.5p Houghton House.
Blonde d’Aquitaine – 206.5p The Lake.
Limousin – 230.5p Upper Tinwald, 207.5p Sceughdyke.
Charolais – 221.5p Hallburn, 219.5p Upper Tinwald, 211.5p Brydekirk
Mains, 204.5p Burnfoot on Esk.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)
Limousin – £1,582 Upper Tinwald, £1,561, £1,551
The Gill, £1,530 The Lake, £1,474 Dashwell Green, £1,458
The Gill, £1,452 Dashwell Green, £1,445 The Gill, £1,425, £1,424
Dashwell Green, £1,419 Houghton House, £1,409 Fenton Farm.
Charolais - £1,533 Dashwell Green, £1,454 Sceughdyke.
Blonde d’Aquitaine – £1,404 The Lake.
Charolais – £1,382 Upper Tinwald, £1,216 Brydekirk
Mains, £1,118 Hallburn.
Limousin – £1,267 Upper Tinwald, £1,165 Sandbed, £1,141, £1,120
Sceughdyke, £1,168 Sandbed, £1,116 Sandbed, £1,112
Young bulls were a plainer show and short of numbers.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)
British Blue – 180.5p Harelawhole.
Black & White – 169.5p Kimmeter Green, 163.5p Harelawhole.
A good show of OTM cattle saw a fast trade and topped at 191.5p,
189.5p, 187.5p and 185.5p for Limousins from Mr W.K. Gibson, South
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)
Limousin – 191.5p, 189.5p, 187.5p, 185.5p Southwoodhead, 183.5p
Sceughdyke, 181.5p Southwoodhead, 163.5p Sceughdyke, 158.5p Blindhillbush,
155.5p Becton Hall, 153.5p Howard House, 146.5p Blindhillbush, 143.5p
The Throp, 140.5p Beckhall, 139.5p Tinnis Hall and The Throp, 136.5p
British Blue – 144.5p, 136.5p Swaites.
Saler – 141.5p Tinnis Hall.
Blonde d’Aquitaine – 138.5p Howard House.
Aberdeen Angus – 137.5p Sceughdyke, 133.5p High Parkfoot.
PRINCPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)
British Blue – £946, £941 Swaites.
Limousin – £1,201 Sceughdyke, £1,168, £1,153, £1,152, £1,089, £1,075
Southwoodhead, £1,142 Becton Hall, £1,030 Blindhillbush, £1,013
Sceughdyke, £982 Howard House, £927 The Throp, £908
A larger show of 2,036 Spring Lambs averaged 194.0p per kilo (SQQ
194.7p), well in front of most centres this week, this is due to
a shortage of good fleshed lambs owing to current climate problems.
Top of 227.9p per kilo for Beltex from Chapel Farm and to £98.80
per head for Texels from Kilnford Croft, £95.80 Cardew Hall, £93.80
Kilnford Croft; Suffolk £97.80 Kilnford Croft, £92.80
Barnglies, £91.80 The Land and Kilnford Croft; Cheviot Mule £93.80
Achamore; Charollais £88.80 Knowe Farm, £83.20 Cardew
Hall, £82.80 Chapel Farm; North Country Cheviot £82.80
Allanshaws; Beltex £79.80 Waterloo, £77.80 Newington;
Hampshire £78.80 Willimoteswick; Half Bred £76.80 Allanshaws;
Hill Cheviot £76.80 Peela Hill, £74.80 Crossibeg; Oxford £74.20, £73.80
Guards Farm; Dorset £73.80 Mossband Hall; Jacob £68.80
Zetland; Greyface £66.80 Shawhill.
A smaller show of 442 prime hoggs were forward, selling at recent
rates. The sale was topped at 175p per kilo for Suffolks from Maryhill
and to £73.50 per head for Texels from Ormiston, £72.80
Courstein; Blackface £71.80, £70.80 South Mains; Greyface £65.50
Stackbraes, £63.80 Tanlawhill; Suffolk £64.80 Maryhill, £63.80
South Mains; Beulah £59.80 Maryhill; Jacob £51.80, £49.80
Another good show of 4,425 cast ewes and rams were forward to the
usual ring of buyers with trade similar on the week. Good lean selling
ewes remain everyones priority and are still short of requirements.
Rams demand premium prices and more could be sold to advantage.
price of £159.50 for Charollais rams from Severs, £129.50
Roadside; Suffolk £143.50 Burdon, £143 Falla, £134.50
Roadside; Texel £156.50 Hillhead, £153.50, £150.50
Roadside; Zwartbles £153.50, £128.50 Holmlea; Bleu d’Maine £136.50
Severs; Leicester £122.50 Cottage, £98.50 Low Tirfergus;
Lleyn £117 The Mark; Oxford £119.50 Burdon; North Country
Cheviot £114.50 Shield Farm, £103.50 Barleyhill, £101
Gillesbie; Hill Cheviot £111 Third Farm, £99 Monkhill;
Beltex £99.50 Auchtrie; Blackface £93 Blackburn, £89.50
Severs, £84.50 Ronachan; Dorset £96.50 Zetland, £89.50
Higher Bughill; Easycare £94.50 Synton Mains; Swaledale £87.50
Shield Farm, £82.50 Fordlands, £73.50 Kirkland Green.
ewes to £144.50 for Texels from Burdon, £137 Mossband
House, £135.50 Severs; Beltex £132.50 Shield Farm, £97.50
Stackbraes, £87.50 Severs; Suffolk £125.50 Barleyhill, £110.50
Stackbraes, £109.50 Cowcorse; Rouge £116.50 Severs; Charollais £110.50, £109.50
Severs, £108.50 Roadside; Leicester £108.50 Severs, £93.50
Auchtrie; Cheviot Mule £95.50, £93.50 Allanshaws, £92.50
Muircleugh; Zwartbles £91.50 Stackbraes, £87.50 Barleyhill, £76.50
Holmlea; North Country Cheviot £89.50 Nottingham Mains, £87.50
Hallum Forss, £80.50 Haithwaite; Greyface £88.50 Haas
Grove, £83.50 Sceughdyke, Tone Hall and Firth Farm, £81.50
Third Farm; Dorset £82.50 Westcott and Barleyhill; Teeswater £75.50
Hill ewes to £82.50 for Easycare from Maryhill, £73.50
Maryhill, £69.50 Synton Mains; Hill Cheviot £73.50 Danaskill, £69.50
Tanlawhill, £67.50 Auchtrie; Blackface £69.50 Maryhill, £68.50
Cottage, £67.50 Poltalloch and Waterloo; Lleyn £69.50
The Mark; Swaledale £64.50 Kirkland Green, £63.50 Stackbraes, £62.50
Kirkland Green; Herdwick £55.50 Cottage, £42.50 Cottage.
Light to 215.5p (192.9p)
Medium to 228.5p (203.7p)
Heavy to 224.5p (205.8p)
Light to 214.5p (199.2p)
Medium to 230.5p (198.1p)
Heavy to 219.5p (202.5p)
Young bulls to 180.5p (168.1p)
Light to 161.0p (159.9p)
Standard to 175.0p (159.6p)
Medium to 169.0p (155.8p)
Heavy to 171.6p (162.4p)
Shlgs to 157.7p (128.5p)
Light to 227.9p (194.7p)
Standard to 221.0p (195.9p)
Medium to 222.0p (193.4p)
Heavy to 195.4p (185.7p)
O/weight to 174.6p (174.6p)
Light to £82.50 (£58.16)
Heavy to £144.50 (£83.23)
Rams to £159.50 (£108.12)
corresponding week 2011 sale report