The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
37 prime cattle, 3 young bulls, 38 over thirty month cattle, 6,676
prime hoggs and 6,799 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at
Longtown on Thursday 17th January 2013.
A small show of prime cattle and a shortage of
quality on offer which reflected in the trade, more numbers required.
The sale was topped at 218.5p for a Limousin heifer shown by Messrs
R. Neill, Upper Tinwald, with Charolais heifers selling to 217.5p
from J. & N.
Blaylock & Son, Hallburn. Limousin bullocks sold to 215.5p from
J.C. & D. Nicholson & Son, The Gill.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER
Limousin 215.5p The Gill, 211.5p Hallburn, 210.5p Swaites, 205.5p
The Gill, 199.5p Bleatarn, 198.5p Stonehouse.
Charolais 208.5p Stonehouse.
British Blue 197.5p Nether Onsett.
Limousin 218.5p, 216.5p Upper Tinwald, 214.5p Hallburn, 211.5p, 209.5p
Upper Tinwald, 206.5p Houghton House, 200.5p Roe Farm.
Charolais 217.5p, 214.5p, 209.5p, 205.5p Hallburn, 204.5p Sceughdyke.
British Blue 207.5p Houghton House.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)
Charolais £1,563 Stonehouse.
Limousin £1,486 The Gill.
British Blue £1,461 Nether Onsett.
Limousin £1,300, £1,246 Upper Tinwald, £1,245, £1,244
Upper Tinwald, £1,169 Hallburn.
Charolais £1,260 Sceughdyke, £1,186 Sceughdyke, £1,141
A small show of prime bulls sold to a top of 193.5p
for British Blue from Becton Hall.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)
British Blue 193.5p Becton Hall.
Friesian 179.5p Becton Hall.
A smaller show of cast cows on offer
sold to a top of 198.5p for a Limousin shown by T. Armstrong & Sons,
Sceughdyke. Limousin bulls sold to 187.5p from Messrs Ritson, Swaites.
PRICES (PER KILO)
Limousin 198.5p Sceughdyke, 181.5p Stonehouse, 150.5p Nunscleugh,
147.5p Harelawhill, 145.5p Gallowberry, 136.5p Netherton, 129.5p
British Blue 165.5p Gallowberry, 123.5p Netherton.
Blonde d’Aquitaine 157.5p Nunscleugh.
Black & White 149.5p Becton Hall, 121.5p, 118.5p Peterscrook.
Angus 143.5p Toftholm.
Limousin Bull 187.5p Swaites.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)
Limousin Bull £1,500 Swaites.
Limousin £1,270 Stonehouse, £1,002 Sceughdyke, £1,187
Harelawhill, £996 Netherton, £974 Gallowberry, £880
Black & White £1,166, £850, £835 Peterscrook.
Blonde d’Aquitaine £1,110 Nunscleugh.
British Blue £993 Gallowberry, £913, £828 Netherton.
Angus £825 Toftholm.
Another very large show of 6,679 prime hoggs were
forward to a full ring of buyers with an overall average of 155p
One of the best shows seen in this centre for many years
saw trade for best quality export weight hoggs being outstanding
and regularly selling between 200-250p/kg.
Heavy hoggs also firmer on the week with light
weight lambs similar if well fleshed with others no more than store
price therefore diluting the overall average.
Top was £101.50
from C. Hebson, Chapel Farm and 255p per kilo for 38kg Beltex lambs
from W McGill, Carsloe, Ayrshire.
PRICES PER HEAD
Texels: £101.50 Chapel Farm, £99.80 Backlane, £99.50
Commonside; Suffolk £80 Tone Hall, £79.20 Roanstree, £77.80
Backlane; Cheviot £68.80, £67.80 Potholm, £67.80
Kelsocleugh, £65.80 Commonside; Charollais £90.80 Backlane, £77.80
Roanstree, £70.80 Nook House; Greyface £78.80 Nilston
Rigg, £67.80 Haining House, £64.80 Pole Farm; Cheviot
Mule £51.80 Granton; Leicester £73.80 Arnicle, £70
Boreland; Blackface £65.80 Silloans, £59.80 Catslackburn, £58.80
Boreland; North Country Cheviot £70 Kelsocleugh, £66.80
Backgate, £65 Biggin; Swaledale £50 Newbiggin; Jacob £44.80
Skirling; Beltex £99.50 Isle of Dalton, £96.80 Carsloe, £88.80
Oakwood; Llyn £59 Broomhillbank, £58 Woodside, £57.80
South Bowerhouses; Kendal Roughs £53.80, £50.80 Low Northsceugh;
Zwartbles £55 Vallance Rigg; Soya £41.80 Dawyck; Kerry £53
Lightweight lambs to £88.80 for Beltex from
Mossband House; Suffolks £53.80 Cardew Hall & Netherton;
Cheviot £59.80 Skelfhill, £49.80 Commonside, £48
Dinley; Texel £68.80 Cumcrook, £65 Blackhamilton, £64.80
High Stenries; Charollais £48.80 Dalbhraddan; Greyface £50.80
Dalbhraddan, £43 Walton Park; Blackface £47.80 Hayclose, £46.80
Arnicle, £45.80 Silloans & Clonrae; Swaledale £46.80
Hayclose, £35 Westernhopeburn & Sunday Sight; Herdwick £46.80
Longrow; Llyn £38 Firth Farm.
PRICES PER KILO
Beltex: 255p Carsloe, 254p Willimoteswick, 249p Mossband House, 247p
Oakwood, 229p, 215p Mains Farm, 215p Gallowberry, 213p Byers Farm;
Texel 243p, 242p, 236p Chapel Farm, 230p Backlane, 228.8p High Greenhill,
223p Willimoteswick, 221p, 219p, 217p Backlane, 217p Blackhamilton
215p Gallowberry, 212p, 211p Backlane, 210p Low Lonning, 207p Backlane,
205p Guards Mill & Kimmeter Green, 202p Allerby Hall; North Country
Cheviot 163p Backlane,152p Broomhillbank; Greyface 164p Nilston Rigg,
161p Haining House, 156p Dalbhraddan, 151p Pole, 147p Achadunan,
145p Dalbhraddan, 144p Ryehills; Blackface 151p Fenwick, 143p Lanehead,
Silloans & Clonrae, 142p Craigburn, 141p Hayclose,
Winterburnhope & Craigburn, 139p Westloch, Dalbhraddan, Boreland & Roughet
Hill; Suffolk x 174p, 173p Backgate, 166p Guards Mill, 164p High
Cattadale 159p Mossband House, 157p Bloch, 156p Upper Mains, 155p
Broughton Mains, Druchtag, Low Dunashery & Chapel Farm, 153p
Kirkhouse & Tone Hall; Cheviot 174p Kelsocleugh, 171p Skelfhill & Broughton
Mains 170p Kelsocleugh, 165p Commonside & Kelsocleugh
A large show of 6,799 ewes were forward with only the very best Texels
and Continental ewes good to sell, with little demand from the Muslim
Community. £5-£6 per head back for all other ewes, plain
ewes very hard to cash.
The sale topped at £134.50 for Texels
from South Mains, £130.50 West Morralee, 124.5p Home Farm & West
Morralee; Suffolks £106.5 West Morralee, £92.50 Gospel
Hall, £91.50 Severs, £90.50 Roadside; Charollais £108.50
Severs, £96.50 South Mains, £94.50 Severs & Drapers;
Halfbred £71.50 Brantwood; Greyface £69.50 Knocknain, £60.50
Gatewest, £58.50 Baron Road; Cheviot Mule £63.50 Isle
of Dalton, £59.50 Winterhope, £55.50 Allfornaught; Leicester £71.50, £70
Brantwood, £66.50 Cowcorse; North Country Cheviot £72.50
Ach, £65.50 Whinneyknowe, £60.50 Whitton; Beltex £106.50
Roadside, £78.50 Brantwood, £69.50 Cowcorse; Leicester £74.50
Glenhowl, £66.50 Snowsgreen, £65 Severs; Zwartbles £59.50
Eastgate & Borderview; Dorset £60 Braeedge; Romney Marsh £48.50
Light ewes to £64.50 for Llyns from Aldery, £59.50
Lustruther; Cheviot £59.50 Allfornaught, £52.50 Cowcorse, £51.50
West Clyth; Blackface £45.50 Crowhall, £44.50 Allfornaught, £42.50
Easton; Swaledale £29.50 Round Meadows, Whitton & Bailey
Mill; Herdwicks £24.50 Auchentaggart; Shetland £44.50
West Clyth; Clun £58.50 Cambwell; Kerry Hill £47 Whitcastle.
to £115.50 for Texels from Severs, £112.50 Bordergate, £110.50
Drapers; Charollais £114.50 Drapers, £87.50 Severs; Leicester £72.50
Eastgate, £70 Falnash, £67.50 Easter Dawyck & Broughton
Mains £60 Tone Hall & Roadside; Blackface £59.50
Snowsgreen & Shield Green, £58 Eastgate, £57.50 Eastgate;
North Country Cheviot £67.50 Whitcastle, £60.50 Whitton, £58.50
Kelsocleugh; Swaledale £29.50 Newbiggin; Beltex £89.50
Eastgate, £80, £72.50 Broughton Mains; Suffolk £101, £92.50
Conside, £90.50 Roadside; Cheviot £68.50 Baron Road, £65.50
Chapel Farm, £60 Falnash.
Light to 210.5p (176.0p)
Medium to 211.5p (192.3p)
Heavy to 215.5p (196.9p)
Light to 214.5p (203.4p)
Medium to 218.5p (210.2p)
Heavy to 211.5p (204.1p)
Young bulls 193.5p (179.5p)
Light to 238.0p (136.7p)
Standard to 255.0p (157.2p)
Medium to 242.0p (160.8p)
Heavy to 212.0p (142.3p)
Shlgs -------p (-------p)
Light to £64.50 (£29.41)
Heavy to £134.50 (£55.28)
Cast Rams £115.50 (£56.65)
corresponding week 2012 sale