The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
42 prime cattle, 5 young bulls, 36 over thirty month cattle, 6,767
prime hoggs and 6,435 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at
Longtown on Thursday 14th February 2013.
A plainer show of prime cattle were slightly harder
to cash. Top price of 227.5p for a Limousin bullock shown by J.C. & D.
Nicholson & Son,
The Gill, others 226.5p, 224.5p also from Messrs Nicholson, British
Blue sold to 225.5p again from The Gill. Charolais heifers sold to
217.5p from W.G. & H.M. Kyle, Spoutbank.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER
Limousin 227.5p, 226.5p, 224.5p The Gill, 221.5p The Haining House,
216.5p Dashwell Green, 213.5p Nether Onsett, 212.5p, 206.5p Dashwell
Green, 204.5p Nether Onsett, 203.5p The Haining House.
British Blue 225.5p The Gill, 221.5p Nether Onsett.
Charolais 202.5p Dashwell Green.
Charolais 217.5p Spoutbank, 216.5p, 211.5p (x2) Hallburn.
Limousin 215.5p Houghton House, 212.5p Upper Tinwald.
Blonde d’Aquitaine 204.5p Hallburn.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)
British Blue £1,716 Nether Onsett, £1,601 The Gill.
Limousin £1,569, £1,549, £1,460 The Gill, £1,465
The Haining House, £1,441 Nether Onsett, £1,406 The Haining
House, £1,402 Dashwell Green.
Charolais £1,524 Sceughdyke.
Charolais £1,376 Sceughdyke, £1,320, £1,194, £1,184
Limousin £1,211 Upper Tinwald.
British Blue £1,131 Gallowberry.
Prime bulls short of requirements
selling to a top of 185.5o for a British Blue x Friesian from T. & M.
Irving, Becton Hall. Black & Whites
sold to 174.5p and 173.5p both from W.A. Clark, Whins.
A fair show of cast cows resulted in a similar
trade. Top price of 186.5p for a Limousin shown by J.W. Coulthard & Son,
Brisco Hill, British Blue to 185.5p from B.W. & L.M. Stagg, Longrow.
PRICES (PER KILO)
Limousin 186.5p, 182.5p, 175.5p Brisco Hill, 154.5p Wanwood Hill,
152.5p Gallowberry, 144.5p (x2) Morley Hill, 141.5p Low Stokoe, 138.5p
Englishtown, 132.5p, 129.5p Morley Hill.
British Blue 185.5p Longrow, 171.5p Morley Hill.
Charolais 181.5p Low Hallburn.
Blue Grey 177.5p Park Nook.
Simmental 145.5p Morley Hill, 141.5p Low Stokoe.
Angus 133.5p Wanwood Hill.
Black & White 129.5p Hethermill, 125.5p, 110.5p Underwoodhouse.
PRICES (PER HEAD)
British Blue £1,131 Longrow, £951 Morley Hill.
Limousin £1,081 Wanwood Hill and Brisco Hill, £1,012
Brisco Hill, £998 Gallowberry, £968 Morley Hill, £903
Brisco Hill, £881 Morley Hill, £863 Low Stokoe, £828
Simmental £953 Morley Hill, £948 Low Stokoe.
Charolais £952 Low Hallburn.
Black & White £934, £801 Underwoodhouse.
Another tremendous show of 6,767 prime hoggs were forward to the
usual ring of buyers. An excellent show of export and heavyweight
hoggs were forward and in great demand resulting in a sale average
of 172p per kilo (SQQ 175.5p), an increase of 6.5p on the week.
sale topped at £104.50 per head for Texels from J. & E.
Logan, Pirntaton and to 251p per kilo for Beltex from K.J. & C.S.
Wilson, Wood Farm. Many more best quality export hoggs could have
been sold as demand continues to grow. All other classes of hoggs
definitely sharper on recent weeks.
PRINCIPAL PRICES PER HEAD
Texel £104.50 Pirntaton, £97.80 Yett Farm, £97.50
Muirhill; Beltex £100 Hambletons Way, £98.80 Knowles, £97.80
Wood Farm; Suffolk £98.80 East Murkle, £92.80 Sceughdyke, £90.80
North House; North Country Cheviot £92.80, £87.80, £81.80
Ericstane; Charollais £92.80 Hillside, £78.80 Nether
Albie, £76.80 Moss Side; Hill Cheviot £85.80 Nuncleugh, £77.80
West Scales, £76.80 Catslackburn; Half Bred £79.80 East
Murkle; Greyface £77.80 Sceughdyke, Oswie and Barnshangan, £75.80
Sceughdyke, £72.80 Machribeg, Kintyre; Blackface £77.80
Winterhopeburn and Craig Douglas, £75.80 Syart, £74.80
Meggatehead and Mackilston; Zwartbles £70 Smalmstown; Cheviot
Mule £69.80 North House, £58.80 Temon; Lleyn £67.80, £65.80
Whiteclose; Leicester £67.80 Walton Highrigg, £60 Mains
of Collin and Howard House; Swaledale £64.50 Williamston, £50.80
PRINCIPAL PRICES PER KILO
Beltex 251p Wood Farm, 247p Knowles, 244p Longburgh Fauld, 243p Kinghill,
241p Orchardton Mains, 239p Killocraw, Kintyre; Texel 236p Dormonsteads,
232p Hillback, 230p Green Aton, 228p Station Yard, 221p Ericstane;
Suffolk 202p Hillfield, 199p Knowles, 195p Whitecroft Mains; Hill
Cheviot 193p Lynegar, 191p West Scales, 187p Lanerton, Nunscleugh
and West Scales, 185p Sorbie; Charollais 192p Nether Albie, 187p
Ardlamy, Kintyre, 186p Swaites, 180p Howard House, 172p Knowe Farm;
North Country Cheviot 178p Ericstane, 174p Plumpe, 172p, 171p, 169p
Adderston Shiels; Cheviot Mule 175p North House, 159p Temon; Blackface
172p Smalmstown, 169p Mackilston, 168p, 167p Glendearg, 166p Mackilston
and Smalmstown, 162p Lanehead; Lleyn 169p, 165p Whiteclose; Greyface
167p Westernhopeburn (Wall), 163p Swaites, 162p Nunscleugh, 161p
The Old Police House and Bromfield Hall, 160p Hutlerburn, Blackhamilton,
Gallowberry and Smalmstown; Leicester 161p Walton Highrigg; Swaledale
147p Williamston, 137p, 129p Westburnhope (Scott).
The 1,349 lightweight hoggs sold to £78.80 for Beltex from
Messrs Lines, Killocraw, Kintyre, £70 Wood Farm; Texel £73.80
Knowles, £63.80 Wydon; Hill Cheviot £60.80 Whinneyknowe, £57.80
Oswie; Charollais £59.80 Ardlamy, Kintyre; North Country Cheviot £60, £53.80
Adderston Shields; Suffolk £59.20 Auchmaliddle, £58.80
Blackpark; Greyface £55.80 Ardlamy, Kintyre, £50 Westernhopeburn
(Wall); Blackface £53.80 Glendearg, £46.80 Balliemeanoch;
Swaledale £40 Westburnhope (Scott).
A similar show of 6,435 cast ewes and rams were
forward to a full ring of buyers. Trade for heavy ewes was on a par
with last week, with lightweight ewes £2 better. Large heavy
ewes and good selling ewes still short of requirements.
to £134.50 for Texels from Tercrosset, Orchardton
Mains and Road Side, £130.50 Riggheads, £128.50 Dormonsteads;
Suffolk £110.50 Lynegar, £104.50 Bardnaclaven, £100.50
Mairhill; Beltex £104.50 Wood Farm, £94.50 Blackhamilton, £86.50
Wood Farm; Charollais £96.50 Road Side, £93.50 Haithwaite, £88.50
Muirside; North Country Cheviot £87.50 Bardnaclaven, £80.50
Whins and Bardnaclaven, £78.50 East Murkle; Cheviot Mule £80.50
Orchardton Mains, £76.50 Relief, £74.50 Ardlamy; Half
Bred £80.50 Greenlaw, £68.50 Newbigging, £59.50
Temon; Leicester £76.50 Crowhall, £70.50 Kilkeddan, £70
West Nubbock; Greyface £76.50 Greengatehouse, £74.50
West Nubbock, £72.50 Old Walls, £70.50 Mains of Collin,
Spital Shields and Mossburnford; Wensleydale £76.50 Oswie.
ewes to £62.50 for Blackfaces from West Nubbock, £59.50
Roberton, £54.50 Allfornaught; Hill Cheviot £57.50 Cowford
Farm, £56.50 East Skeroblin, Kintyre, £49.50 Temon and
Potholm; Swaledale £40 West Nubbock, £38.50 Spital Shields, £34.50
Gallowberry; Easycare £39.50 Morebattle Tofts; Herdwick £30
Haithwaite, £24.50 Longrow.
Rams to £118.50 for Charollais
from Severs, £104.50 Haithwaite, £86.50
Glebelands; Texel £110.50 Severs, £106.50 Riggheads, £100
Toft House; Leicester £110, £90 Morley Hill, £84.50
Ferryhill; Suffolk £98.50 Ruthers, £88.50 Bigginhill, £78
Golden Lane; Hill Cheviot £86.50 Carterton, £72.50 Potholm;
Beltex £80.50 Wood Farm; North Country Cheviot £76.50
Damside; Blackface £66.50 West Nubbock, £56.50 Toft House, £55.50
Hutlerburn; Swaledale £59.50 Morley Hill.
Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 226.5p (209.2p)
Heavy to 227.5p (204.5p)
Light to 217.5p (200.8p)
Medium to 215.5p (201.6p)
Heavy to 216.5p (196.2p)
Young bulls 185.5p (169.8p)
Light to 193.0p (146.9p)
Standard to 251.0p (178.7p)
Medium to 247.0p (177.5p)
Heavy to 208.0p (161.6p)
Light to £62.50 (£36.32)
Heavy to £134.50 (£63.40)
Cast Rams £118.50 (£61.90)
corresponding week 2012 sale