The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC had forward
44 prime cattle, 26 over thirty month cattle, 3,498
prime hoggs and 3,836 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at
Longtown on Thursday 28th March 2013.
Fewer prime cattle were on offer but there were still some quality
sorts forward. Top price of 246.5p (twice), firstly for a Limousin
heifer purchased by W. Kirkup & Sons, Butchers, Longtown, then
for a Limousin bullock which was knocked down to Highgate Turkeys,
both cattle shown by A. & W.J. Taylor & son, Dashwellgreen.
Other Limousin bullocks to 242.5p from W.H. & M. Sisson & Sons,
Fenton Farm and other Limousin heifers to 236.5p shown by W. & W.
Faulder, Houghton House.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)
Limousin 246.5p Dashwellgreen, 242.5p Fenton Farm, 241.5p Dashwellgreen
and The Gill, 240.5p The Gill, 238.5p, 231.5p, 228.5p Dashwellgreen,
224.5p The Gill, 221.5p Fenton Farm.
British Blue 241.5p Dashwellgreen.
Blonde d’Aquitaine 225.5p Fenton Farm.
Angus 220.5p Sceughdyke.
Limousin 246.5p Dashwellgreen, 236.5p Houghton House, 234.5p, 233.5p
Gardrum, 229.5p Dashwellgreen, 224.5p Gardrum, 223.5p Dashwellgreen,
213.5p Gardrum and Sceughdyke.
Charolais 224.5p Houghton House, 218.5p Hallburn.
Limousin £1,693 Dashwellgreen, £1,588 Fenton Farm, £1,575
The Gill, £1,562, £1,553 Dashwellgreen, £1,545
The Gill, £1,528, £1,521 Dashwellgreen.
British Blue £1,678 Dashwellgreen.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)
Charolais £1,251 Sceughdyke, £1,243 Hallburn, £1,201
Limousin £1,360 Gardrum, £1,306 Dashwellgreen, £1,225
A small of OTMs and more numbers required, all
classes sold well. Limousins to a top of 219.5p and 214.5p from Messrs
Ritson, Swaites. Black & Whites to 167.5p shown by T. Armstrong & Son,
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)
Limousin 219.5p Swaites, 160.5p, 137.5p Bleatarn, 133.5p Morley Hill.
Bazadaise 214.5p Swaites.
Montbeliarde 187.5p Peterscrook.
Charolais 185.5p Burnside.
Black & White 167.5p Sceughdyke, 158.5p Crookdake Hall, 149.5p
Peterscrook, 133.5p Low Moat, 129.5p Baileytown, 125.5p Crookdake
British Blue 143.5p Burnside, 138.5p Morley Hill.
Charolais £1,326 Burnside.
Limousin £1,207 Swaites, £906, £804 Bleatarn.
Black & White £1,189 Sceughdyke, £1,204 Crookdake
Hall, £971 Baileytown, £907 Low Moat, £852 Peterscrook.
Simmental £1,099 Bellfield.
Bazadaise £1,051 Swaites.
Montbeliarde £1,021 Peterscrook.
British Blue £1,017 Morley Hill, £925 Burnside.
Montbeliard £938 Peterscrook.
A smaller entry of 3,498 prime hoggs was forward, due to the Easter
holidays. The usual buyers were operating, quality was not as good
as normal with trade very dear for the best meated hoggs. The whole
sale averaged 200p per kilo (5p down on the week) with a top per
kilo of 295p for Beltex from Messrs Cavers, Sorbie and to £127
per head for Beltex from B. Ryder, Oakrigg.
PRINCIPAL PRICES PER
Beltex £127 Oakrigg, £121, £119.50 Lairdlaugh.
Texel £121 Oakrigg, £119.80 Station Yard, £119
North Country Cheviot £111 Fingland, £102.80 Longburgh
Fauld, £97.80 East Buccleuch.
Suffolk £106.50 Kilnford Croft, £105.80 Sceughdyke, £103.80
Hill Cheviot £99.80 Sorbie, £93.80 Shaw Head, £92.80
Greyface £93.80 Sceughdyke, £87.80 Cooilingel, £84.50
Blackface £91.80 Station Yard, £86.80 Roxburghmill, £85
Charollais £88.80 Lower Godsworth, £78.80 Newtown, £77.80
Herdwick £80.80 Longrow.
Jacob £79.80 Rhoin.
Zwartbles £70 Whinneyknowe.
Swaledale £50 Prior Rigg.
PRINCIPAL PRICES PER KILO
Beltex 295p Sorbie, 289p Lairdlaugh, 265p, 261p Sherra Craig, 260p,
257p, 250p Lairdlaugh, 224p Westfield, 223p Sherra Craig, 219p Oakrigg.
Texel 292p, 279p Station Yard, 270p Lairdlaugh, 244p Station Yard,
240p Lairdlaugh, 239p, 237p Station Yard, 236p Whitstonehill and
Station Yard, 232.p Oakrigg, 232p Langholm Farm.
North Country Cheviot 239p, 235p, 233p Longburgh Fauld, 200p Dykehead,
199p Clochkeil, 197p Oakrigg, 195p Dunrobin.
Hill Cheviot 228p Blackwoodridge House, 223p Shaw Head, 221p Whitstonehill,
220.6p Sorbie, 220p Shaw Head, 219p Dinley and High Knells, 217p
Shaw Head and Sorbie, 216p Dinley.
Suffolk 227p Whitstonehill, 222p North House, 215p, 212p Stoneflatts,
208p Lower Godsworthy, 202p Cara View.
Charollais 216p Whinneyknowe, 207p Lower Godsworthy, 197p Newtown.
Blackface 205p Newlands, 204p Thorns, 202p Sorbie, 201p, 200p Thorns,
199p Justicetown, 197p Westfield, 196p Oakrigg, Prior Rigg and Maryholm.
Greyface 203p Upper Hindhope, 195p Whinneyknowe, 194p East Buccleuch,
178p Low Eals, 177p Cooilingel.
Herdwick 202p Longrow, 194p Shielswood, 189p Hillcrest, 176p Sunnyrigg.
Lleyn 199p, 183p Westfield.
Cheviot Mule 193p Coulter Station.
Easycare 191p Westfield.
The 1,481 lightweight hoggs not as many recorded as last week. Top
per kilo of 261p for Texels from Midknock, with a top per head of £90
for Beltex from Lairdlaugh, £88.80 Midknock; Hill Cheviot £77.20
Sorbie, £75.80 Shaw Head; Suffolk £72.80 Lower Godsworth, £69.80
Whinneyknowe; Texel £72.50 Great Bidlake, £66.80 Hall
of Drumpark; Blackface £68.50 Thorns, £66.80 Prior Rigg;
Lleyn £67.80, £56.80 Westfield; Herdwick £65.80
Shielswood, £45.80 Sunnyrigg; Easycare £64.80 Westfield;
Greyface £62.20 Low Eals, £50 West Hottbank; North Country
Cheviot £60.80, £58 Commonside; Swaledale £52.80
Kirkland Green; Dorper £47.50 Lower Godsworthy; Shetland £35
A smaller show of 3,824 cast ewes and rams were
forward to the usual ring of buyers. All classes up £10 on
the week and far short of requirements.
Heavy ewes to £143 for
Texels from Tercrosset, £139, £136
Golden Lane; Charollais £131, £117 Mosshill, £112
Fowrass; Suffolk £127 Skelfhill, £126 Manor House, £119
Townhead; North Country Cheviot £119 Durran Mains, £103
Ach, £101 Longoe; Leicester £109 Maryhill, £107
Broomhills, £106 Haithwaite; Greyface £103.50 Holme House, £99
Hopeside, £98 Cardew Hall; Beltex £101 Woodhead, £75
Scalerigg; Cheviot Mule £99 Clochkeil, £96 West Wharmley, £95
Clochkeil; Bleu d’Maine £93 Cardew Hall; Masham £93
Newbiggin; Zwartbles £93 Miller Hill; Romney Marsh £89
Pennant; Oxford £89 Killinochonoch; Dorset £69 Porteath.
ewes to £81 for Blackface from High Staward, £76
West Hottbank, £65.50 Tamsacre; Easycare £80.50 Glebe
Cottage, £57 Maryhill, £53 Bairnkine; Lleyn £75
Glebe Cottage, £64, £60 Pallet Hill; Hill Cheviot £63
Byreburnside, £60.50 High Stenries, £59 Upper Hindhope;
Kendal Rough £57 Little Galla; Swaledale £56.50 Glebe
Cottage, £54.50 Pentire and Hole House, £46.50 Newington;
Shetland £47 Oak Stables; Herdwick £31 Chapel Farm and
Sunnyrigg, £30 Longrow.
Rams to £136 for Suffolk from
Thuster Mains, £119 Kilnford
Croft; Texel £131 Woodvale, £129 Stud, £123 Kilnford
Croft; North Country Cheviot £111 Haithwaite, £106 Hole
House; Leicester £99 Upper Hindhope, £97 Haithwaite; £89
Hole House; Hill Cheviot £99, £91 Murtholm, £86
Upper Hindhope; Jacob £66 Rhoin; Blackface £63 Mains, £59
Upper Hindhope, £50 Plenderleith; Swaledale £40 Hole
Light to -------p (-------p)
Medium to 246.5p (215.6p)
Heavy to 242.5p (228.1p)
Light to 229.5p (230.9p)
Medium to 246.5p (225.2p)
Heavy to 205.5p (226.3p)
Young Bulls to -------p (-------p)
Light to 212.3p (180.1p)
Standard to 295.0p (198.8p)
Medium to 289.0p (214.4p)
Heavy to 260.0p (196.4p)
Shlgs -------p (-------p)
Light to £81.00 (£46.24)
Heavy to £143.00 (£85.79)
Cast Rams to £136.00 (£79.30)
corresponding week 2012 sale