The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
49 prime cattle, 18 young bulls, 28 over thirty month cattle, 14 spring
lambs, 7,860 prime hoggs and 3,434 cast ewes & rams at their weekly
sale at Longtown on Thursday 11th
Another good show of prime cattle saw a similar
trade. The sale was topped at 252.5p and 247.5p for smart Limousin
heifers shown by A. & W.J. Taylor & Son, Dashwellgreen, Messrs
Taylor had a run of heifers to average 246.8p per kilo. Bullocks
peaked at 243.5p for a British Blue from J.C. & D. Nicholson & Son,
The Gill with Limousins to 241.5p from Messrs Taylor, Dashwellgreen.
Limousin bullocks sold to a top price per head of £1,885.80
from N. Forster, The Haining House.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)
British Blue 243.5p The Gill, 233.5p Dashwellgreen, 232.5p, 226.5p,
223.5p Raeburnfoot, 212.5p Dashwellgreen.
Limousin 241.5p, 240.5p (x2) Dashwellgreen, 240.5p, 238.5p The Gill,
226.5p Houghton House, 225.5p Houghton House and Dashwellgreen, 224.5p,
223.5p The Haining House, 221.5p Nether Onsett, 217.5p The Gill,
Charolais 224.5p Sceughdyke.
Limousin 252.5p, 247.5p, 240.5p Dashwellgreen, 226.5p Hallburn.
Charolais 218.5p Houghton House and Hallburn, 213.5p Sceughdyke,
Blonde d’Aquitaine 213.5p Hallburn.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)
Limousin £1,885 The Haining House, £1,671, £1,633, £1,533
The Gill, £1,539 Dashwellgreen, £1,528 Houghton House, £1,519
The Haining House, £1,506 Nether Onsett, £1,503 Dashwellgreen.
British Blue £1,634, £1,615 Dashwellgreen, £1,509
Charolais £1,605 Sceughdyke, £1,592 The Haining House.
Charolais £1,409 Sceughdyke, £1,224 Upper Mains, £1,201
Houghton House and Hallburn.
British Blue £1,355 Sandbed.
Limousin £1,224, £1,200 Dashwellgreen and Hallburn.
much improved show of prime bulls saw a flying trade for all classes.
Top price of 234.5p firstly for a Limousin shown by Mr A. Moffat,
6 Stonehouse then for a British Blue from J. Retson & Son, Gardrum,
other British Blues to 233.5p also from Gardrum. Black & Whites
sold to 195.5p and 194.5p from Messrs T.B. Imrie, Harelawhole.
PRICES (PER KILO)
British Blue 234.5p, 233.5p Gardrum, 232.5p, 227.5p Netherton, 210.5p
Limousin 234.5p, 230.5p Stonehouse.
Black & White 195.5p, 194.5p, 190.5p Harelawhole, 190.5p Becton
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)
British Blue £1,660 Netherton, £1,453, £1,447, £1,418
Limousin £1,509, £1,442 Stonehouse.
More grazing cows but all classes were keenly bid
for and many more could have been sold. The sale was topped at 207.5p
for a Bazadaise shown by Messrs Ritson, Swaites. Limousin sold to
198.5p from T. Armstrong & Sons,
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)
Bazadaise 207.5p, 196.5p Swaites.
Limousin 198.5p Sceughdyke, 191.5p Highmoorhead, 149.5p Blindhillbush,
145.5p, 138.5p Bleatarn.
Simmental 177.5p, Sceughdyke.
Shorthorn 144.5p Bloch.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)
Limousin £1,350 Highmoorhead, £1,141 Sceughdyke, £1,040
Simmental £1,322 Sceughdyke, £1,088.
Bazadaise £1,224, £1,120 Swaites.
Another very large show of 7,860 prime hoggs were
forward to a full ring of buyers, with a very mixed show for quality,
resulting in an overall average of 201.4p per kilo (SQQ 202.3p).
566 hoggs were sold as stores with 95 two tooth hoggs forward, 2,074
lightweight hoggs and 5,168 forward. The sale was topped at £130
per head for Texels from Rascarrel, closely followed at £129.50
for Texels from Mossband House. Top per kilo of 288p for Texels from
Messrs MacTaggart, Station Yard.
PRINCIPAL PRICES PER HEAD
Texel £130 Rascarrel, £129.50 Mossband House, £117.50
Whitstonehill, £112.50 Longrow.
Beltex £115 Station Yard, £112.50 Rosley, £108.50
Dunjop, £107.50, £104.50 Aldery Terrace.
Suffolk £110.50 Whitstonehill, £108.80 Oakfield Grange, £108.50
Whitstonehill, £106.80 Oakfield Grange.
Charollais £106, £105 Oakfield Grange, £102 Nunscleugh, £102, £101.80
Hill Cheviot £105.50 Becks, £102.50 Sandbed, £101.20
Whins, £100 Bloch.
North Country Cheviot £103.80 Dykehead, £101.50, £101
Oxford £101.50 Ryehill, £75.50, £74.50 Guards.
Blackface £94.80 Nether Onsett, £90 Clonrae, £88.20
Nether Onsett, £81.50 Penchrise.
Greyface £92 Nether Onsett and Station Yard, £91.80 Oswie, £89.20
Finnieness, £88.80 Smalmstown.
Cheviot Mule £90 Copperthorns, £79.80 Tarrasfoot.
Easycare £89.80 Cleongart, £87, £76.80 Castle Farm.
Leicester £86.50 Spoutbank.
Herdwick £80 Newington.
Zwartbles £69.20 High House.
Swaledale £63.50 Hayclose, £60.50 Snowsgreen.
PRICES PER KILO
Beltex 288p Station Yard, 281p Copperthorns, 269p Aldery Terrace,
265p Dunjop, 255p Aldery Terrace, 244.6p Hillcrest, 241p Gallowberry,
Texel 265p Eycott and Sykehead, 262p Kirkland Green, 257p Wiston
Place and Sykehead, 256p Mossband House, 252p Sykehead, 248p Station
North Country Cheviot 238p The Land and Station Yard, 236p Station
Yard, 235p Smalmstown, 233p The Land, 231p Dykehead.
Hill Cheviot 231p Longburgh Fauld, 230p Upper Hindhope and Whins,
228p Sandbed, 227p Hill Crest, 226p Plumpe.
Charollais 222p Whins, 202p, 200p Oakfield Grange, 199p Tarnside,
198p Oakfield Grange.
Suffolk 226p Smalmstown, 222p Whitstonehill, 215p, 214p Sykehead,
210p The Bents and Sykehead, 209p Eycott.
Cheviot Mule 216p Tarrasfoot, 190p Blakehope.
Greyface 214p Station Yard, 204p Kirkland Green, 202p Smalmstown
and Barnakill, 199p Upper Hindhope, 198p Eycott and Finnieness.
Blackface 210p Nether Onsett, 205p Smalmstown and Clonrae, 202p Smalmstown,
199p Sorbie, 198p Nether Onsett, 197p Clonrae.
Easycare 209p Cleongart, 192p Castle Farm.
Herdwick 178p Newington.
Swaledale 176p Sunday Sight, 167p Hayclose.
Oxford 169p, 168p Guards.
The 2,074 lightweight hoggs sold to a top
of £95.50 for Beltex
from Copperthorns, £80.50 Eycott, £79.50 Gallowberry;
Hill Cheviot £75 Whitstonehill, £72 Eycott; Texel £75
Powheads, £74.50 Whitstonehill, £67.80 Keith; North Country
Cheviot £71.80, £66.20 Hyde; Suffolk £71.80 High
House, £70.50 High Wreay; Charollais £66.80 Copperthorns;
Greyface £68.80 Lower Godsworthy, £64.80 Golden Lane;
Blackface £65.80 Sorbie, £65 Barlaes, £63.80 Crookdake
Hall; Swaledale £59.80 Sunday Sight.
Also forward were 14 spring
lambs to top at £130.50 (304.2p
per kilo) for Charollais from Messrs Ramsay, Dockray Hall.
A larger show of 3,434 cast ewes and rams were forward
to the usual ring of buyers with trade for the heavy ewes similar
on the week but lighter plainer ewes a couple of quid easier on the
ewes to £139.50 for Texels from Rascarrel and for Charollais
from Hillhead, other Texels to £138.50, £136.50 Rascarrel, £134.50
Woodhead, other Charollais to £122.50 Smyths, £118.50
Carslae; Suffolk £132.50, £129.50 Land Farm, £128.50
Draperstown; Beltex £128.50 Draperstown, £102.50, £92.50
Watch Hillside; North Country Cheviot £114.50 Durran Mains, £96.50, £90.50
Carruthers, £88.50 Dodgsonstown; Leicester £110.50 Newbiggin, £90.50
Clonrae; Greyface £102.50 Netherplace, £97.50 Wick and
Rascarrel, £95.50 Pitogarty, £92.50 Creca Hall; Vendeen £96.50
Sandholm, £79.50 Golden Lane, £72.50 Sandholm; Masham £92.50
Wick, Zwartbles £89.50 Holmlea; Romney Marsh £89.50 Wick;
Wiltshire £86.50 Golden Lane; Half Bred £84.50 Golden
Lane, £64.50 Whins; Cheviot Mule £80.50 Tarrasfoot; Oxford £79.50
Ryehill; Dorset £77.50 Severs, £72.50 Westcott.
ewes to £76.50 for Blackface from Hillview and Barnakill, £74.50
Severs, £73.50 Bush of Ewes; Cheviot £74.50 Becks and
Copperthorns, £72.50 Upper Hindhope, £70.50 Carwath;
Lleyn £74.50 The Farm, Aikton, £64.50 Mossband House
and Hollows Mill, £62.50 Keith; Kerry Hill £72.50 Severs, £70.50
Rackbeck; Swaledale £66.50 The Haining House, £48.50
Howburn and Kirkland Green, £47.50 The Farm, Aikton; Jacob £56.50
Tarnside House; Welsh Mountain £50.50 Tundergarth House; Herdwick £46.50
Kernal Rigg, £30 Isle of Dalton; Shetland £29.50 Keith, £26.50
Rams to £148.50 for Texel from Hillhead, £143.50
Hillhead and Hallburn, £136.50 Becks; Charollais £142.50
Smyths, £114.50 Draperstown; Suffolk £122.50 Hallburn, £118.50
Hillhead, £116.50 Smyths; Oxford £116.50 Ryehill; Leicester £112.50
Riggfoot, £110.50 Wolfcleugh Cottage; Hill Cheviot £108.50
Crosscleugh, £84.50 Becks, £80.50 Milnholm; Zwartbles £89.50
Holmlea; Romney Marsh £86.50 Wick Farm; Swaledale £74.50
Wolfcleugh Cottage, £66.50 Blakehope; Herdwick £59.50
Kernal Rigg; Blackface £62.50 Lower Godsworth, £52.50
Damhead, £49.50 Hallbank;North Country Cheviot £50.50
Borrobol and George Street.
Goats to £70.50 Rosebank.
Light to 208.5p (208.0p)
Medium to 243.5p (230.1p)
Heavy to 240.5p (223.3p)
Light to 252.5p (246.8p)
Medium to 226.5p (211.8p)
Heavy to 213.5p (211.0p)
Young bulls 234.5p (214.4p)
Light to 228.0p (185.5p)
Standard to 281.0p (197.2p)
Medium to 288.0p (211.4p)
Heavy to 244.6p (196.8p)
Standard to 304.2p (295.9p)
Medium to 296.6p (296.6p)
Light to £76.50 (£42.43)
Heavy to £139.50 (£85.58)
Cast Rams £148.50 (£83.01)
corresponding week 2012 sale