The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
59 prime cattle, 15 young bulls, 22 over thirty month cattle, 1,066
prime lambs, 1,857 prime hoggs and 2,953 cast ewes & rams at their
weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 13th June
More prime cattle forward with some great quality on offer
and all classes up 7p on the week. Top price to 261.5p twice, firstly
for a Limousin bullock shown by A. & W.J. Taylor & Son, Dashwellgreen
then from J.C. & D. Nicholson & Son, The Gill, others to
259.5p from W.H. & M. Sisson & Sons, Fenton. Limousin heifers
sold to 250.5p shown by D.J. Garthwaite & Son, Wyseby Hill Cottage.
British Blue bullocks to a top gross of £1,903.90 from Messrs
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)
Limousin 261.5p Dashwellgreen and The Gill, 259.5p Fenton Farm, 257.5p,
256.5p The Gill, 254.5p Dashwellgreen, 252.5p Dashwellgreen, 251.5p
Upper Tinwald and Fenton Farm, 246.5p Dashwellgreen, 245.5p Fenton
Farm, 244.5p Wyseby Hill Cottage, 219.5p Bleatarn, 218.5p Sceughdyke.
British Blue 253.5p Dashwellgreen, 250.5p Dashwellgreen, 249.5p Upper
Tinwald, 226.5p, 218.5p Sandbed.
Charolais 253.5p, 247.5p Dashwellgreen, 240.5p High Stenries, 224.5p,
219.5p, 218.5p Dashwellgreen, 217.5p High Stenries, 214.5p Sceughdyke.
Limousin 250.5p Wyseby Hill Cottage, 248.5p Dashwellgreen, 244.5p
Dashwellgreen, 239.5p Low Hallburn, 235.5p Hallburn, 231.5p Low Hallburn225.5p
Wyseby Hill Cottage.
Charolais 241.5p Dashwellgreen, 230.5p High Stenries, 225.5p Hallburn,
216.5p Sceughdyke, 214.5p Hallburn.
Angus 215.5p Sceughdyke.
British Blue 213.5p High Stenries.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)
British Blue £1,903 Dashwellgreen, £1,671 Upper Tinwald, £1,608
Limousin £1,804 The Gill, £1,730, £1,725 Dashwellgreen, £1,722
Fenton, £1,718, £1,712 The Gill, £1,686 Fenton.
Charolais £1,780, £1,711, £1,633 Dashwellgreen.
Charolais £1,388 Dashwellgreen,£1,342 Sceughdyke, £1,256
Limousin £1,302 Wyseby Hill Cottage, £1,296 Low Hallburn, £1,271
Dashwellgreen, £1,245 Low Hallburn, £1,217 Dashwellgreen.
Angus £1,282 Sceughdyke.
British Blue £1,216 High Stenries.
A good show of prime bulls met a rise
in trade and topped at 248.5p
twice, firstly for a Limousin from J. Retson & Son, Gardrum,
then for a British Blue from Mr J. Jardine, Yett Farm.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER
Limousin 248.5p, 240.5p Gardrum, 219.5p Harelawhole, 215.5p Becton
Hall, 209.5p Harelawhole.
British Blue 248.5p, 243.5p Yett Farm.
Simmental 218.5p, 214.5p Shaw of Dryfe.
Shorthorn 207.5p Shaw of Dryfe, 193.5p Nirvana.
Black & White 188.5p Harelawhole, 185.5p Becton Hall.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER
Limousin £1,602, £1,430 Gardrum, £1,336 Becton
British Blue £1,577, £1,534 Yett Farm.
Black & White £1,281 Harelawhole.
Some better quality cows on offer met a fast trade and topped
at 193.5p for a Limousin from T. & A. Bowman,
Brampton Fell and 182.5p for a Charolais from T. Armstrong & Son, Sceughdyke.
PRICES (PER KILO)
Limousin 193.5p, 168.5p, 165.5p Brampton Fell, 164.5p Sceughdyke,
163.5p Brampton Fell.
Charolais 182.5p Sceughdyke.
Black & White 156.5p Sceughdyke, 120.5p, 119.5p The Stubb.
Simmental 135.5p High Stenries.
Ayrshire 130.5p Middlebie Hill.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)
Charolais £1,660 Sceughdyke.
Limousin £1,258 Brampton Fell, £1,184 Sceughdyke, £1,122
Brampton Fell, £1,027 Nunscleugh, £982, £893 Brampton
Fell, £805 Baggarah.
Black & White £1,072 Sceughdyke, £819, £818
Ayrshire £972 Middlebie Hill.
Simmental £873 High Stenries.
An excellent show of 1,066 prime lambs saw an average
of 225.8p per kilo on a falling national trade. Quality Texel and
Beltex lambs short of buyers requirements and more could be sold
to advantage, but more noticeable was the extreme demand for lambs
between 28 and 35 kilos, which regularly sold between 230p and 250p.
More lambs now required on a weekly basis to fulfil our large ring
of buyers orders.
Top price of 284p per kilo and £113.50 per
head for Texels from J. & D.M. Graham, Laws Hall.
Texel £113.50 Laws Hall, £109.50 Catslackburn and The
Land, £105.50 Hermitage, £104.50 The Land.
Charollais £109.50, £97.50 Trailhill, £96.80 Rottington
Hall, £95.80 Greenburn.
Suffolk £106.50 Long Strumble, £104 New Farm, £100.50
Bleatarn, £100 Sykehead, £99.80 Bankhead of Tinwald.
Zwartbles £106.50 Woodhousehill.
Oxford £94, £83, £81 Guards.
Greyface £85 Westend.
PRINCIPAL PRICES PER KILO
Texel 284p Laws Hall, 270.9p Middle Farm, 267p Cottage, 265p Hermitage,
264p The Land, Hermitage and Oaktree Drive, 263p Laws Hall.
Charollais 261p Cottage, 236p Rottington Hall, 232p Greenburn.
Suffolk 248p Thorns, 242p Derwent, 239p Cottage, 232p Derwent.
Zwartbles 212.9p Marygate, 190p Smiddy Hill.
Oxford 200p, 198p Guards.
Greyface 198p Westend.
The 1,857 prime hoggs were a large show for
the time of year and
keenly sought after in any weight range providing they were good
flesh. More could be sold to advantage. The sale average was 169.2p
per kilo with best hoggs regularly between 180p and 200p per kilo.
33 sold as stores, 277 two tooth hoggs, 589 light hoggs, 958 others.
The sale was topped at £112.50 for Texels from Marygate with
a top per kilo of 204.8p for Beltex from Mid Murthat.
Texel £112.50 Marygate, £111.50 Maulscastle, £108.50
North Deanhead, £97 Nilston Rigg.
Leicester £106.50 North Deanhead, £70.50 Sloda Hill.
North Country Cheviot £100.50 Ericstane, £99 Hyde Park, £90.50
Suffolk £99, £96 Marygate, £95.50 Sceughdyke, £95, £94
Beltex £97.50 Hillside, £84, £83.50 Rumsdale House, £80.50
Greyface £90 Golden Lane, £83.80, £80.50 Hyde Park, £77.50
High Burnfoot, £76.80 Hyde Park.
Blackface £88.50 North Dean Head, £86 Meggethead, £85
Syart, £81.80 Winterhopeburn.
Hill Cheviot £80 Ericstane, £75.50 Dod Farm and Sykehead, £74
Charollais £75.50 Newtown, £72.50 Lanehead, £65.50
Jacob £68.50, £67 Stone Barn.
PRINCIPAL PRICES PER KILO
Beltex 204.8p Mid Murthat.
Texel 197p Sykehead, 192p Maulscastle, 191p Sloda Hill and East Raffles,
189p Sloda Hill and Powheads.
Blackface 195p Meggethead, 184p Sykehead, 182p Winterhopeburn, 181p
Meggethead, 180p Golden Lane.
Hill Cheviot 194p Dod Farm, 190p Ericstane, 189p Sykehead, 184p Ribton
House and Dod Farm.
Suffolk 188p Sloda Hill, 186p The Challenge, 184p Sceughdyke, 183p
Golden Lane, 182p Sykehead.
North Country Cheviot 186p, 181p, 172p Ericstane.
Charollais 177p Lanehead, 176p Golden Lane and Newtown, 168p Sloda
Hill, 163p Cardewlees.
Greyface 173p Golden Lane, 171p Hyde Park, 170p Swaites and East
Kildarroch, 168p Swaites.
Jacob 171p, 163p Golden Lane.
The 589 lightweight hoggs sold to a
top of £66.80 for Texels
from East Raffles, £62 Branteth; Hill Cheviot £65.80
Dod Farm, £64.50 Ribton House; Beltex £63.50 Mid Murthat;
Blackface £60 Marygate, £55.50 Burnhouse, £55 Steilston;
Jacob £59.80 Golden Lane; Charollais £58 Golden Lane;
Greyface £58 Golden Lane; Swaledale £56.50 Marygate;
Badger Face £47.50 Almagill; Herdwick £47 Golden Lane.
smaller show of 2,953 cast ewes and rams were forward
to a smaller ring of buyers with trade £4 to £5 easier
on the week, especially for heavy fat ewes with lean ewes and hill
type ewes still easy to sell.
Heavy ewes to £122.50 for Texels
from Gortin, £117.50
Stud Farm, £114.50 Trailhill; Charollais £106.50 Stud
Farm, £100.50 Jonesboro, £98.50 Golden Lane; Suffolk £102.50
Stud Farm, £100 Jonesboro, £94.50 Skaill; Rouge £90.50
Trailhill; North Country Cheviot £86.50 Jonesboro, £83.50
Ericstane, £74.50 Whiteknowe; Leicester £79.50 Stud Farm, £76.50
High Burnfoot, £74.50 Jonesboro; Bleu d’Maine £77.50
Middle Farm; Zwartbles £77.50 Derwent, £50.50 Westhills;
Half Bred £72.50 Smerral; Greyface £72.50 Sykehead, £70.50
Holme House, £68.50 Broomhills; Beltex £71.50 Tercrosset, £61.50
Mid Murthat; Cheviot Mule £69.50 Cottage, £68.50 Powheads
and Priesthaugh, £60.50 Mossburnford; Romney £64.50 Marygate, £56.50
Hill ewes to £70.50, £64.50 for Cheviots
from Sloda Hill, £60.50
Mid Murthat; Blackface £59.50 Golden Lane, £56.50 Haprew, £55.50
Shitlington Hall; Lleyn £58.50 Devonshire, £55.50 Golden
Lane, £51.50 Guards; Swaledale £55.50 East Greenridge
and Albyfield, £51.50 High Burnfoot, £50.50 Powheads;
Herdwick £54.50 Farlam Hill, £46.50 Powheads; Jacob £51.50
Red House, £41.50 Tarnside House.
Rams to £126.50 for Texels from Skinnet, £124.50 Severs, £112.50
Marygate; Suffolk £115.50 Trailhill, £110.50, £106.50
Stud Farm; Leicester £110.50 Happrew; Oxford £106.50
Guards, £86.50 Trailhill; North Country Cheviot £90.50
Commonside, £74.50 Upper Cullernie; Dorset £87.50 Stud
Farm; Hill Cheviot £83.50 Catslackburn, £79.50 Rosgill
Hall; Charollais £82.50 Trailhill; Easycare £78.50 Marygate;
Blackface £66.50 Geiselittle, £65.50 Meggethead; Beltex £62.50
Wood Vale, £56.50 Golden Lane.
Goats to £57.50 Kilnknowe.
Light to 252.5p (252.5p)
Medium to 259.5p (217.7p)
Heavy to 261.5p (236.8p)
Light to 248.5p (216.0p)
Medium to 250.5p (223.3p)
Heavy to 216.5p (216.0p)
Young bulls 248.5p (216.3p)
Light to 204.8p (169.0p)
Standard to 194.0p (167.0p)
Medium to 195.0p (173.5p)
Heavy to 192.0p (169.0p)
Shlgs 197.0p (148.5p)
Light to 267.0p (248.0p)
Standard to 270.9p (230.2p)
Medium to 284.0p (220.5p)
Heavy to 233.0p (211.5p)
Shlgs 197.0p (186.6p)
Light to £70.50 (£41.66)
Heavy to £122.50 (£72.67)
Cast Rams £126.50 (£80.04)
corresponding week 2012 sale