Longtown Primestock Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 16 cattle, 38 prime lambs, 3,444 prime hoggs and 2,746 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 11th May 2017.
The company held their weekly sale of prime stock where an entry of 16 prime cattle, bulls and OTM were forward. Numbers badly effected by several regulars on movement standstills. An entry of working cows sold to £1,113.75 for an Angus from Messrs Graham, Carruthers, who sold others to 135p per kilo.
Bulls: Numbers short, topping at 210p for a Limousin from Low Plains.
Clean: “Entire sale averages 217p” Heading says it all, plenty of competition at ringside all wanting cattle. The sale topped at 222p fir a Limousin from Messrs Taylor, Dashwell Green and secondly for a Charolais heifer from John Longlands, Tone Hall, who sold others at £1,387.00.
Farmers; Sale average of 217p @ 57% is equivalent to 380.7p per kilo deadweight.
Maximum commission £30 a head. Cheques available the following afternoon.
Sell Live & Thrive.
The sale of spring lambs with 38 head forward in a variety of weights. The sale topped at £113 for Texels from Miss Adams, Halmyre, Castle Douglas and to 269p from the same home.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)
Texel 269p Halmyre, 245p, 242p Guardsmill, 233p Dykehead, 210p Guardsmill.
Charollais 232p Kimmeter Green, 229p Wester Parkgate.
Suffolk 223p Dykehead, 221p Kimmeter Green, 184p Guardsmill.
Zwartble 212p Kimmeter Green.
Cross 207p Gibblaston.
PRINCIPAL PRICE (PER HEAD)
Texel £113 Halmyre, £109, £103, £98 Guardsmill, £93 Dykehead.
Suffolk £98 Dykehead, £92 Guardsmill, £91, £90 Guards, £86 Kimmeter Green, £85 Guards.
Charollais £96 Wester Parkgate, £95 Kimmeter Green.
Zwartble £89 Kimmeter Green.
A similar show of 3,444 prime hoggs were forward to the usual busy ring of buyers, all keen for sheep especially if well fleshed, resulting in the dearest trade of the spring for all classes. A much better show of well fed hoggs presented saw averages 10-15p better on the week, with many hoggs realising over £100. Well fleshed hoggs shall remain sought after at least until June. Sale topped at 258p for Beltex hoggs from Messrs Whaton, Snade, Dumfries and top price per head of £134 for Texels from Messrs Robertson, Becks, Langholm. Sale averaged 192.6p (SQQ 197.5p)
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)
Beltex 258p Snade & Plumpe, 257p, 244p, 237p Heathery Hall, 236p Snade, 231p Heathery Hall, 218p Hollands, 212p Golden Lane.
Texel 233p Snade, 223p Becks, 220p Plumpe, 217p Sykehead, 215p Netherhirst, 214p Heathery Hall & New Hummerbecks, 213p Oakshawhill & Broom Park, 212p Becks, Oakshawhill & Camelford, 211p Broomhills, 210p Barend, 209p Plumpe.
North Country Cheviot 213p Heathery Hall, 198p Plumpe, 189p Hownam Grange.
Hill Cheviot 211p, 210p Golden Lane, 209p Heathery Hall, 207p West Scales, 206p Heathery Hall &
Sykehead, 205p Oliver Road, Yett & Kirkhouse, 204p Thorns & Becks, 203p Tushielaw,
200p New Hummerbecks.
Bleu du Maine 208p Netherhirst.
Greyface 207p Plumpe, 188p Whitchester, 186p Finney Green, Burnhouse, Sykehead & Chirdon, 183p Thorns, 182p Lyneholm & Broomhills, 180p Brisco Meadow.
Charollais 207p Plumpe, 206p New Hummerbecks, 198p 183p Wynholm, 183p Chapel.
Suffolk 203p Plumpe, 200p Sykehead, 191p, 189p Keepershield, 189p Weeds, 186p Finney Green, 185p, 184p Plumpe, 182p Guardsmill, 181p Brisco Meadow, 180p Broom Park.
Continental 203p Heathery Hall.
Blackface 200p Dullator, 199p West Scales & Sykehead, 198p West Scales & Kirkhouse, 197p Dullator, 196p Thorns & Sykehead, 195p West Scales.
Lleyn 200p Sharplaw.
Cheviot Mule 200p Archbank.
Lonk 198p Sykehead.
Herdwick 183p Longrow.
Swaledale 177p High Priorscales, 168p Sykehead, 162p Westerhopeburn, 161p Weeds.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)
Texel £134 Becks, £108 Broom Park, £106 Sykehead & Becks, £105 Snade, £104 Broom Park, £103 Sykehead & Broomhills, £102 Gill & Dunjop, £101 Broom Park, £101, £100 Eastside.
Beltex £118 Heathery Hall, £108 Hobbiesburn & Golden Lane, £103 Snade & Plumpe, £102 Golden Lane, £100 Heathery Hall & Golden Lane, £95 Heathery Hall, £92 Snade, £90 Heathery Hall.
Suffolk £107, £105 Sykehead, £104 Kirtleton House, £102 Dunjop, £100 Sykehead & Kirtleton House, £99 Eastside & Broom Park, £98 Broomhills & Eastside, £96.50 Keepershield, £96 Fairways, Guardsmill & Somerton House.
Greyface £102 Becton Hall, £90 Wynholm, High Priorscales & Whitchesters, £89 Plumpe, £85.50 Finney Green, £82 Burnhouse & Broomhills, £80 Lyneholm & Sykehead.
Charollais £99 Leathorn, £99, £97 Wynholm, £97 Becton Hall, £96, £90 Moss Side, £89 Plumpe, £86 Viewley.
Zwartbles £99 Broomhills.
Blackface £95 Broom Park, £93, £92 Kirkhouse, £86.50 Wanwood Hill, £85.50 Sceugh Dyke & West Scales, £85 Gibblaston, £84 West Scales & Sceugh Dyke, £83.50 Sykehead, Sceugh Dyke & West Scales, £83 West Scales.
Contintenal £95 Kirkhouse, £92 Somerton House.
Dorset £95 Halmyre.
Hill Cheviot £93 West Scales, £88 Sykehead & Kirkhouse, £86 Finney Green & Kirkhouse, £85.50 Moorside, £84, £83 Catslackburn, £81 6 Stonehouse, £80 Blackwoodridgehouse & Heathery Hall.
Bleu du Maine £91.50 Netherhirst.
North Country Cheviot £90 Kirkhouse, £87.50 Heathery Hall, £87 Hownam Grange & Dalmakethar, £83 Plumpe.
Lonk £89 Sykehead.
Cheviot Mule £84 Archbank.
Swaledale £80 High Priorscales.
Herdwick £77 Longrow.
A similar show of 2,746 cast ewes and rams was presented to the usual ring of customers, saw heavy ewes on a par with last week although far more weight present, with hill ewes being £2-3 sharper and short of requirements. Rams similar. Sale topped at £150 for Texel ewes from Sharplaw Farms, Kelso with rams to £130 for Charollais from Beckfoot.
Texel £150 Sharplaw, £145 Downan, £144 Heatherglen, £140 Chaseside & Downan, £138 Tercrosset, £137 The Wreay, £132 Gall, Heatherglen & Beckfoot, £130 Chaseside & Sowerby Wood, £129 Broom Park, £126 Eastside, Sowerby Wood & Chaseside, £123 Beckfoot, £121 Viewley.
Beltex £137 The Wreay, £114 Golden Lane, £110 Chirdon, £93 The Wreay.
Charollais £136 Beckfoot, £129 The Wreay, £128 Chaseside, £120 Beckfoot, £109 Heatherglen & Beckfoot, £108 Chaseside, £102 Beckfoot & Chaseside, £100 Boughlin.
Suffolk £120 Downan, £119 Woodhall & Viewley, £113 Catslackburn & Guardsmill, £111 Viewley, £110 Chaseside & Beckfoot, £108 Viewley & Chaseside, £106 Beckfoot, £105 Guards, £103 Beckfoot & Sowerby Wood, £102 Beckfoot, £100 Catslackburn & Sowerby Wood, £99 Chaseside, £98 Gall, £97 Sceugh Dyke, Woodhall & Sowerby Wood, £95 Woodhall, £94 Westfield, Harelawhill, Denton Mains & Muirfield.
Dorset £110 Beckfoot.
North Country Cheviot £100 Gilston, £9, £93 Nettling Flatt, £92 Gilston, £91 Brockhouse, £90 Broom Park, £89 Wynholm Bridge, £88 Heatherglen, £86 Hownam Grange, £85 Camelford, £82 Parcelstown.
Rouge £98 Viewley.
Greyface £96, £81, £78 Broom Park, £77 Ormiston, £76 Tone Hall, Kilnhill, Eastside & Guardsmill, £75 Camelford, £74 Jacksonrigg, Eastside, Sceugh Dyke, Batey Shield, Gall, Hamburn Hall & Kirranrae.
Blue Faced Leicester £89 Reaygarth, £86 Wanwood Hill, £81 Halmyre.
Zwartbles £88 Chaseside.
Cheviot Mule £85 Nettling Flatt, £80 Courstein, £73 Eastside.
Half Bred £84 Beckfoot, £82 Oliver Road.
Goat £74 New Hummerbecks, £60 Viewley, £57 Heatherglen.
Hill Cheviot £76 Barend, £75 Catslackburn, £74 Oliver Road, £70 Tushielaw, £66 Birneyknowe, £65 Alton, £62 Birneyknowe, £61 Hollands & Oliver Road, £56 Catslackburn, £53 Hensol, £52 Cowburn, £50 Borthwickshiels.
Blackface £75, £71 Tone Hall, £68 Broom Park, £63 Lanehead, £62 Whitegates, £61 Low Carriteth, £59 Riggshield, £58 New Hummerbecks & Barnglieshead, £57 Wanwood Hill, £55 Birneyknowe, £54 Greencarte, £51 Chirdon & Skelfhill.
Lleyn £69, £66 Sharplaw, £65 Dalmakethar, £63 Bidlake.
Swaledale £62 Highside, £59 Coombe Crag, £53 Denton Mains, £52 Reaygarth, £50 Broomhills & Wydon Eals, £49 Settereth Park, £48 Batey Shield, Spoutbank & Pasture House, £47 Woodhall, £46 Brampton Fell, £45 Newlands, £44 Sheepriggs & Woodhall.
Kendal Rough £59 Lynnshield.
Jacob £56 Burnhouse.
Herdwick £52 Barend, £49 Longrow, £45 Gall.
Charollais £130 Beckfoot, £125 Golden Lane, £114 Chaseside, £110 Broom Park.
Texel £126 Parcelstown, £118 Golden Lane, £98 Broom Park, £90 Westfield.
Suffolk £123 Golden Lane, £118 Nettling Flatt, £116 Linton Farm, £110 Chaseside, £99 Kirkhouse.
North Country Cheviot £88 Archbank & Bidlake.
Lleyn £86 Sharplaw.
Blue Faced Leicester £85 Broom Park.
Berrichon £80 Golden Lane.
Blackface £80 Tone Hall, £78 Low Carriteth.
Swaledale £62 Woodhall.
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Medium to 214.0p (212.5p)
Heavy to 222.0p (220.3p)
To 210.0p (210.0p)
Light to 207.0p (207.0p)
Standard to 221.0p (178.0p)
Medium to 269.0p (233.6p)
Heavy to 210.0p (194.8p)
Overweight 160.0p (153.5p)
Light to 213.0p (191.9p)
Standard to 244.0p (196.1p)
Medium to 258.0p (199.8p)
Heavy to 223.0p (182.1p)
Shearlings 207.0p (175.8p)
Light to £76.00 (£51.04)
Heavy to £150.00 (£83.80)
Rams £130.00 (£89.45)