Longtown Primestock Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 47 cattle, 4,129 prime hoggs and 4,725 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 8th February 2018.
A larger show of 35 cast cows and 12 prime cattle and bulls were forward. Cast cows again sold very well with more meat cows on offer and more could have been sold. The sale topped at 188p for a wonderful Limousin cow sold by JP Lee, Morley Hill which also topped the price per head at £1,428.80. Charolais cows sold to 146p (£1,080.40) from Messrs Baxter, Moss Side.
A quality collection of prime cattle sold very well and peaked at 250p for an outstanding Limousin heifer sold by J&J&D Taylor, Englishtown. Messrs Taylor also had the top price per head at £1,431.90.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)
Limousin 188p, 140p Morley Hill, 133p Snab, 126p Archbank.
Charolais 146p, 126p Moss Side.
Angus 128p Tanlawhill, 110p (x2), 104p Over Cassock.
British Blue 127p Snab, 125p High Parkfoot.
Luing 126p, 122p (x2), 121p Satchells.
Galloway 122p Hartgarth.
Simmental 120p Snab.
Blue Grey 112p Satchells.
Black & White 110p Harelawhole.
Dairy Shorthorn 105p Midtodhills.
Limousin 250p, 227p, 226p, 222p, 216p, 210p Englishtown.
Limousin 202p High Stenries, 192p Morley Hill.
Charolais 184p High Stenries.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)
Limousin £1,428, £1,134 Morley Hill, ££1,090 Snab, £844 Archbank.
Charolais £1,080, £882 Moss Side.
British Blue £914 Snab, £793 High Parkfoot.
Angus £806 Tanlawhill, £792, £781 Over Cassock.
Luing £793 (x2), £786 Satchells.
Galloway £793 Hartsgarth.
Blue Grey £604 Satchells.
Limousin £1,431, £1,375, £1,339, £1,325, £1,231, £1,225 Englishtown.
Limousin £1,191 High Stenries.
Charolais £1,177 High Stenries.
Prime hoggs were a good show of 4,129, trade was animated from start to finish, with an overall average of 213p (SQQ 215.1p) up 10p on the week and were short of buyer requirements. Beltex and Texel hoggs selling regularly between 250-280p per kilo and to a top of 311p for wonderful Beltex hoggs from Messrs Taylor, Easter Ochtermuthill, Perth.
Heavy hoggs again sold particularly well making between 210-220p per kilo and selling to a top per head of £127 for Beltex hoggs from Messrs Ward, Whitstonehill, Tundergarth.
Blackface hoggs sold between 210-220p per kilo with Mules around 200-210p per kilo.
Lightweight hoggs met a very strong trade with many pens selling around 200p per kilo.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)
Beltex 311p Easter Ochtermuthill, 297p Lurgan, 294p, 291p Easter Ochtermuthill, 289p Hollands, 288p Lurgan, 286p Easter Ochtermuthill, 285p Hollands, 282p Whitstonehill, 281p Lurgan, 280p Sorbie, 277p Easter Ochtermuthill, 269p, 268p Oakwood, 267p Easter Ochtermuthill, 266p Oakwood, 265p Easter Ochtermuthill 263p Whitstonehill, 260p Oakwood, 250p Hollands.
Texel 283p Broadlea Cottage, 275p Milton Mains, 266p Balachallan, 265p Kirk House & The Ash, 264p Yett, 260p Sceugh Dyke, 259p Drumcairn, 252p Hallburn Croft, 251p High Stenries, 248p Drumcairn & Broadlea Cottages, 247p Allfornaught & Brae Edge, 246p Balachallan & Compstone End, 244p Gallowberry, 241p High Stenries & Kirk House, 240p Leanach.
Cheviot 230p Whitehall, 227p, 225p Micklethwaite, 223p Longburgh Fauld, 221p Raeburnfoot, 220p Longburgh Fauld & West Scales, 219p Allfornaught & West Scales, 218p Earlshaugh & Sorbie, 216p Westerhall, 215p Harelawhill Cottage, Crosslee & Whitstonehill, 214p Sorbie, Borthwickshiels & Raeburnfoot, 213p Sorbie, 212p Welbeck.
Suffolk 226p West Scales, 223p Plumpe, Tarrasfoot & Hallburn, 219p Sceugh Dyke, 216p Glenehervie & Broomhill, 215p Glenehervie, 214p Park House, 213p Becton Hall, Glenehervie & Wester Middleton, 212p Becks, 210p Broomhill, 208p Hallburn & Tarrasfoot, 207p Park House, 205p Hilltop, 204p Outertown, 203p Sceugh Dyke.
Charollais 226p Leanach, 224p Tinnishall, 221p Glenehervie, 216p Tinnishall, 212p Borthwickshiels, 211p Auchengray.
Cheviot Mule 224p Sceugh Dyke, 221p, 217p The Land, 217p Turnbank, 208p Anchorage, 200p Dunnabie.
Blackface 221p West Scales, 208p Silloans, 206p Chapelhope, Lossit & Sorbie, 205p Syart, 203p Haliburton, Earlshaugh & Kirkhouse, 202p, 201p Syart, 202p Lossit, 200p Chapelhope, Kirkhouse & Silloans.
Cross 217p Glenehervie, 213p Low Eals, 210p Woodhall, 206p, 205p Glenehervie, 205p Newbiggin, 204p Arivore, 202p Balliemeanoch, 201p Hollands, 200p Lossit, Brisco Meadows, Gallowberry & Finnieness.
North Country Cheviot 216p Raeburnfoot, 207p Balure, 195p Kirkhouse, 194p Birneyknowe & Whitstonehill.
Swaledale 198p Newbiggin, 191p Woodhall, 189p Newbiggin, 186p Woodhall.
PRINCIPAL PRICE (PER HEAD)
Beltex £127 Whitstonehill, £120.50 Easter Ochtermuthill, £120 Hollands, £119.50, £119 Easter Ochtermuthill, £115 Lurgan, £114 Whitstonehill & Easter Ochtermuthill, £113 Hollands & Whitstonehill, £110 Oakwood, £109.50, £109 Easter Ochtermuthill, £109 Oakwood & High Stenries, £105 Hollands, £104 Lurgan, £101 Sorbie.
Texel £118 Luce Mains, £117 Sceugh Dyke, £116 Skelfhill, £115 Raggetsyke, Colinton Mains, Luce Mains, Finnieness & Midlock, £114.50 Orchardton Mains & Finnieness, £114 Drumcairn & Moorhills, £113 Finnieness, £112 Drumcairn, £111 Allfornaught, Finnieness, Orchardton Mains & Kirk House, £110.50 Birchwood Way, £110 Milton Mains, Gallowberry & Compstone End, £109 Eskdaill Street, Oswie, Kirk House, Finnieness, Eastside & Drumcairn.
Suffolk £110 Hilltop, £109 Sceugh Dyke, £106 Tarrasfoot, £105 Broomhill, £104 Becks, £103.50 Sceugh Dyke, £103.20 Glenehervie, £102.50 Hilltop, £100 High Floweryhirst, £99 Oswie, £98 Becton Hall & Wester Middleton, £97.80 Glenehervie, £97 Broomhill, £96 Tarrasfoot, Plumpe & Outertown, £95 Sibmister, £94 Park House & Sceugh Dyke.
North Country Cheviot £107 Kirkhouse, £105 Whitstonehill, £99.80 Smiddyquoy, £99 Birneyknowe, £95 Raeburnfoot.
Cross £104.50 Birchwood Way, £96.80 Glenehervie, £89.50 Romesbeoch, £88.80 Glenehervie, £88 Gallowberry, Finnieness & Brisco Meadows, £87 Lintley, £86 Newbiggin, £84.50 Hollands, £84 Woodhall, £82 Glenehervie, £81 Low Eals, £80 Newbiggin.
Cheviot £95 Raeburnfoot & Newton Cottage, £94 Raeburnfoot, £93 Micklethwaite & Kirkhouse, £91 Sorbie, £90 Micklethwaite, Borthwickshiels, West Scales & Chapel, £89.50 Sorbie, £89, £88 Longburgh Fauld, £88 Whitstonehill, £87 Sorbie, £86 Skelfhill, £85 Earlshaugh & Whitehall.
Blackface £95 Kirkhouse, £94 Earlshaugh, £92.50 Syart, £92 Kirkhouse, £91.50 Syart, £90 Skelfhill, £89 Silloands, £87.50 Sorbie, £86 West Scales, £86, £85 Syart, £85 Albierigg.
Cheviot Mule £95 The Land, £94 Sceugh Dyke, £92 Dunnabie.
Charollais £94.80 Leanach, £93 Tinnishall, £92.80 Auchengray & Glenehervie, £92 Tinnishall.
Swaledale £85 Newbiggin.
A similar show of 4,725 cast ewes and rams attracted the usual large company of buyers. Trade again was very strong with all classes up £10 on the week. Heavy ewes topped at £154 for Texels from Messrs Osbourne, Castlehill, Thornhill. Hill ewes to £75 for Blackface from Messrs Browell, Quarry House, Hexham and rams topped at £119 for Texels from Messrs Ackerley, Milton Mains, Brampton.
Texel £154 Castlehill, £153 Swarland Old Hall, £152 Meikle Carleith & The Wreay, £150 Swarland Old Hall, £148 Beckfoot, £146 Beck Farm, £144 Cowgrove, £142 Blythe Bank, £141 Mindrum, Wester Middleton & Sibmister, £140 Townhead, Colinton Mains, Luce Mains, Howgillside & Swarland Old Hall, £139 Beckfoot, £130 Quarry House, £128 Beck & Castlehill, £126 Orchardton Mains & Chaseside, £124 Beck, The Wreay & Quarry House, £123 Milton Mains, £122 Orchardton Mains.
Beltex £145, £144, £130 Swarland Old Hall, £129, £119, £115 Snade, £108 Farewell Grange, £107 Snade, £103 Rumsdale House, £100 Snade.
Charollais £121 Chaseside, £110 Beckfoot, £109, £100 Chaseside.
Suffolk £118 Wester Middleton, £116, £115 Chaseside, £113 Beckfoot & Snade, £111 Marygate, £110 Wester Middleton & Beckfoot, £109 Chaseside, £105 Sibmister, £103 Eastside, £102 Lightbirks, Howgillside, Gilston & Lords Lot, £100 Baggarah.
Blue Faced Leicester £98 Morley Hill, £97 Crookston, £96 Townhead, £94 Albierigg, £93 High Crossgill, £89 Nunrow & Springwells.
Cheviot Mule £94 Marygate, £87 Sibmister, £84 Orchardton Mains & Upper Hundalee, £83 Mid Farm, £82 Granton Mill, £80 Meikle Carleith.
North Country Cheviot £91 Eastside, £89 Dodgsonstown & Eastside, £88 Whins & Ericstane, £87 Earlside, £86 Ericstane, £82 Dunnabie, £80 Mid Farm.
Cross £89 Wester Middleton, £88 Faugh Beeches, £86 Oaktree, £85 Thorneyland, £84 Marygate, £82 Third, Sceugh Dyke & Knowe, £81 Midtodhills, Whitehead Brow & Saughland, £80 Eastside & Swinside.
Lleyn £77 Nottingham Mains, £75 South Slipperfield, £73 Legerwood.
Romney £75 Saughland, £69, £62 Holme Farm.
Blackface £75 Quarry House, £74 Albierigg, £67 Tinnis, £66 Townhead, £65 Quarry House & Nunrow, £63 Fingland, £61 Lilburn, £60 Midlock, £58 Golden Lane & Romesbeoch, £57 Lossit & Millriggs.
Cheviot £72 Springwells, £67 Cowburn, Sourhope & Fir Tree, £66 Castlehill, £65 Balure & Brae Edge, £63 Priesthaugh & Skelfhill, £60 Dunnabie.
Easycare £57 Bank House.
Swaledale £53 Lords Lot, £47 High Crossgill, £46 Blakelaw, £45 Morley Hill, £44 Blakelaw, £43 Croft Road, £42 Gallowberry, £41 Whitehead Brow, £40 Horsley Hill.
Kendal Rough £52 Gill Head.
Texel £119 Milton Mains, £118 Trailtrow & Toft House, £114 Swarland Old Hall, £108 Lords Lot & Meikle Carleith, £100 Sibmister.
Suffolk £108 Cowgrove.
Charollais £100 Chaseside.
Blue Faced Leicester £96 High Crossgill.
North Country Cheviot £93 Earlside, £92 Ericstane.
Cheviot £81 Priesthaugh.
Blackface £80 Toft House.
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Medium to 250.0p (225.2p)
Heavy to 222.0p (215.9p)
Bulls to 202.0p (192.4p)
Light to 216.0p (184.3p)
Standard to 311.0p (220.3p)
Medium to 294.0p (216.5p)
Heavy to 241.0p (204.4p)
Light to £75.00 (£44.81)
Heavy to £154.00 (£82.13)
Rams to £119.00 (£68.70)