Longtown Primestock Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 10 cattle, 720 spring lambs, 2,689 prime hoggs and 4,185 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 7th June 2018.
A small entry of cattle saw trade sharp and more required. Top of 140p for an Angus cow sold by M Jameson, Westhotbank, Hexham. Top price per head of £948 for a Black & White shown by T B Imrie, Harelawhole, Canonbie.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)
Angus 140p, 131p, 128p Westhotbank.
Shorthorn 122p Midtodhills.
Black & White 120p Harelawhole.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER HEAD)
Black & White £948 Harelawhole.
Angus £882, £864, £729 Westhotbank.
Shorthorn £805 Midtodhills.
720 spring lambs were a larger show with all buyer’s keen. Trade was similar on the week with demand strong. Sale topped at £150 for Suffolk lambs from CJ Roots, Kilnford Croft, Dumfries, others to £149 for Suffolks from The Lands and to 317p for Texels from G & L Hewitt, Cardewlees, Carlisle. Most lambs sold between 250p-300p per kilo and an overall sale average 266.4p (SQQ 267.7p).
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)
Texel 317p Cardewlees, 315p Kilnhill, 300p Baurch, 298p The Land, 296p Hermitage, 295p Catslackburn & Staffler, 294p Hermitage, 289p Catslackburn & Old Rectory, 287p, 285p Hermitage, 281p Kimmeter Green, 280p Longrigg, Old Rectory, Sowerby Wood & Hermitage, 278p, 277p Sowerby Wood, 277p Meifod, 276p Old Rectory, 275p Kimmeter Green, 274p Old Rectory, 272p Newtown, 271p Colinton Mains, 270p Fenton & The Land.
Suffolk 298p The Land, 283p Drumburn, 282p Longrigg, 281p, 280p, 279p, 276p Carsegowan, 278p Staffler, 273p Drumburn, 272p Fowrass, Cowens & The Land, 271p Hallburn, 269p Cardewlees, Cambeckhill & Fenton, 268p Hallburn & Fenton, 267p Sowerby Wood, 266p Corbelly Hill, 265p Hollytree & The Land, 262p Hallburn, 261p Oswie, 260p The Land.
Mule 257p Oswie.
Charollais 254p Hallburn.
Zwartbles 243p Cleughbrae.
Blackface 232p Bowershield.
PRINCIPAL PRICE (PER HEAD)
Suffolk £150 Kilnford Croft, £149 The Land, £144 Cowens, £136 The Land, £135 Carsegowan, £134 The Land, £131 Sowerby Wood, £130 Burgh Head, £127 Oswie & Swallows Barn, £125 Riddings Hill, £123 Drumburn, £122 Hollytree, £120 Kilnford Croft & Carsegowan.
Texel £144 Hermitage, £140 Old Rectory, Fingland & The Land, £137, £136, £135, £134 Hermitage, £133 Colinton Drive, £130 Cardewlees, £130, £127 Old Rectory, £123 Kilnhill, £122 Sowerby Wood, £121 Kimmeter Green.
A larger show of 2,689 prime hoggs. Again, trade was two tiered with the best meated export hoggs all making 200p per kilo plus and to a top of 231p for Texel hoggs from JM Wharton & Son, Snade, Dumfries, and to £121 for Texels from Messrs Hewetson, Scales Hall, Penrith, with the overall average being similar at 183.9p (SQQ 184.3p).
Light hoggs also in demand. Top was £63 for 30kg hoggs from MJ Lawson, Pasture House, Wigton.
PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)
Texel 231p Snade, 221p, 217p Heathery Hall, 216p Scales Hall, 215p Glebelands & Holme House, 214p Broomhills, 213p Snade, 211p Broomhills & Sornfallow, 209p, 207p Broomhills, 207p Kirtleton House, Maidencots & Copperthorns, 206p Whitchesters, 205p Oakshawhill & Barnboard.
Beltex 228p Killocraw & Broomhills.
Cheviot 225p Bidlake, 214p Almagill, 211p Crosslee, 206p Bloch, 205p Whitefield, 204p Riddle Cottage, 203p Whitefield, 202p Kelsocleugh & Cruachan Cottage, 200p Priesthaugh & Riddle Cottage.
Cheviot Mule 206p Heathery Hall, 196p Castle Nook.
Charollais 204p Marygate, 194p Heathery Hall.
Blackface 203p, 200p Heathery Hall, 197p Whitegates, 195p, 194p Heathery Hall, 193p Clonrae, 192p Hillend, 191p Green View & Heathery Hall.
Mule 203p Hayclose, 202p Heathery Hall, 200p Sowerby Wood, 194p Heathery Hall.
Suffolk 202p Barnboard, 200p Almagill, 198p Hillend, 195p Bidlake & Scales Hall, 194p Heathery Hall, 191p Almagill, 188p Kirtleton House, 186p Glebelands, Maidencots & Riddell, 185p Holme House.
North Country Cheviot 195p Torgornack.
Blue du Maine 194p Keepershield.
Easycare 185p Castle Farm.
PRINCIPAL PRICE (PER HEAD)
Texel £121 Scales Hall, £117 Heathery Hall, £114 Sornfallow, £113 Snade, £110 Scales Hall & Oakshawhill, £107 Glebelands, £106 Heathery Hall, £105 Whitchesters, £104 Scales Hall, £100 Glebelands, High Wreay, Golden Lane & Broomhills.
Suffolk £117 Scales Hall £115 Holme House, £109 Scales Hall, £105 Barnboard, £99 Keepershield, £97 Glebelands, £95 Drumreach, Maidencots, Hillend & Oswie.
Cheviot £110 Bloch, £107 Kelsocleugh, £103 Whitefield & Bloch, £99 Keepershield, £97 Kelsocleugh, £94 Almagill, £91 Cruachan Cottage.
Beltex £110 Springfield.
Mule £110 Sowerby Wood, £107 Heathery Hall, £95 Maidencots.
Charollais £110 Marygate, £97 Heathery Hall.
Zwartble £103 Bidlake.
North Country Cheviot £100 Sloda Hill.
Cheviot Mule £100 Castle Nook.
Blue du Maine £99 Keepershield.
Blackface £90 Newton Cottages, £88 Heathery Hall, £86 Albierigg, £82 Heathery Hall, £80 Clonrae.
Easycare £85 Castle Farm.
A larger entry of 4,185 cast ewes and rams found all classes slightly dearer on last week’s extreme rates. Top of £170 for Texel ewes from BJ Harrison, Beck Farm, Wigton, with no fewer than 1,695 selling over £100 to average £117.05. Export ewes to £90 for Blackface ewes from C J Putt, Branteth, Canonbie with rams to £162 for Texels from Messrs Hewetson, Scales Hall, Wigton.
Texel £170 Beck Farm, £162 Seymour House, £161 Hillcrest, £160 Highmoor & Crailloch, £158 Strawfrank, £156 Beck Farm, £152 Seymour House & Catslackburn, £150 Kirk House, £148 Barledziew, £147 Viewley, £145 Colinton Mains, Chaseside & Ashton, £143 Hillcrest, £142 Barledziew, £141 Heatherglen, £139 Strawframk, Torgornack, High Glen Triplock, Beckfoot & Ashton, £138 Seymour House & Longrigg, £137 Kirk House, £136 Springfield, Beck Farm & Crailloch.
Charollais £144 Springfield, £141 Viewley, £135 Heatherglen & Beckfoot, £133 Viewley, £131 Barend, £128 Golden Lane, £127 Chaseside, £125 Barend & Viewley, £121 Chaseside & Beckfoot, £120 Kirk House.
Suffolk £140 Thornington, £133 Chaseside & Low House, £129 Hillcrest, Seymour House & Thornington, £127 Marygate, Viewley & Beckfoot, £126 Thornington, £125 Fearn, Riddell & Chaseside, £124 The Land, £123 Viewley, £122 Strawfrank, £121 Woodhall, Chaseside & Heatherglen, £120 Colcharton, Viewley, Bassenthwaite Hall & High Wreay.
Beltex £124 Bassenthwaite Hall, £116 Snade, £110 Pasturewood.
Blue du Maine £113 Hillcrest, £105 Cruachan Cottage.
North Country Cheviot £112 Greenburn, £108 Whiteknowe, £107 Cruachan Cottage, £101 Low House, £99 Fearn, £96 Crailloch, £91 Barend & Chaseside, £90 Pasture House.
Blue Faced Leicester £117 Burgh Head & Castle Nook, £114 Maidencots, £100 Castle Nook, £96 Gapshield, £93 Cassington.
Mule £113 High Glen Triplock, £110 Oswie, £105 Hillcrest, £103 Low House, £101 Fearn, £100 Colinton Mains, Hillend, Castle Nook & Beck Farm, £95 Merrick & Low House, £94 Upper Tinwald & Riddell Farms, £92 Greenburn, Strawfrank & Streethead, £91 Croft End, Mill View & Lea Hill, £90 Viewley.
Rouge £105 Sowerby Wood.
Dorset £97 Barend.
Cheviot Mule £91 Meifod, £85 Priesthaugh, Cassington & Meifod, £83 Third.
Blackface £90 Branteth, £89 Greenburn, £85 Burnhouse, £83 Greenburn, £81 Toft House & Bowershield, £79 Drumreach, £78 Aton & West Hottbank, £77 Kildalloig & Toft House, £75 Cassington, £70 Dykecrofts.
Swaledale £84 Riggshield, £73 Chapel House, £70 Spoutbank, £68 Castle Nook, £67 Gapshield.
Cheviot £81 Portland Estate, £78 Kelsocleugh, £76 Aton, £74 Priesthaugh, £71 Great Hackworthy, £67 Priesthaugh, £65 Drumreach.
Goat £80, £68 Viewley.
Easycare £71 Cleongart, £67 Fearn.
Lleyn £68, £64 Sloda Hill.
Texel £162 Scales Hall, £140 Marygate, £139 Viewley, £136 Aton, £133 Cleughbrae, £129 Cruachan Cottage, £128 Upperburnmouth, £125 Thornington, £124 Whitchesters, £120 Great Hackworthy.
Charollais £134 Streethead, £118 Castle Nook, £115 Gibblaston & Beckfoot.
Suffolk £134 Fenton, £132 Marygate, £128 Scales Hall.
North Country Cheviot £121 Sornfallow, £108 Skelfhill.
Blue Faced Leicester £110 The Bog, £109 Torgornack, £106 Gapshield.
Cheviot £96 Kelsocleugh.
Blackface £90 Burnhouse & Upperburnmouth.
Light to 277.0p (275.2p)
Standard to 315.0p (262.7p)
Medium to 317.0p (269.1p)
Heavy to 298.0p (262.5p)
Overweight 272.0p (263.6p)
Light to 225.0p (166.6p)
Standard to 231.0p (187.4p)
Medium to 215.0p (190.5p)
Heavy to 221.0p (182.8p)
Shearlings to 213.0p (163.0p)
Light to £90.00 (£55.22)
Heavy to £170.00 (£98.12)
Rams to £162.00 (£96.52)