Longtown Store Cattle Sale Report

C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward an entry of 714 store cattle at the Annual Kirkcambeck sale on Saturday 12th October 2019.

A large ringside of buyers from a wide area ensured a trade far in excess of vendors expectation with averages increasing by over £60 on the year. Cattle were shown in better bloom and a credit must go to all vendors.

Topping the sale was Angus bullocks from Messrs E Taylor & Son, Wallish Walls, Consett at £1,030, closely followed by Blue-Grey bullocks making £1,010 from Farney Shield & Holme Head

Within today’s sale was also a show for native bred store cattle and for beef shorthorn store cattle; which was kindly supported by Morrisons and the Beef Shorthorn Cattle Society, and both ably judged by Mr Jim Holden, Morrisons who’s awards were as follows:

Native Breeds:

Best Individual Bullock -           1st - Wallace, Farney Shield - £1,010

                                                2nd – Taylor, Wallish Walls - £930

Champion pen of Shorthorn Steers from FW Graham Highfield House

Champion pen of Galloway x Heifers from Firm of J Tullie Bowanhill

 

Best Pen of Heifers -                 1st – Tullie, Bowanhill - £720

2nd – Moffat, Bodesbeck - £600

Best Pen of Bullocks -               1st – Tullie, Bowanhill - £890

                                                2nd – Taylor, Wallish Walls - £810

Beef Shorthorns:          

Best Individual Heifer -             1st – Connell, Minsca - £750

Best Pen of Heifers -                 1st – Connell, Minsca - £750

Champion pen of Shorthorn Steers from FW Graham Highfield House

Champion pen of Shorthorn Steers from FW Graham Highfield House

 

Best Individual Bullock -           1st – Graham, Highfield House - £840

                                                2nd - Graham, Highfield House- £840

Best Pen of Bullocks -               1st – Graham, Highfield House - £840    

                                                2nd – Graham, Highfield House - £800

Bullocks:

Angus - £1,030 Wallish Walls, £940 (x5) Penchrise, £930 Wallish Walls, £910 Newhouse, £910 (x4) Bodesbeck, £900 (x2) Wallish Walls, £900 (x4) Penchrise.

Blue Grey - £1,010 Farney Shield, £1,010 (x2), £1,000 (x2) Holme Head, £970 Wallish Walls, £960 Milnholm, £940, £910 Farney Shield, £910 Wallish Walls.

Belted Galloway - £970, £820 (x2) Oaklands, £810 Bonnyrigg, £790 Whitstonehill, £790 (x3) Burnfoot.

White Bred Shorthorn - £960 (x2) Holme Head.

Saler - £910, £890 (x8) Bowanhill.

Galloway - £880 Farney Shield, £880 (x2) Ramseycleuch, £860 Terrona, £820 Peartree.

Simmental - £870 (x3) , £820 (x2) Blakehopeburnhaugh.

Limousin - £860 (x4) Terrona, £860 (x3) Gibstown.

Shorthorn - £790 (x4) Whiteknowe, £750 East Deloraine.

Heifers:

Belted Galloway - £910 (x2) Oaklands.

Angus - £900 Bodesbeck.

Beef Shorthorn - £860 (x2) Moor, £750 (x4) Minsca.

Limousin - £780 (x3) Gibstown.

Luing - £770 (x2) Arkleton.

Saler - £720 (x4) Bowanhill.

Simmental - £700 Arkleton.

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