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:
Best Individual Bullock - 1st - Wallace, Farney Shield - £1,010
2nd – Taylor, Wallish Walls - £930
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
Best Individual Heifer - 1st – Connell, Minsca - £750
Best Pen of Heifers - 1st – Connell, Minsca - £750
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
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.
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.