Longtown Store & Breeding Cattle Sale Report

GREAT ANNUAL KIRKCAMBECK SALE OF STORE CATTLE

C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward a large show of 1,042 store cattle at the annual Kirkcambeck sale on Saturday 14th October 2017.

Trade for native bred cattle was very dear and well bid for throughout the sale. Vendors had cattle looking well and were rewarded as the average was up £67.23 on the year. The sale topped at £1,160 for a Limousin bullock sold by regular consigners N. Aitchinson, Kershopefoot, Newcastleton. Native breeds peaked at £1,120 on three occasions firstly for a pair of Blue Grey bullocks sold by M.E. & T.R. & K.M. Wallace, Farney Shield whose run of bullocks averages £1,142.86, secondly for a pen of 9 Beef Shorthorn bullocks from F.W. Graham, Highfield House and finally for an Angus from H. & M. Connell, Minsca. Galloway bullocks topped at £970 shown by C.A. & J.M. Hall, Whitchester.

PRINCIPAL PRICES:-

Bullocks

Limousin £1,160 Kershopefoot, £1,120 Allfornaught, £1,040 Kershopefoot, £950 Solwaybank, £930 (x2) Allfornaught, £930 (x3) Penchrise, £930 Parkhead, £920 (x2) Penchrise, £910 Potholm.

Beef Shorthorn £1,120 (x9), £990 (x5) Highfield House, £820 Mid Harrietsfield.

Blue Grey £1,120 (x2), £1,100, £1,090 (x4), £1,070 (x3), £1,050 (x5), £1,040 (x3), £1,010 (x4), £980 (x6) Farney Shield, £960, £890 (x4) Milnholm.

Angus £1,120 Minsca, £1,090 (x4), £1,060 (x3), £1,030 (x3) Lanehead, £1,020 Bodesbeck, £1,020 (x2) Lanehead, £980 Bodesbeck & Lanehead.

British Blue £1,100 Kershopefoot.

Saler £1,055 (x4) & £850 (x2) Bowanhill.

White Bred Shorthorn £1,020, £990, £900 Wallish Walls, £860 (x6) Hole of Lyne, £840 (x4) Terrona, £810 Hepplehill.

Simmental £995 (x2) Allfornaught, £980 (x5) Arkleton, £950 (x5) Riggshield, £950 (x7), £900, £860 (x4) Allfornaught, £860 Bavington, £850 (x2) Archerbeck.

Friesian £990 & £770 Roanstree.

Galloway £970 Whitchester, £955 (x2) Ravenfield, £950 (x2) East Murton, £935 Whitchester, £920 Kilnstown, £915 (x2) Rowhope, £910 Whitchester, £900 (x2) East Murton, £895 (x9) Bowanhill.

Shorthorn £900 (x6) Bowanhill, £890 (x2), £880 (x4) Milnholm, £875 (x3) Whiteknowe, £845 Allfornaught, £840 (x4) Slealands, £825 Allfornaught, £820 (x2) The Row, £810 (x5) Allfornaught, £800 East Deloraine.

Charolais £820 Bellfield.

Luing £760 Arkleton.

Longhorn £690 Laverhay, £620 Greenside.

Belted Galloway £690 (x3) High Row, £670 (x5) Slealands, £630 (x2) Croft House, £610 (x2) Wallish Walls, £610 (x2) Croft House.

Hereford £500 (x2) Gillenbie.

Heifers

Limousin £1,025 Allfornaught, £800 Laverhay.

Angus £960 (x5) Lanehead, £840 (x4) & £820 (x4) & £700 (x2) Mains.

Galloway £940, £800 (x2) East Murton, £770, £730 Rowhope.

Shorthorn £930 Whiteknowe, £770 & £740 Scotby Shields, £680 The Mark.

Blue Grey £920 The Holt, £740 (x2) Whitchester.

Luing £910 (x2) & £825 & £810 Arkleton.

Beef Shorthorn £885 & £810 Calees Cottage, £660 (x3) Mid Harrietsfield.

Simmental £840 & £820 (x2) & £760 & £750 & £740 & £700 (x5) Bavington Hill Head, £720 (x3) Archerbeck.

Longhorn £800 (x2), £700 Laverhay.

Belted Galloway £780 Croft House.

White Bred Shorthorn £630 Bodesbeck.

Blonde £605 Hole of Lyne.

Hereford £550 Gillenbie.

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