Longtown Store & Breeding Cattle Sale Report

C&D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of 64 store cattle on Tuesday 25th April 2017.

A small mixed entry of store cattle, with mainly grazing cattle on offer saw trade very dear with a full ringside of buyers all keen for cattle.

The sale topped at £1,040 twice, firstly for a Charolais bullock sold by Shankbridge End Farms then for an Angus bullock from first time customer J R Jackson & Son, Cushag.

British Blue bullocks sold to £1,020 also from Cushag, and Charolais heifers to £925 from M P Tattersal, Enzieholm.

PRINCIPAL PRICES:

STORE CATTLE:

Bullocks:

Charolais £1,040, £1,000 Shankbridge End, £850 Branteth, £820 Shankbridge End. 

Angus £1,040 Cushag.

British Blue £1,020 Cushag, £1,010 Hethermill, £800 Gillalees, £735 Palmer Hill.

Hereford £980 Cushag, £680 (x2) North Howes.

Limousin £970 Cushag, £925 (x3) Hethermill, £900 Branteth, £890 Cushag, £850, £800 Branteth.

South Devon £870, £775 Howcleugh.                                                                                 

Friesian £680 Hethermill.

Heifers:

Charolais £925 Enzieholm, £830 (x2) Shankbridge End, £800 Enzieholm.

Limousin £890 Hethermill, £840, £830 (x2) Gillalees.   

British Blue £850, £795 Kimmeter Green.

Angus £660 Gillalees.

Hereford £500 North Howes.

Bulls:

South Devon £780, £710, £670 (x3) Howcleugh.