The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 126 Store
Cattle and 69 Breeding Cattle at their sale at Longtown on Tuesday
16th March, 2010.
A plainer show of store cattle saw a lot of grazing
cattle on offer and yet again met a brisk selling trade. Top price
of £825 for
a 12 month old British Blue bullock from M. Johnson & Son, Halfway
House Farm, others to £800 from the same home.
met an unbelievable trade with buyers from all over ensuring vendors
went home very happy. Top price of £2,100 for
a British Blue cow with Limousin bull calf from R.W. & M. Carruthers,
Blacksmiths Cottage, others from the same home to £1,850.
highlight of the sale was 19 Limousin heifers in calf to the Limousin
from W.T. Bendle & Son, The Nook which sold to £1,500 (x2)
and averaged £1,224.
British Blue £825, £800 Halfway House, £780 Brocklewath.
Limousin £795 Grayrigg, £725 Brocklewath.
Hereford £710 Bidlake.
Simmental £700 Old Irvine.
Meuse Rhine Issel £670 Edenbanks.
Limousin £770 Mossband House, £765, £680 Redgate
Head, £670 Grayrigg, £645 Brocklewath.
British Blue £765 Redgate Head, £735 Mossband House, £710, £685, £680, £640
Redgate Head, £625 Brocklewath.
Simmental £740 How Farm and Cadgillhead.
Angus £690 Brocklewath.
Blonde d’Aquitaine £655, £600 Borthaugh.
Charolais £600 Linnbridgeford.
British Blue cow with bull calf £2,100, £1,850, £1,820
Blacksmiths Cottage, £1,250 The Bog Farm.
Simmental cow with bull calf £1,500 Grayrigg.
Limousin cow with bull calf £1,420 Blacksmiths Cottage.
British Blue cow with heifer calf £1,820 Blacksmiths Cottage.
Limousin cow with heifer calf £1,200 Taylorburn.
British Blue heifer with heifer calf £1,150 Grayrigg.
Limousin heifer in calf £1,500, £1,400, £1,380, £1,300
The Nook, £1,180 Chapeltown, £1,150, £1,120 The Nook, £1,110
British Blue heifer in calf £1,180 Grayrigg.
Simmental cow in calf £950, £940, £920 Grayrigg.
Limousin breeding bull £1,200 Grayrigg.