The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 105 Store
Cattle and 97 Breeding Cattle at their fortnightly sale at Longtown
on Tuesday 21st June, 2011.
Store cattle saw a lot
of grazing cattle on offer and sold to recent high rates, with a
top price of £800
for a Charolais bullock from W. & A. Forster, The Nook with Simmental
heifers to £815
from W.A. & C.M. Vaughan, High Dovecote.
A catalogue entry of
97 breeding cattle saw a packed ring of buyers who ensured a brisk
trade was had throughout. Prices peaked at £2,000
for a Limousin heifer with a Limousin heifer calf from G.W. Cumming,
Charolais - £880 The Nook.
British Blue - £800 The Keep.
Limousin - £720, £690, £670, £640 The Keep, £635
Summerhill and Blindhillbush.
Shorthorn - £655 (x3), £640 Minsca.
Friesian - £590, £510 (x2) Summerhill.
Simmental - £815 High Dovecote, £640 Bidlake.
Shorthorn - £810 (x2), £740 (x3) £650 (x2) Minsca.
Limousin - £640 (x6), £550 (x2) Bidlake, £545 Brocklewath.
British Blue - £630 Summerhill, £585 (x2) Brocklewath, £585
Charolais - £550 (x3), £545 (x3) Bidlake.
Limousin - £660 (x2), £635 (x4) Bonshawside.
Cows with bull calf
British Blue - £1,480 Churchstyle, £1,080 Branteth.
Limousin - £1,180, £1,100 (x2) How Farm.
Aberdeen Angus - £1,180 How Farm.
Simmental - £1,080 Branteth.
Cows with heifer calf
Limousin - £1,220 How Farm, £1,180 The Bog, £1,100
(x3) How Farm, £1,100 Mossband Hall.
Aberdeen Angus Cow - £1,120 How Farm.
Heifers with bull calf
British Blue - £1,950, £1,680 Mossfoot.
Luing - £1,200 Campingholm.
Heifers with heifer calf
Limousin - £2,000 Fountanbleau.
Aberdeen Angus - £1,250 Minsca.
Limousin - £820 Standingstone Rigg, £815 The Mark, £810
Standingstone Rigg, £800 Limekilns, £770 (x2) The Mark.
Aberdeen Angus - £800 Limekilns.