The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their fortnightly
sale of store & breeding cattle at Longtown on Tuesday
2nd August, 2011.
A small show of 71 store cattle was on
offer and sold to a top of £890
for Charolais bulls from Gillalees.
The highlight of the sale was the dispersal of 40 Limousin and Simmental
cows, some with spring calves at foot and some in calf and also a
Pedigree Limousin bull from Messrs Siddle, Moss Side, Longtown. This
tremendous run of cattle were an unbelievable trade and sold to a
top of £1,700 for a Simmental cow with bull calf. The cows
with calves averaged £1,430 with the in-calvers averaging £1,054.
The four year old Limousin bull sold at £2,700.
Charolais - £820, £770, £720, £700 Nether
Simmental - £800 (x2) West Craigs.
Montbeliard - £740 (x2) West Craigs.
Limousin - £710 West Craigs, £670 Bidlake.
Saler - £630 Bidlake.
Blue Grey - £610 Sewing Shields.
Galloway - £570 Standingstone Rigg.
Limousin - £705 Bidlake, £680 (x2) Standingstone Rigg, £630
Charolais - £715 Bidlake.
British Blue - £700 West Craigs, £570 Bidlake.
Galloway - £380 (x2) Bidlake.
Charolais - £890 Gillalees.
Gelbvieh - £715 Wickerthwaite.
Saler - £695, £620 Gillalees.
Galloway - £655 Sewing Shields.
Blue Grey - £560 Sewing Shields.
Simmental Cow with Bull Calf - £1,700, £1,680 (x3), £1,650
(x2), £1,580, £1,520, £1,420 Moss Side.
Limousin Cow with Bull Calf - £1,480, £1,450, £1,400, £1,350, £1,300
Simmental Cow with Heifer Calf - £1,620, £1,600 (x2), £1,380, £1,350, £1,250
Limousin Cow with Heifer Calf - £1,520, £1,280, £1,250, £1,220, £1,150
Simmental Cow in calf - £1,220, £1,100, £820 Moss
Limousin Cow in calf - £1,000 Moss Side.
Simmental Heifer in calf - £1,120, £1,080, £1,020
(x2) Moss Side.
Limousin Bull - £2,700 Westerleigh.
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