The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC had forward
a catalogue entry of 216 head at their Fortnightly Sale of Store
Cattle and Special May Sale of Breeding Cattle at Longtown on Tuesday
28th May, 2013.
Store cattle saw trade similar on the fortnight with stronger
cattle selling to £1,150 for a British Blue bullock from W.S.
Waugh, The Flatt and Blonde d’Aquitaine heifers to £810
(x3) from W. & A. Bridgewater, Borthaugh.
British Blue - £1,150 The Flatt.
Charolais - £910 Potholm, £865, £850 Nether Albie, £800, £785
Potholm, £780 Nether Albie.
Limousin - £895 Potholm, £780 (x4) Parcelstown, £775
(x3) Potholm, £765 (x3) Parcelstown.
Aberdeen Angus - £840, £795 (x2) Potholm.
Simmental - £730, £670, £640, £625 (x2) Bankhead.
Blue Grey £625 Old Irvine.
Blonde d’Aquitaine - £810 (x3), £700 Borthaugh.
Charolais - £790 (x2), £700 Nether Albie, £670
(x5), £660 (x3) Potholm.
Limousin - £640 (x2) Dumbretton, £635 Potholm.
Friesian - £610 (x2) Low Moat.
A plainer show of breeding cattle resulted in a steady trade.
Top price of £1,900 for a Limousin stock bull (5 year old)
shown by G.L. & A.J. & A.L. Graham, Stonehall. Cows with
calves topped at £1,550 for a Hereford from R. & R.A. Pattinson,
Hereford cow with bull calf - £1,550 Temon.
Angus cow with bull calf - £1,220 Newfield House and Churchstyle, £1,150
Limousin cow with heifer calf - £1,300 Stonehall, £1,100
Simmental heifer with heifer calf - £1,500, £1,380, £1,280
Limousin stock bull - £1,900 Stonehall.
British Blue bulling heifer - £900, £800 (x2) Summerhill.