The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their Fortnightly
Sale of Store & Breeding Cattle at Longtown on Tuesday
29th October, 2013.
The 107 store cattle were a similar trade topping at £1,040
twice, firstly for a Limousin bullock shown by C.J. & B.A. Thompson,
Edenbanks, then for a Limousin heifer also from Messrs Thompson.
British Blue heifers sold £990 (x3) from Shaw of Dryfe Farming.
Limousin - £1,040 Edenbanks, £955 (x4) The Nook, £915, £895
Parcelstown, £850 Creca Hall.
British Blue - £960 (x2), £885 Creca Hall, £860
Longrow, £850 Creca Hall.
Angus - £800 Borthwick Mains, £700 (x4) Spadeadam.
Galloway - £790, £720 East Murton.
Friesian - £670 Borthwick Mains
Limousin - £1,040 Edenbanks, £960 (x3) Streethead, £920
Shaw of Dryfe and The Nook, £830 The Nook, £790 Shaw
British Blue - £990 (x3) Shaw of Dryfe, £920 Devonport, £890, £880
Shaw of Dryfe, £880 Devonport, £865 Longrow, £820
Angus £920 Devonport.
Charolais £840 Longrow.
Hereford £790 Shaw of Dryfe.
Galloway - £510 Devonshire.
Limousin - £745 Borthwick Mains.
A mixed show of breeding cattle saw cows and calves sell to the
same trade. Best bulling heifers sold to a premium with smaller ones
store price. Top price of £1,580 for a Limousin cow with British
Blue bull calf from W.J. Lockhart & Sons, Greenbeck Farm. British
Blue bulling heifers sold to £1,040 (x4) from Messrs T. Wilson,
Limousin cow with bull calf - £1,580 Greenbeck.
British Blue cow with heifer calf - £900 Parcelstown.
Angus heifer with heifer calf - £1,250 Shawhill.
Limousin heifer with bull calf - £1,080 Low Huntwell.
British Blue bulling heifers - £1,040 (x4), £1,000 (x2)