Longtown Store Cattle Sale Report
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward a good entry of 122 store cattle and 45 breeding cattle at their fortnightly sale on Tuesday 27th May 2014.
Store cattle met another good demand with plenty of keen bidders going home empty handed and many more could have been sold.
Top price to £940 firstly for a Limousin bullock from Messrs J Robertson & Son, Becks Farm, the again for a pair of Limousin heifers shown by Messrs ML & LB Bell, Winterhope.
Limousin £940 Becks, £880, £870 Gillalees, £870 Winterhope, £860 Becks & Gillalees, £855 Hethermill, £800 (x2) Winterhope, £740 Becks
Galloway £925, £890 Becks
British Blue £860 (x2) Winterhope
Saler £820 Gillalees
Shorthorn £830 Meiklewhitriggs
Aberdeen Angus £795 Coach House, £650 Birchtimberhill
Charolais £690 (x4), £620, £580 Coach House
Hereford £690 Coach House
Friesian £760 Hethermill
Limousin £940 (x2) Winterhope, £930 Becks, £910 Winterhope, £890 Becks, £840 Hethermill & Winterhope, £835, £805 (x2), £740 (x2) Winterhope, £700 Gillalees.
Galloway £785 (x2) Becks
British Blue £890, £740 Laverhay
Aberdeen Angus £720 Todrigg, £550 Laverhay, £500 Coach House
Stabiliser £780 Todrigg
Blonde d’Aquitaine £560 Coach House
Simmental £760, £740 (x2), £650, £630 Oak Rigg
Shorthorn £670 Meiklewhitriggs
Cows and calves sold to recent high rates and more could have been sold to vendor’s advantage. Top price to £1420 for a British Blue cow with Limousin heifer calf shown by N M Breaks, Church Style Farm. Aberdeen Angus bulling heifers sold to £920 from Gretna House Farms.
Aberdeen Angus £920 Gretna House Farms, £820 (x3) Todrigg, £800 Gretna House Farms.
Cows & Calves:
British Blue cow with Hereford heifer calf - £1420 Church Style
British Blue cow with British Blue bull calf - £1380 Lowtodholes
British Blue cow with Limousin heifer calf - £1300 Standingstone Rigg, £1200 Greenburn
Aberdeen Angus cow with Aberdeen Angus bull calf - £1280 Campingholm
Aberdeen Angus cow with Hereford heifer calf - £1150 Church Style
Hereford cow with Hereford bull calf - £1260, £1220 Campingholm
Limousin cow with British Blue heifer calf - £1220 Crosshill
Simmental cow with Blonde d’Aquitaine heifer calf - £1020 Coach House
Simmental cow with Charolais heifer calf - £1000 Greenburn