Longtown Store Cattle Sale Report
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 59 store cattle & 10 breeding cattle at their fortnightly sale on Tuesday 8th July 2014.
A mixed show of store cattle forward sold to a slightly improved trade with many more required to satisfy a busy ring of buyers. The sale was topped at £805 (x3) for Whitebred Shorthorn bullocks from Whitbysteads Hill Farms, others to £800 for a British Blue shown by G.W. Dinnin, Nether Albie. British Blue heifers sold to £745 (x2) from H.R.C. McCulloch & Co., Kilmichael.
Whitebred Shorthorn £805 (x3), £790 (x2) Whitbysteads.
British Blue £800 Nether Albie.
Limousin £760, £715 (x2) Thomasdene.
Charolais £760, £750 (x2) Nether Albie.
Simmental £620 The Coach House.
Angus £505 Dunshiel.
Friesian £450 (x4) West Craigs.
British Blue £745 (x2), £675, £635 Kilmichael.
Angus £580 West Craigs, £515 (x2) Dunshiel.
Beef Shorthorn £625 Moorside Parks.
British Blue £620 Kilmichael.
A small show of breeding cattle sold to a similar trade, topping the sale was a Limousin in calf cow selling to £1,020 from W. Hodgson, Blindhillbush.
Limousin in calf cow £1,020, £1,000, £980 (x3) Blindhillbush.
Angus cow with bull calf £910 Craig Dhu Croft.