Longtown Store & Breeding Cattle Sale Report
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers’ Mart plc held their sale of 82 store cattle at Longtown on Tuesday 17th March 2015. A nice show of store cattle were on offer and plenty of keen bidders ensured trade continued at very high rates. More cattle needed to satisfy the growing demand.
Top price of £1,120 for a Charolais bullock sold by CW & M Smith., Forbesfield, with Limousins to £1,070 from M/s J Magnay, Smallholms. Limousin bulls sold to £1,050, £1,040, £1,010 all three pens from JN Hall, Harelaw Hill. Limousin heifers topped at £1,000 from M/s J Magnay, Smallholms.
Charolais: £1120 Forbesfield, £950 Underwoodhouse
Limousin : £1070 Smallholms, £1000 Forbesfield, £960 Smallholms, £910 Peela Hill, £900 Oakland
Belgian Blue: £945, £925 Pates Hill
Angus: £850 Pates Hill
Charolais: £790 Underwoodhouse
Simmental: £730 Blindhillbush
Limousin : £1000 Smallholms, £965, £930 Kellah Farm, £900 Ryehills, £890 Pates Hill, £870 Peela Hill, £850 Harelawhill, £835 Kellah Farm.
Limousin: £1050, £1040, £1010, £960 Harelawhill
Limousin cow & Bull Calf: £1140 Blindhillbush