Longtown Store & Breeding Cattle Sale Report

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers’ Mart plc had forward 62 store cattle at their fortnightly sale on Tuesday 23rd June, 2015 at Longtown Mart. 

A good entry of 62 store cattle were presented to a full ringside of keen bidders, witnessing the dearest trade for some time.  The sale average was up £158.91 on the same sale last year.  More cattle needed to satisfy demand.  The sale was topped at £1,195 for a pen of 12 month old Aberdeen Angus bullocks sold by J.A. & D. Forster, Gillalees.  British Blue bullocks sold to £1,080, again from Messrs Forster.



Angus £1,195 (x3) Gillalees, £1,045 Westwinds, £1,000 Gillalees, £990 Westwinds, £980 Mallsgate Hall, £870 (x2) Girnwood, £830 Mallsgate Hall, £820 (x2) Girnwood.

British Blue £1,080 Gillalees, £900 (x2) Crowdieknowe.

Luing £1,055, £1,020 Hollows Farm.

Hereford £995 (x2) Westwinds.

Limousin £880 (x2), £735 (x2) Setmabanning.

Brown Swiss £850 Crowdieknowe.

Friesian £790 Crowdieknowe.

Galloway £650 Setmabanning.


Angus £880 Girnwood, £845 Mallsgate Hall.

Limousin £850, £800 Hightown, £675 (x3) Setmabanning.

Simmental £720, £680 (x2) Oak Rigg Farm.


British Blue £870 Gillalees.

Simmental £705 (x4) Oak Rigg.