Longtown Store & Breeding Cattle Sale Report
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers’ Mart plc held their fortnightly sale of store & breeding cattle on Tuesday 21st July, 2015 at Longtown Mart.
Another good entry of store cattle again met a fantastic trade. An ever growing demand here at Longtown means more cattle are required on a fortnightly basis. Top price per head was £1140 for a pair of Limousin bullocks sold by DHS Woodhouse, Gibstown, then £1120 from G B Forster, Desoglin. Aberdeen Angus bullocks sold to £1095 from PAD Boyle & Sons, Mallsgate Hall.
Limousin £1140 Gibstown, £1120, £1090 Desoglin, £1090 Gibstown, £975 Smallholms, £920, £890 Thomasdene, £820 Desoglin, £700 Penchrise.
Angus £1095 Mallsgate Hall, £1020, £1000 Westwinds, £865 The Coach House, £850 Desoglin, £765 Mallsgate Hall.
Devon £1075, £820 Howcleugh
Hereford £1010, £1000 Westwinds
Angus £730 The Coach House
Limousin £885, £850 Smallholms, £795 Thomasdene
Hereford £880, £700 The Coach House
Simmental £710 The Coach House
White Shorthorn cow & heifer calf £740 Greenley Cleugh
Galloway x Cow & heifer calf £710 Greenley Cleugh