Longtown Store & Breeding Cattle Sale Report
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers’ Mart plc had forward 113 head at their fortnightly sale of store cattle on Tuesday 4th August, 2015 at Longtown Mart.
With the weather still wet, a full ringside of buyers bid keenly for all classes, meaning vendors went home delighted with their returns. The sale was topped at £1,185 for British Blue heifers shown by A.T. & T.C. Skyrme, Eastfield of Wiston. Top price in the bullock section was £1,170 for an Angus sold by local farmers T.H. & M.I. Huddleston & Son, The Green. More required for the growing demand in Longtown.
Angus £1,170 The Green, £1,140 Mallsgate Hall, £1,125, £1,105, £1,100 Westwinds, £920 Mallsgate Hall.
Limousin £1,120 (x2) Desoglin, £1,030 Ryehills, £970, £950 Desoglin, £930, £920 Ryehills.
British Blue £1,000 Ryehills, £700 Shaftoe Moor.
Hereford £900 Shafoe Moor, £800 Coach House.
Devon £825 (x2) Shaftoe Moor.
Simmental £825 Shaftoe Moor.
British Blue £1,185 (x2), £1,145, £1,135 Eastfield of Wiston, £870 Crowdieknowe, £770 (x2) Eastfield of Wiston, £750 Shaftoe Moor.
Saler £870 Crowdieknowe.
Hereford £810 Crowdieknowe.
Simmental £810 Blindhillbush.
Angus £810 (x2) Crowdieknowe, £760 (x5) Coach House.
Limousin £775, £770, £710 Eastnewburn, £690 (x3) Coach House, £680, £655 Eastnewburn.
Hereford £570 Eden Farm.
British Blue £565 Eden Farm.
Angus £540 Eden Farm.