Longtown Store & Breeding Cattle Sale Report
C & D Auction Marts Limited held their fortnightly sale of store & breeding cattle on Tuesday 1st September, 2015 at Longtown Mart, where an entry of 89 cattle was forward.
The sale was dominated by a super run of strong Angus and Limousin cattle from Messrs Robley which were easily handled by a full ringside of local and distant feeders, a pen of Angus and Limousin steers topped the sale at £1,205, other Angus to £1,140 from Beacom Farms for a pen of 4. Yearling Angus sold to £945 for August born yearlings from Messrs Butler, other native steers sold to £945 for Hereford and Devon from Mr Whitton. Strong Continental steers sold to £1,200 from Townfoot. Yearling Continentals sold to £990 from Messrs Huddleston for a dairy Charolais with Limousin to £955 Kimmeter Green.
Heifers were possibly dearer on the previous sale and sold to £970 for British Blue from Townfoot. Limousin sold to £910 from The Nook with other the same from Blenkett Farm.
A small selection of cows with calves met a good enquiry selling to £1,140 for an aged Roan cow with a bull calf from Thomasdene.