Longtown Store & Breeding Cattle Sale Report

C&D Auction Marts Limited held their fortnightly sale of store & breeding cattle on Tuesday 10th November 2015 at Longtown Mart.

A good entry of 124 store cattle met a mixed trade, best cattle still dear with others harder to cash.  The sale topped at £1,065 for a British Blue bullock sold by K. Laurie, Snowden Close. Angus bullocks sold to £1,050 shown by B.M. & Z. Harrison, Clarghyll.


British Blue £1,065 Snowden Close, £860 (x2) The Stubb.

Angus £1,050, £990 Clarghyll, £940 Spadeadam, £910 (x4) The Stubb, £870 Clarghyll, £840 (x5), £830 Spadeadam, £770, £650 (x2) Craig Farm.

Limousin £910, £900, £880 (x2), £875 The Stubb, £570 (x3) Penchrise.

Shorthorn £755 Snowden Close, £720 Powheads.

Friesian £680 (x3) The Stubb.


Angus £940 Clarghyll, £840 (x2) Edenbanks, £825 (x2) The Stubb, £770 (x2) Clarghyll, £760 (x2) The Stubb.

British Blue £870, £850, £830, £750 (x2) The Stubb.

Limousin £870 The Stubb, £700, £650 (x6), £620 (x3), £540 (x4) Penchrise.

Belted Galloway £660 Powheads.

At the monthly sale of breeding cattle on Tuesday and entry of 29 head was forward. All classes of stock was offered to a good company of both local and distant buyers and a total clearance was implemented.

The sale was topped at £1,190 for an aged Angus cow with heifer calf at foot from Mr A. Hall. In calf cows sold to £720 for a Galloway from George Gourlay. A run of cows which had ran with the bull from Robert Wilkinson topped at £620. A small entry of Blue Grey and Galloway bulling heifers from Castlefairn topped at £780 for a Galloway and £760 for a pen of Blue Greys.

Next sale of breeders 8th December.