Longtown Store & Breeding Cattle Sale Report

C&D Auction Marts Limited held their fortnightly sale of store & breeding cattle at Longtown on Tuesday 15th March 2016.

A smaller show of store cattle and stirks saw a mixed trade, stronger sorts followed national trend as the beef price continues to fall.  Younger stirks still sold very dear with plenty of demand for them.  The sale topped at £1,015 for a pair of Limousin bullocks from C.T. & J. Wigham & Sons, Hethermill.



Limousin £1,015 (x2) Hethermill, £835 (x2) Ryehills, £610 Lincowell.

Angus £890, £870 (x3) Stainton House Farm, £620 (x2) Gartnagrenach.

Hereford £875 Crowdieknowe.

Friesian £845 Hethermill.

British Blue £840 Stainton House Farm.

Luing £540 Fairgirth.


Limousin £860 Ryehills, £810 Pates Hill.

Charolais £845 (x3), £835 (x4), £815 (x2), £795 (x4), £750 (x3) North House.

Angus £785 Pates Hill.

Luing £765 Crowdieknowe, £555, £480 Fairgirth.

Hereford £760 (x2) Pates Hill, £720 (x2) Crowdieknowe.

Beef Shorthorn £500 Fairgirth.

Blue Grey £480 (x2) Old Irvine.

A small entry of beef breeding cattle sold well and topped at £2,000 for a Limousin heifer with Limousin bull calf sold by J. Browell & Sons, Quarry House.


Limousin cow with bull calf £2,000, £1,950 Quarry House.

British Blue cow with bull calf £1,100 North Park.

British Blue cow in calf £1,130 North Park.

Limousin cow in calf £1,060 North Park.