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.