Longtown Store & Breeding Cattle Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts Limited held their fortnightly sale of store cattle and suckler calves at Longtown on Tuesday 5th July 2016.
A smaller show of 68 head due to the time of year but non the less trade surpassed recent weeks and twice as many could have been sold to a packed ringside of bidders.
The sale was topped at £1,100 for a pair of Limousin bullocks sold by G.W. Dinnin, Nether Albie. The heifer section peaked at £1,090 for a Blonde d’Aquitaine shown by J. Robison & Son, Oakwoodhill. Eight month old Charolais bulls sold to £910 and £900 from D. Story, Greenburn.
Limousin £1,100 (x2) Nether Albie, £1,000, £980 (x3) Thomasdene, £950 Standingstone Rigg, £880 Nether Albie, £880, £830 Thomasdene.
British Blue £1,000 Gillalees, £980, £960 East Pasture End, £900 Gillalees, £870 (x2) East Pasture End, £860 Gillalees.
Angus £960 Standingstone Rigg.
Saler £950, £840 Gillalees.
Charolais £910 Gillalees.
Galloway £460 (x2) Mount Farm.
Blonde d’Aquitaine £1,090 Oakwoodhill, £925 Horncastle, £920, £900 Oakwoodhill.
British Blue £1,010 East Pasture End, £940, £920 (x2) Ryeclose.
Limousin £960 Ryeclose, £820 East Pasture End.
Saler £815 Gillalees.
Charolais £625 Horncastle.
Angus £510 (x2), £485 (x5) The Barns.
Galloway £410 Mount Farm.
Charolais £910, £900 Greenburn.
Limousin £880 Greenburn.