Longtown Store & Breeding Cattle Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of 127 store cattle on Tuesday 8th November 2016. A very mixed show of store cattle, with a shortage of strong cattle. Trade would be in line with national trend. The sale peaked at £1,150 for a Limousin bullock from W & J Thomson, Hownam Grange, Yetholm, who sold others to £1,000 and Limousin heifers to £1,060 and £1,000. Bulls sold to £900 for a Simmental from High Dovecote.
STORE CATTLE PRINCIPAL PRICES:
Limousin £1,150, £1,000 Hownam Grange, £770 (x2) Meinbank, £690 Newbie Barns.
Angus £1,030 Southwoodhead, £865 (x2), £790 (x2) Pennygowan, £745 (x5) Spadeadam, £740 (x4) Pennygowan, £710 (x2) Spadeadam.
British Blue £860 (x2), £820 Westwinds.
Friesian £700 (x2) The Stubb.
Limousin £1,060, £1,000 Hownam Grange, £980 Little Orton, £880 Blakelaw, £840 Southwoodhead, £835, £825 Blakelaw.
Simmental £795 (x2) Shaw Cottage South.
Hereford £720 (x2) Southwoodhead.
Simmental £900 High Dovecote, £690 Waterhead of Dryfe.
Angus £850, £645 Hownam Grange.
Shorthorn £710 (x2), £660 (x4) Waterhead of Dryfe.
Also, forward today was an entry of 85 breeding cattle at the monthly sale. The highlight of the sale being the two dispersals, firstly from D & C Telford, Woodside, Roadhead, whose run of cows topped at £1,450, £1,420 (x2) and £1,180. The second dispersal came from Messrs Douglas, Damhead, Teviothead, who’s cows sold to £1,450 and £1,150 twice.
In-calf heifers sold to £1,050 for a pen of Angus from E A Dodd, Roanstree.
BREEDING CATTLE PRINCIPAL PRICES:
Limousin cow with Limousin bull calf - £1,450 Damhead, £1,450, £1,150 Woodside.
Limousin cow with Limousin heifer calf - £1,420 (x2), £1,180, £1,050 Woodside, £1,020 Hownam Grange.
Simmental cow with Limousin heifer calf - £1,150 (x2) Damhead.
Angus cow with Limousin bull calf - £1,080, £920 Damhead.
Luing cow with Luing heifer calf - £1,080 Tushielaw.
Blue Grey cow with Limousin bull calf - £1,000 Damhead.
Angus cow with Angus bull calf - £960 Lephinmore.
Angus cow with Angus heifer calf - £840 Lephinmore.
Blue Grey cow with Limousin heifer calf - £820 Damhead.
Angus in-calf heifers - £1,050 (x2), £1,020 (x3), £1,000 (x2) Roanstree.
Angus in-calf cows - £950 Woodside, £900, £850 Collin Bank.
Limousin in-calf cows - £900, £750 Woodside.