Longtown Store & Breeding Cattle Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of 52 store cattle on Tuesday 11th April 2017. Trade upheld recent high rates, with less numbers about due to farmers lambing. Sale topped at £1,030 for Limousin bullocks shown by Messrs Wigham, Hethermill. Limousin heifers sold to £990 from Mrs J Gorton, Quarryfield.
Limousin £1,030 (x2) Hethermill, £890 The Keep, £840 Holme House.
Charolais £875 (x2) Underwoodhouse.
Belted Galloway £815, £780, £740 The Keep.
Friesian £805 (x3) Hethermill.
British Blue £735 Kimmeter Green.
Limousin £990 Quarryfield, £975 (x2) Dumbretton, £930 Quarryfield, £900 (x3) Dumbretton, £850 (x2) Branteth, £800 Holme House.
Belted Galloway £900, £700 The Keep.
Charolais £880, £860 (x2), £850 (x2) Shankbridge End, £820 (x2) Underwoodhouse.
Hereford £740 Dumbretton.
Today’s sale also included a part dispersal of in calf cows from Messrs CA Grieve & Son, Snab Farm, Waterbeck. A full ringside of customers ensured the cows were very dear throughout, selling to £1,300 for British Blue and Limousin cows.
Limousin in calf cow £1,300, £1,280, £1,250, £1,200
Continental in calf cow £1,300, £1,250, £1,220 (x2)
British Blue in calf cow £1,280, £1,150
Angus in calf cow £1,050