Longtown Store & Breeding Cattle Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts Ltd had a catalogue sale of 141 store cattle on Tuesday 12th September 2017 which saw weathered cattle slightly harder to cash, but best sorts were a good trade and young 7-10 month old cattle very dear.
The sale topped at £1,180 for an Angus bullock sold by B & K Sloan, Stainton House. Charolais bullocks to £1,150 from CJ & BA Thompson, Edenbanks with British Blue heifers peaking at £1,090 shown by J Irving & Son, The Stubb.
Next sale in a fortnight, Tuesday 26th September.
Angus £1,180 Stainton House, £860 Inch Farm.
Charolais £1,150 Edenbanks, £995 (x2) Greystoke Castle, £950 Potholm, £885, £825 (x2), £815 (x2) East Buccleuch.
British Blue £1,110, £1,050 (x4), £950 (x2) The Stubb.
Limousin £1,100 Hazelgill, £1,090 Potholm, £1,060 (x2) Hazelgill, £1,050 Standingstone Rigg, £980 Cumstone, £925 Potholm.
Hereford £1,100 (x2) Stainton House, £685 North Howes.
Simmental £1,065 Stainton House.
Luing £865 Greystoke Castle, £790 (x4) Hollows Farm.
Blonde £790 High Ladore.
British Blue £1,090, £1,080 (x2), £1,000, £990 (x4) The Stubb.
Charolais £990 (x2), £940 Greystoke Castle, £860 (x4) Potholm, £780 Kimmeter Green.
Limousin £940 (x2) Ladyhousesteads & Standingstone Rigg, £910 Hazelgill.
Angus £800, £795 Wickerthwaite, £760 Cavaghan Gardens, £710 Kimmeter Green, £700 Inch Farm.
25 cows with calves were forward and saw older weathered cows a tad easier but younger cows met a good trade. The sale toped at £1,620 from A&E Park, Harley Rigg for a British Blue cow with Shorthorn bull calf.
British Blue cow with bull calf - £1,620 Harleyrigg, £1,400 Snab Farm.
British Blue cow with heifer calf - £1,480, £1,400 Harleyrigg, £1,400 (x2) Snab Farm, £1,320, £1,300 Harleyrigg.
Simmental cow with heifer calf - £1,450, £1,300 Harleyrigg.
Limousin cow with heifer calf - £1,400 Snab Farm, £1,380 Harleyrigg.
Limousin cow with bull calf – £1,320, £1,100 (x2) Snab Farm.