Longtown Store & Breeding Cattle Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts, Longtown had forward 68 store cattle at their fortnightly sale on Tuesday 24th April 2018. Mainly younger grazing cattle on offer which met a buoyant trade. The sale topped at £1,180 for a Limousin heifer shown by G W Dinnin, Nether Albie, with their run of heifers averaging £1,061. Bullocks topped at £975 for a dairy bred British Blue from AI & V Smith, Westwinds and Limousin bulls peaked at £920 twice from A & A Ewing, Dumbretton.
Next sale Tuesday 8th May, catalogue entry of 350. Please advise entries as soon as possible.
PRINCIPAL PRICES: -
Limousin £1,180, £1,150, £1,065, £850 Nether Albie, £810 Wickerthwaite, £770 The Keep.
Charolais £880 (x2) Shankbridge End.
Angus £840 Wickerthwaite.
British Blue £810 Wickerthwaite.
British Blue £975 Westwinds, £930 Wickerthwaite, £910 Westwinds.
Angus £950 Hethermill, £890 (x2), £840 (x3) Stainton House.
Charolais £890 (x2) Shankbridge End.
Limousin £850 Hethermill, £840 Palmer Hill, £830 Hethermill, £820 Holme House.
Hereford £785 Pates Hill.
Belted Galloway £745 The Keep.
Friesian £700 Hethermill.
Limousin £920 (x2), £890, £880 Dumbretton, £720 (x2) Palmer Hill.