Longtown Store & Breeding Cattle Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts, Longtown had their fortnightly sale of 106 store cattle and 42 breeding cattle on Tuesday 22nd May 2018. A very mixed show of stores, with better quality selling well. Top price was £1,070 for an Angus bullock sold by JA & D Forster, Gillalees, next was £1,060 for a Limousin heifer also from Messrs Forster.
In the breeding section, younger types of cows with calves sold well and topped at £1,550 for a British Blue cow with Limousin calf, then £1,380 for a Simmental third calver with Limousin calf from G. Smith, Campingholm.
PRINCIPAL PRICES: -
Angus £1,070 Gillalees, £910 Whamtown, £880 Wickerthwaite, £690 East Buccleuch.
British Blue £1,005, £990 Gillalees, £970 (x2) Westwinds
Limousin £990, £970 (x3) Gillalees, £870 (x2), £855 High Ladore, £830 Gillalees, £820, £805 High Ladore.
Charolais £960 (x3), £880 (x3) Bellfield, £870 Shankbridge End, £810 (x3) East Buccleuch.
Hereford £855 (x2) Branteth.
Shorthorn £755, £710 Meikle Whitriggs.
Belted Galloway £500, £410 (x3) Castlefield.
Highland £420 Rowhope.
Limousin £1,060 Gillalees, £890 High Ladore, £885 Wickerthwaite, £835 High Ladore, £730 (x2) Gillalees.
Angus £890, £860 Wickerthwaite.
British Blue £860, £830 Gillalees.
Charolais £595 (x6) East Buccleuch.
British Blue cow with bull calf £1,550
Angus heifer with heifer calf £1,400 Grennan.
Simmental cow with bull calf £1,380 Campingholm.
British Blue cow with heifer calf £1,350 Campingholm.
Limousin cows with heifer calf £1,300 Campingholm.
Limousin x Highland cow with bull calf £970 Carwath.
Continental cow with bull calf £950 Summerhill.
Limousin x Highland cow with heifer calf £760 Carwath.
Simmental Breeding Bull £1,800 Kirtleton House.
Blonde Breeding Bull £1,800 Oulton Hall.
Belted Galloway Breeding Bull £1,000 Gatherick.
Simmental Bulling Heifers £840 (x5), £800 (x4) Williamwood.