Longtown Store & Breeding Cattle Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts Ltd held a catalogued sale of 238 store & breeding cattle Tuesday 16th October 2018. A small show of mixed store cattle met a much dearer trade than expected with a large ringside of buyers present. Sale topped at £980 for a Limousin bullock shown by AJ Raine, Hazelgill with heifers to £900 for a Limousin from N Calvert & Son, Greensburn.
PRINCIPAL PRICES: -
Limousin £980, £960, £890 Hazelgill, £890 Nether Albie.
British Blue £910, £810 Nether Albie.
Angus £880 Wickerthwaite, £820 (x2), £800 (x2) Lochanhead.
Friesian £790 (x2) Hethermill.
Limousin £900 Greensburn, £885 Hazelgill, £840, £785 Holme House, £780 Greensburn.
Angus £840 (x2) Greensburn, £705 Cavaghan Gardens, £700 (x3) Lochanhead.
Simmental £750 Holme House.
British Blue £735 (x2) Laverhay.
British Blue £760 Nether Albie.
A good show of cows and calves were in strong demand and again dearer than expected. The sale topped at £1,820 for a Limousin cow with twin calves from AJ Raine, Hazelgill, who sold others to £1,650 and £1,580. Simmental cows and calves to £1,520 from T Skyrme, Eastfield of Wiston, Biggar.
Bulling heifers to £1,150 for Limousins from N Story, Fellend, Carlisle and to £1,110 for British Blues from D & Y Wilson, Plumpe, Gretna.
Limousin cow with heifer calf £1,820, £1,350 Hazelgill, £1,300 (x2) Eastfield of Wiston, £1,250 (x2), £1,200 Hazelgill, £1,180 Crossdykes, £1,150 Eastfield of Wiston.
British Blue cow with bull calf £1,650, £1,580 Hazelgill, £1,320, £1,240 Eastfield of Wiston.
Simmental cow with bull calf £1,520 Eastfield of Wiston.
Limousin cow with bull calf £1,480, £1,350, £1,320, £1,250 Hazelgill, £1,200 Crossdykes.
British Blue cow with heifer calf £1,400, £1,320 Hazelgill, £1,300 Eastfield of Wiston, £1,250 Hazelgill.
Angus heifer with bull calf £1,300 The Flatt.
Simmental cow with heifer calf £1,280 Hazelgill.
Bazadaise cow with heifer calf £1,280 Hazelgill.
Beef Shorthorn in calf cow £1,000 Nord Vue.
Limousin in calf cow £960, £840 Hazelgill.
Limousin bulling heifers £1,150 (x2), £1,060 (x2) Fellend.
British Blue bulling heifers £1,110 (x2), £1,070 (x2), £1,060 Plumpe.
Hereford bulling heifers £1,010 (x2), £990 (x3), £960 (x2) Plumpe.