Longtown Hill Bred Suckler Calf Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts Ltd held their Annual Hill Bred Suckler Calf Sale together with Store Cattle on Saturday 27th October 2018. Trade was very strong for well grown and well presented cattle with averages dearer on the year.
The presale show was kindly sponsored by Dodd & Co and judging was carried out by Mr A. Graham, The Wreay, Wigton who awarded the championship to a lovely red Limousin steer calf shown by Wanwood Partners, Wanwood Hill, which later realised £1,020 and purchased by Messrs D.A. Harrison, Hill House, Wigton. The reserve champion went to Messrs Roskell, Laverhay, which went to sell for £920 again to Messrs Harrison. Top price of the day was £1,220 for a Charolais Bull from Mr David Story, Greenburn.
1st Wanwood Hill - £1,020
2nd Wanwood Hill - £940
3rd Wanwood Hill - £940
1st Blakelaw - £910
2nd Blakelaw - £830
Any other Continental bullock:
1st Laverhay - £800
2nd Laverhay - £760
Any other Continental heifer:
1st Laverhay - £920
2nd Greenburn - £900
3rd Laverhay - £800
Shorthorn £1,050 Fieldhead.
Limousin £1,020, £940 (x5) Wanwood Hill, £1,020 Devonport, £930 Monk, £920 Cumstone.
Angus £1,000 Potholm, £860 Spadeadam.
Charolais £820, Potholm, £780 Kimmeter Green.
Longhorn £760 Laverhay.
Charolais £960, £900 Potholm, £900, £860 Greenburn.
British Blue £950 Blakelaw, £920 Laverhay.
Limousin £910 Blakelaw, £880 Hazelgill.
Charolais £1,220, £950, £910 Greenburn.
Limousin £920 Greenburn, £880 Dumbretton.