Longtown Store Cattle Sale Report

C&D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of 72 store cattle and breeding cattle on Tuesday 29th January 2019.

A smaller show that anticipated due to the weather conditions, although good cattle continue to sell at recent high rates. The sale topped at £910 for a British Blue heifer from M Johnson & Son, Halfway House, Hexham and for Simmental heifers shown by JDM Thomson, Pilmuir, Hawick.

Breeding cattle sold to £860 for Galloway cow with heifer calf from J Thornton, East Murton, Co. Durham and for a Limousin In Calf heifer from Ardpatrick Estate.

PRINCIPAL PRICES:

Heifers

British Blue £910 Halfway House.

Simmental £910 (x2) Pilmuir.

Angus £890 (x3) Halfway House.  

Beef Shorthorn £850 Pilmuir.

Charolais £820 (x4) Shankbridge End.

Bullocks

British Blue £810 Jennets Hill.  

Charolais £810 Borthwickbrae.  

Beef Shorthorn £800 Pilmuir.

Angus £640 Birneyknowe.