Longtown Store Cattle Sale Report

C&D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of store cattle on Tuesday 12th March 2019.

A smaller entry of store cattle but continue to sell at recent rates with all vendors pleased with their returns. Sale topped at £990 for an Angus bullock from Shawhill, with Shorthorns to £960 from the same home. Limousin heifers to £890 from TL Hogg & Son, Ryehills.

A good entry of quality bulls met limited demand. Beef Shorthorn in calf heifers sold to 2,600gns from R Crawford, Brackenhill, Auchinleck. Beef Shorthorn bulls sold at 2,500gns shown by M & H Stoneham, Stanford Park, Faringdon with Limousin bulls to 2,300gns from Haltcliffe, Hesket Newmarket, Wigton.