Longtown Store Cattle Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts Ltd held a catalogued sale of 334 store cattle on Tuesday 18th February 2020.
An excellent catalogued entry of outstanding quality cattle was presented to a full ring of prospective purchasers all keen for cattle. Credit must go to all vendors involved for the fantastic show of very well bred store cattle on offer at Longtown Auction Mart. A marvelous trade was witnessed throughout ensuring all classes were sold to vendor advantage.
The sale topped at £1,300 for a 9-month-old red Limousin heifer shown by TR Milburn, Wallend, Brampton, who’s run of 7 calves averaged £935. Steers selling to £1,135 for a British Blue from J & P Routledge, Netherton, Brampton.
The pre-sale show was ably judged by Mr James Crichton, Loughrigg, Egremont, who had a wonderful selection presented to him and after much deliberation, the Championship was given to a smart Limousin heifer shown by J Anderson & Partners, Rowanburnfoot, selling at £1,060 to the judge. Other awards were as follows:
Bullocks: 1st – Gass, Nunscleugh - £1,130
2nd – Teasdale, Grindon Hill - £1,105
3rd – Gass, Nunscleugh - £1,060
Heifers: 1st & Champion – Anderson, Rowanburnfoot - £1,060
2nd – Armstrong, Shankfieldhead - £1,025
3rd- Gass, Nunscleugh - £1,030
Limousin £1,300 Wallend, £1,090 Gallowberry, £1,060 (x2) Southwoodhead, £1,060 Tinnishall & Rowanburnfoot, £1,055 Tinnishall, £1,045 Grindon Hill, £1,040 Southwoodhead, £1,040 (x2) Dodgsonstown.
British Blue £1,100 Ryehills, £995 Stonehouse, £950 (x2) Netherton.
Charolais £1,080 High Parkfoot, £1,075 The Nook, £1,040 High Parkfoot, £1,025 Shankfieldhead, £980 High Parkfoot, £950 Shankbridge End.
Angus £945 Windy Hill.
Simmental £940, £910, £900 Blakehopeburnhaugh.
British Blue £1,135 Netherton, £1,090 High Parkfoot, £1,080 (x2) Underwoodhouse, £1,060 High Parkfoot.
Limousin £1,130 Nunscleugh, £1,105 Southwoodhead, Grindon Hill & Dodgsonstown, £1,100 Gallowberry & Grindon Hill, £1,095 Tinnishall, £1,090 (x2) Milnholm, £1,090 (x2) Dodgsonstown.
Charolais £1,105 Underwoodhouse, £1,070 Shankbridge End, £1,065 Underwoodhouse, £1,010 (x2) Shankbridge End, £1,010 (x2), £1,005 (x2) High Parkfoot.
Simmental £1,090, £1,085 Blakehopeburnhaugh.
Hereford £1,035 (x2) Stonehouse, £960 (x2), £895 Solwaybank.
Angus £1,015 (x2) Rowanburnfoot, £1,000 (x2) Windy Hill.
Beef Shorthorn £970 Solwaybank, £875 Wickerthwaite, £845 (x3) Pilmuir, £820 Rowanburnfoot.
Limousin £895, £800 (x2) Dumbretton.
Angus £820 Whamtown.