Longtown Store Sheep Sale Report

C&D Auction Marts Ltd had forward a small show at their weekly sale at Longtown on Tuesday 24th March 2020.

Store hoggs were a pleasing trade. Sale topped at £85 for North Country Cheviots from High Fodderlie. Suffolks to £84 Lilburn, £83 Hallrule Mill, £81 The Croft; Texels to £84 Hallrule Mill; Cheviots to £78 Hopsrigg; Herdwicks to £71 Rowhead.

Breeding sheep continued to sell at recent high rates to a top of £144 per head for Mule in lamb ewes from Keepershield, with others to £129 & £104 from Keepershield.

Ewes with lambs at foot were also a very pleasing trade to a top of £90 per head for a Texel shearling with single lamb from Hazelbank.

Ewes with single: Texel £86 Roshglen. North Country Cheviot £75 Roshglen. Suffolk £81 Roshglen. Mule £70 Roshglen.

Shearling with single: Texel £90 & £80 Hazelbank.

For all breeding sheep enquiries please contact Nick Woodmass 07584 200489 or John Walton 07880 527066 for farm to farm sales.