Longtown Store Sheep Sale Report

C & D Auction Marts Limited had forward 6,553 store lambs at their weekly sale at Longtown on Tuesday 22nd September, 2015.

A larger show of lambs attracted more distant buyers with trade again much sharper on the week.

Top of £64 for Texels from Park Farm, Orton, others £62 Toftholm; Beltex £60.50 Flatt; Charollais £59.50 Flatt, £56 Church View; Dutch Texel £59.50 Greenside; Suffolk £56.50 Routin Lynn, £55.50 Barbuie; Greyface £56 Butterdales; Hampshire £52.50 Dunshiels; Swaledale £33 Deadwater; Herdwick £30 Barfad.

At the special sale of 2,543 Cheviot and 1,278 Blackface lambs, another quality show met a great trade with all vendors leaving happy.

Top £56 for Hill Cheviots from Arkleton, others £55.50 Cooms, £55 Murtholm, Glendinning and Upper Hindhope. Hill Northies £55 Hopsrigg. Blackface sold to £55.50 Lamperts, £51 Escart, £48.50 Newton, £48 Blakehope.

Feeding ewes to £50 West Fell.