Longtown Store & Breeding Sheep Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 4,114 store lambs & feeding ewes at their weekly sale at Longtown on Tuesday 8th December, 2015.
A smaller show due to the weather, nevertheless buyers from Wales and Shropshire were again prominent with trade again very dear.
Top of £72 for Texels from Townshields, others to £67 Beckfoot and Doncaster Street, £66.50 Wanwood Hill; Beltex £67.50 Mid Banks; Charollais £67 Croft Road; Greyface £67 Croft Road, £59.50 Edgerston, £59 Bayldon; Suffolk £65.50 Glenlee, £63.50 Nether Barr, £63 Ramshope; Cheviot Mule £62.50 Yetholm Mains; Blackface £58.50 Sewingshields, £57 Townshields; North Country Cheviot £58 Bradley, £56.50 Gospel Hall, £55.50 Sorbietrees; Hill Cheviot £56.50 Drycleuchlea, £53 Twislehope, £52 Wyliehole; Herdwick cross £56.50 Forbesfield; Lleyn £55 Mallsgate Hall; Jacob £47 Whinney Brow; Swaledale £45 Nether Barr.
Cast ewes to £63 Ramshope, hill types £54 Ramshope, cast rams £89 Drycleuchlea, £86 Forbesfield.