Longtown Store & Breeding Sheep Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 4,336 store lambs & feeding ewes at their weekly sale at Longtown on Tuesday 15th December, 2015.
Store lambs a better show, more distant buyers together with locals. All classes again very dear.
Top of £71 for Texels from Castletown, £66 Cubby Hill and Hill Brae; Beltex £66 Paulsland; Charollais £63 Riggheads (Broatch), £62 Beckfoot, £61 Tarrasfoot; Greyface £62 Peela Hill, £59.50 High Lodore, £56 Farnbury; Suffolk £60 Tarrasfoot and Low Northsceugh; Blackface £56.50 Peela Hill and Balmurrie, £55 Plenderleith; Cheviot Mule £55.50 Gillesbie, £54.50 Marwhirn, £54 Falnash; Hill Cheviot £54.50 Cooms, £53 Clerkhill; Swaledale £37 High Street, £34.50 Laverhay.
Cast ewes to £55 Thornhope, hill types £40 Thornhope and Blackburn.