Longtown Store & Breeding Sheep Sale Report

C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 1,247 store lambs at their weekly sale at Longtown on Tuesday 22nd December, 2015.

Buyers were keen for a smaller show with all classes maintaining late high rates.

Top of £69 for Charollais from Wyliehole; Suffolk £63 Swaites; Texel £63 Gibstown, £62 Newbiggin, £60.50 Mossburnford; North Country Cheviot £58 High Tirfergus, £57 Hownam Grange; Greyface £55.50 Tower Farm; Half Bred £55.50 Earlside; Cheviot Mule £52.50 High Chesters; Romney £51 Holme Farm; Blackface £49, £47 High Tirfergus; Hill Cheviot £47 High Chesters; Swaledale £40 Swaledale Watch, £38 East Unthank.

Cast rams to £82 Coach House, feeding ewes to £59 Acha Bhena.