Longtown Store & Breeding Sheep Sale Report

C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 5,460 Store Hoggs and Feeding Ewes at their weekly sale at Longtown on Tuesday 12th January, 2016.

With all distant buyers back from last week and a better quality show forward all classes again met a flyer of a trade.  Feeding ewes also a strong demand.

Top of £76 for Texels from The Crook and The Dyke, others £72.50 Mid Murthat; Cheviot Mule £74.50 Routin Lynn; Beltex £74.50 Greyside and Quarry House, £73.50, £72.50 Quarry House; Suffolk £73.50 Routin Lynn; Greyface £70 Quarry House, £65 Priestdykes, £63.50 Routin Lynn; Charollais £66.50 Carslae; North Country Cheviot £64.50 Preston Mains; Hill Cheviot £63.50 Clerkhill and Branxholm Braes; Blackface £57.50 Gatehouse, £57 Tanlawhill, £56 Greyside, £55.50 Little Larg, £51.50 Howford; Herdwick £57 Allfornaught; Lleyn £55 Dolphinston; Swaledale £52.50 School Cottage, £50 Coldshield; Shetland £46 Cardle Farm.

Heavy ewes to £102 for Texels from Kirkton with Greyfaces to £71 The Dykes, hill ewes to £54.50 for Blackfaces from Quarry House with Cheviots to £52 Drycleuchlea.  Cast rams to £77 for Charollais from Glenlea, hill rams £67 for Cheviots from Drycleuchlea, £64 Cooms.