Longtown Store & Breeding Sheep Sale Report

C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 2,590 Store Hoggs and Feeding Ewes at their weekly sale at Longtown on Tuesday 9th February, 2016.

Another outstanding show of hoggs with all vendors witnessing the dearest trade of the year, many more could have easily been sold.

Top of £89 for Texels from Messrs Tindale, Wydon Eals, Haltwhistle, others to £86 Springwell, £80 Kilnford Croft; Suffolk £80 Kilnford Croft, £78.50 Nether Barr, £78 Clarghyll; Greyface £77.50 Nether House, £74.50 Clarghyll, £70.50 Mains of Collin; Beltex £76.50 Crookston; Hill Cheviot £74.50 Rowhope, £68 Yett, £67.50 Cowburn; Blackface £74 Mains of Collin, £68 Rowhope, £63 Dranigower; Charollais £74 Dranigower; Cheviot Mule £67.50 High Chesters; North Country Cheviot £67.50 Preston Mains; Swaledale £58, £56 Brigg.

Cast ewes to £77 Gillalees, hill types £58.50 Newton, cast rams £60 Yett.