Longtown Store & Breeding Sheep Sale Report

C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward an entry of 801 head of ewes and hoggs with lambs at foot at Longtown on Tuesday 14th June 2016.

With plenty buyers about and another good show of sheep, all classes met a great trade, although quality was not as good on the week.

Top of £81 for Texel hoggs with singles from Stonepotts, and with Suffolk crosses to £72 from Wallend.

Hoggs with twins to £60 for Greyface from Stonepotts, Suffolks to £58 Wallend with Texels to £58 also from Wallend and £56 Seat Hill.

Ewes with singles to £58 for Greyface from Smiddyhill, who also sold Texels at £56, with twins to £56 for Suffolk crosses from Stockasteads. Greyface to £53 Bayles and Texels to £52 from Brewery House Barn.

Hill ewes with singles to £50 for Cheviots from Smiddyhill. Swaledale to £49 Smitheys. Blackface to £41 from Brewery House Barn and Herdwicks to £36 from Row Head, with twins to £36 for Blackface from Lowes and with Swaledale to £36 from Smitheys.

Ewe hoggs to £75 for Greyface from Prospect and £70 from Lowes, with Blackface to £68 Crookston.