Longtown Store Sheep Sale Report

C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 4,221 store lambs and feeding ewes at their sale at Longtown on Tuesday 15th November 2016.

Another good show and new distant buyers present. Trade for the best lambs of all breeds being very dear.

Top of £70 for Texels from Mr G Cakebread, Commonside, Hawick, others to £68 from Causey View, Staffler & South Corrielaw. Beltex to £69 Settereth Park. Suffolks to £66 & £65 from Staffler, £64 Burncroft & Hole House. Charollais to £62.50 The Hagg. Greyface to £57.50 Geltsdale, £57 Monk, £56 Halterburnhead. Cheviot Mules to £62 Harper Hill. North Country Cheviots to £66.50 Geltsdale and £63.50 East Murton. Lleyns to £58.50 Dolphinston. Wensleydale to £55 Hole House.

Hill Cheviots to £55 Hopsrigg & Granton. Blackface to £55 Damhead, £53 Rowhope, £50 South Corrielaw, Edges Green & Halterburnhead. Swaledale to £25 Southwoodhead. Herdwick to £30 from Thirlspot.

Feeding ewes to £82 Harleyrigg. Hill types to £70 Winshield. Cast Rams to £80 Spadeadam & Winshield.