Longtown Store Sheep Sale Report

C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 3,532 store lambs and feeding ewes at their sale at Longtown on Tuesday 6th December 2016.

With all the usual buyers present and a good quality entry forward, trade was sharp throughout with prices slightly up on the week.

Top of £70.50 for Texels from The Binks, Teviothead. Others to £69 Risehead and £68.50 Routin Lynn. Beltex to £65 Shonest. Suffolk to £69 Wanwood Hill, £68 and £67.50 Routin Lynn. Charollais to £65 Smeale Farms. Half-bred to £68 Routin Lynn. Cheviot Mules to £63.50 Glendinning (Howden). North Cheviots to £67 Routin Lynn and £63.50 North Synton. Greyface to £64 and £61 Risehead, £63.50 Nether House Farm, £60 The Hagg. Hill Cheviots to £58.50 Clerkhill, £56 The Binks, £55 Priesthaugh. Blackface to £65 and £61 Allensgreen, £64 Wanwood Hill. Swaledale to £37.50 Laverhay and £34 Coatlith Hill. Lleyns to £58 The Height, Caldbeck. Easycare to £54.50 Godscroft.

Feeding ewes to £64 Winshields. Hill ewes to £36 Smiddy Hill and Hamburn Hall. Cast rams to £53 The Hagg.