Longtown Store & Breeding Sheep Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 2,792 store hoggs & feeding ewes at Longtown on Tuesday 14th February 2017.
A larger show, more buyers operating, all classes met another very strong demand and many more could easily have been sold.
Top of £79 for Beltex hoggs from Clints Farming, Crookston, others to £77 Hallbankgate Farm, £74 Gallowberry; North Country Cheviot £72.50 Burncroft; Texel £71 Glendhu (Mews), £70 Nether Brotherstone; Suffolk £67 Bankhead (Hewitt), £65.50 Satchells; Cheviot Mule £63 High Dovecote, £61 Churchview; Lleyn £62.50 Bridgend; Greyface £62 Graystale & Wynholm, £60 Gatehouse; Hill Cheviot £60.50 Plenderleith, £59.50 Patties Hill; Blackface £60 Alnham Castlehill, £55.50 Patties Hill, £55 Gatehouse; Hampshire £60 The Dyke; Charollais £60 Wynholm; Swaledale £46.50, £40 Netherhouse.
Cast ewes to £71 for Texels Churchview with Greyface to £70 same farm. Hill types to £58.50 for Cheviots from Alton, Blackface £48 Alnham Castlehill.
Cast rams to £71 Alnham Castlehill.