Longtown Store & Breeding Sheep Sale Report

C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 504 ewes with lambs at foot at Longtown on Tuesday 18th April 2017.

A much larger show of ewes with lambs at foot were forward to an ever increasing ringside of buyers who were all keen for sheep. A very good show comprising of many strong Texel and Suffolk x ewes with well grown quality lambs forward with these being very easily sold. To a top of £72 a life for correct below Texel ewes with tremendous single lambs at foot from Michael Nicholson, The Lake.

Principle prices

Ewes and lambs
Texel with singles to £72 The Lake.
Suffolk with singles to £71 Church View.
Texel with twins to £64.50 The Lake, £62 Dinwoodie Green. £60.50, £59, £58.50 Lanerton, £60 Church View, £58 Townfoot & Dufton Wood.
Suffolk with twins to £61, Church View, £55 Dallowie.
Cheviot Mule with twins to £59 Townfoot, £55 Church View.
Lleyn with singles to £57, £51 West Bow Hill.
Cross with twins to £55 Low Closegill, £46 High House.
Blackface with twins to £38 High House.
Welsh with singles to £38, £32 High House.

Shearlings and lambs
Texel with twins to £62.
Hampshire with twins to £58 Croftheads.

Hoggs and lambs
Cross with twins to £59 Townfoot.

Store hoggs topped at £69 for Texels from Hightownhead. Others to £62 & £59 for Texels from Dallowie. Cross to £64 Dallowie. North Country Cheviots to £61 East Murton.