Longtown Store & Breeding Sheep Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts Ltd has forward another large entry of 1,170 ewes and hoggs with lambs at foot on Tuesday 23rd May 2017. Today was the second show and sale of hoggs with lambs at foot, with a great show of hoggs and lambs forward for Rosie Thompson, High Hall, Westward to judge.
The sale was topped at by the first prize pen of Greyface hoggs and lambs from regular consignor Messrs Ridsdale, Yew Tree Farm, selling at £107 to Messrs Powley, Penrith. Closely followed at £94 was the first prize pen of Texel hoggs from Messrs Neill, Upper Tinwald and selling to Mr Ross, Dumfries.
Mule hoggs with lambs:
1st – Messrs Ridsdale, Yew Tree - £107 to TJ & JM Powley, Penrith.
2nd – Seat Hill Ltd, Seat Hill - £89 to TJ & JM Powley, Penrith.
3rd – Mr Kidd, Briggle Farm - £91 to TJ & JM Powley, Penrith.
Continental hoggs with lambs:
1st – R Neill, Upper Tinwald - £96 to M Ross, Dumfries.
2nd – M Watson, Four o Boot - £87 to WH & M Sisson & Son, Brampton.
3rd – R Neill, Upper Tinwald - £90 to J & I & B Curry, Eyemouth.
Ewes and shearlings sold to extreme rates with several new purchasers in attendance, with great demand right through. The sale for all classes of sheep ranging from strong outfits to horned ewes being very easily sold and to a top of £77 for a Charollais ewe with a strong lamb from Matthew Thomson, Pilmuir.
Ewes and lambs:
Charolais with single to £77 Pilmuir.
Texel with twins to £71, £65 Brewery House Barn, £65 Dinwoodie Green.
N of E Mule with single to £69 Holebeck, £57 Wydon Eals & Pilmuir, £56.50 Wydon Eals.
Texel with single to £68.50 Pilmuir, £65 Holebeck, £62.50 Brewery House Barn, £62 Dinwoodie Green, £61.50 Brewery House Barn.
Suffolks with single to £67 Wester Ulston.
N of E Mule with twins to £66 Barrockstown, £57 Wydon Eals, £52 Newbigging, £51 East Mains.
Cheviot with twins to £61 East Mains.
North Country Cheviot with single to £57 Newbigging, £55.50 Provest Place.
Kerry Hill with single to £57 East Mains.
Blackface with single to £54 Woodcroft, £41.50 East Mains.
Swaledale with twins to £54 Hazelgill, £52 Coatlith Hill, £50 Hazelgill.
Swaledale with single to £52, £51 Hazelgill.
Shearlings and lambs:
Texel with single to £69 Dinwoodie Green & Langhaw, £67 Pilmuir.
Suffolk with twins to £66 Langshaw.
Hoggs and lambs:
N of E Mule with single to £107 Yew Tree, £91, £90 Briggle, £89, £88 Seathill, £85 Yew Tree, £80 Prospect,
£79 Yew Tree, £75 Prospect.
Texel with single to £96 Upper Tinwald, £92 Langshaw, £90 Upper Tinwald, £87 Cobble Hall Barn,
Newbigging & Four o Boot, £84, £83 East Mains, £82 Four o Boot.
Suffolk with single to £83 Newbigging, £80 Seathill, Eden Park & East Mains.
Scotch Mule with single to £79 Langshaw.
Charolais with single to £69 Newbigging.