Longtown Store & Breeding Sheep Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts Ltd, Longtown held a great show of 643 ewes & lambs on Tuesday 13th June 2017, which was a good number for the time of year.
Trade was electric from start to finish with the strongest of trade of the season. With a top of £84.50 for a pen full of Mule 2-3 crop ewes with Texel lambs, with the same good home selling shearlings at £83 and £81. Hoggs & lambs were again in demand selling to a top of £84 a life twice, firstly for Suffolks from Messrs Milburn, Wallend and secondly from Messrs Brough, Seathill for Mules who sold others at £83 & £81.
Ewes and lambs:
Cross with twins to £84.50 Quarry House, £72 Wydon Eals, £68.50 East Field of Wiston, £63.50 Smiddyhill, £63 Kirk O’er.
Texel with single to £80 Kirk O’er, £65 Wydon Eals.
Cross with single to £73 Smiddyhill.
Lleyn with single to £73, £61 Low Tipalt.
Texel with twins to £72, £67 Brewery House, £65 Wydon Eals, £64, £62.50, £62 Smiddyhill.
Cheviot Mule with twins to £61 Douglas Hall.
Beulah with single to £56 High House.
Cheviot with twins to £55 Douglas Hall.
Jacob with single to £55 High House.
Swaledale with twins to £50, £49 Brewery House, £43 Marshes Gill.
Swaledale with single to £49 Brewery House.
Shetland with twins to £44 Bayles.
Easycare with twins to £38 High House.
Welsh with twins to £33 High House.
Shearling and lambs:
Cross with twins to £83, £81 Quarry House.
Hoggs and lambs:
Cross with single to £84, £83, £81 Seathill.
Suffolk with single to £84, £74 Wallend.
Texel with single to £83, £82, £79, £78 Seathill, £77 Wallend, £77, £74 Low Tipalt.
Lleyn with single to £70 Low Tipalt.
Texel with twins to £68, £65 Wallend.
Suffolk with twins to £64 Wallend.
Cross with single to £60 Seathill.