Longtown Store & Breeding Sheep Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts Ltd, Longtown held their weekly sale of 1,109 ewes and hoggs with lambs at foot on Tuesday 20th June 2017. A much larger show of mostly hoggs and lambs were forward to a slightly reduced ringside of buyer’s due to the great weather, saying this, all vendors would go home well pleased with their days trading, selling to a top of £91 a life for a Texel x ewe with lamb from East Mains Farming Co.
Ewes and lambs:
Cheviot with single to £64, £63 Upper Muirhouse.
Texel with single to £91, £84 East Mains, £68 Upper Muirhouse & Dinwoodie Green.
Texel with twins to £67 Low Stanley, £64 Upper Muirhouse.
Cross with twins to £78 Quarry House, £60.50, £59.50 Eastfield of Wiston, £57 Smiddyhill.
Cross with single to £62 Newbigging, £60 High House, £58 Upper Muirhouse.
Blackface with single to £59 Brewery House Barn, £52 Upper Muirhouse, £52, £51 Brewery House Barn.
Swaledale with twins to £45 High House.
Jacob with twins to £46 High House.
Shearling and lambs:
Cross with twins to £79, £78, £75 Quarry House.
Blackface with single to £51 Upper Muirhouse, £50 Townfoot.
Hoggs and lambs:
Suffolk with single to £65 East Mains.
Texel with single to £81 Newbigging, £76 Quarry House, £75 East Mains, £74 Low Stanley.
Cross with single to £83 (x2), £82 Seat Hill.
Cheviot Mule with single to £71, £69, £68 Low Stanley.