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.

Principle Prices

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.