Longtown Store Sheep Sale Report

C&D Auction Marts Ltd had 5,091 store lambs and feeding ewes forward at Longtown on Tuesday 5th December 2017.

Another excellent show of lambs attracted more distant buyers, with trade easily the best of the season.

Top of £77 for Suffolk crosses from Clarghyll, Alston, others to £70.50 Kirkton Hill. Texels to £76 Shield Hill, £75 Sharplaw and £74.50 Farnbury. Beltex to £72 Winterhope. Charollais to £73 Townhead. Greyface to £68 Kirkton Hill, £64.50 Redburn View and £63.50 Riggfoot. North Cheviots to £67 Hownam Grange and £62 Ramshope. Cheviot Mules to £66 Milkieston. Lleyns to £56 Dolphinston. Blackface to £62.50 & £62 Wanwood, £58 Yatesfield, £57 Newton and £55 Townshield. Hill Cheviots to £63 Hartsgarth and £57 Toftholm. Swaledale to £53 School Cottage. Herdwicks to £50 Sinderhope Lodge. Romneys to £57 Aar-Dar, who also sold Zwartbles at £53.

Feeding ewes to £55 Hyndlee and Kirkton Hill. Cast rams to £88 Kirkton Hill, others to £87 Newton.