Longtown Store Sheep Sale Report

C&D Auction Marts Ltd had 3,002 store lambs and feeding ewes forward at their last sale before Christmas at Longtown on Tuesday 19th December 2017.

Another good show of lambs, more buyers operating from as far south as Colchester. Trade was very strong throughout and high rates easily maintained.

Top of £80 for a Texel from North Synton, Ashkirk others to £73 from Routin Lynn. Beltex to £74 Greenwell Meadows. Suffolk to £71 Routin Lynn. Half-bred to £64 Earlside. Greyface to £59 Monk Farm. North Cheviots to £70.50 North Synton, £69 Hownam Grange and £67 Earlside. Easycare to £56 Coolingel. Lleyns to £57 Redmile. Hill Cheviots to £50 Bankhead. Blackface to £49 Westhills and £48 Hill Brae. Swaledale to £48 Coolingel and £47 School Cottage.

Feeding ewes (307) sold to £72 from Ballaseyr Stud Ltd. Hill types to £60 Coolongel and £55 Ballaseyer Stud.