Longtown Store & Breeding Sheep Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts Ltd had forward 817 ewes and lambs at Longtown on Tuesday 5th June 2018. Following a grand spell of good weather, the same usual ring of buyers plus many extra new faces were keen to purchase ewes and lambs. Many customers left empty handed and many more could have been sold to vendors advantage. Sale topped at £92 per life for Texel hoggs with single lambs from Low Stanley, who’s consignment of 138 lives sold to average £75.59. Also included in the sale was a consignment of 85 Mule shearlings to three shears from Messrs Browell, Quarry House which sold to a top of £86 (x2) to average £85.29.
Store hoggs sold to £77 for Texels from T & M Liddon, Tundergarth House and £72 and £70 from G Howatson, Gillenbie.
Mule ewes with twins to £84 Quarry House, £74 Pilmuir, £71 Crosshill, £66 Brewery House Barn, £57 Pennyhill Park, £51, £50 Cannerhaugh.
Texel ewes with twins to £82 High House, £82, £78 Crosshill, £71, £70 High House, £65 Pennyhill Park.
Suffolk ewes with twins to £79 Pilmuir, £78 Crosshill.
Texel ewes with singles to £76 Pennyhill Park, £71 High House, £70 Pennyhill Park.
Mule ewes with singles to £69 Brewery House Barn, £57, £56 Monk.
North Country Cheviot ewes with singles to £68 Pennyhill Park, £67 Brewery House Barn.
Charollais ewes with twins to £67 High House, £63 Crosshill.
Clun ewes with singles to £62 Pennyhill Park.
Swaledale ewes with twins to £61, £60, £50 Hazelgill.
Cheviot ewes with singles to £60 Pennyhill Park.
Swaledale ewes with singles to £54 Monk, £50 Hazelgill.
Herdwick ewes with singles to £49 Bridge End.
Herdwick ewes with twins to £40 Bridge End.
Welsh ewes with twins to £39 Craigshield.
Mule shearlings with twins to £86 Quarry House.
Mule shearlings with singles to £84 Yewtree Farm.
Texel shearlings with singles to £79 Craigshield, £70 Pennyhill Park.
Texel hoggs with singles to £92 Low Stanley, £86 Yewtree Farm, £84, £83, £81, £78 Low Stanley.
Mule hoggs with singles to £87, £85 Yewtree Farm.
Beltex hoggs with singles to £78, £73 Low Stanley.