Longtown Store & Breeding Sheep Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts Ltd had forward a much larger show of 642 ewes and lambs at Longtown on Tuesday 19th June 2018.
A tremendous show sheep for the time of year were forward with many new buyers in attendance all eager to purchase. The sale was topped at £102 per life for a pair of Beltex x ewes with single tup lambs at foot from Mrs Dunlop, Corstane, Broughton, who’s consignment of 86 lives averaged £79.69, this was closely followed at £100 per life for a ring full of Texel x ewes with twin Texel lambs at foot from Messrs Browell, Quarry House who consignment averaged £88.19 for 91 lives, also included in the sale was a consignment of Texel x and Cheviot Mule hoggs with lambs from R J Muir, Low Stanley who’s run topped at £87 per life to average out at £74.17 for 156 sold, which is £8 up on the year.
Beltex ewes with singles to £102, £86, £81, £80 Corstane.
Texel ewes with singles to £100 Quarry House, £79 Low Tipalt.
Mule ewes with twins to £84 Quarry House, £70 Low Tipalt.
Beltex ewes with twins to £80, £79 Corstane.
Texel ewes with twins to £72, £69, £64 Low Tipalt.
Mule ewes with singles to £64 Seat Hill.
Cheviot ewes with singles to £61 High House.
North Country Cheviot ewes with singles to £60 Low Stanley.
Swaledale ewes with singles to £60 Mount Farm
North Country Cheviot ewes with twins to £56 High House.
Cheviot ewes with twins to £48, £47, £40 Brewery House Barn.
Herdwick ewes with singles to £40 Inch Farm.
Mule shearlings with twins to £81 Quarry House.
Texel hoggs with singles to £87, £83 Low Stanley, £85, £82 Low Tipalt, £82, £80, £77, £76 Low Stanley, £75 Low Tipalt, £74 Seat Hill.
Mule hoggs with singles to £80 Seat Hill, £67 Prospect Farm.
Cheviot Mule hoggs with singles to £80 Low Stanley.
Suffolk hoggs with singles to £78 Seat Hill.