Longtown Store & Breeding Sheep Sale Report

C&D Auction Marts Ltd had forward an entry of 5,827 store lambs and feeding ewes at Longtown on Tuesday 20th November 2018.

A larger show of good quality lambs attracted buyers from a wide area including Hereford and Yorkshire. Trade was very strong from start to finish with last week’s extreme rates being easily maintained.

Top of £77.50 for Texels from New Farm with others to £77 Upper Tofts & Espland, £76 Yeldabrek. Dutch Texels to £70 Greenside. Beltex to £77 Low Lonning and £75 Winterhope. Suffolks to £77 New Farm, £75.50 and £73.50 Crawleas, £72.50 Skelfhill. Charollais to £74 Brackendean. Cheviot Mule to £73 Airyolland. Greyface to £68 Keskadale Hill, £64 Bayldon, £63 Brackendean & Beamwham. North Cheviots to £65 Airyolland, £63 Monklaw, £60 Bradley. Hill Cheviots to £65 Springwells, £60 Skelfhill & Solwaybank. Blackface to £57 Spadeadam, £54.50 Old Police House & The Hott. Swaledale to £62 Keskadale Hill. Leicester to £66 Upperburnmouth. Hampshire to £55 Flatt (Atkinson). Lleyns to £54.50 Dolphinston.

Feeding ewes to £64 Meikle Whitriggs and £62 Ballaggan.