Longtown Store & Breeding Sheep Sale Report

C&D Auction Marts Ltd had forward an entry of 5,119 store lambs and feeding ewes at their sale at Longtown on Tuesday 27th November 2018.

Another grand show of lambs forward with the same ring full of potential purchasers ensuring all classes of store lambs easily maintained last weeks high rates of returns. Topping the sale was a pen of Texel lambs consigned by JW Shearing, The Hagg realising £84, also realising this price was a Beltex lamb consigned by AA McCreadie, Upper Tofts. Many more could have been marketed to vendors advantage.

Feeding ewes; a small show of ewes forward to a busy ring of buyers.

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Principal Prices (store lambs)
Texel £84 The Hagg, £83 Shepherds Cottage, £82 Cooilingel, £80 Ericstane & Foulsyke.
Beltex £84 Upper Tofts.
Charollais £79.50 Garden Cottage, £78 Monk.
Suffolk £75.50 & £73.50 & £71.50 Felton Demesne, £71 Cooilingel.
Cheviot Mule £74 Hownam Grange.
Mule £66.50 School Cottage, £65 Winter Craig, £62 School Cottage & Aldery Terrace.
North Country Cheviot £71.50 Hownam Grange, £65.50 & £62 Yetholm Mains, £61 Hownam Grange, £60 Sorbietrees.
Continental £64.50 Ballacharney.
Romney £57.50 Rammerscales.
Blackface £56.50 School Road, £56 Granton, £54 Glasgow Street, £52 Hott.
Cheviot £56 Kilncroft.
Kendal Rough £54 Church View
Swaledale £52.50 School Cottage.
Jacob £47 Old Chapel.

Principal Prices (feeding ewes)
Suffolk £71 Eary Hormall.
Texel £70 Cooilingel.
Mule £64 Fallowfield.

A small show of breeding ewes sold well, topping at £115 twice for Texel two & three shear ewes consigned by Messrs JJ Renwick, Brampton.