Longtown Store & Breeding Sheep Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts Ltd had forward an entry of 4,782 store lambs and feeding ewes at Longtown on Tuesday 18th December 2018. Another marvelous show for quality, attracted the usual buyers including several from the south, trade was brisk from start to finish with the result that hill classes met the best trade of the season.
Sale topped on two occasions at £83 for Beltex from Clint Farming Partnership Crookston & £79 from Highfield Farming.
Texel £82 Felton Demesne, £79.50 & £77.50 Whinney Hill, £78 Granton, £77.50 Highfield, Whiteclose and The Crook, £77 Clea Mire, £76 Ericstane.
Suffolk £82 Felton Demesne.
North Country Cheviot £78 & £75 & £74 Ericstane.
Charollais £76 & £73.50 Moss Side (Baxter).
Blackface £73 Prospect House, £59 Sundhope, Crindledykes & Brigg.
Kendal Rough £55 Gill Head.
Leicester £69 Kildalloig.
Greyfaces £68.50 Pilmuir, £67 Crookston & Gillalees & Kirkton Hill.
Hill Cheviot £67, £60.50 Branxholm Braes, £58 Sorbie, £57.50 Twislehope.
Swaledale £50 School Cottage.
Feeding ewes £80 Alnham & Hill Brae.