Longtown Store Sheep Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts Ltd had forward an entry of 4,414 store hoggs, feeding ewes and cast rams at Longtown on Tuesday 22nd January 2019.
Another great show, plenty of buyers operating, all classes unbelievably dear with last weeks high rates maintained. Many pens of best Texels and Beltexs making over £85 to a top of £98 & £93 for Beltex from Keskadale Hill, £86 Snowsgreen; Texels to £92 High Parkfoot, £91 Kinning Hall, £89 Frankstown; Suffolks to £83 & £79 Wyseby Hill, £78.50 Swaites, £78 Riddings Hill & Crookdake; Cheviot Mules to £74.50 Yetholm Mains, £74 Philiphaugh & Routin Lynn; Charollais to £79 Greenburn; Greyfaces to £78 Fell View, £77 Keskadale Hill, £76 Broomhills, £75 Settereth Park & Shankfieldhead; North Country Cheviots to £82 Hownam Grange, £77 Ericstanes, £75 Yetholm Mains; Hill Cheviots to £85 Mainside, £71 Burnfoot of Ewes, £70.50 Potholm; Blackfaces to £64.50 & £60 Hayfield, £63 Teinside, £60 Cowden; Swaledales to £53 Branthwaite, £52.50 Keskadale Hill; Herdwicks to £56.50 Wintercrag; Roussins to £69 Hayfield; Leicester to £73 Tecket; Hampshires to £66 Flatt; Lleyns to £69 Cannerheugh; Easy Cares to £61 Glenlea.
Feeding ewes (145) again dearer on the week, to a top of £83 for Suffolks from Felton Demesne. Hill ewes to £57 for Blackfaces from Ramshope, others to £55 South Clareheads; Swaledales to £59 Keskadale Hill; Cheviots to £52 Ramshope. Cast rams to £80 for Texels from Craigruie.