Longtown Store & Breeding Sheep Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts Ltd had forward an entry of 2,228 store hoggs and feeding ewes at Longtown on Tuesday 12th March 2019.
Another good show of hoggs, although quality scarcer, plenty of buyers forward with trade the best of the season.
Top £92 for a Beltex from Low Tirfergus, others to £87 Lingey Field, £81 Longlea; Texels to £81 Lilburn, £80 Ballaggan; Suffolks to £75.50 East Farm, £75 Barnshanghan; Greyfaces to £70 Culdoach, £68 Barnshanghan; Romneys to £63.50 Rammerscales; North Cheviots to £76, £75, £73.50 Kilfinnan; Hill Cheviots to £72.50 North House, £67 Milnholm; Blackfaces to £65 & £63.50 Balmurrie, £59 & £58.50 Balker Farms, £57 Dalhobboch; Swaledale to £52.50 Longlea, £45.50 & £44.50 Winter Craig; Herdwicks to £41.50 Winter Craig.
Feeding ewes (203) a firmer trade with cast rams to £75 for Texels from Palmer Hill. Cheviots to £76 from Meikle Whitriggs. Hill ewes to £48.50 from Twislehope.