Longtown Store & Breeding Sheep Sale Report

C&D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly sale of 1,597 store lambs at Longtown on Tuesday 23rd July 2019.

Another great show of continental bred store lambs were on offer, selling to the same competitive ring side of purchasers.

Topping the sale was a pen full of well-bred Texel cross lambs realising £76 consigned by Messrs IW & D Rutter, Townfoot Farm, with several other pens breaching the £70 barrier.

Included in the sale was the annual consignment from Messrs Bradbury, Satchells selling to a top of £66 for North Country Cheviot lambs.

Principal Prices

Texel £76 Townfoot, £72 The Laws, £71 Stonehall, £70.50 Townfoot.

Beltex £70 Belsay Barns.

North Country Cheviot £66 & £63.50 Satchells.

Suffolk £66 Howden, £64 Gosling Terrace, £62.50 & £61 Westloch.

Charollais £65 Monk.

Cross £58 Dykeside, £57 Pewter Close.