Longtown Store & Breeding Sheep Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts Ltd had forward 6,842 store lambs and feeding ewes at Longtown on Tuesday 19th November 2019.
A tremendous show for quality and strength attracted another large company of both local and distant buyers, trade started on a very high note and remained so throughout the day, to average £61.58 overall which was up £1 on the week. All vendors were delighted with their days trading and more lambs could easily been sold.
Top £86 & £84 for Texels from Southwood Head, others to £81 Thomas Dene; Beltex to £86 & £81 Downam, £80 Comlongon Mains & Longlea; Suffolks to £84 Edgerston, £80 & £78.50 Solmain; Charollais to £79.50 & £78.50 Moss Side; Greyfaces to £77 West Farm, £74.50 Satchells, £73.50 Settereth Park & Dykeside; Cheviot Mules to £73 & £70 Morebattle Tofts; North Cheviots to £81 Southwood Head, £72 Wardrew; Leicesters to £65 West Farm; Lleyns to £60 The Height; Kerry Hills to £66 Newbigging Bush, £60 East Tinwald; Hill Cheviots to £66.50 Westerton Cottage, £65 Falnash, £64.50 Branxholm Braes; Blackfaces to £68.50 & £64 Cowden, £66.50 East Farm, £63 & £62.50 West Hottbank; Swaledales to £42 The Heugh; Herdwicks to £44 Satchells.
Feeding ewes (556) a much larger entry, trade again very fast. Top £120 & £100 (x2) for Texels from Downam, who also sold Suffolks to £91. Greyfaces to £67 Halfway House; Cheviot Mules to £70 Priesthaugh; Jacobs to £60 Downam. Hill ewes to £58 for Cheviots from Ramseycleugh; Blackfaces to £51 Spadeadam; Swaledales to £43 High Dunashery; Herdwicks to £38 Satchells. Cast rams to £80 Halfway House.