Longtown Store Sheep Sale Report

C&D Auction Marts Ltd had forward 3,014 at their weekly sale of store hoggs and feeding ewes at Longtown on Tuesday 21st January 2020.

Buyers were again out in force for a poorer quality show forward, trade was incredibly dear from start with the dearest trade of the season recorded. Many more could have easily been sold to vendors advantage.

Top was £106 for Texels from Messrs Rutter, Townfoot Farm, Eals, others to £95 Low Dubwath, £94 North Synton, £92 Solwaybank; Beltex to £91 Glencartholm; Suffolks to £93 Park Nook, £86 & £84 White Hurworth, £83 High Chesters; North Cheviots to £85 North Synton, £81 South Corrielaw, £80 Ifferdale; Hill Cheviots to £75 West Deloraine; Hampshires to £75 White Hurworth; Charollais to £94 Cleongart; Dorsets to £70 Hazel Bank; Greyfaces to £92 Skernish, £87 Hepple Hill, £79 Broomhills; Cheviot Mules to £70 Argyll & Lochaber Estate; Blackfaces to £78 Emblehope, £76 Wardrew, £75 Kersknowe; Swaledales to £60 School Cottage.

Cast rams to £100 for Texels from High Chesters; North Cheviots to £97 Kelsocleugh; Blackfaces to £69 Carskiey Estate.

Feeding ewes to £97 for Leicesters from Kersknowe. Hill ewes to £76 for Blackfaces from High Chesters.