Longtown Store & Breeding Sheep Sale Report

C&D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly sale of 3,410 store lambs at Longtown on Tuesday 11th August 2020.

A fantastic show of all breeds of store lambs were forward to a full ring side if both local and distant purchasers ensuring all classes sold to a very strong trade indeed.

Topping todays sale was an outstanding pen of 30 Beltex ewe lambs realising £119 consigned by Messrs Milburn, Wallend, with wethers from the same home to £101. A real pen of Texel x ewe lambs consigned by Messrs Hall, Horsley Hill realised £113 with several more pens breaching the £100 barrier. Suffolks topped at £94.50 for a pen of 30 very well-bred lambs consigned by J Anderson-Roskell, Ragithwhaite. A good entry of mules sold to fast trade selling to a top of £77.50 consigned by Messrs AF & LA Holes, Demense Farm, Bewcastle.

Incorporated in next week's sale is the annual special sale of Mule wether lambs. 

Please do not hesitate to contact our auctioneers for further enquiries:
John Walton 07880 527066
Nick Woodmass 07584 200489
Neil McCleary 07771 685073

Principal Prices

Beltex £119 Wallend, £106 Middle, £101 Wallend.
Texel £113 Horsley Hill, £105 Middle, £94 Horsley Hill & Stonehall.
Suffolk £94.50, £88, £85, £81 Ragithwhaite.
Mules £77.50 Demense, £74 The Old Police House & Monk, £73.50 Stonehall.
North Country Cheviot £72.50 Oliver Road & Langholm, £69 Cumstone.
Zwartble £71 Whauphill.
Cheviot £65 Cumstone.
Blackface £67 Haliburton, £56.50 Davdell.