Longtown Store & Breeding Sheep Sale Report

C&D Auction Marts Ltd had forward 4,928 store lambs and feeding ewes at Longtown on Tuesday 8th September 2020.

Not just the quality of the previous week, more buyers than ever present including several from Shropshire. Trade was terrific from start to finish, with an overall sale average of £74.55.

Top £122 for Beltex from High Hall Farm; Texels to £112, £102, £100 from High Hall; Suffolks to £90 Routin Lynn, £85.50 Satchells; Charollais to £93 Yeavering Cottage; Greyfaces to £80.50 Hesley Well, £80 Demense & Laverhay; Cheviot Mules to £76 Clarghyll. Feeding ewes to £80 Nether Harsley.

It was the first sale of both Cheviots and Blackfaces where there were forward 1,110 and 1,048 of each. A very good show of both breeds attracted strong competition with average up £12.18 on the year.

Top £75 for Blackfaces from Allensgreen; with Hill Cheviots to £70.50 Sundhope, £61 Skelfhill, £65 Yetholm Mains.

Please advise all entries for the next store lamb sale on Wednesday 16th September to the office.