Longtown Store & Breeding Sheep Sale Report
C&D Auction Marts Ltd had forward 4,002 store lambs and feeding ewes at Longtown at their weekly sale on Tuesday 30th November 2021.
A good show of lambs for the time of year, attracting the usual buyers. Trade for stronger lambs dearer on the week, with long keep lambs similar.
Top £133 & £131 for Texels from Upper Chatto, Kelso, others to £129 Pilmuir, £128 Berry Home Farm; Suffolks to £117 Blackcleugh, £114 & £113 Newton Cottage, £112 Skelfhill; Beltex £133 Satchells (Turkington), £128 Gillside, £124 Pilmuir; Charollais £124 Moss Side. Bleu Du Maine to £115 Ormiston Lodge; Greyfaces to £125 Upper Chatto, £121 Winter Cragg, £110 Millbeck Hall; North Cheviots to £124 Kelsocleugh, £115 Kelsocleugh (Tapson), £110 Hownam Grange & Millbeck Hall; Cheviot Mules to £124 Upper Chatto, £110 Skelfhill; Hill Cheviots to £109 Preisthaugh, £105 Skelfhill & Raeburnfoot, £100 Falnash; Blackfaces to £105 Greyside; Leicesters to £100 Auchaleek; Herdwicks to £75 Flackmoss; Shetlands to £77 & £74 North House.
Feeding ewes (577) another good show and dearer. Top £129 for Texels from Shaw Cottage, £120 Capenoch. Suffolks to £105 Shaw Cottage; North Cheviots to £107 North Muasdale; Charollais £102 Shaw Cottage; Greyfaces to £100 Capenoch; Cheviot Mules to £95 Pilmuir; Hill Cheviots to £101 Satchells (Turkington), £100 Priesthaugh; Blackfaces to £83 Skelfhill, £70 Collinbank. Cast rams to £80 for a Leicester from Kingside.