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Longtown Primestock Sale

C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 18 cattle, 6,031 prime hoggs and 3,596 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 30th March 2017.

Averages:
Steers

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Heifers
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Medium to 222.0p (220.5p)
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Hoggs
Light to 200.0p (176.6p)
Standard to 295.0p (184.2p)
Medium to 308.0p (184.6p)
Heavy to 243.0p (162.7p)

Ewes
Light to £74.00 (£47.97)
Heavy to £158.00 (£89.79)

Cast Rams £147.00 (£77.05)

The company held its weekly sale of OTM’s and prime cattle where an entry of 18 head were forward. Buyers strength at ringside pushed trade dearer by 5p on the week. John Haynes topped the sucklers with a non-fabbl Simmental at 121p and Charolais to £925.75. Native breeds sold to 110p for an Angus from Messes Byers, with Whitebred Shorthorns to 105p from Gordon Jackson. Black and Whites were all parlour types and proved to be the trade of the day selling to 115p from “Nellie”, Harelawhole. Robert Carr was again in Longtown after a nine year break and was well please with his cows topping at 110p and commented on the excellent lunch he enjoyed in the canteen.

Longtown cattle ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

What have we to do to get a plentiful supply of clean in Longtown. Limousin heifers sold regularly around 220p, topping at 222p from Robert Fiddler.

Remember maximum commission £30 a head. Contact Craig if you have prime or OTM cattle for sale.

A larger show of 6,031 prime hoggs were forward for sale to the usual busy ring of buyers. Trade was slightly easier on the week owing to large numbers out throughout the country, especially heavy hoggs. Export weight hoggs and best quality hoggs still keenly sought after with the latter becoming scarcer every week. A larger show of lightweight hoggs saw them remain at last week’s fast trade. The sale topped at £123 for tremendous Beltex hoggs from Messrs Taylor, Easter Ochtermuthill, Perth, who also sold the top price per kilo hoggs at 308p also for Beltex. His consignment of 40 hoggs averaged £115 and 271ppk.

Sale averaged 176.4p (SQQ 183.8p).

PRINCIPAL PRICES (PER KILO)

Beltex 308p, 295p, 294p, 259p Easter Ochtermuthill, 258p Drumcairn, 243p Easter Ochtermuthill, 232p Oakwood, 231p Drumcairn.

Texel 265p, 260p Ericstane, 243p Newton Cottage, 237p Comlongun Mains, 227p Easter Ochtermuthill, 223p Conon Brae, 221p Upper Senwick, 220p Netherhirst, 216p Cleughbrae, 215p West Scales.

Charollais 204p Conon Brae, 182p Broadlea Cottage, 177p Brydekirk Mains, 171p Airyolland.

Suffolk 200p Cara View, 191p Langholm, 189p Blackwater, 187p Port o Spittal, 182p Allenheads, 181p Cara View, 179p Mid Dargavel, 176p Langholm, 172p Kirtlebank, 171p High Cattadale.

North Country Cheviot 199p, 190p Unthank, 189p, 188p Whins, 184p, 170p Unthank, 166p Station Yard, 165p The Land & Ericstane.

Cheviot 197p Brydekirk Mains, 196p Upper Hindhope & Longburgh Fauld, 194p Faulding Cleugh, Blackwater & Mid Dargavel, 192p Halgary & Mid Dargavel.

Blackface 196p Upper Hindhope, 193p, 189p, 188p West Scales, 190p, 189p Midlock, 188p Sceugh Dyke, 187p Clonrae.

Cheviot Mule 193p, 189p Airyolland.

Herdwick 184p, 182p Netherwood.

Cross 181p Langholm, 177p Brydekirk Mains, 176p Arivore & Maidencots, 175p Allfornaught & Ballywilline, 172p Whiteside, 171p Allfornaught, 171p, 170p Wood Farm.

Swaledale 168p Allenheads, 166p Hollinclose, 158p Todhillwood.

PRINCIPAL PRICE (PER HEAD)

Beltex £123, £118, £114, £112 Easter Ochtermuthill, £103 Drumcairn, £94 Wood Farm, £90 Drumcairn.

Texel £114 Ericstane, £110 Kirkton, £109 Erictane & Comlongan Mains, £102 Kirkton, £101 Maidencots, £100 Easter Ochtermuthill, £98 Aspatria Hall, £97 Newton Cottage & Netherhirst.

North Country Cheviot £87, £85, £84.50 Station Yard, £83.50 Unthank & The Land, £82 Cleughbrae & Drycleuchlea, £81 The Land.

Cheviot £86.50, £84 West Scales, £84.50 Catslackburn, £84 Becks & Faulding Cleugh, £83 Hindhope, £82.50 Longburgh Fauld, £82 West Scales, £81.50 Faulding Cleugh.

Suffolk £86 Becton Hall, £85.50, £84 Oswie, £82.50 Kirtlebank & Plumpe, £82 High Cattadale, Knowe & Haas Grove, £80 Burgh Head, Riddings Hill & Guardsmill.

Blackface £86 Wanwood Hill, £82 Lawesknowe, £81.50 Balliemeanoch, £81 West Scales, £80 Whiteside, £79.50, £79 West Scales, £79 Sceugh Dyke & Knockreoch.

Charollais £86 Broadlea Cottage, £85 Inverae, £81.50 Conon Brae, £80 Upper Senwick.

Cross £85 Becton Hall, £82.50 Knockreoch, £80 Wood Farm, £79 Allenheads, Plumpe & Maidencots, £78.50 Allfornaught, £78 Allenheads & Plumpe, £76 Brydekirk Mains.

Swaledale £77, £74 Allenheads.

Herdwick £75 Rowhead.

Longtown sheep ring

photo courtesy Robert Smith

A larger show of 3,596 cast ewes and rams was presented to the usual ring of customers, with all classes again £4-5 dearer on the week, especially export type horned ewes. Many more required to meet demand during this sparse time. The sale topped at £158 for superb Texel ewes from Messrs Clark, Fineview, Glenluce. Rams to £147 for Texels from T & V Illingworth, Howgillside, Eaglesfield.

HEAVY EWES

Texel £158, £149 Fineview, £148 Woodhead, £140 Ashton, Gilside & Beckfoot, £135 Kirranrae, £134 Chaseside, £134, £130 Machrihanish, £130 Dormansteads, Broomlands & Newton Cottage, £129 Port o Spittal, £127 Windyhill & Upper Cleuch, £120 Heatherglen, Bardnaclaven, Lairdlaugh & Fowrass.

Beltex £145, £134, £108, £100 Ainstable Hall, £98 Newton Cottage, £93 Ainstable Hall.

Suffolk £130 Fenton, £124, £120 Riddings Hill, £119, £118 Marygate, £114 Chaseside, Skelfhill, Pastures View and Woodhead, £113 Brae Edge, £112 Beckfoot, £111 Burgh Head & Pastures View, £110 Fowrass, Dykehead & Shaw Cottage South, £108 Rumbleton Rig, £107 Beckfoot, £106 Sowerby Wood, Chaseside & Westend, £104 Shankbridge End.

Charollais £126 Pasture View, £125 Chaseside, £122 Beckfoot, £117 Inverae Cottage, £110 Chaseside & Sykehead.

Bleu du Maine £116 Braithwaite Hall.

Cross £104 Slealands, £95 Haithwaite & Rumbleton Rig, £90 Sykehead, £88 Newtown & Tenter House, £87 Upper Senwick & Kirranrae, £86 Mindork & Westend, £85 Haithwaite & Slealands, £84 Staffler & High Greenhill.

Half-bred £104 Pastures View.

North Country Cheviot £101 Bardnaclaven, £97 Marchbank, £96 Pastures View, £95 Bardnaclaven, £86 Longburgh Fauld, £85 Pastures View & Marchbank.

Zwartble £101, £90 Holmlea.

Cheviot Mule £98 Rumbleton Rig, £85 Mindork, £80 Golden Lane.

Blue Leicester £88 Hollins, £86 Beckfoot & Wanwood Hill, £85 Burgh Head, £84 Chaseside, £80 Eastside.

Continental £86 Fowrass, £85 Chaseside.

Romney £83, £76, £70 Hallrule.

LIGHT EWES

Cheviot £74 Gillesbie, £69 Hindhope, £67 Station Yard, £66 Chapel of Logan, £63 Ysgubor Newydd, £60 Chapel of Logan & Arkleton, £59 Bush of Ewes, £57, £56 Chapel of Logan, £57 Largie, £51 Chapel, £50 Ellary Estate & Haithwaite.

Goat £74, £64 Viewley.

Blackface £69 Oswie, Whiteside & Ralphshield, £68 Snar, £66 Leadhills & Ysgubor Newydd, £65 Lochlyoch, £64 Tenter House, £60 Ralphshield, £59 Ysgubor Newydd, £58 Oswie & Snar, £57 Culquhasen, £55 Gibblaston & Ysgubor Newydd.

Swaledale £64 Softley, £58 Oswie, £55 Swaledale Watch, £51 Todhillwood, £48, £46 Oswie, £45 Whitfield, £42 Hollinclose & Bateyshield, £40 Thornhope.

Easycare £61, £60 Godscroft.

PRIME RAMS

Texel £147 Howgillside, £135 Fergus Hill, £124 Slealands, £116 Orthwaite Hall, £115 Relief, £114 Orthwaite Hall, £112 Viewley, £104 Kirranrae, £101 Newton Cottage, £100 Orthwaite Hall.

Charollais £120 Fergus Hill, £113 Chaseside, £112 Beckfoot, £98 Heatherglen, £97 Pastures View.

Suffolk £118 Oswie, £100 Beckfoot.

Beltex £106 Ainstable Hall & Haithwaite.

Leicester £97 Softley.

Romney £95 Hallrule.

North Country Cheviot £90 Portgower.

Blackface £84 Eastside.

Cheviot £81 Crossdykes, £72 Newton Cottage.

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