Top price paid for British Blue
Last updated at 11:43, Thursday, 26 July 2012
THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 66 prime cattle, 8 young bulls, 31 OTM cattle, 3,430 prime lambs and 5,390 cast ewes and rams at the weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday, July 19.
A larger show of prime cattle met a similar trade and the sale was topped at 220.5p, 218.5p and 217.5p for Limousin bullocks shown by A & W J Taylor & Son, Dashwellgreen. Limousin heifers sold to 214.5p from R Neill, Upper Tinwald.
Principal prices (per kilo). Bullocks: Limousin 220.5p, 218.5p, 217.5p (x2), 212.5p (x2) Dashwell Green, 212.5p The Gill, 210.5p Dashwell Green, 209.5p Howard House, 209.5p, 207.5p Dashwell Green, 207.5p The Haining House, 207.5p, 206.5p The Gill, 204.5p High Stenries. British Blue 212.5p The Gill. Charolais 210.5p Tone Hall.
Heifers: Limousin 214.5p, 206.5p Upper Tinwald, 204.5p Newby Farm and Smallholms. Charolais 211.5p Upper Tinwald, 209.5p High Stenries, 208.5p Tone Hall, 207.5p High Stenries, 206.5p Hallburn, 205.5p, 200.5p High Stenries. Simmental 204.5p Smallholms.
Principal prices (per head). Bullocks: Limousin £1,504 The Gill, £1,453, £1,424, £1,407 Dashwell Green. British Blue £1,445 The Gill.
Heifers: Limousin £1,233, £1,208 Upper Tinwald, £1,124 Newby Farm. Charolais £1,231, £1,216 Upper Tinwald, £1,198 Tone Hall, £1,183, £1,171, £1,141 High Stenries.
Young bulls sold to a top of 215.5p for Limousin from 6 Stonehouse.
Principal prices (per kilo): Limousin 215.5p, 204.5p 6 Stonehouse. British Blue 208.5p, 198.5p, 196.5p Gardrum.
Principal prices (per head): British Blue £1,290 Gardrum. Limousin £1,349 6 Stonehouse.
The 31 OTM cattle saw plain cows a little easier, selling to 177.5p for a Charolais from K W Coulthard & Prtns, Low Hallburn Farm.
Principal prices (per kilo): Charolais 177.5p Low Hallburn. Limousin 155.5p Townfoot Farm, 152.5p Nunscleugh, 143.5p (x2), 142.5p High Stenries. Montbeliard 154.5p Sceughdyke. Angus 152.5p Smallholms. Galloway 151.5p Townfoot Farm. British Blue 147.5p Nunscleugh. Highland 143.5p Townfoot Farm. Friesian 126.5p, 117.5p Peterscrook.
Princpal prices (per head): Montbeliard £1,104 Sceughdyke. British Blue £1,003 Nunscleugh. Limousin £991 Nunscleugh, £932, £926 High Stenries. Friesian £904 Peterscrook.
A much larger show of 3,430 spring lambs averaged 198.7p per kilo (SQQ 199.1p), well in line with this week’s trading as more numbers come forward. More lightweight lambs required. Top of 230.5p per kilo for Texels from Thornthwaite Close and to £127.50 per head for Texels from Maryhill, £122.50, £120.50 Maryhill; Charollais £98.80 Barend, £95.50 Midlock, £87.80 Quarryfield; Beltex £97.80 Albierigg; Suffolk £95.80 Oswie, £94.80 Barnglies and Becton Hall, £90.20 Barnglies; Hill Cheviot £87.80 Nether Brotherstone; Greyface £80.80 Albierigg, £78.20 Softley and Penpeugh, £74.80 Craig Farm; Cheviot Mule £77.80 Terrona; Leicester £76.80 Archerbeck, £71.80 Haggistone Holm; Half Bred £76.20 Earlside, £75.20 Balgray and Earlside; Blackface £75.80 Penpeugh.
An excellent show of 5,390 cast ewes, rams and hoggets was forward to the usual ring of buyers, with trade a couple of pounds dearer on the week. Good lean selling ewes remain in demand and were £4 to £5 sharper on the week. Mules and good-fleshed hill ewes were easily sold, with plain ewes harder to cash. Tups were short of requirements and continued to sell at high rates. Top price of £148.50 for Texel rams from Nether Brotherston, £147.50 Road Side, £140.50 Shaw Cottage; Suffolk £147.50 Broomhills (Sloan), £133.50 Severs; Charollais £147.50 Wick, £131.50 Road Side; Beltex £128.50 Challoch Mun, £112.50 Crosshow; Dorset £126.50 Severs, £93.50 Wick; Leicester £124.50 Upper Hownam, £120.50 East Cragside; Lleyn £119.50 Whitcastles; Jacob £113.50 Wick; Hill Cheviot £95.50 Rosgill Hall, £89.50 Catslackburn; Blackface £89.50 Upper Hownam, £85.50 Rosgill Hall; Easycare £87.50, £69.50 Kersheugh.
Heavy ewes to £139.50 for Texels from Rosgill Hall, £137.50 Wick, £135.50 Severs; Leicester £135.50 Taylorburn, £131.50 Newbigging Walls, £109.50 Kirkland Green; Suffolk £118.50 Haithwaite, £116.50 Severs, £114.50 Haithwaite; Charollais £114.50 Blackhamilton, £112.50, £106.50 Severs; North Country Cheviot £103.50 Road Side, £94.50 Earlside, £90.50 Clackmae; Beltex £100.50 Midlock, £84.50 Riggshield; Greyface £82.50 Lanehead. £81.50 Challoch Mun, South Slealands and Severs.
Hill ewes to £86.50 for Cheviots from Westhill and Swaledales from North Moorhouse; other Cheviots £79.50 Westerkirk, £78.50 Cottage; other Swaledales £81.50 Kirkland Green, £77.50 Sceughdyke; Lleyn £79.50 Whitcastles, £73.50 Over Whitlaw, £69.50 South Bowerhouses; Blackface £77.50 Cowcorse, £75.50 Penpeugh, £72.50 Midlock and Aikengall; Kerry Hill £66.50, £64.50 Riggshield, £63.50 Whitcastles; Jacob £61.50 Howard House, £59.50 Golden Lane; Herdwick £55.50 Cottage, £49.50 Stackbraes, £44.50 Crosshow; Shetland £39.50 Cowcorse.
Steers: light to 187.5p (185.2p); medium to 220.5p (191.9p); heavy to 218.5p (199.8p). Heifers: light to 204.5p (181.5p); medium to 214.5p (193.2p); heavy to 195.5p (159.5p). Young bulls 215.5p (203.4p). Lambs: light to 227p (211.4p); standard to 229p (200.2p); medium to 230.5p (197p); heavy to 215p (196.7p); o/weight to 228p (181.1p). Ewes: light to £86.50 (£53.08); heavy to £139.50 (£87.09). Cast rams £148.50 (£106.76).
THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held the fortnightly sale of store cattle on Tuesday, July 17.
A mixed show of 95 head saw best cattle still good to sell. Top price of £930 for a British Blue heifer from R P & J A Brendon, Bidlake with Limousin bullocks to £850 for L & R Foxcroft, Hightown.
Principal prices. Bullocks: Limousin £850 Hightown, £835 (x4), £825 (x2), £790 Rinnion Hills, £770 Bidlake. British Blue £835 Longrow. Angus £770 (x2) Howcleugh, £740 Rinnion Hills, £725 (x2) Howcleugh. Galloway £690 (x6) Bidlake.
Heifers: British Blue £930, £835 Bidlake, £790 Longrow, £730 Bidlake. Charolais £900 (x2) Bidlake. Limousin £880, £865 Campingholm, £860 (x3) Bidlake, £830 (x2) Howard House, £805 (x3) Campingholm, £785 Rinnion Hills, £780 Hightown, £750 Howard House, £730 (x3) Bidlake.
THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 489 store and breeding sheep at a special sale on Tuesday, July 17.
A good company was in attendance, with store lambs meeting a strong demand.
Top of £63 for Texel from Cottage Farm; others to £60 Linton House, Suffolk to £62.50 & £61.50 Linton House, Correct Greyface Ewes to £77 Linton House who also sold store hoggs at £60.50 and cast ewes at £61 for Greyfaces.
First published at 21:35, Wednesday, 25 July 2012
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