Longtown Mart

Weekly Primestock Sale - Every Thursday

Cast Ewes at 7am, followed by Prime Lambs, Cattle at 1pm
Please advise all entries to the office
6th August – Young Handlers Prime Lamb Show & Sale
latest report

Tuesday 4th August

Sale of 2,032 Store Lambs of all classes report
Sale of 113 Store Cattle report

Thursday 6th August

Annual Young Handlers Show & Sale of Prime Lambs
The Marts the Heart Sale Supported by Farmers Guardian
Up to 16 years of age.
Entries close Monday 3rd August at 12noon.
[download entry form]
Also Special Classes for Longtown YFC Members Only for Best Dressed & Best Pair
Entries for Young Farmers sheep to Julie Denby.
All lambs to be penned by 10.15am. Judging 10.30am. Sale at 12noon.

Saturday 8th August

Sale of Rare and Minority Breed Poultry, Waterfowl, Cage Birds and Equipment
Catalogues available - £3 by post

Tuesday 11th August - 10.30am

Sale of 3000 Store Lambs of all Classes
including Opening Sale of Mule Wether Lambs
Entries include 400 Suffolk x lambs ex Satchells

Monday 17th August - 11am

Collective Sale of Tractors, Implements & Machinery within Longtown Mart
To include displenishing sale on behalf of T. & K. Duff, Swallows Barn, Chapelknowe details
Please advise further entries to office

Tuesday 18th August - 10.30am

Sale of Early Season Breeding Sheep & Rams of all Classes
Entries include 150 Greyface Mule shearlings from a local farm
also Store Lambs with Special Sale for Mule Wether Lambs
Special August Prize Show & Sale of Store Cattle & Suckler Calves
Kindly Sponsored by Dodd & Co
followed by Breeding Cattle

Catalogue sale, entries close 12 noon Tuesday 11th August

Thursday 20th August

Summer Prize Show & Sale of Cast Cows & Clean Cattle
Kindly Sponsored by Graeme Walker
Entries to our office

Tuesday 25th August

7000 Annual Sale of Cheviot Mule Ewe Lambs & Shearlings 7000
Including inaugural prize show for Cheviot Mule Ewe Lambs
£200 prize money (Pens of 20) £200 prize money

Ex NCC Kindly Sponsored by North Country Cheviot Sheep Society
Ex SCC Kindly Sponsored by Davidsons Animal Feeds

1st £50 2nd £30, 3rd £20 in each class
This is the largest & most important sale in the country
Also sale of Cheviot Mule Cross Ewe Lambs & Shearlings and Half Bred Ewe Lambs & Shearlings
Entries close Monday 17th August

Wednesday 26th August

Sale of Store Lambs

Tuesday 1st September

Fornightly sale of Store & Breeding Cattle
Sale of Store Lambs
Annual sale of Lowland Breeding Sheep of all classes
Sale of Rams of all classes, also sale of Zwartbles Sheep

Tuesday 8th September

Store Lambs, together with first sale of Cheviots & Blackfaces

Friday 11th September

Cydectin Kelso Ram Sales

Tuesday 15th September

Principal prize show & sale of North of England & Scotch Mule Ewe Lambs including second sale of Cheviot Mules
Second sale for Greyface, Continental & Other Breed Ewes & Shearlings
Special sale of 250 Store & Breeding Cattle

Wednesday 16th September

Sale of Store Lambs, including special prize sale of top draw Cheviots
also Blackface Store Lambs
Annual show & sale for Registered Bluefaced Leicester Rams, Ram Lambs & Females
(under the auspices of BFL Sheep Society)

Friday 18th September

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE
Annual Kintyre Sale of Rams & Breeding Sheep

Tuesday 22nd September

Sale of Store Lambs, including special sale for Cheviots & Blackfaces
Mid September sale of Rams of all classes

Tuesday 29th September

Sale of Store Lambs Second Sale of Mule Ewe Lambs, also sale of Lowland Ewes, Shearlings & other Breed Ewe Lambs

Wednesday 30th September

“Border Ewe Sale” of North & South Country Cheviot Ewes, Gimmers & Ewe Lambs
Also show & sale of North Country Cheviot Shearling Rams
Main sale of Blackface & Swaledale Ewes, Shearlings & Ewe Lambs

Saturday 3rd October

Great Annual Prize Show & Sale of mainly Continental Suckler Calves

Tuesday 6th October

Sale of Store Lambs, including special sale for Blackface Wether Lambs

Wednesday 7th October

“Ram Fair” Annual Prize Show and Sale of non-registered Blueface Leicester Rams, Ram Lambs and Females.
Main Show & Sale of Suffolk and Texel Rams and Ram Lambs, also Sale of Continental & other Breed Rams.

Saturday 10th October

Sale of Store Cattle
Great Autumn Sale of Beef Breeding Cattle, including Main Sale for Bulling Heifers

Tuesday 13th October

Late sale of Lowland Ewes & Shearlings
Second sale of Blackface, Swaledale & Cheviot Ewes
Also all classes of Ewe Lambs
Sale of Store Lambs

Saturday 17th October

Great Annual “Kirkcambeck Sale” of Traditional Breed Cattle (predominantly Blue-Grey and Galloway bullocks)

Tuesday 20th October

Store Lambs of all classes, including Prize Sale of Cheviots and Main Show & Sale of Blackface Lambs (sponsored by BF Sheep Breeders Assc.).
Final Sale for Rams of all classes, including Annual Sale of Cheviot & Blackface Rams.

Saturday 24th October

Prize Show & Sale Of Hillbred Suckler Calves,
Also Store & Breeding Cattle

Tuesday 27th October

Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep

Notice To All Vendors

Just a quick message to make you all aware that we have been advised from DEFRA and Trading Standards, that any animal showing signs of ill health, eg scab/lice/lameness/emaciation etc, shall not be accepted onto mart premises for sale and will be returned home.
We trust your full co-operation in this matter to save any unnecessary problems.
Archie Hamilton ALAA/AIA (Scot.), Head of Sheep/Welfare Officer.

Prime Cattle Deadweight Option

For those farmers who prefer to market their prime cattle direct to an abattoir, we have established working relationships with an number of outlets.
For further details, please contact Ryan Roddan on 07733 362 389