Longtown Mart

Every Thursday - Primestock

Cast Ewes at 7am followed by Prime Lambs at 12noon approx,
OTM & Prime Cattle at 1pm

latest report
(More cattle required to meet demand)
Please advise all entries to the office

Monday 14th August

Sale of Tractors, Quad Bikes, Implements & Machinery report

Tuesday 15th August

Sale of Store Cattle & Suckler Calves report
Sale of Store & Breeding Sheep

Monday 21st August - 11.30am

38 Pedigree Beef Shorthorn in calf Cows & Heifers with 13 calves at foot, followed by 12 Pedigree Beef Shorthorn Maiden Heifers
Incl. herd drafts from "Bridgehouse" (Cheshire) & "Fieldhouse" (Yorkshire), a consignment of in calf heifers from "Coxhill" & entries from "Cairnsmore", "Galla", "Harrietsfield", "Limelane", "Oakleigh", "Pennymuir", "Sandwick" & "Shawhill"
5 Ped. Belted Galloway cows (i/c or with calf at foot), 3 Ped Luing Yearling Heifers, 5 Shorthorn & Whitebred x heifers with calves
Catalogue and photos

Tuesday 22nd August - 10.30am


5,344 Cheviot Mule Ewe Lambs & 2,404 Shearlings
1,130 Cheviot Mule Cross Ewe Lambs & Shearlings pdf catalogue
Sale of Half Bred Ewe Lambs & Shearlings
Kindly Sponsored by Davidsons Animal Feeds

Wednesday 23rd August - 10.30am

Special Wednesday sale of 3,000 Store Lambs of all classes

(Including 400 Suffolk x Mule ex Satchells)

Tuesday 29th August

Fortnightly Sale of Store cattle
Annual sale of Lowland Breeding Sheep incl. First Special Sale of North of England & Scotch Mule Gimmer Shearlings. Special sale of Zwartbles Sheep. Weekly sale of Store Lambs

Tuesday 5th September

Store Lambs incl. 1st Sale of Cheviot & Blackface Lambs

Friday 8th September


Tuesday 12th September

Fortnightly Sale of Store & Breeding cattle
Principal Show & Sale of Mule Ewe Lambs, 2nd Sale of Cheviot Mule Ewe lambs
All Breeds Sale of Ewes & Gimmer Shearlings
Longtown Lads - Annual Evening Ram Sale
Registered & Unregistered Bluefaced Leicester Rams & Females
Texel, Suffolk, Charollais, Beltex & Other Ram lambs & Shearlings

Wednesday 13th September

Store Lambs, including Special Prize Sale of Top Draw Cheviots, also Blackface Store Lambs

Friday 15th September

Annual Kintyre Sale of Rams & Breeding Sheep at Campbeltown
For the Kintyre Agricultural Society

Tuesday 19th September

Store Lambs, including Special Sale for Cheviots & Blackfaces
Mid September Sale of Rams of all Classes

Tuesday 26th September

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

Wednesday 27th September

BORDER EWE SALE of North & South Country Cheviot Ewes, Gimmers & Ewe Lambs, also Show & Sale of North Country Cheviot (Park & Hill Type) Shearling & 2 Shear Rams
Main Sale of Blackface & Swaledale Ewes, Shearlings & Ewe Lambs

Tuesday 3rd October

Store Lambs, including Special Sale for Blackface Wether Lambs

Wednesday 4th October

Annual Prize Show and Sale of Bluefaced Leicester Rams, Ram Lambs & Females
Main Show & Sale of Suffolk & Texel Rams & Ram Lambs, also Sale of Continental & other Breed Rams

Saturday 7th October

Great Annual Prize Show & Sale of mainly Continental Suckler Calves
Show for The Longtown Cup

Tuesday 10th October

Store Lambs, including Special Sale of Blackfaces
Catalogue Sale of Store Cattle of all classes & Great Autumn Sale of Beef Breeding Cattle, including Main Sale for Continental Bulling Heifers

Wednesday 11th October

Late Special Sale of Lowland Ewes & Shearlings
Second Sale of Blackface, Swaledale & Cheviot Ewes, also all classes of Ewe Lambs

Saturday 14th October

Great Annual Kirkcambeck Sale of Traditional Breed Cattle (predominantly Blue-Grey, Galloway & Shorthorn cross bullocks)
Special Sale of Blue Grey & Native Breed Breeding Females, including Bulling Heifers

Tuesday 17th October

Store Lambs of all classes, including Prize Sale of Cheviots & 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 21st October

Prize Show & Sale of Hillbred Suckler Calves
Show for The Jacob Thomlinson Cup
Store & Breeding Cattle

Tuesday 24th October

Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep

Tuesday 31st October

Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep

Saturday 4th November

Rare & Minority Breed Poultry, Cage Birds & Equipment

Tuesday 7th November

Store Cattle
Monthly Sale of Breeding Cattle
Multi-Breed Sale of Pedigree Beef Bulls
Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep
Annual Sale of Pedigree Suffolk & Charollais in Lamb Females

Tuesday 14th November

Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep

Monday 20th November

Sale of Tractors, Implements & Machinery

Tuesday 21st November

Store Cattle
Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep

Tuesday 28th November

Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep

Tuesday 5th December

Store Cattle
Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep

Thursday 7th December

Christmas Show & Sale of Prime Cattle & Prime Sheep

Tuesday 12th December

Store Lambs & Breeding Sheep


We have been reminded by DEFRA and Trading Standards that any animals showing signs of ill health (eg. emaciation, lameness, lice, scab, etc.) and likely to be unfit for onward travel should not be accepted onto mart premises and will be returned home. Costsβ€Ž which may arise from attempts to send such animals will be passed back to the consignor. Thank you for your co-operation in this matter. Animal welfare is our priority.
Archie Hamilton ALAA/AIA (Scot.),
Head of Sheep Sales/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

As of 1st January 2016 all Bovine animals are required to have a NEGATIVE BVD Status when sold through Auction Marts
Cattle from Not Negative Herds – We have Direct to Slaughter options, any such cattle must be booked in advanced. All enquiries to the Office – 01228 791215

Anyone that is unsure please visit www.scoteid.com/lookup which will enable you to check your status. Or call the mart and we will be happy to assist.