Longtown Mart

 

Donald Graham

We are sad to announce that our colleague Donald Graham recently passed away.
A funeral service will be held at St John's Church, Houghton on Monday 26th June at 11.30am.

Every Thursday - Primestock

Cast Ewes at 7am followed by Prime Lambs & Prime Hoggs at 12noon approx, OTM & Prime Cattle at 1pm
latest report
(More cattle required to meet demand)
Please advise all entries to the office

Tuesday 20th June

Sale of Ewes & Hoggs with lambs at foot report
June Sale of Store & Breeding Cattle report

Tuesday 27th June

No Sale this Day

Thursday 29th June

Ewes & Hoggs with lambs at foot will be sold prior to the prime lambs

Tuesday 4th July - 10.30am

Sale of Store & Breeding Cattle
Sale of Ewes & Hoggs with lambs at foot

Saturday 8th July - 10.00am

Sale of Poultry, Waterfowl, Cage Birds & Equipment
Entries closed Friday 16th June

Monday 17th July

Annual Longtown Show & Sale of Pedigree Suffolk Sheep
Ram Lambs, Gimmer Shearlings, Ewe lambs
Special Section for Export Regulated Sheep
£1,000 prize money
Prices last year to 13,000gns.
download schedule pdf    download entry form pdf
Entries close Monday 26th June

Tuesday 25th July

Great Opening Sale of Store Lambs, Breeding Ewes & Shearlings

ANIMAL WELFARE: NOTICE TO ALL SHEEP CONSIGNORS

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. Costs‎ 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

BVD REGULATIONS – CATTLE FROM SCOTTISH HOLDINGS
As of 1st January 2016 all Bovine animals are required to have a NEGATIVE BVD Status when sold through Auction Marts
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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.