Longtown Mart

Every Thursday - Primestock

Cast Ewes at 7am followed by Prime Lambs at 12noon approx,
OTM & Prime Cattle at 1pm
Sales as normal over the festive period with store lambs prior to the prime lambs
Please advise all entries to the office.
latest report

Tuesday 12th December

Weekly Sale of Store Sheep report

Tuesday 19th December - 10.30am

Sale of 75 Store & Breeding Cattle
Sale of 2,500 Store & Breeding Sheep

Sale of Xmas Wreaths & goods for Bewcastle Foxhounds at 12.30pm within the cattle ring

Friday 22nd December - 10.00am

Sale of Rough Plucked & Oven Ready Turkeys & Poultry

Tuesday 9th January - 10.30am

Annual Sale of Cast Rams
Special Sale of Store Hoggs

Tuesday 16th January

LONGTOWN LADIES
(Note change of advertised date)
Annual Evening Show and Sale of Select Pedigree Texel In-Lamb Females
Sale of Other Pedigree Continental & Bluefaced Leicester In-Lamb Females & Selected Geld Hoggs

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

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.