C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 4,729 sheep comprising of 1,363 prime hoggs, 1,040 spring lambs and 2,326 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 3rd June 2021.
Cast cows were all native bred with quality scarce. The sale topped at 113p for a Galloway shown by S Busby, Unthank, Langholm. More numbers required on a weekly basis to fulfil demand.
A larger show of 1,040 new season spring lambs. A super show of lambs forward to an increased ring of very competitive purchasers ensuring all classes were on fire. Heavy lambs proving the trade of the day with many pens surpassing £175. Heavy lambs, best Beltex export and best Beltex small lambs are in massive demand and numbers wanted for next weeks sale.
Top price per kilo of 395p for Texel lambs shown by KJ & CS Wilson, Wood Farm, Thursby and for Charollais lambs from AJ Stott, Shaw Head, Longtown. Top per head of £197 for Suffolk lambs from J Watson & Co., Bowsden Moor, Berwick Upon Tweed.
Overall average 345.3p (SQQ 345.8p)
NSL in numbers are required on a weekly basis to satisfy increased purchaser enquiries for next week. Please advise entries to our auctioneers.
A man has pleaded guilty at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court to waste offences relating to a bonfire next to the electrical sub-station on the Circular Road in Newtownards, Co. Down.
Gareth Gill (51) of Abbot’s Walk, Newtownards pleaded guilty to two charges under the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997, for which he was fined £150 each and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy
On June 25, 2018, PSNI officers went to Gill’s yard, where they found a large amount of waste consisting of scrap wood, pallets, carpet and underlay.
Discussion with Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) officers confirmed the site...