Native-bred cattle proved popular at C and D Auction Marts’ Kirkcambeck sale at Longtown, where a Beef Shorthorn bullock topped the section at £1180 for Claremont Properties, Hay Close, Penrith.

Continental cattle sold to £1440 on two occasions, for a Limousin cross steer and heifer both from TV and M Storey, Tinnishall, Canonbie.

LEADING prices

Bullocks – Lim – £1440, £1380 (x2), £1280 Tinnishall; £1320 Archbank; £1155, £1125, £1110 Burmoor; £1120, £1110 Hallburn Croft; £1090, £1080 (x2) Wyseby Hill Cottage; £1075 Grindon Hill and Gibstown; £1060 (x2) Terrona. Sim – £1400 Archbank. Char – £1270 Netherton. BS – £1180, £1020 (x2) Hayclose; £1060 (x3) Whitehill; £1000 (x3), £990, £980 (x2), £970 (x2) Pilmuir; £950 (x4) Ricey Park; £920 (x2) Gall Farm. A-A – £1140, £1080 (x3) Hayclose; £1050, £1020 Boathouse Cottage; £1010 (x3), £940 (x3) Smithsteads; £1005 Grindon Hill; £990 Bodesbeck. BG – £1120 (x2), £990 Orthwaite Hall; £1020 Townhead of Culloch; £910 Clarghyll. Gall – £1110 (x2) Laughtmuirside; £1100 High Thorneyburn; £1090 Longburgh Fauld; £1010 (x3) Brockstones; £990 (x4) Blakehopeburnhaugh; £920 (x2) Bridgemark. Hfd – £1105 Hayclose; £1000 Netherton. Whitebred Shorthorn – £1060, £1010 (x4), £920 (x5) Barron House; £1050 (x4) Espland; £910 (x3) Hayclose; £900 (x5) Barron House. BB – £1020 Ridsdale.

Heifers – Lim – £1440, £1420, £1370, £1340, £1120 Tinnishall; £1370, £1330 Dumbretton; £1160, £1150 Netherton; £1150 Chirdon; £1100 (x5) Terrona; £1060 (x3) Grindon Hill and Burmoor. BB – £1090 Netherton; £1050 Chirdon; £1030 Blakehopeburnhaugh; £1025 (x2) Ridsdale. Sim – £1075 Blakehopeburnhaugh. BS – £1020 Minsca, £900 (x2) Archbank. BG – £1010 (x2) Ryehills. Char – £925 Netherton; £900 Kimmeter Green. Hfd £920 (x3) Solwaybank.

Bulls – Lim – £1110, £1030 (x2) Dumbretton.

Breeding cattle – Cow and bull calf – Lim – £1800 Blackcleugh.

In-calf heifers – A-A – £1400, £1350 Branxholm Braes. Sim – £1400 Branxholm Braes.

Bulling heifers – Sim – £1100, £1040, £1030 Branxholm Braes. Luing – £990 Bridge End.