C&D Auction Marts Ltd sold 2689 prime hoggs in Longtown on Thursday to a top of £121 per head and 231p per kg to average 183.9p (-3.1p on the week), while 720 prime lambs peaked at £150 and 317p to level at 266.4p (-1.3p).

A larger entry of 4185 cast sheep saw heavy ewes sell to £170 for Texels and average £98.12 (-£1.27), while light/export-type ewes peaked at £90 for Blackfaces and levelled at £55.22 (-£3.59). Rams sold to £162 for a Texel and averaged £96.52.