Ewes & Hoggs with Lambs at Foot

Hexham & Northern Marts held its penultimate sale of Ewes and Hoggs with lambs at foot with an increased entry of 260 outfits.

Topping the sale at a whopping £195 per life were a quality pen of Mule hoggs with Texel x lambs at foot from M W & C M Ridley, Shitlington Hall, with Mule hoggs and single lambs averaging over £152 per life throughout the sale.

Another sale highlight was the run of Mule gimmers with Texel x lambs from Messrs W D & B Thompson, East Unthank peaking at £142 per life and £426 an outfit and averaging £136 per life for their whole run.

Texel gimmers topped at £144 per life for a sweet pen from Messrs W Morley & Son, Warden Hill.

It wasn’t just younger breeding sheep in demand, with older Texel x ewes topping at £120 per life from Messrs A R White, Low Staples.

Last sale of Ewes and Hoggs with lambs at foot is next Tuesday the 28th. Entries close Wednesday 22nd May at 12.00pm for cataloguing.

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Leading prices (per life):

Ewes & Lambs

Texel x – £120 Low Staples, £108 Littleburn, £104 Low Staples, £100 Chesterwood, £98 Woodcroft, £97 Craigshield

Suffolk x – £118 Chesterwood, £106 Low Staples

Mule – £110 Middle White Hill, £105 Littleburn, £95 Middle White Hill, £89 Chesterwood, £88 Woodcroft & Craigshield

Cheviot – £88 & £86 Heatheridge

Kerry Hill – £90 Craigshield

Millenuim – £86 Littleburn

Blackface – £73 Craigshield

Gimmers & Lambs

Texel x – £144 Warden Hill

Suffolk x – £112 Middle White Hill

Mule – £142 & £136 East Unthank, £130 East Unthank & Middle White Hill

Hoggs & Lambs

Texel x – £122 Tedcastle, £120 Warden Hill

Blue Texel – £120 Tedcastle

Suffolk x – £128 Woodlands Place

Mule – £195 Shitlington Hall, £156 Shitlington Hall & Glebe Farm, £146 & £140 Glebe Farm, £130 Tedcastle