Ewes & Hoggs with Lambs at Foot

Hexham & Northern Marts held its final sale of Ewes and Hoggs with lambs at foot on a Tuesday with any extras now moving to a Friday.

Trade again proved strong with an average of over £110 per life.

Topping per life was a quality pen of Texel x hoggs at £145 from Messrs D Carr & Son, Highwood.

2-crop Mule ewes with twin lambs flew to £128 per life for a cracking pen from A & T Dixon, Chirdon.

Texel x ewes topped at £130 per life from J S Spours & Son, Yetlington Lane.

Mule hoggs topped at £135 per life on two occasions for super pens from Messrs Rochester & Murray, Glebe Farm.

Leading prices (per life):

Ewes & Lambs

Texel x – £130 Yetlington Lane, £119 Allergill, £114 Felton Demesne, £108 Yetlington Lane, £104 Barrasford Mill, £103 & £102 Allergill

Mule – £128 & £115 Chirdon, £99 Allergill, £92 Felton Demesne

Cheviot – £92 Felton Demesne

Gimmers & Lambs

Texel x – £102 Barrasford Mill

Cheviot – £98 Felton Demesne

Hoggs & Lambs

Texel x – £145 & £140 Highwood

Mule – £135 (x2) & £130 Glebe