Hexham Auction Mart
Prime Cattle trade just a touch sharper with quality heifers once again selling to a premium. British Blue cross heifers from Messrs H Clark & Sons, Paxton Dene selling to 325.5ppk and the same heifer leading the grossing table at £1969.28.
More clean cattle needed on a weekly basis and could be sold to the vendor’s advantage.
Limousin Heifers –£1949.79 & £1884.38 Paxton Dene
315.5p Paxton Dene
British Blue Heifers –£1969.28 Paxton Dene
325.5p Paxton Dene
Cast Cows & OTM
A much plainer entry of Cast Cattle this week which was predominantly made up of leaner, feeding sorts. However, trade maintained the previous weeks high rates.
Topping the sale was a British Blue cow, selling to 287.5ppk from G A & D E Thompson, Howburn, Alston. Same cow topped the grossing charts achieving £2047.00.
Angus cows still very easily sold and peaked at 228.5ppk from Mr R M Johnson, High Fotherley.
More cattle are needed on a weekly basis to fulfil buyer’s demand.
Contact Drew on 07854 361967
Limousin –£1782.00 Allenshields, £1660.75 Low Staples, £1434.97 Tone Hall
255.5p Low Staples, 247.5p Allenshields, 227.5p Walltown Farm
Angus-£1641.82 Beacon Rigg
213.5p Beacon Rigg
Angus x-£1886.34 Colepike, £1883.70 & £1783.80 Allendale Farm, £1769.17 Kirkley Hall, £1749.42 Heckley High House, £1665.68 Middle Heads, £1664.10 Kirkley Hall
228.5p High Fotherley, 227.5p Allendale Farm, 223.5p Colepike, 221.5p West Shields, Middle Heads & Allendale Farm
British Blue – £2047.00 Howburn
Hereford-£1802.10 The Old Potato House, £1750.10 Chattlehope House
219.5p The Old Potato House, 203.5p Chattlehope House, 201.5p The Old Potato House
Hereford x-£1774.52 Chatton Park
203.5p Chatton Park
Beef Shorthorn-£1646.25 West Shields
219.5p West Shields
Pinzgauer-£1650.73 The Old Potato House
215.5p The Old Potato House
Charolais x-£1420.44 Grange Farm
199.5p Grange Farm
Saler x-£1370.52 West Shields
211.5p West Shields
Simmental x–£1648.22 Chatton Park, £1448.21 Heckley High House
224.5p & 213.5p Chatton Park, 196.5p Heckley High House
An increased entry of Bulls this week which also sold well and suprassed vendors expectations. Leading the trade was a Limousin from G A & D E Thompson, Howburn that sold to 205.5pp and £2211.18.
An Angus from Messrs G T & M E Tweddle, Springwell grossed at £2022.41.
Limousin-£2211.18 Howburn, £1915.65 Comb Hills
205.5p Howburn, 193.5p Comb Hills
Angus-£2022.41 Springwell Farm
165.5p Springwell Farm
Belted Galloway-£1128.38 Closehead
A larger show of 109 Prime Lambs sold to another good trade topping at £190 for a Suffolk cross lamb from Messrs G H Walton & Sons, Greyside who sold Suffolks at £186 or 387.8ppk and 387.5ppk.
Please enter your stock with Jack on 07739 440457
Suffolk x –£190 & £186 Greyside, £169 Aydonshields, £161 Lunns House, £150 Aydonshields
387.8p & 387.5p Greyside,
Texel x –£166 Hard Riding, £165 Tedcastle, £164 & £162 (x2) Aydonshields, £160 Blue Gables & Tedcastle, £159 Crescent Farm, £158 Tedcastle, £157 Halfway House, £156 Grange House Farm, £155 Angerton Steads
379.0p Greyside, 375.0p Tedcastle, 365.9p Angerton Steads, 359.5p Halfway House, 355.6p Blue Gables, 354.6p Grange House Farm, 353.9p Salmonswell, 352.5p Angerton Steads
Prime Hoggs keep appearing and topping at £176 from two different vendors. Firstly, from Messrs R H Thompson & Son, Fitches Grange and then from Messrs H Clark & Sons, Paxton Dene who also sold hoggs to £175. Hoggs was also sold to 311ppk from the same home.
Texel x –£176 & £175 Paxton Dene, £162, £158 & £157.50 Little Brampton, £157, £156.50 & £156 Fitches Grange, £155 West Shields
311.1p Paxton Dene, 301.0p, 300.0p & 290.2p Fitches Grange, 287.0p West Shields, 286.4p Little Brampton, 283.7p West Shields
Suffolk x-£176 Fitches Grange
289.3p Fitches Grange
Charollais x-£170, £163 (x2), £161 & £160.50 (x2) Fitches Grange
309.6p, 308.7p, 308.2p & 307.6p Fitches Grange