An entry mainly made up of Natives and overage heifers. The better end of the heifer sold very well and dearer on the week with Limousin cross heifers from Messrs BW & GE Tailford, Beacon Rigg selling to 305.5ppk.
Thick Angus cross heifers from RN & HN Tweddle, Grange Farm sold to 237.5ppk
Limousin Heifers –£1732.19 & £1712.00 Beacon Rigg
305.5p Beacon Rigg
Charolais Heifers –£1461.92 Grange Farm
229.5p Grange Farm
Angus Heifers –£1686.25 Grange Farm, £1570.79 The Stobbs
237.5p Grange Farm, 235.5p & 229.5p The Stobbs
Cast Cows & OTM
Cast Cattle trade meets new heights. The increase in numbers saw more buying power ringside which in turn made for extreme rates. The entry of 83 Cast Cows & Bulls went on to average 193ppk and more could have been sold.
No real superstars this week but good, well finished Limousin cows from Messrs R English & Son, Brownsleazes sold to a high of 245.5ppk. The same cow took the highest grossing price of the day also, realising £2096.57.
Leaner, feeding sorts saw another rise with many selling in excess of 180ppk.
Cast Bulls sold to £1864.50 and 169.5ppk for a Saler from Whitfield Estates.
If you have any cast cattle to market, please don’t hesitate to call Drew on 07854 361967.
Limousin –£2096.57 & £1916.63 Brownsleazes, £1769.95 Great Chesters, £1702.86 Glebe Farm, £1631.14 Beacon Rigg, £1611.94 Chirdon
245.5p Brownsleazes, 239.5p Midgeholme Farm, 237.5p Brownsleazes, 229.5p Glebe Farm, 227.5p Great Chesters, 225.5p Low Ardley
Charolais x-£1858.82 Grange Farm
220.5p Grange Farm
Angus –£1620.47 Byreside
Angus x-£1820.95 Catcherside, £1742.65 High Barns, £1703.03 & £1616.64 Flotterton, £1583.40 The Raw
217.5p Flotterton & The Raw, 216.5p Flotterton, 215.5p West Shields, 210.5p Flotterton
Blonde x-£1616.90 Low Ardley
218.5p Low Ardley
British Blue-£1873.88 Blakelaw (Davenport Farms), £1716.87 Great Chesters, £1621.42 Glebe Farm
239.5p Glebe Farm, 237.5p Blakelaw (Davenport Farms), 226.5p Great Chesters
British Blue x–£1781.30 Great Chesters
223.5p Great Chesters
Saler x-£1427.13 Whitfield Estate
235.5p & 231.5p Whitfield Estate
South Devon-£1296.95 & £1281.15 Hareshaw
175.5p (x2) Hareshaw
Simmental-£1520.9 Beacon Rigg
195.5p Beacon Rigg
Beef Shorthorn-£1281.76 Catcherside
Hereford x-£1059.00 The Brigg
176.5p The Brigg
Galloway-£1059.18 & £952.52 Batey Shield
208.5p & 173.5p Batey Shield
Saler-£1864.50 Whitfield Estate
169.5p Whitefield Estate
Hexham and Northern Marts sold 1246 Prime Hoggs to an improved trade for a better show.
Topping the sale at £135 was a pair of Suffolks from Mr Peter Burgess, High Keenley Fell and also for a Texel from Messrs G Carins & Partners, Broomhall
Top ppk was a trio of Beltex at 276.3ppk from RRE & JR Reay, St Oswalds.
Entries to Jack on 07739 440457
Entries to Harrison on 07895 761102
Texel x –£135 Broomhall, £134 Nilston Rigg, £130.50 Middle Heads, £130 Blackburn, Chesters, Old Town & Nilston Rigg, £127.50 (x2) Nilston Rigg, £126 Lunns House & Nilston Rigg, £125.50 Blackburn, £124.50 Middle Heads, £124 Colepike & Old Town, £123.50 Bensons Fell, £123 Low Eshells
275.0p & 269.4p Matfen Home Farm, 259.5p High West House, 258.3p Woodcroft, 257.0p Matfen Home Farm, 256.0p & 255.8p St Oswalds, 255.4p Middle Heads, 254.9p Matfen Home Farm, 253.1p Colepike, 252.4p Nunwick, 252.3p Nunwick, High West House & Sunniside
Suffolk x –£135 High Keenley Fell, £130 Old Town, £126 Nilston Rigg & Old Town, £125 Baal Hill, £124.50 Great Bavington, £124 & £123.50 Flotterton, £123 & £122 Lunns House
240.8p Woodcroft, 240.4p, 240.2p 240.0p, 238.0p & 237.8p Sunniside, 237.5p Flotterton, 236.0p Sunniside, 235.4p Lunns House, 235.3p & 235.1p Sunniside
Beltex x –£115.50 & £110.50 St Oswalds
276.3p & 275.0p St Oswalds
Cheviot Mule-£120 Flotterton
Mule –£112 Broomhall, £108.50 Hackford, £108 Great Chesters
220.4p Great Chesters, 219.5p Nunwick, 218.8p Flotterton & Nilston Rigg
Leicester-£121 & £116 Woodcroft
233.3p & 232.6p Flotterton
Prime Ewes sold to £134 for a Texel from J C Rutherford, Old Town
Texel x –£134 Old Town, £128 Sherburn Tower, £122 Fairspring
Mule-£110 Sherburn Tower