Hexham Primestock


Prime Cattle

A plainer show of clean cattle with less flesh on offer. Charolais cross heifers from Mr F T Walton, Flotterton cashed at 277.5ppk and 272.5ppk.

Charolais Heifers –£1665.00 & £1635.00 Flotterton

Angus Heifers –£1617.85 Flotterton Cottage

245.5p Flotterton Cottage

Young Bulls

Limousin-£1859.55 & £1765.23 Mount Huley

269.5p (x2) Mount Huley

Cast Cows & OTM

Fewer numbers forward with a higher percentage of lean feeding sorts making up the numbers and edging them off the trade.

Topping the sale was a Ex Show Cow from Mr J W Smith-Jackson, Hightown with a superb Limousin cross, who went on to realizes 247.5ppk.

Taking advantage of the competitive Hexham ring for the first time was J Murray, Mount Huley, Spennymoor who sold non-assured Limouin cross cows to 236.5ppk.

Limousin –£1801.80 High Town, £1579.90 Springwell Cottage, £1452.75 Glendue, £1400.63 Harnham Hall

247.5p High Town, 236.5p Mount Huley, 223.5p Glendue, 221.5p Mount Huley, 215.5p Wallend  

Angus –£1558.68 Byreside

209.5p Byerside

Angus x-£1273.13 Thornley Hall, £1232.79 Flotterton

188.5p Flotterton, 187.5p Thornley Hall

British Blue –£1450.55 Wallend, £1141.38 Thornley Hall

216.5p Wallend  

Charolais-£1528.80 Flotterton

227.5p Flotterton

Stabiliser x-£1678.75 Nunwick

197.5p Nunwick

Simmental x-£1084.59 Whitehouse

175.5p Whitehouse

Beef Shorthorn-£1293.00 Little Swinburne

215.5p Little Swinburne

Saler x-£1096.75 High Warden

179.5p High Warden

British Friesian-£1196.48 Fellside Farm

185.5p Fellside Farm

Ayshire-£1011.75 Marley Cote Walls

177.5p Marley Cote Walls

Stock Bull

A handful of Stock Bulls went under the hammer and sold well with a Limousin Bull selling to 227.5ppk and grossing £2229.50 from Mr D Dixon, Middle Heads.

Limousin-£2229.50 Middle Heads

227.5p Middle Heads

Charolais-£2178.08 Barker House

169.5p Barker House

Whitebred Shorthorn-£1360.10 Hotbank

167.5p Hotbank

Prime Sheep

Prime Lambs

A pleasing show of prime lambs with similar numbers on the week, trade proved to be slightly easier as the Qurbani festival approaches and purchasers have their requirements bought.

 Top price £167 for a pair of tremendous Suffolk cross lambs from East Newham. Texel crosses from East House made 320.2 p for 47kg.

Texel x –£158 Low Ardley & Grange House Farm, £157.50 Rusheylaw, £155 Flotterton, £154.50 Barker House, £154 Grange House Farm, £153 Chesterwood, £151 Highwood, £150.50 East House Farm, £148 Low Ardley, £147 East Farm, Salmonswell & Grange House Farm, £145.50 South Farm, £145 Red Hemmels & Aydonshields

320.2p East House Farm, 317.8p Crescent Farm, 313.8p East House Farm, 313.1p Barker House Farm, 312.5p East Farm, 312.2p Chesterwood, 311.1p East House Farm & Barker House, 310.0p East House Farm

Suffolk x –£167 & £152 East Newham, £150 Aydonshields, £148 Nunwick, £137 Aydonshields, £134 East Newham & Broomhall, £133 Aydonshields, £132 Tedcastle

314.9p Nunwick, 300.0p Aydonshields, 297.8p Aydonshields & East Newham, 296.5p Broomhall

Prime Hoggs

Texel x –£139 & £131 Bavington Hill Head

272.9p Bavington Hill Head