An average show of Prime Cattle sold to improved rates peaking at 277.5p/kg for a Charolais cross heifer off grass from Mr F T Walton, Flotterton.
Charolais Heifers –£1662.25 & £1651.13 Flotterton
277.5p & 272.5p Flotterton
Limousin Steers-£1460.73 Make-Me-Rich
Cast Cows & OTM
More numbers and an improved show made the trade a lot sharper for the better cattle with finish.
It was a French Limousin breed causing a riot in the ring as the highest p/kg and highest grossing price was taken by this breed.
Leading the sale was a flashy, Black Limousin cross cow from Messrs E Thoburn & Son, Pitland Hills that went on to realise 269.5ppk.
A super run of Pure Charolais cows from Messrs J G Milburn & Sons, Loadman sold to an eyewatering 238.5p/kg.
Top grossing cow came from Messrs JB & N Harrison & Son, Colepike Home Farm, who sold a Limousin cross to £2001.75.
Heavy Angus cross cows once again easily sold selling to £1955.10 from J D Longlands Ltd, Tone Hall.
Limousin –£2001.75 Colepike Home Farm, £1695.92 Longshaws, £1687.07 Pitland Hills, £1565.13 Glower-Oer-Him, £1548.75 Moorhouse Gate
269.5p Pitland Hills, 253.5p Longshaws, 237.5p Glower-Oer-Him, 235.5p Colepike Home Farm, 219.5p Longshaws
Angus x-£1955.10 Tone Hall, £1555.46 Moorhouse Gate
199.5p Tone Hall, 183.5p East Knitsley
British Blue –£1477.41 Redburn Farm
221.5p Redburn Farm
Charolais-£1865.07, £1860.36, £1702.68 Loadman Farm
238.5p & 229.5p Loadman Farm
Charolais x-£1214.46 Springwell Farm
177.5p Springwell Farm
Holstein Friesian-£872.62 Whitehouse Farm
147.5p Peepy Farm
Holstein Friesian x-£888.62 Peepy Farm
145.5p Peepy Farm
Three very useful Cast Bulls made the trip down the A1 from Alnwick to take advantage of the Cast Cattle Ring, consigned by H Tulip & Son, Bilton Farm selling to 205.5p/kg and grossed £2297.49.
Limousin-£2297.49, £1885.53 & £1882.38 Bilton Farm
205.5p & 203.5p Bilton Farm
Hexham & Northern Marts held their weekly sale of Prime Lambs, with slightly fewer forward due to farmers battling against the weather, trade was maintained and sold to a top of £171 for two tremendous Suffolk cross lambs (20 averaging £146.45). The same lambs also claimed top spot in the ppk as they topped at 322.6ppk.
A pen of terrific Texel crosses from Low Ardley sold to £156, with an overall average of £141.
Please enter your stock by Tuesday afternoon so we can notify buyers on the numbers expected.
Enter your stock with Jack Walton on 07739 440457, Harrison Collingwood on 07895 761102, Brian Rogerson on 07801 862792 or the Office by 5pm on 01434 605444.
Texel x –£156 Low Arldey, £155 & £152 Nilston Rigg, £151.50 Grange House Farm, £150 Nilston Rigg, £149.50 Town Farm, £148 Town Farm & Nilston Rigg, £146.50 Aydonshields, £146 Low Ardley & Low Staples, £145 Delight Farm, £144 Woodcroft, £143.50 Woodcroft & Angerton Steads, £141 Nilston Rigg & Crescent Farm, £140 Delight Farm
316.3p East House Farm, 311.0p East Newham, 308.9p Low Ardley, 308.5p Delight Farm, 308.3p Nilston Rigg, 306.7p Aydonshields, 306.5p & 306.1p Nilston Rigg,
Suffolk x –£171 & £153 Salmonfield, £150 Town Farm, £144.50 Salmonfield, £144 East Newham
322.6p, 307.8p & 307.5p Salmonfield, 306.4p East Newham, 300.0p Flotterton
Beltex x –£140 Newbiggin Hill
319.5p Newbiggen Hill
Hampshire-£143.50 & £136 Delight Farm
305.3p Delight Farm