Hexham Auction Mart
Two very useful, heavy heifers from Mr F T Walton, Flotterton selling to 273.5p/kg for a Charolais cross, selling to Thompsons Wholesale Butchers, Witton-Le-Wear
Charolais Heifers –£1826.98 Flotterton
273.5p & 261.5p Flotterton
Cast Cows & OTM
The national slump in the Cast Cow trade has caught up with us today with cows being easier on the week.
The sale was topped by Messrs J & A Moralee, Hard Riding with a well fleshed Limousin cross cow realising 213.5ppk.
Highest grossing animal this week was a very impressive Galloway Stock Bull frm J R F Pattinson & Son, Hotbank, selling to £1714.63.
Next week for one week following the sale of Prime Lambs, Cast Cows & Prime Cattle will be sold at 11.00am. Please note this change is only for Tuesday 1st August.
British Blue –£1658.90 Hard Riding
213.5p Hard Riding
Limousin –£1457.75 West Wharmley, £1450.43 Westburnhope, £1344.63 & £1338.38 Burntongues, £1332.48 Dunns House, £1323.25 Bankfoot
207.5p Westburnhope & Burntongues, 199.5p & 197.5p Bankfoot
Blonde-£1298.37 Well House Farm
176.5p Well House Farm
Angus x-£1047.25 Aydonshields, £1038.50 Bankfoot Farm
167.5p Bankfoot Farm
South Devon-£1263.96 The Deans
171.5p The Deans
Beef Shorthorn-£1262.66 Aydonshields
Simmental –£1556.90 High Keenley Fell
191.5p High Keenley Fell
Simmental x-£1251.20 Dunns Houses
195.5p Dunns Houses
Hereford x-£1056.08 Risehead
Hexham and Northern Marts held their Summer Show of Prime Lambs, a fantastic show of 44 pens were ably judged by Mr Morgan Helliwell, Rochdale, in there Pens of 3. The Prize Show also consisted of a impressive show of our next generation Young Handlers and Young Farmers Classes.
Overall Champion pen went to a real trio from R R E & J R Reay, St Oswalds Farm with 3 Millennium Bleu cross lambs, selling to £139 to the judge.
Reserve Champion again went to St Oswalds with their trio of Texel cross Lambs, selling to £125 to the same home.
Out with the show, Prime Lambs sold well and went on to realize £150 for a heavy Texel cross lamb from Mr Thomas Wilson, Millfield.
Overall Lambs continue to sell well with flesh becoming the most important factor.
Next week for one week only lambs will be sold at 9.00am followed by the sale of Cattle at 11.00am. Only for one week.
Pens of 3 Prize List
1st Prize-Messrs E & I Hall & Son, New Houses
2nd Prize-Messrs E & I Hall & Son, New Houses
3rd Prize-Matfen Estate, Matfen Home Farm
1st Prize-R R E & J R Reay, St Oswalds
2nd Prize-R H Walton, Linacres
3rd Prize-R R E & J R Reay, St Oswalds
1st Prize-G H Walton & Sons, Greyside
2nd Prize-R H & D Thirwell, Hetherington
3rd Prize-M C & M D Sparke, Salmonfield
Other Continental x
1st Prize- R R E & J R Reay, St Oswalds
2nd Prize-R H Walton, Linacres
3rd Prize- R R E & J R Reay, St Oswalds
1st Prize-R English & Son, Brownsleazes
2nd Prize-R English & Son, Brownsleazes
3rd Prize-R English & Son, Brownsleazes
Champion-R R E & J R Reay, St Oswalds with Pen of 3 Other Continental Lambs
Reserve Champion-R R E & J R Reay, St Oswalds with Pen of 3 Texel x Lambs
In the Young Handlers class, the Championship went to Isla Reay, St Oswalds cementing a tremendous day for the St Oswalds Team. The Rouge Show Lamb went on to sell for £154 or 350p/kg.
Texel x Lamb
1st Prize-Alice Walton, Linacres
2nd Prize-Ava Walby, East House
3rd Prize-Jack Cannon,Crescent
Suffolk x Lamb
1st Prize-Jessica Sparke, Salmonfield
2nd Prize-Isabelle Thirwell, Hetherington
3rd Prize-Jake English, Brownsleazes
Beltex x Lamb
1st Prize-Frankie Sparke, Salmonfield
2nd Prize-Leo Telfer, Linacres
3rd Prize-Clara Storrow, Linacres
Other Continental x Lamb
1st Prize-Isla Reay, St Oswalds
2nd Prize-Izzy Patrick- Cartshed
Champion Lamb-Other Continetal x Lamb, Isla Reay
Reserve Champion Lamb-Texel x Lamb, Alice Walton
Young Farmers Club Members
Best Pair of Lambs (Any Breed)
1st Prize-Jack Cannon,Crescent
2nd Prize-Lucy Walby, East House
3rd Prize-Alice Walton, Linacres
Texel x –£150 Millfield, £147 Greyside, £145 (x2) Crescent Farm, £142 Linacres, £140 Low Eshells, £139 Willimoteswick, £136.50 Linacres, £136 East House, East Newham & Nilston Rigg, £134 Watch Currock, £133.50 South East Farm, £132 East Newham & Linacres
323.8p East House Farm, 322.7p Linacres, 297.3p Crescent Farm, 296.3p East House, 295.9p (x2) Crescent Farm, 295.0p East House Farm, 288.2p Greyside, 286.9p East House, 286.4p Matfen Home Farm, 285.5p Linacres, 284.5p Greyside
Rouge-£154 & £135.50 St Oswalds
350.0p & 288.3p St Oswalds
Suffolk x –£137.50 & £136 Greyside, £134 Walltown Farm, £132.50 Greyside, £131 & £128.50 Brownsleazes, £127 Riding Farm, £125 High Keenley Fell, £123 Brownsleazes & West Shields, £122 Hetherington, £121 Salmonfield, £120.50 Salmonfield & High Keenley Fell, £120 Salmonfield
283.7p & 277.9p Hetherington, 272.9p Brownsleazes, 270.9p Hetherington, 268.3p, 266.7p & 266.3p Salmonfield, 265.0p Greyside, 263.4p St Oswalds, 263.0p Salmonfield, 261.9p East Newham, 261.6p Walltown
Beltex x –£134 Salmonfield, £125 New Houses, £124.50 Matfen Home Farm, £124 Tedcastle
319.1p Salmonfield, 302.4p Tedcastle, 296.4p Matfen Home Farm, 292.1p Linacres
Millennium Bleu-£139 St Oswalds
331.0p St Oswalds
Dutch Texel x-£133.50 Willimoteswick, £131 The Cartshed
296.7p & 273.8p Willimoteswick, 272.9p The Cartshed
Bleu de Maine-£123 New Houses
Charollais x-£138 Grange House Farm
287.5p Grange House Farm
Continental x-£135 Linacres
Mule –£126 & £124 Brownsleazes
258.3p & 254.3p Brownsleazes