A few more cows about this week but a leaner show on offer. Trade again slightly sharper and slowly on the rise. More needed next week.
Sale topped at 195.5ppk for a good feeding sort from Messrs A & T Dixon, Chirdon.
Top grossing cow came from Messrs G H Walton & Sons, Greyside Farm with a BB x cow selling to £1557.28.
Charolais x Heifers – £1665 & £1658.50 Flotterton
277.5p & 267.5p Flotterton
Cast Cows & OTM
Limousin – £1198.33 Chirdon, £1143.42 Greyside
185.5 & 165.5p Chirdon
Angus x – £1361.25 Gofton Farm, £1074.63 New Houses
181.5p Gofton Farm, 169.5p New Houses
British Blue – £1557.28 Greyside, £1206.24 Chirdon
195.5p Chirdon, 186.5p Greyside
Simmental x – £1396.88 Hackford, £1059.15 Chirdon
187.5p Hackford, 173.5p Chirdon
Ayrshire – £837.39 & £772.97 Marley Cote Walls
135.5p & 133.5p Marley Cote Walls
Dairy Shorthorn – £1024.46 Marley Cote Walls
141.5p Marley Cote Walls
Charalais – £1823.28 & £1634.23 Low Burradon
251.5p & 249.5p Low Burradon
Hexham & Northern Marts sold 1389 Prime Lambs to a very similar trade, with the best end dearer.
Topping the sale was a pen of 4 Texel x lambs at £155 from Messrs J Browell & Sons, Quarry House.
Top ppk went to the first lamb into the ring at 347.5ppk from Messrs J & A Moralee, Hard Riding.
Texel x – £155 Quarry House, £144.50 Chesterwood, £140.50 Low Eshells, £140 East Newham, £138.50 Partridge Nest, £137 Hard Riding & Old Town, £136.50 Thockrington, £135.50 Warksfield Head, £135 Low Eshells, £134 East Greenridge, £133.50 Quarry House, £133 Lowes Fell, £132.50 Partridge Nest, £131.50 Stobbilee, £131 Demesne & Cawfields, £130.50 Bankfoot, East House, Warksfield Head & Lowes Fell, £130 East Greenridge, Thockrington & Cawfields
322.9p & 322.5p Quarry House, 310.7p East House, 310.5p Quarry House, 297.5p & 295.0p East House, 291.3p Hard Riding, 290.5p Warksfield Head, 289.0p Chesterwood, 288.9p Cawfields, 286.6p East Newham, 286.3p Bankfoot, 285.1p East Greenridge, 285.0p West Heddon, 284.8p Cawfields, 284.4p East Uppertown, 284.2p Hard Riding, 284.1p Temon Farm
Suffolk x – £135.50 Thockrington, £134 Thockrington & Old Town, £133.50, £131.50 & £130 Sunniside, £129 & £128.50 Thockrington, £127.50 Sunniside, £124 St Oswalds, £123 St Oswalds & Lowes Fell, £121.50 Delight
272.1p East House, 266.7p St Oswalds, 266.3p North Cocklake, 263.8p St Oswalds, 263.0p & 260.0p Sunniside, 256.8p High Keenley Fell, 255.0p Sunniside, 254.6p Quarry House, 252.9p Thockrington
Beltex x – £139 & £129 (x2) Hard Riding, £127 & £126 St Oswalds
347.5p Hard Riding, 325.6p St Oswalds, 322.5p & 307.1p Hard Riding, 293.0p St Oswalds
Dutch Texel – £131.50 Willimoteswick, £120.50 North Cocklake, £119.50 Willimoteswick (x2)
305.8p, 284.5p & 284.5p Willimoteswick, 280.2p North Cocklake, 275.0p Willimoteswick
Charolais x – £136, £133.50, £128.50 & £123.50 Sunniside, £123 Wooodcroft
282.5p St Oswalds, 267.4p Woodcroft, 262.8p & 262.2p Sunniside
Cheviot Mule – £128.50 Lowes Fell
Mule – £123.50 & £115.50 Quarry House
251.1p Quarry House
Blue De Maine – 272.5p Longshaws
Hampshire – £115 Delight
Kerry Hill – £116 Delight