Hexham Primestock


Prime Cattle

An extremely mixed show of prime cattle with predominantly plainer sorts forward.

The sale was led by a Lim x heifer from Mr JRG Johnson, West Wharmley selling to 287.5ppk.

Highest grossing beast was a heavy Charolais x steer from Mr F T Walton, Flotterton selling to £1951.09

Leading prices;

Limousin Heifers – £1681.50 Stotsfold, £1607.28 West Wharmely

287.5p & 271.5p West Wharmley

Charolais x Heifers – £1686.65 & £1576.85 Flotterton

276.5p & 261.5p Flotterton

Angus Heifers – £1586.91 South Farm

256.5p South Farm

British Blue Heifers – £1368.31 Stotsfold

233.5p Stotsfold

Ayrshire x Heifers – £736.80 Marley Cotes

153.5p Marley Cotes

Dairy Shorthorn – £819.49 Marley Cote Walls

155.5p Marley Cote Walls

Charolais x steers – £1951.09 & £1881.38 Flotterton

259.5p & 249.5p Flotterton

Cast Cows & OTM

A reduced entry of cows but a similar show with more leaner feeding sorts on offer.

Trade has firmed and has maintained the previous weeks rates.

The better end of feeders regularly broke the 190ppk barrier.

Leading the sale was a well finished, young Angus x cow from Bainbridge Farms, Donkin Rigg selling to 239.5ppk.

Messrs Mews, Glendue Farm sold non assured Blue cows to 227.5ppk.

Stock bulls sold to £1956.55 for a Blonde from Messrs P & P M Walker, Houselope Grange.

More cast cattle needed on a weekly basis to fulfil the weekly demand here at Hexham.

Please call Drew with enquiries on 07854 361967.

Leading prices;

Limousin – £1713.95 West Nubbock, £1699.43 Sunniside, £1634.10 Grange House, £1546.88 West Nubbock, £1530.05 Ouston, £1480.88 West Nubbock, £1376.55 Ridley Stokoe, £1348.95 Stotsfold

227.5p Sunniside, 215.5p Ouston, 209.5p Grange House, 206.5p West Nubbock, 199.5p Ridley Stokoe

Angus – £1620.23 South Farm

189.5p South Farm

Angus x – £1578.75 Brownchesters, £1505.35 Donkin Rigg, £1489.85 & £1458.03 Brownchesters, £1432.21 Donkin Rigg, £1419.02 Bankfoot, 239.5p & 195.5p Donkin Rigg, 191.5p Bankfoot (x2), 187.5p & 185.5p Brownchesters

British Blue – £1510.60 Glendue, £1472.42 Sunniside, £1236.76 East Matfen

227.5p Glendue, 189.5p Sunniside, 179.5p East Matfen

Simmental x – £1772.00 Morley Hill

221.5p Morley Hill

Hereford – £1218.71 Chattlehope

169.5p Chattlehope

Galloway – £941.05 Farneyshield

159.5p Farneyshield

Swedish Red – £737.32 Glendue

119.5p Glendue

Holstein Friesian – £818.13 Peepy Farm

137.5p Peepy Farm

Holstein Friesian x – £841.05 Peepy Farm

133.5p Peepy Farm

Ayrshire – £665.05 Marley Cote Walls

141.5p Marley Cote Walls

Stock Bull

Blonde – £1956.55 Houselope Grange

17.5p Houselope Grange

Prime Sheep

Prime Lambs

Hexham & Northern Marts sold 2642 prime lambs to another great trade for the largest number seen for many years.

Topping the sale at £140 was a pair of Suffolk x lambs from Messrs G Carins & Ptns, Broomhall.

Top ppk was Beltex lambs at 320 ppk from Matfen Home Farms,

Once again with trade not affected by the number forward, all vendors went home happy,

Please remember to enter your stock, even if just a text the night before.

Office 01434 605444

Jack 07739 440457

Leading prices;

Texel x – £138 Quarry House, £136.50 South Farm, £136 Broomhall, £135.50 Nilston Rigg, £135 South Farm & East House, £134.50 Nilston Rigg, £134 Low Ardley & High Eshells, £133.50 Nilston Rigg, £133 Nilston Rigg, Agars Hill & Broomhall, £132 Broomhall, £130.50 South Farm & Nilston Rigg, £130 Tedcastle, South Farm, Thockrington (x3), Matfen Estate & East House

309.5p, 301.2p & 298.8p (x2) Matfen Estate, 295.1p Hard Riding, 294.3p Quarry House, 294.2p Hard Riding, 294.1p & 290.2p Matfen Estate, 289.5p Quarry House & Agars Hill, 289.3p Matfen Estate, 289.0p East Newham, 288.4p East House, 287.8p Matfen Estate & Hard Riding

Dutch Texel – £129, £125, £123 & £121 Willimoteswick

284.1p, 275.0p & 274.5p Willioteswick

Suffolk x – £140 Broomhall, £135.50 Thockrington, £132.50 Nilston Rigg, £127.50, £126 (x4), £121.50 & £121 Thockrington, £120.50 Houselope Grange, £120 Old Town

255.8p & 254.7p Holystone Estate, 253.6p East Newham, 248.9p East Newham & Old Town, 247.8p Broomhall, 245.7p Fairley, 245.6p Broomhall, 245.2p Thockrington

Beltex x – £129 Quarry House, £128 Matfen Estate, £123 West Heddon, £120.50 Broomhall

320.0p Matfen Estate, 300.0p Quarry House, 293.9p Broomhall, 286.1p West Heddon

Charolais x – £119 West Heddon, £117 Low Barns, £116 East House

254.6p & 253.2p West Heddon, 252.2p East House

Cheviot Mule – £127 Lowes Fell, £121 Bankfoot, £120 High Eshells

244.9p High Eshells, 238.8p Low Ardley

Mule – £130 Chirdon, £119 Tenter House, £118.50 Tenter House & The Stobbs, £117 Chesters & Warksfield Head, £116 Tenter House, Broomhall & The Stobbs

242.2p Warksfield Head, 240.2p Great Chesters, 240.0p Chirdon, 239.1p The Steel, 238.8p Chesters & Warksfield Head, 238.5p Warksfield Head

Cheviot x – £104.50 Holystone Estate

248.8p Holystone Estate

Kerry Hill – £106 Tedcastle

240.9p Tedcastle

Blackface – £110 Great Chesters

Leicester – £127.50 The Steel

Jacob – £117 Low Barns