Hexham Auction Mart
A much-improved show of clean cattle sold to better rates with a well fleshed, stylish Limousin cross heifer from Messrs I & A Hamilton, Claywalls cashing to 309.5ppk. The same home sold Charolais cross heifers to £1813.13
Charolais Heifers –£1813.13 & £1627.14 Claywalls
298.5p & 291.5p Claywalls
Hereford Heifers-£1712.00 & £1709.82 Thornham Hill
267.5p & 241.5p Thornham Hill
Hereford Steers-£1668.37 & £1622.25 Thornham Hill
261.5p & 257.5p Thornham Hill
Cast Cows & OTM
A reduced entry this week but again a firm trade was observed just like the previous weeks.
Cast cows topped at 231.5ppk for a Pure Limousin from Messrs T Common & Son, Low Ardley. The same cow topped the grossing charts today and sold to £1942.29.
Pure Angus cows once again in demand selling to £1651.64 from Alan Lawson, South Farm.
OTM heifers from Messrs W Smith & Son, West Shields sold well and to a top of 245.5ppk for a Angus cross.
Limousin –£1942.29 Low Ardley, £1655.05 High Lovelady Shield, £1510.11 Thornton Tower
231.5p Low Ardley, 211.5p Thornton Tower, 209.5p High Lovelady Shield
Angus –£1651.64 & £1565.63 South Farm
190.5p & 187.5p South Farm
Angus x-£1543.70 Buckshot, £1453.36 West Shields, £1321.88 High Yarridge
187.5p West Shields, 179.5p Buckshot
British Blue-£1317.33 Old Deanham, £1309.85 East Plenmeller
197.5p Old Deanham, 195.5p East Plenmeller
Saler x-£1464.84 Old Deanham
189.5p Old Deanham
Galloway-£1099.99 & £1036.75 Batey Shield
159.5p (x2) Batey Shield
Angus OTM heifer-245.5p West Shields
Hexham Auction Mart sold 1335 Prime Lambs to an improved trade with all classes of stock forward to the usual ring of buyers.
Taking top spot was a Dutch Texel from Messrs JE Henderson & Sons, Burntongues at £143
Not far behind at £142 were Suffolk crosses from Messrs G & E A Herdman, Lunns Houses.
Burntongues also took top spot in the ppk at 317.8ppk.
We ask all Vendors to enter your stock with Jack on 07739 440457 by Monday night.
Dutch Texel x –£143 Burntongues
Suffolk x –£142 Lunns House, £136 Hard Riding, £134.50 Nunwick, £131.50 Lowes Fell, £130 Lunns House, £128.50 New Houses & Rare Dene, £126 Flotterton, £125.50 Lunns House, £125 Palm Strothers, £124.50 Old Town, £124 St Oswalds
269.0p Nunwick, 266.7p Hard Riding, 262.8p Nunwick, 262.2p Sillywrea, 260.2p East House Farm, 254.1p Old Town, 253.3p Lunns House, 252.0p Flotterton, 251.0p Lunns House, 250.0p Nilston Rigg & Lunns House
Texel x-£140 Town Farm, £138 Hard Riding, £136.50 New Houses, £135.50 Lowes Fell, £133.50 Nunwick, £132 Hard Riding, Lunns House & Lowes Fell, £131 Matfen Home Farm, £130.50 Nilston Rigg & Rare Dene, £130 New Houses & East Greenridge
307.7p, 300.0p (x2), 298.8p Matfen Home Farm, 293.3p Hard Riding, 292.1p East House Farm, 290.2p Matfen Home Farm, 285.0p Hard Riding, 283.8p Palm Strothers
Beltex x-£139 East House Farm
300.0p West Moorhouses, 295.7p East House Farm
Charollais x –£124.50 Sillywrea
Cheviot Mule-£128.50 Lowes Fell, £127.50 High Eshells, £127 Flotterton, £123.50 Bingfield Combe
253.1p Flotterton, 250.0p High Eshells, 247.1p Lowes Fell
Cheviot x-£118 Flotterton
Mule –£124 New Houses, £123.50 High Town
247.7p & 246.8p Hole Farm
Blackface –£117 Greenleas