Clean cattle a little dearer on the week. Charolais cross heifers from Mr F T Walton, Flotterton sold to 289.5ppk.
Messrs J & A Moralee, Hard Riding sold heavier heifers to £1837.99
British Blue Heifers –£1837.99 Hard Riding
269.5p Hard Riding
Charolais Heifers –£1693.58 & £1581.58 Flotterton
289.5p & 279.5p Flotterton
Angus Steers-£1593.93 East Uppertown
257.5p East Uppertown
Cast Cows & OTM
A small and poorer show of cast cows this week with a larger number of leaner, older types forward. Trade however just as dear, maybe even a touch sharper once again, leaving vendors feeling full of love and joy with their days trading.
A Charolais cross cow from Mr F T Walton, Flotterton took all the attention and sold to 277.5ppk.
Life is like a box of Chocolates for Messrs R English & son, Brownsleazes when it comes to selling cows on a Tuesday. A well fleshed Limousin cross cow from this home went on to realise £2170.65
Beef Shorthorn cows from Mr J C Oliver, East Farm also felt the love selling to a £2022.75.
Making the first trip down the A1 with cows to Hexham was H Tulip & Son, Bilton Farm, Alnwick who sold well fleshed Blue cross cows to £1960.10.
Cupid struck his match with Ayshire cows from Messrs GG Baynes & Son, Marley Cote Walls, cashed away at 201.5ppk and grossing to £1293.75.
Plenty leaner, feeding types cashing between 185-190ppk. More cows could have easily been sold.
Entries to Drew on 07854 361967
Limousin –£2170.65 Brownsleazes, £1772.00 Bilton Farm, £1683.83 Thornton Tower, £1631.55 Bilton Farm, £1551.87 Dukesfield Hall, £1519.28 West End Town, £1514.55 Flotterton
257.5p Hope House, 249.5p Brownsleazes, 235.5p (x2) Thornton Tower, 223.5p & 221.5p Bilton Farm
Angus x-£1551.00 Flotterton
British Blue-£1694.33 Little Swinburne, £1352.18 East Fourstones, £1343.03 Dukesfield Hall
217.5p Little Swinburne, 211.5p Dukesfield Hall
British Blue x–£1960.10 Bilton Farm
223.5p Bilton Farm
Beef Shorthorn-£2022.75 Great Whittington
227.5p Great Whittington
Charolais x-£1581.75 Flotterton
Hereford-£1473.75 & £1366.58 East Fourstones
199.5p & 196.5p East Fourstones
Simmental x–£1305.15 Little Swinburne
169.5p Little Swinburne
South Devon-£1497.93 Hareshaw
Ayshire-£1293.75 & £1007.50 Marley Cote Walls
201.5p Marley Cote Walls
British Friesian-£1029.00 Peepy Farm
171.5p Peepy Farm
Holstein Friesian-£919.43 Cairnhead
Belted Galloway-£657.80 Gallaw Hill
149.5p Gallaw Hill
Hexham and Northern Marts sold 831 Prime Hoggs to a similar trade on the week with the love for all breeds, shapes and sizes forward.
Topping the sale was a pair of Texels at £133 from Nilston Rigg Farms who went on to sell another pair at £132.
Three wasn’t a crowd as a trio of Texels peaked 268.3ppk from Messrs T G Temple & Son, Low Hall.
Entries to Jack on 07739 440457
Entries to Harrison on 07895 761102
Texel x –£133, £132 & £130 Nilston Rigg, £129.50 Great Chesters, £127.50 Low Hall, £126.50 Colepike, £126 Bankfoot & Townfoot, £125.50 Nilston Rigg, £125 Bensons Fell & Low Hall, £124 Bankfoot, Low Hall & Nilston Rigg, £123.50 Low Hall & South Farm, £123 & £122 Low Eshells
268.3p, 266.0p, 259.5p & 258.7p Low Hall, 256.0p Low Hall & Woodcroft, 255.7p Burn House, 254.9p & 254.7p Matfen Home Farm, 253.7p High Baulk, 253.3p & 252.0p Low Hall
Suffolk x –£129 Nilston Rigg, £128 Whitchester, £123.50 Baal Hill & Great Bavington, £122 Whitchester, £117.50 Rare Dene Farm, £116 Baal Hill, £115.50 Middle Heads
240.6p Middle Heads, 237.5p Colepike, 233.0p & 232.0p Baal Hill, 229.8p West Shields, 228.9p Colepike
Beltex x –£131 Whitchester
Charollais x-£124.50 Great Bavington
234.9p Great Bavington
Mule –£116 & £110 Nilston Rigg, £106.50 Baal Hill, £104.50 Tenter House
220.7p & 217.4p Baal Hill, 215.9p Tenter House
Cheviot-£95 Quickeningcote, £92 Flotterton
231.7p Quickeningcote, 224.4p Flotterton
Blackface –£121.50 Great Chesters, £120, £117 & £116 (x2) Nilston Rigg
210.9p, 208.9p & 207.1p Nilston Rigg
Swaledale-£109 & £100 Woodcroft
Ewes topped at £78 for a pen of 20 Blackface ewes from A & S Murray & Son, West Deanraw
Blackface–£78 West Deanraw