Clean cattle a nice trade still with fleshed sorts easily sold.
Messrs I & A Hamilton, Claywalls sold Limousin x heifers to 309.5ppk.
Heavy Limousin x steers from Brokenheugh Fams, Haydon Bridge sold to £2127.00.
Limousin Heifers – £1703.48 & £1671.30 Claywalls
309.5p & 301.5p Claywalls
Charolais x Heifers – £1807.30 & £1589.04 Claywalls
291.5p & 273.5p Claywalls
Limousin steers – £2127.00, £2161.25 & £2004.45 Brokenheugh
290.5p, 279.5p & 242.5p Brokenheugh
Cast Cows & OTM
A reduced entry of cows this week with a weathered show on offer.
Plainer, leaner cows slightly easier on the week and in line with other centres. Better fleshed sorts still easy to sell and in demand.
F & R Simpson, Square House sold well fleshed Limousin x cows to 216.5ppk and £1842.51.
Blue Grey cows forward from Mr M Walton, Toft House sold to 157.5ppk.
Galloway cows from Mr J Ions & Son, High Thornleyburn sold to 149.5ppk.
Limousin – £1842.51 & £1781.80 Square House, £1476.03 Morley Hill, £1434.95 Burnbank, £1378.28 Morley Hill, £1370.29 Town Farm, £1342.89 Brokenheugh
216.5p & 213.5p Square House, 195.5p Morley Hill (x2), 176.5p Burnbank, 173.5p Brokenheugh, 171.5p Town Farm
Angus x – £1507.63, £1292.00 & £1290.78 Brownchesters
179.5p & 161.5p Brownchesters, 151.5p Yatesfield & Brownchesters
British Blue – £1110.38 Parkside
Simmental – £1155.27 East Wharmley
145.5p East Wharmley
Simmental x – £1291.65 Morley Hill
163.5p Morley Hill
South Devon – £1422.08 The Deans, £1345.03 Hareshaw, £1258.00 The Deans
167.5p Hareshaw &The Deans, 155.5 The Deans
British Shorthorn – £1395.45 Bays Leap, £1152.90 Yatesfield
157.5p Bays Leap & Yatesfield
Whitebred Shorthorn x – £1237.37 Sundaysight
Hereford – £1219.58 East Fourstones
151.5p East Fourstones
Galloway – £925.41 High Thorneyburn
149.5p High Thorneyburn
Blue Grey – £877.28 Toft House
157.5p Toft House
British Friesian – £872.48 Woodlands Place
143.5p Woodlands Place
Swedish Red & White – £830.53 Bays Leap
119.5p Bays Leap
Limousin – £1697.85 St Oswalds
171.5p St Oswalds
Angus – £1503.81 Blackhalls
A pair of young Charolais bulls forward from Messrs Curry, Low Burradon sold to 243.5ppk to R Pearson Wholesale Butchers, Bradford.
Charolais – £1987.85 & £1850.60 Low Burradon
243.5p & 239.5p Low Burradon
Hexham & Northern Marts sold 1487 prime lambs to another nice trade although less money as seen nationwide. A very weathered show of lambs was seen.
Topping the sale at £135.50 was a pair of Texel x lambs from Mrs R & M J Lee, Harwood Shield.
Topping the ppk was a super Beltex lamb at 317ppk from Matfen Home Farms.
Texel x – £135.50 Harwood Shield, £135 Partridge Nest, £132.50 Matfen Estate, £130 South Farm, £128.50 Harwood Shield, £128 East House, Partridge Nest & Old Town, £127.50 Matfen Estate, Delight & Great Chesters, £127 Matfen Estate & Harwood Shield, £126.50 Harwood Shield & Lunns House, £126 Matfen Estate, Delight, Old Town & Temon Farm, £125.50 Matfen Estate, Harwood Shield & South Farm, £125 Harwood Shield & Bingfield
307.3p, 300.0p, 289.3p, 287.2p & 286.6p Matfen Estate, 282.3p Harwood Shield, 277.3p & 277.2p Matfen Estate, 270.0p Partridge Nest, 269.5p Matfen Estate, 265.9p East House, 262.5p St Oswalds & Temon Farm, 262.2p Matfen Estate, 261.5p Salmonfield, 261.2p East House, 260.0p South Farm
Dutch Texel – £127 & £121 Willimoteswick
281.4p & 263.4p Willimoteswick
Beltex x – £130 Matfen Estate
317.1p Matfen Estate
Charolais x – £107.50 & £104.50 St Oswalds
250.0p St Oswalds
Suffolk x – £128.50 Old Town, £127.50 Lunns House, £126 Aydonshields, £124.50 Lunns House, £124 Delight, £123 & £121 Salmonfield, £120.50 Lunns House
257.5p Salmonfield, 251.2p East House, 251.0 Salmonfield
Cheviot Mule – £114.50 High Eshells
243.6p High Eshells
Mule – £117.50 Harwood Shield & Spittalshield, £117 Spittalshield, £116 Harwood Shield
239.4p South Farm, 236.2p West Shields, 232.0p Harwood Shield, 230.2p Holystone
Blackface – £114.50 Dudlees
229.0p & 225.0p Dudlees
Cheviot x – £110.50 Willimoteswick
Herdwick – £101 St Oswalds
229.6p St Oswalds
Ryeland – £100.50 Comb Hills
239.3p Comb Hills