A small but mighty show of clean with real quality forward.
A very smart and well finished Limousin cross heifer from Messrs H Clark & Sons, Paxton Dene sold to 321.5ppk to Allendale Butchers.
The same home sold steers to £1826.95.
Limousin Heifers – £1816.48, £1806.70 & £1732.10 Paxton Dene, £1612.96 Thornton Tower
321.5p, 315.5p & 311.5p Paxton Dene, 296.5p Thornton Tower
Limousin steers – £1826.95 Paxton Dene
299.5p Paxton Dene
Cast Cows & OTM
A better show of cows met a slightly sharper trade on the week, selling to 227.5ppk for a super Limousin cross cow from Messrs J Lee & Sons, Agars Hill.
Large Angus cross cows from Messrs C A & J Watmore, Holystone Estate sold to £1836.45.
Leaner, plainer sorts regularly sold in excess of 155ppk, with finishers still actively seeking cows to feed.
Limousin – £1888.25 Agars Hill, £1622.65 Middle Heads, £1572.65 Agars Hill, £1303.40 East Greenridge, £1276.00 The Brigg
227.5p & 221.5p Agars Hill, 207.5p & 177.5p Middle Heads, 175.5p Thornton Tower, 171.5p East Greenridge
Angus – £1494.45 Lowes Fell, £1256.98 East Butsfield
184.5p Lowes Fell, 183.5p East Butsfield
Angus x – £1836.45 & £1308.15 Holystone Estate, £1227.78 Barker House
195.5p & 185.5p Holystone Estate, 167.5p Barker House, 161.5p Holystone Estate & Barker House
British Blue – £1697.33 High Town, £1499.88 Broomhall, £1161.37 Agars Hill
213.5p High Town, 179.5p Agars Hill, 177.5p Broomhall
British Blue x – £1583.73 Agars Hill
221.5p Agars Hill
Simmental x – £1724.33 East Greenridge
207.5p East Greenridge
Charolais x – £1528.81 & £1513.88 Low Burradon
195.5p & 183.5p Low Burradon
Blonde x – £1111.72 The Tofts
159.5p The Tofts
Luing – £833.38 Low Chesterhope
147.5p Low Chesterhope
Galloway – £953.81 High Thorneyburn
159.5p High Thorneyburn
Highland – £629.48 West Edmondsley
115.5p West Edmondsley
Hexham & Northern Marts sold 1722 prime lambs to a much-improved trade for all classes.
Topping the sale at £166 was Texels from Nilston Rigg Farms.
At £160 was Texels from Mr A Walker, Newbiggen Hill.
A great pen of 7 Charolais x lambs sold to £159 from Robert Tomlinson, Sunniside.
Topping the ppk was Beltex lambs at 312.8ppk from Messrs W N & J C Gilhespy, Tedcastle.
Not far behind at 312.5ppk was a pen of 8 Beltex lambs from Matfen Home Farms and a pen of 15 Beltex x lambs at the same price from Messrs G Carins & Partners, Broomhall.
Next week is the beginning on belly clipping.
All lambs must be belly clipped due to buyer’s request.
All will be clipped BEFORE the sale, and this will commence at 7am.
The charge for clipping is 60p per lamb.
If you belly clip your lambs at home, continue to do so and inform staff on arrival.
The ballot will still be drawn as normal at 9am for all lambs in the mart.
Any enquires please don’t hesitate to contact Jack on 07739 440457.
Please continue to enter your lambs.
Texel x – £166 Nilston Rigg, £160 Newbiggin Hill, £156 Tedcastle, £153 Great Tosson, £152 & £151 Nilston Rigg, £150 Newbiggin Hill, £149 Hard Riding (x2), £148 Tedcastle & Nilston Rigg, £147 Chesterwood & Nilston Rigg, £145 Tedcastle, £144 Littlebeck, £143 Nilston Rigg, £141 High Warden, £140.50 Nilston Rigg, £140 Codlaw Hill
312.5p Matfen Home Farms & Broomhall, 310.0p (x2) & 307.9p Matfen Home Farms, 306.7p Hard Riding, 306.1p Matfen Home Farms, 301.2p Camphill, 298.8p Matfen Home Farms, 297.5p Hard Riding, 297.4p, 394.4p & 292.7p East House, 292.3p Great Tosson, 291.5p Matfen Home Farms
Dutch Texel – £144 (x2), £142 (x2) & £139 Burntongues
298.7, 290.7p & 282.2p Burntongues
Suffolk x – £150 Flotterton, £146Old Town, £144 Flotterton, £142.50 Nilston Rigg, £139.50 Lunns House, £136.50 Old Town, £133 Codlaw Hill, £131.50 Lunns House
272.6p Tedcastle, 267.7p Flotterton, 266.0p Codlaw Hill, 263.5p Broomhall, 263.3p Lunns House, 263.2p Flotterton, 262.5p Old Town, 261.9p Codlaw Hill, 260.5p East Newham, 260.4p Dukesfield Hall
Beltex x – £147 Tedcastle
312.8p Tedcastle, 305.1p & 291.9p East House, 290.2p Tedcastle
Charolais x – £159, £147.50 & £144.50 Sunniside
266.0p, 265.0p & 262.7p Sunniside
Cheviot Mule – £133 Flotterton, £126.50 High Eshells
Mule – £137 Great Tosson, £130 Harwood Shield, £124 Nilston Rigg, £123 Great Chesters, £122.50 Holly Hill West & Tenter House, £122 Harwood Shield & Hotbank
258.1p Flotterton & The Bungalow, 257.8p Great Chesters, 256.4p Flotterton, 255.2p Tenter House, 253.3p Hotbank
Blackface – £117 Great Chesters, £110 & £109 Hotbank
248.9p Great Chesters, 244.4p Greenleas & Hotbank, 244.3p Stoop Rigg, 242.2p Hotbank
Swaledale – £89.50 Boltshope
Leicester – £122 Hotbank
242.7p Harwood Shield