A right menagerie of clean cattle this week, well finished Blue cross heifers from Messrs H Clark & Son, Paxton Dene sold to 298.5ppk.
Highest grossing beat came in Angus form from Cheesebrough & Son Ltd, Buildings Farm selling to £1938.30.
British Blue Heifers-£1835.78 & £1731.65 Paxton Dene
298.5p & 293.5p Paxton Dene
Limousin Heifers –£1796.22 Paxton Dene
293.5p Paxton Dene
Charolais Heifers –£1646.88 & £1581.97 Flotterton
269.5p (x2) Flotterton
Angus Heifers –£1938.30 Buildings Farm
248.5p Buildings Farm
Ayshire Heifers-£899.93 Marley Cote Walls
177.5p Marley Cote Walls
Cast Cows & OTM
More Cast Cows forward that met a faster trade, the mixed show of 61 cows averaged an impressive 209.2ppk. Better continental cows selling in excess of 235ppk. Angus cross cows in real demand with numerous cows breaking the 220ppk barrier in the Hexham Cast Cow ring today.
Taking top honour was a Limousin cross cow from Messrs Rochester & Murray, Glebe Farm selling to 263.5ppk.
Highest grossing cow was a heavy, non-assured Angus cow from Robert Graham, The Gennell realising £1974.50.
Holstein cows sold well with S J Kellett & Son, Whitehouse Farm selling cows to £1551.83.
More cows of all classes could have been sold to the vendors advantage.
Please call Drew (on 07854 361967) with entries for next week.
Limousin –£1884.87 Buildings Farm, £1868.69 Great Chesters, £1860.31 Glebe Farm, £1836.34 Great Chesters
263.5p & 247.5p Glebe Farm, 245.5p & 240.5p Great Chesters, 239.5p Buildings Farm, 237.5p Low Stokoe, 235.5p Beacon Rigg
Angus –£1974.50 The Glennell, £1714.63 Nookton
236.5p Nookton, 207.5p Lynnshield
Angus x-£1740.38 Newlands Haugh, £1659.35 Nookton, £1655.38 Heckley High House
239.5p & 237.5p Heckley High House, 229.5p & 227.5p Newlands Haugh
British Blue-£1820.00, £1814.04 & £1805.00 Great Chesters, £1794.50 Make-Me-Rich
244.5p Great Chesters, 242.5p Make-Me-Rich, 237.5p Great Chesters
British Blue x–£1754.77 Wallend Farm
231.5p Wallend Farm
Simmental x–£1774.13 High House, £1393.29 Hedley West
207.5p High House, 205.5p Hedley West
Blonde x-£1751.04 Newlands Haugh
201.5p Newlands Haugh
Beef Shorthorn-£1789.72 & £1552.31 Sillywrea
221.5p & 216.5p Sillywrea
Luing-£1508.50 Laings Hill
215.5p Laings Hill
Montbeliarde x-£1339.50 Hedley West
183.5p Hedley West
Hereford x-£1010.88 Lynnshield
Holstein Friesian-£1551.83 Whitehouse Farm, £1367.88 Cairnhead Farm
181.5p Whitehouse Farm, 176.5p Cairnhead Farm
Holstein Friesian x-£1166.20 Cairnhead Farm
171.5p Cairnhead Farm
Dairy Shorthorn-£792.21 Marley Cote Walls
134.5p Marley Cote Walls
Hexham and Northern Marts sold 582 Prime Hoggs to a lesser trade for a wide rang of breeds, shapes and sizes forward.
The sale peaked at £150 for a huge Suffolk cross hogg from Mr Peter Burgess, High Keenley Fell.
Topping the ppk was a shapey Beltex cross at 276.2ppk from Messrs I & L Weatherley, Windy Hill.
Entries to Jack on 07739 440457
Entries to Harrison on 07895 761102
Texel x –£134.50 South Acton Farm, £130 Chesters & Middle Heads, £127.50 (x2) South Acton Farm, £127 Rare Dene, £126 West Shields, £125.50 South Acton Farm, £123 Colepike & South Acton Fam, £122 Ravenside, South Acton Farm & Low Eshells
256.5p Windy Hill, 247.6p Broomfield, 246.0p Colepike, 245.0p & 244.6p Middle Heads, 244.4p Normans Riding, 240.2p Spenside, 238.1p Woodcroft, 236.5p Colepike, 235.6p Broomfield
Suffolk x –£150 High Keenley Fell, £133, £129 & £120 Baal Hill, £119 Baal Hill & Flotterton, £117 Lunns House, £116.50 Rare Dene, £116 Broomfield, £115 Baal Hill & Flotterton
235.3p & 230.8p High Keenley Fell, 230.0p Flotterton, 227.5p Broomfield, 226.3p, 225.5p, 225.4p & 224.5p Baal Hill
Beltex x –£116 Windy Hill
276.2p Windy Hill, 262.2p Linacres, 260.6p Windy Hill
Dutch Texel x-£114 Willimoteswick
Leicester-£113 Great Chesters
Ryeland-£107 Pondfield Villa
214.0p Pondfield Villa
Cheviot x-£100 Willimoteswick
Cheviot Mule-£108 Woodcroft
Mule –£110 Flotterton, £105.50 Great Chesters, £105 Baal Hill
217.7p Great Chesters, 214.0p Flotterton, 211.7p Woodcroft, 210.0p Baal Hill
Cheviot-£105.50 & £103.50 Flotterton
230.0p, 227.9p & 224.5p Flotterton
Blackface –£106 Great Chesters
Swaledale-£94 & £93.50 Woodcroft
Suffolk cross ewes sold to £125 from Messrs I & C Weatherley, Windy Hill. While Texel cross ewes sold to £121 from Mr R H Walton, Linacres.
Suffolk x-£125 Windy Hill
Texel x –£121 Linacres, £118 & £115 Broomfield