Hexham Primestock


Prime Cattle

A small entry of clean which sold very week, with butcher’s heifers selling to 319.5ppk for a Limousin x from Messrs J E Woodman & Son, Great Chesters.

Leading prices;

Limousin Heifers – £1901.03 Great Chesters

319.5p Great Chesters

Charolais x Heifers – £1829.63 & £1703.48 Great Chesters

301.5p & 297.5p Great Chesters

Hereford Steers – £1458.57 Old Potato House

243.5p Old Potato House

Cast Cows & OTM

A reduced offering of numbers and quality of cows this week but another straight trade observed and in line with the last week’s sale.

Sale peaked at 223.5ppk for a Black Limousin cross cow from M W & C M Ridley, Shitlington Hall.

N G, K M & J G Beveridge, Low West House sold Limousin cross cows to 219.5ppk and topped the grossing charts at £1734.05.

Ayrshire cows from Messrs G G Baynes & Son, Marley Cote Walls sold to 171.5ppk.

More cows could be easily sold to Vendors here at Hexham.

A reminder of next weeks Easter Primestock show, with classes for Prime Steer, Prime Heifer, Young Bulls, Beef Bred Cow & Dairy Bred Cow.

Please call Drew with inquiries on 07854 361967

Leading prices;

Limousin – £1734.05 Low West House, £1638.26 Shitlington Hall, £1603.98 Thornton Tower

223.5p Shitlington Hall, 219.5p Low West House, 210.5p Little Swinburne, 207.5p Thornton Tower

British Blue – £1278.03 Thornton Tower

185.5p The Fawns

Simmental x – £1445.70 The Fawns

197.5p The Fawns

South Devon – £1346.25 & £1056.44 The Deans

179.5p & 171.5p The Deans

British Shorthorn – £1183.35 Woodlands Hall

171.5p Woodlands Hall

British Friesian – £1071.84 Peepy Farm

159.5p Peepy Farm

Hereford x – £1029.50 Whiskershiel

177.5p Whiskershiel

Holstein Friesian x – £947.10 & £843.90 Peepy Farm

145.5p & 143.5p Peepy Farm

Ayrshire – £858.13 & £818.06 Marley Cote Walls

171.5p & 149.5p Marley Cote Walls

Stock Bull

An interesting selection of Stock Bulls this week, with hill breeds well represented.

Leading the charge was a well fleshed Stabiliser Bull from Mrs V S Allgood, Nunwick, selling to £1953.32 and 185.5ppk.

Leading prices;

Stabiliser – £1953.32 Nunwick

185.5p Nunwick

Luing – £1277.15 Townshields

143.5p Townshields

Highland – £1129.50 & £1025.70 Holystone Estate

131.5p & 125.5p Holystone Estate

Prime Sheep

Hexham & Northern Marts sold 796 Prime Hoggs to a flying trade averaging £161.88 for all types including lean, store types (26kg-74kg), and new vendors travelling to Hexham from across the counties.

Top end of hoggs surpassed other northern centres yesterday. 22 pens over £200.

Leading averages:

Messrs A & D Proctor, Swarland Old Hall sold 15 hoggs averaging £212.60.

Mr J S A Dodds, High House sold 15 hoggs averaging £193.87.

J W & N J Stokoe Ltd, Normans Riding sold 5 hoggs averaging £192.90.

Messrs R & I Thompson & Son, Fitches Grange sold 50 hoggs averaging £191.54.

Mrs J North-Lewis, South Farm sold 5 averaging £191.20.

Topping the sale at £238 was a thumping Texel hogg from Messrs A & D Proctor, Swarland Old Hall, Felton.

At £231 was a tremendous Texel x hogg from Mr D Collingwood, Intake Farm, Weardale.

3 pens sold at £229, with 2 from Messrs B A & A M Storrow, Willimoteswick, and the other from Swarland Old Hall.

Top ppk went to Swarland old hall with hoggs at 396ppk, with Messrs J & A Moralee, Hard Riding selling Beltex hoggs at 392.9ppk.

More could easily be sold.

Entries to Jack on 07739 440457 or Harrison 07895 761102

Leading prices;

Prime Hoggs

Texel x – £238 Swarland Old Hall, £231 Intake, £229 Swarland Old Hall, £224 Intake & Swarland Old Hall, £223 & £222 Swarland Old Hall, £215 Colepike, £212 Blackburn, £211 Swarland Old Hall, £209.50 Intake, £207 High House, £206 Thornton Tower, £204 South Farm, £202 Hard Riding, £200 Normans Riding, £199 Palm Strothers (x2), £198 Normans Riding & Swarland Old Hall

396.0p Swarland Old Hall, 389.4p High West House, 386.4p Hard Riding (x2), 385.4p Middle Heads, 381.4p Haggate, 378.4p Highwood, 377.8p Haggate, 377.6p Middle Heads, 375.6p Linacres, 374.1p Hard Riding, 373.1p High House, 372.9p Linacres & Colepike, 372.6p Palm Strothers, 372.3p Prospect Grange, 371.2p Kellah, 371.1p Middle Heads & Prospect Grange

Dutch Texel – £229 (x2) & £217 Willimoteswick

374.1p, 361.4p & 357.8p Willimoteswick

Suffolk x – £213 Baal Hill, £202 Fitches Grange, £196.50 Lunns House, £193 Fitches Grange, £187 Baal Hill & Lunns House, £184.50 Aydonshields, £184 Lunns House, £180 West Shields & Rare Dean, £179.50 Palm Strothers, £197 Midde Heads

355.3p Chatterley, 352.2p & 347.2p Lunns House, 346.2p Rare Dean, 344.6p Whins Farm, 340.0p Baal Hill & Lunns House

Beltex x – £188 & £165 Hard Riding

392.9p Hard Riding, 392.3p Linacres, 391.7p Hard Riding

Charolais x – £216.50 & £192.50 Fitches Grange, £187 Fitches Grange & Baal Hill, £185 & £184 Fitches Grange, £181 Holywell

370.2p Holywell, 360.8p, 359.6p & 355.8p Fitches Grange, 354.3p & 351.0p Holywell, 350.0p Fitches Grange

Cheviot Mule – £157.50 Bingfield

350.0p Bingfield

Cheviot x – £189 South Farm

328.1p South Farm

Mule – £187 Kellah, £175 The Stobbs, £171 Highwood, £165 Highwood, Haggate & Kellah, £161 Thornton Tower, £157 Chatterley

351.1p Haggate, 350.0p The Stobbs, 348.9p Chatterley, 347.7p Baal Hill, 336.7p & 335.3p Highwood

Blackface – £174 The Stobbs, £161 Thornton Tower, £160 The Stobbs, £159 Kellah

347.8p The Stobbs

Swaledale – £172 & £159 Intake

323.8p Baal Hill

Jacob – £165 & £151 Low Barns

328.3p & 322.1p Low Barns