A mixed show of clean cattle with some leaner sorts forward. Trade similar to previous weeks. Limousin cross hiefers from Messrs R Rutherford & Son, Kingswood sold to 285.5ppk and another from the some home grossed to £2088.63
Limousin Heifers –£2088.63 & £1764.39 Kingswood
285.5p & 269.5p Kingswood
Charolais Heifers –£1665.32 & £1600.66 Flotterton
275.5p & 269.5p Flotterton
Limousin Steers-£1591.77 Lowes Fell
273.5p Lowes Fell
Cast Cows & OTM
Another outstanding trade was observed in the Hexham Cast Cattle ring with a nice show of 52 Cows and Bulls averaging 216.70ppk and an eye watering £1524.00 right through, leaving vendors ecstatic with their days trade.
Sale highlight was a terrific run of pure Charolais cows from Messrs J G Milburn & Son, Loadman Farm which grosses to £2302.79.
Charolais cows from Mr F T Walton, Flotterton took the highest ppk spot this week selling to 271.5ppk and 263.5ppk.
An outstanding run of fed Hereford cross cows came down from the North of the county from Duncan J Ord, Chatton Park that sold to 249.5ppk and went on to average an impressive 221.8ppk.
Angus and Angus cross cows sold like hot cakes and realised £1964.63 from Mr R A Armstrong, East Fourstones
Charolais-£2302.79, £2107.60 & £1969.70 Loadman Farm
245.5p, 240.5p & 239.5p Loadman Farm
Charolais x-£1648.01 & £1488.78 Flotterton
271.5p & 263.5p Flotterton
Limousin –£1950.03 East Fourstones, £1826.25 Glebe Farm, £1752.30 Kingswood, £1745.22 Flotterton, £1702.26 The Old Farmhouse
247.5p Kingswood, 246.5p Flotterton, 243.5p Glebe Farm, 237.5p Gilside Farm, 233.5p High Town Farm, 230.5p Glendue Farm
Angus-£1964.63 East Fourstones
201.5p East Fourstones
Angus x-£1831.41 Barker House, £1805.25 The Old Farmhouse, £1716.08 Kingswood
245.5p West Shields, 229.5p & 219.5p Barker House
British Blue-£2003.28 High Town Farm, £1844.64 St Oswalds, £1543.09 Barker House
245.5p High Town Farm, 221.5p St Oswalds, 219.5p Barker House
British Blue x–£1168.65 Glendue
Beef Shorthorn-£1922.10 West Shields
223.5p West Shields
Stabiliser-£1396.44 West Wharmley
215.5p West Wharmley
Stabiliser x–£1520.81 & £1507.31 West Wharmley
236.5p & 214.5P West Wharmley
Hereford x-£1656.81, £1613.39, £1602.50 & £1539.83 Chatton Park
249.5p, 229.5p, 224.5p & 223.5p Chatton Park
Beef Shorthorn-£1179.56 Gilside Farm
149.5p Gilside Farm
Blue Grey-£1297.79 Viewley
Galloway-£1121.10 Donkin Rigg
151.1p Donkin Rigg
Hexham & Northern Marts sold 848 Prime Hoggs, selling to a two-tier trade. Well fed hoggs easy to sell however leaner types very hard to place.
Topping the trade was a superb Texel cross hogg at £159 from Mr B Watson, Baal Hill.
Top ppk went to Messrs Teasdale, Kellah Farm, with a Beltex at 292.7ppk.
Entries to Jack on 07739 440457, Brian on 07801 862792 or Harrison on 07895 761102.
Texel x –£159 Baal Hill, £150 South Acton Farm, £149 Nilston Rigg, £145 South Acton Farm, £139 Harambee Cottage & South Acton Farm, £138, £135, £132 & £131 (x2) South Acton Farm, £130 Blackburn, £129.50 South Acton Farm, £128 St Oswalds & South Acton Farm
269.6p (x2) Kellah Farm, 267.1p High West House, 261.4p Hedley Park, 261.2p & 261.0p St Oswalds, 257.8p Kellah Farm, 255.7p Nilston Rigg, 253.1p Great Chesters, 252.1p Harambee Cottage
Suffolk x –£140 High Dalton, £121 Nilston Rigg, £120.50 Baal Hill
236.4p Low Eshells, 225.0p Hedley Park, 222.1p Baal Hill
Beltex x –£120 St Oswalds & Kellah Farm
292.7p Kellah Farm, 285.7p, 270.7p & 268.3p St Oswalds
Charollais x-£109.50 High West House
237.5p High West House
Mule –£115 Great Tosson (Mr N Dunn), £107 Nilston Rigg, £105.50 Great Chesters & Baal Hill
218.1p Baal Hill, 215.3p Great Chesters, 211.0p Baal Hill
Cheviot Mule-£102 Bingfield Combe
242.9p Bingfield Combe
Zwartbles-£122 & £120 West Shields
Cheviot-£98 Quickeningcote, £97.50 Flotterton
233.3p Quickeningcote, 232.1p Flotterton
Blackface –£105 Great Chesters
210.0p Great Chesters
Swaledale-£94.50 Baal Hill
205.4p Baal Hill