Hexham Primestock


Prime Cattle

A mixed bag of clean sold to competitive rates with a new Wholesaler ringside.

Messrs B W & G E Tailford, Beacon Rigg sold Limousin cross heifers to 277.5ppk to Worsley Wholesale Butchers.

Highest grossing heifer came from Messrs R Thornton & Sons, Cornhills with a pure Limousin realising £1733.98

Limousin Heifers –£1733.98 Cornhills, £1689.98 Beacon Rigg

277.5p Beacon Rigg, 261.5p West Wharmley

Charolais Heifers –£1575.58 Flotterton, £1555.70 West Wharmley, £1527.89 Flotterton

217.5p West Wharmley, 267.5p & 255.5p Flotterton

Cast Cows & OTM

Fewer cast cows and bulls about this week,but met a sharper trade. All classes once again in demand, Angus cows especially easily sold and taking the top spots for ppk and highest grossing animals.

Top ppk cow came from Mr S Anderson, Needless Hall Moor, Morpeth selling an Angus cross cow to 199.5ppk.

Highest grossing cow was a pedigree Angus from Alan Lawson, South Farm, realising £1946.67.

Cast Bulls sold to 169.5ppk for a Limousin from Messrs S K Richardson & Son, Prospect Grange.

A reminder that next week we will see our final sale of cast cows and bulls of 2022. Please get entries to Drew on 07854 361967.

Limousin –£1575.00 Rusheylaw, £1460.16 & £1429.64 Cheviot, £1407.60 Stotsfold

195.5p Stotsfold, 187.5p Rusheylaw, 183.5p Flotterton

Angus –£1946.67 South Farm

173.5p South Farm

Angus x-£1856.25, £1798.30, £1705.73, £1648.07 & £1645.88 Needless Hall Moor, £1474.07 Flotterton, £1464.30 Needless Hall Moor

199.5p &195.5p(x2) Needless Hall Moor, 192.5p Flotterton

Simmental –£1420.29 East Wharmley

183.5p East Wharmley

Simmental x-£1391.25 High Fotherley

188.5p High Fotherley

Beef Shorthorn-£1231.13 Corneyside

172.5p Corneyside

Cast Bull

Charolais-£1295.38 Thornley Hall

119.5p Thornley Hall

Limousin-£1589.91 Prospect Grange

169.5p Prospect Grange

Prime Sheep

Prime Lambs

Hexham and Northern Marts sold 1016 Prime Lambs to a similar trade considering the trade reduction nationwide. Better sorts still very good to sell but plainer lean lambs better placed in the store ring.

Topping the sale at £173 was a tremendous Texel cross lamb from Nilston Rigg Farms who also sold lambs to £157, £154 & £148.

Top ppk was a Beltex cross at 307.7ppk from RRE & JR Reay, St Oswalds.

Texel x –£173, £157, £154 & £148 Nilston Rigg, £142 West Moorhouses, £139 Burn House & Nilston Rigg, £138 Nilston Rigg, £132.50 Burn House, £130.50 Quarry House, £130 Lowes Fell, £129 Riverside, £128 Quarry House & High Barns, £127.50 Lowes Fell, £127 East Farm & Low Eshells, £126 Cheeseburn

288.0p, 283.7p & 281.8p Burn House, 281.6p & 280.0p Nilston Rigg, 277.8p Burn House, 265.9p Cheeseburn, 265.2p Quarry House, 262.3p Nilston Rigg, 261.4p Cheeseburn, 260.7p West Moorhouses, 259.7p Nilston Rigg, 259.0p East Farm

Suffolk x –£128 Old Town, £127 & £123.50 East White Hill, £123 & £120 West Shields, £117.50 East White Hill, £116.50 Lunns House & Old Town, £115 West Shields & Steel Hall

244.8p East White Hill, 244.7p Steel Hall, 242.2p East White Hill, 239.8p Hedley Park, 238.4p New Dotland, 238.3p Lunns House, 237.8p Lunns House & Old Town, 237.2p West Shields

Beltex x –£135 & £130 Quarry House, £124.50 Burn House, £120 St Oswalds

307.7p St Oswalds, 286.3p West Moorhouses, 285.5p & 275.0p St Oswalds, 271.4p West Moorhouses

Dutch Texel x-£137, £123 & £122.50 Willimoteswick

286.1p & 274.0p Willimoteswick

South Down-£133 Steel Hall

Leicester-£121 Nookton

Cheviot x-£124 Lowes Fell

237.2p Lowes Fell

Mule –£129 New Dotland, £120 & £113.50 Quarry House, £112 Kellah Farm

232.6p, 231.6p & 230.0p Quarry House