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
Charolais-£1295.38 Thornley Hall
119.5p Thornley Hall
Limousin-£1589.91 Prospect Grange
169.5p Prospect Grange
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
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