A plainer show of clean to kick 2023 off.
Charolais cross heifers sold to 269.5ppk from Mr F T Walton, Flotterton to Thompson Wholesale Meat Ltd.
Highest grossing clean beast came from Messrs A Hall & Sons, Barker House with a Charolais cross heifer realising £1633.70.
Charolais Heifers –£1633.70 & £1618.70 Barker House, £1574.23 & £1559.53 Flotterton
269.5p & 267.5p Flotterton, 264.5p & 263.5p Barker House
Cast Cows & OTM
The opening sale of cast cattle of 2023 proved to be a prosperous one for the vendors today. Cow trade took a lift for a very mixed show.
Better continental cows especially in high demand with Limousin cross cows from Messrs T R & E A Milburn, Wallend selling to 229.5ppk.
Highest grossing cow came from Mrs V S Allgood, Nunwick with a British Blue cross selling to £1657.20.
With numbers tightening, trade looks to be firming, if you have any cows or bulls you are thinking of marketing, please don’t hesitate to get in contact.
Limousin –£1605.15 High Lovelady Shield, £1578.96 Wallend, £1550.30 Allenshields, £1538.53 Lunns House, £1528.35 Allenshields
229.5p Wallend, 221.5p Allenshields, 217.5p & 215.5p High Lovelady Shield, 211.5p Allenshields, 208.5p Make-Me-Rich
Angus x-£1293.75 & £1242.85 Flotterton
185.5p & 176.5p Flotterton
British Blue-£1657.20 Nunwick
British Blue x–£1353.43 & £1277.16 Demesne Farm
188.5p Demesne Farm
Stabiliser –£1347.00 & £1239.14 Nunwick
195.5p & 189.5p Nunwick
Luing x-£835.21 Blueburn
Hexham and Northern Marts sold 906 Prime Hoggs to a two-tier trade. Anything with flesh and weight selling well however leaner and lighter weights harder to place. 20% of the sale were 39kg or below.
Topping the sale at £139 was the first lamb in the ring from Mr A Peart, Woodcroft.
Top ppk was a pen of 6 Beltex x lambs at 280ppk from Messrs E & I Hall & Son, New Houses.
Entries next week to Brian on 07801 862792
Texel x –£139 Woodcroft, £132 Butsfield Burn, £129 Low Eshells & Low Stokoe, £128 Butsfield Burn, Colwell Hill & Nilston Rigg, £126.50 West Shields, £126 Woodcroft, £125.50 Low Eshells, £124 Old Town, Great Bavington & Nilston Rigg (x2), £123 Low Eshells (x2), £122 High Eshells, £121 Woodcroft
264.0p & 263.2p High West House, 261.5p East Newham, 261.4p Woodcroft, 257.9p Low Staples, 257.3p Colepike & Woodcroft, 252.1p Aydonshields, 251.3p & 250.0p Woodcroft
Suffolk x –£128 (x2) Old Town, £126 Nilston Rigg, £120 High Keenley Fell, £119.50 West Shields, £119 Great Bavington, £118.50 Lunns House, £118 Old Town, £116 Lunns House, Rugley Walls & Great Bavington
250.0p High Keenley Fell, 242.3p Nilston Rigg, 240.8p Old Town, 235.6p East Newham, 233.3p Steel Hall, 232.0p Lunns House, 230.0p Great Bavington
Dutch Texel-£120 Willimoteswick
Beltex x –£114 Grange House Farm, £112 New Houses
280.0p, 278.2p & 266.3p New Houses, 265.1p Grange House Farm, 265.0p East Newham
Millenium-£113 & £112 New Houses
266.7p New Houses
Cheviot x-£102 Willimoteswick
231.8p Willimoteswick, 231.6p Bankfoot
Mule –£120 East Newham
222.1p Rugley Walls