Hexham Primestock

Cattle

Prime Cattle

A varied show of clean which comprised of some heavy and some thick heifers.

Trade would follow the current trend and be slightly easier on the week.

Sale topped at 305.5ppk for a well fleshed Limousin x from Messrs T W Dinning & Son, Watch Currock.

Leading prices;

Limousin Heifers – £1971.12 & £1939.93 Watch Currock

305.5p Watch Currock, 289.5p Flotterton

Charolais x Heifers – £1814.75 & £1647.34 Flotterton

297.5p & 285.5p Flotterton

Cast Cows & OTM

Cast cattle numbers maintained from last week with 55 cows and bulls forward this week meeting eye watering returns.

A much-improved show of cows also which reaped the benefits of the Hexham ring.

Pure Limousin cows from Mr J W Smith-Jackson, Hightown sold to 254.5ppk.

Leading the grossing charts was a very well fleshed Pure Limousin from Miss H Claxton, Newton High House, selling to £2299.08.

A pair of Pure Charolais cows from Messrs J G Milburn & Sons, Loadman also breeched the £2000 mark selling to £2053.87 & £2011.50 respectively.

Another revelling from the competitive Hexham ring and selling Angus cross cows to 208.5ppk was Messrs T M Lough & Son, Whittle Farmhouse, Shilbottle.

Once again a serious trade for leaner, feeding types was observed, with many exceeding 195ppk.

Leading prices;

Limousin – £2299.08 High House, £2048.73 High Town, £1831.50 Thornton Tower, £1821.35 & £1784.48 High Lovelady Shield, £1721.55 Town Farm

254.5p High Town, 249.5p Town Farm & High Lovelady Shield, 247.5p High Lovelady Shield & Thornton Tower, 241.5p High House, 227.5p Whiteside

Charolais – £2053.87 & £2011.50 Loadman

223.5p & 221.5p Loadman

Angus x – £1857.10 Holystone, £1855.65 Whittle Farmhouse, £1713.93 Holystone

208.5p Whittle Farmhouse, 203.5p & 199.5p Holystone

British Blue – £1715.85 Whiteside, £1518.98 St Oswalds, £1417.38 Thornton Tower

235.5p St Oswalds, 232.5p Whiteside

Simmental x – £1480.28 Cold Harbour

193.5p Cold Harbour

Hereford – £1623.45 East Fourstones

205.5p East Fourstones

British Shorthorn – £1032.13 Aydon North

185.5p Aydon North (x2)

Flekvieh – £974.03 & £781.75 The Old Potato House

175.5p & 147.5p The Old Potato House

Jersey x – £712.25 Peepy

129.5p Peepy

Holstein Friesian – £618.38 Peepy

127.5p Peepy

Holstein Friesian x – £660.96 Peepy

121.5p Peepy

Highland – £516.71 Gibshiel

141.5p Gibshiel

Cast Bulls

Yet again stock bulls in great demand and topping the sale on the day with a well fleshed Limousin was Brokenheugh Farms which realised £2525.55.

Leading prices;

Limousin – £2525.55 Brokenheugh

223.5p Brokenheugh

Prime Sheep

Prime Hoggs

Hexham & Northern Marts sold 485 prime hoggs to another very trade with a lot of grassy types forward.

Topping the sale at £232 was a Texel hogg from R R E & J R Reay, St Oswalds.

A trio of Charolais hoggs sold to £228 from Messrs R H Thompson & Son, Fitches Grange.

Top ppk was 412.5ppk for Texel hoggs from Mr J R Thompson & Son, The Fawns.

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Leading prices;

Texel x – £232 St Oswalds, £220 Tuthill, £219 Kellah & Bolam Lake House, £218 & £217 Tuthill, £214.50 Claywalls, £214 Fitches Grange, £209 East Shaftoe (x2), £201 The Fawns, £200 East Shaftoe

412.5p The Fawns, 406.1p Aydonshields, 403.7p Tuthill, 402.4p Buildings, 398.2p Kellah, 398.0p & 397.9p The Fawns

Suffolk x – £213 Tuthill & Aydonshields, £208 Fitches Grange, £205 Aydonshields, £202 Fitches Grange, £200 Kirkley Hall & Tuthill

370.4p Tuthill, 366.1p Aydonshields, 355.0p Tuthill, 350.9p Buildings

Charolais x – £228, £220, £218, £216, £215, £212, £209.50, £209, £208, £207, £206 & £205 Fitches Grange

387.0p, 383.3p, 382.4p, 380.9p, 380.8p, 379.8p, 374.6p & 371.9p Fitches Grange

Cheviot Mule – £219 Nilston Rigg

366.0p Claywalls

Cheviot x – £210 Fitches Grange

375.0p Fitches Grange

Mule – £201 Nilston Rigg, £193 Kellah

366.7p Kellah

Blackface – £210 & £189 The Stobbs, £184 Kellah, £181 Kellah & The Stobbs

370.6p & 354.9p The Stobbs

Swaledale – £170 & £160 Evistones

326.7p Morley Hill, 318.2p Buildings

Leicester – £199 & £190 Morley Hill

321.0p Morley Hill