Hexham Primestock

Cattle

Prime Cattle

A very mixed bag of clean this week which would be slightly easier on the week, selling to 301.5ppk for a Limousin x heifer from Brokenheugh Farms, Haydon Bridge.

Leading grossing beast came from Messrs J & A Moralee, Hard Riding with a brute of a British Blue x heifer realising £2010.23.

Leading prices;

Limousin Heifers – £1929.60 Brokenheugh, £1684.75 Steel Hall, £1645.13 Brokenheugh

301.5p Brokenheugh, 298.5p Steel Hall, 297.5p Flotterton

British Blue Heifers – £2010.23 Hard Riding

273.5p Hard Riding

Charolais x Heifers – £1667.50 Claywalls, £1665.00 Flotterton

289.5p & 287.5p Claywalls

Luing steers – £1845.48 High Keenley Fell

253.5p High Keenley Fell

Cast Cows & OTM

Another great entry of cows this week but a poorer show on offer. Cows would be easier compared to last week’s extreme rates but the sale still achieved a healthy average of 198.3ppk

Limousins dominated proceedings today with Stock Bulls in real demand and selling to £2381.58 from Messrs J Lee & Sons, Morley Hill.

Pure Limousin cows from Mr J Pritchard, Evistones realised £1868.13.

Highest ppk beast came from Mr JRG Johnson, West Wharmley who cashed a shapey, young cow for 243.5ppk.

Leading prices;

Limousin – £1868.13 Evistones, £1815.27 Low Ardley, £1774.50 Round Meadows, £1675.35 Hard Riding, £1670.76 Peepy Farm, £1623.63 Longlea

243.5p West Wharmley, 229.5p Hard Riding, Evistones & Peepy Farm, 227.5p Round Meadows

Angus x – £1520.15 The Stobbs, £1492.50 East Butsfield

203.5p The Stobbs, 187.5p East Butsfield

British Blue – £1624.86 Hard Riding, £1592.55 Glendue, £1518.66 Chirdon, £1506.20 Hard Riding, £1438.20 Longlea

229.5p & 221.5p Hard Riding, 215.5p Glendue, 214.5p Chirdon, 211.5p Longlea

Stabiliser – £1535.50 West Wharmley

207.5p West Wharmley

Simmental – £1440.05 High Wooley

207.5p High Wooley

Simmental x – £1370.75 Hedley Park

201.5p The Brigg

Blonde x – £1388.38 Low Ardley

191.5p Low Ardley

Hereford x – £1772.30 High Wooley

239.5p High Wooley

Saler – £1611.13, £1581.51, £1522.95 & £ 1486.95 Edgerston

221.5p, 219.5p, 218.5p & 215.5p Edgerston

Luing – £1417.22 Little Whittington, £1166.25 & £1125.30 Low Chesterhope

187.5p Low Chesterhope, 185.5p Little Whittington, 181.5p Low Chesterhope

South Devon x – £1079.33 Coalburns

175.5p Coalburns

Holstein Friesian x – £814.78 Peepy Farm

149.5p Peepy Farm

Jersey x – £794.75 Peepy Farm

144.5p Peepy Farm

Stock Bull

Limousin – £2381.58 Morley Hill, £2054.25 Lowes Fell

219.5p Morley Hill, 207.5p Lowes Fell

Prime Sheep

Prime Hoggs

Hexham & Northern Marts sold 391 Prime Hoggs to another great trade for the time of year with an overall average of £189.67.

Topping the hoggs at £268 was a thumping Suffolk from Mr R Collingwood, Stewartshield Meadows.

Top ppk was 426.2ppk from Messrs A & D Proctor, Swarland Old Hall.

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Leading prices;

Texel x – £240 Fitches Grange, £238 Old Town, £232 Swarland Old Hall, £227 Prospect Grange, £225 Swarland Old Hall & Middle Farm, £223 Fitches Grange (x2), £218 Old Town

426.2p, 416.7p & 414.3p Swarland Old Hall, 400.0p & 398.3p Prospect Grange, 398.0p & 393.3p Blackburn, 393.2p Middle Farm, 390.7p Low Hall, 387.5p South Farm & Bingfield

Suffolk – £268 Stewartshield Meadows

Suffolk x – £216 & £206 Baal Hill

351.8p South Farm

Charolais x – £225, £220, £218, £208, £205, £204.50 & £210.50 Fitches Grange

399.0p, 395.1p, 386.0p, 375.0p, 372.7p & 371.8p Fitches Grange

Beltex x – £187 Great Tosson

406.5p Great Tosson

Cheviot Mule – £204, £200 & £198 Claywalls

377.6p Baal Hill, 366.7p & 363.6p Claywalls

Mule – £178 Middle Heads

335.9p Middle Heads

Swaledale – £150 Baal Hill, £146 Stewartshield Meadows

312.5p & 311.4p Baal Hill

Prime Lambs

Prime Lambs sold to a top of £225 for a superb pen of 4 heavy lambs from Mr F T Walton, Flotterton.

Top ppk was a pair at 476.2ppk from Mrs I Burn & Sons, Grange House Farm.

Leading prices;

Texel x – £225 Flotterton, £205 Grange House, £200 Grange House & Nilston Rigg

476.2p Grange House, 465.9p Grange House, 453.5p Blue Gables, 444.4p Nilston Rigg

Suffolk x – £190 Grange House

416.7p Quickeningcote, 413.0p Grange House

Mule – £188 Nilston Rigg

Prime Ewes

A larger show of 41 Prime Ewes & Tups sold to £176 for 5 Texel x from J C Rutherford, Old Town.

Texel x – £176 & £163 Old Town, £161 Middle Heads & Linacres, £159 Middle Heads & Linacres

Suffolk x – £125 & £122 Edgerston

Charolais x – £148 Blue Gables

Beltex x – £172 Linacres

Mule – £154 & £149 Old Town

Romney – £140 Edgerston

Prime Tups

Texel – £140 Edgerston

Suffolk – £128 Edgerston