Hexham Primestock

Cattle

Prime Cattle

A handful of useful butchers’ heifers this week which sold to 303.5ppk for a Limousin x from Messrs S D White, Steel Hall.

Highest grossing beast came from C & C Farming, Flotterton with a Charolais x heifer selling to £1875.25.

Leading prices;

Limousin Heifers – £1760.30 & £1755.25 Steel Hall

303.5p & 297.5p Steel Hall

Charolais x Heifers – £1875.25 Flotterton

288.5p Flotterton

Cast Cows & OTM

Another good entry of fifty-three cast cows and bulls forward this week which once again met a competitive trade.

Fitter, fleshier cows maintained the previous weeks strong trade whilst plainer, feeding types would be easier compared to last week’s extreme trade.

Leading the sale was an outstanding Limousin x cow from Chris & Andrew Johnson, Paxton Dene which went on to realise 247.5ppk and £2014.65.

Highest grossing beast on the day was a Charolais stock bull from Mr J Charlton, Tenter House, which cashed away at £2065.47.

Taking top honours for the native was a well finished Angus cross cow from Mr J Pritchard, Evistones which realised 207.5ppk.

Entries for next week’s sale please call or message Chris Armstrong on 07808 721957.

Leading prices;

Limousin – £2014.65 Paxton Dene, £1792.70 West Nubbock, £1713.08 Cowburn Rigg, £1613.15 Well House, £1600.16 Burntongues, £1556.25 Paxton Dene, £1537.50 Round Meadows, £1529.30 Little Harle

247.5p Paxton Dene, 227.5p Cowburn Rigg, West Nubbock & Little Swinburne, 219.5p Burntongues, 217.5p Well House, 209.5p Cowburn Rigg, Well House & Swarland Old Hall (x2)

Angus – £1046.15 Partridge Nest

171.5p Partridge Nest

Angus x – £1660.00 & £1555.74 Evistones, £1466.89 Cooper House, £1417.10 Lynnshield

207.5p & 193.5p Evistones, 191.5p Cooper House & Lynnshield

British Blue – £1342.89 Swarland Old Hall, £1105.16 East Wharmley

193.5p Swarland Old Hall, 184.5p East Wharmley

Simmental – £1572.00 East Wharmley

196.5p East Wharmley

Simmental x – £1310.63 Allenshields, £1251.95 Hackford, £1249.20 Hartley West

193.5p Hackford, 187.5p Allenshields, 183.5p Hartley West

Charolais – £1553.90 West Nubbock

189.5p West Nubbock

Shorthorn – £1214.11 Alndyke

191.5p Alndyke

Lincoln Red – £1149.00 & £979.72 Alndyke

191.5p & 189.5p Alndyke

Holstein Friesian x – £1067.85 & £907.13 Peepy

169.5p & 147.5p Peepy

Stock Bull

Charolais x – £2065.47 Tenter House

181.5p Tenter House

Prime Sheep

Prime Hoggs

Hexham & Northern Marts sold 225 Prime Hoggs to a very two-tiered trade, with fleshy hoggs still easy to sell but lean small hoggs hard to sell.

Hoggs topped at £219 on three occasions, firstly for a Mule from Messrs Teasdale, Kellah, then a Suffolk from Messrs R H Thompson & Son, Fitches Grange and finally a Texel x hogg from Messrs G & E A Herdman, Lunns House.

Top ppk was a pair of Texel x hoggs at 404.1ppk from J D Straughan, Dalton Hill Head.

Please continue to enter your hoggs:

Jack 07739 440457

Harrison 07895 761102

Neil 07955 628459

Leading prices;

Texel x – £219 Lunns House, £218 Townfoot & Fitches Grange, £215 Tenter House, £214 Townfoot, £210 Fitches Grange, £209.50 Hill Head, £209 South Farm

404.1p, 370.4p & 365.9p Hill Head, 365.2p Aydonshields, 362.5p Hill Head, 362.1p Fitches Grange

Suffolk x – £219, £218 (x2) & £207 Fitches Grange, £206 & £204 Lunns House

369.6p Fitches Grange, 359.2p Lunns House, 342.2p Fitches Grange

Charolais x – £210 Fitches Grange

371.9p, 369.4p, 367.3p, 365.6p & 362.1p Fitches Grange

Cheviot x – £175 Fitches Grange

364.6p Fitches Grange

Mule – £219 & £218 Kellah

356.0p Kellah

Blackface – £197 Stell Green, £189 Sewingshields, £179 Kellah, £178 Great Chesters

337.7p & 330.2p Kellah, 325.0p Great Chesters

Vendeen – £211 Hill Head

357.6p & 354.6p

Prime Lambs

Hexham & Northern Marts sold 96 Prime Lambs to a great trade with a mix of lambs on show.

Topping the sale at £201 was a Texel x lamb from Mr F T Walton, Flotterton.

Top ppk was 426.7ppk from J R Lawson, Crescent Farm.

Please continue to enter your stock so we can inform buyers of numbers:

Jack 07739 440457

Harrison 07895 761102

Neil 07955 628459

Leading prices;

Texel x – £201 Flotterton, £195 Angerton Steads & Broomhall, £192 Crescent, £190.50 Grange House, £190 Blue Gables, £189 Flotterton

426.7p Crescent, 423.9p Broomhall, 423.3p Angerton Steads, 420.5p Grange House, 415.5p Grange House, 412.8p Crescent, 410.9p Flotterton, 410.0p Angerton Steads, 409.5p Crescent, 409.3p Grange House

Suffolk x – £196 Broomhall, £192.50 & £185.50 Aydonshields, £185 Broomhall

410.0p, 408.3p & 406.8p Broomhall, 403.3p Aydonshields, 402.4p Grange House, 402.2p Broomhall

Prime Ewes

40 prime ewes sold to £180 from Messrs T Milburn & Son, Barrasford Mill.

Leading prices;

Texel x – £180 Barrasford Mill

Blackface – £131 Tenter House, £119 Kellah, £116 Sewingshields

Cheviot x – £126 Heatheridge