Hexham Primestock

Cattle

Prime Cattle

Heifers sold to 311p and £1748 for an outstanding Limousin cross from Messrs Woodman, Great Chesters.

Leading prices;

Limousin Heifers – £1748, £1490.93, £1416.42 Great Chesters

311p, 289.5p & 274.5p

Cast Cows & OTM

Yet again a sound entry of over 50 head were presented and encompassed the entire spectrum of quality.

The sale peaked at £1992 for a hefty, black home-bred cow from noted purveyors of quality, Frank & Reg Simpson, Square House. The Brothers also cashed another similar at £1986. The Scotts of Low Leam, West Woodburn topped the ppkg rankings at 249.5ppkg for a similarly well – bred and weighty type with plenty of flesh.

Angus cows peaked at £1600 for a pure-bred type from Chris Rutherford, Old Town, Allendale and at 206.5ppkg from Simon Bainbridge, Donkin Rigg, Scots Gap.

Bulls traded to £1825 from Messrs Mews, Glendale, Hexham.

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

Leading prices;

Limousin – £1992.90 & £1986.86 Square House, £1928.64 Low Leam, £1862.63 Low Leam, £1676.98 Glebe Farm £1385.05 Hudspeth

249.5p Low Leam, 227.5p Square House, 225.5p Low Leam, 221.5p Square House, 219.5p Glebe Farm, 219.5p Hudpeth

Angus x – £1600.37 Old Town, £1596.25 Donkin Rigg, £1428.59 Old Town, £1420.93 Donkin Rigg, £1402.30 The Stobbs,

206.5p, 191.5p Donkin Rigg, 191.5p Old Town, 189.5p The Stobbs, 188.5p Old Town.

British Blue – £1814.18 Glebe Farm, £1443.19 Blakelaw, £1276.15 Hesleywell

247.5p Glebe Farm, 188.5p Hesleywell, 185.5p Blakelaw

Simmental – £1286.34 & 183.5p Warksfield Head

Simmental x – £1248.08 & £1178.55 Hartley West

193.5p & 188.5p Hartley West

Charolais – £1847.79, £1638.75 & £1522.18 Low Burradon

209.5p, 203.5p & 187.5p Low Burradon

Beef Shorthorn – £1434.52 Evistones

189.5p Evistones

Stock Bull

Limousin – £1825.20 Glendue & £1749.15 Warksfield Head

175.5p Glendue & 172.5p Warksfield Head

Prime Sheep

Prime Lambs

Hexham & Northern Marts sold 171 Prime Lambs to another good trade with more natives forward.

Topping the trade was a Hampshire lamb at £210 from Mr CW,N & C Jackson, Woodend Farm.

Top ppkg was a trio of Texels at 426.1ppkg from Nilston Rigg Farms.

Sale to begin at 10am from next week. Ballot at 9.30am

Please continue to enter your hoggs:

Jack 07739 440457

Harrison 07895 761102

Neil 07955 628459

Leading prices;

Texel x – £188.50 Pigdon, £188 Highwood, £188 Aydonshields, £187.50 Nilston Rigg, £187 Blue Gables, £185 Pigdon, £183 Grange House, £183 Nilston Rigg, £181.50 Pigdon, £180 & £178 Grange House, £176.50 Angerton Steads, £176 & £175 Grange House, £174 Highwood, £170 Angerton Steads.

426.1p Nilston Rigg, 418.9p Pigdon, 417.8p Highwood, 417.8p Aydonshields, 415.6p Blue Gables, 412.5p Crescent Farm, 412.5p & 411.1p Pigdon, 410.5p Angerton Steads.

Suffolk x – £197 Aydonshields & £195 Black Heddon

406.7p Aydonshields & 406.7p Nilston Rigg

Charollais x – £191 Black Heddon

403.4p & 400p Black Heddon

Hampshire – £210 Woodend

394.4p & 386.7p Woodend

Prime Hoggs

Hexham & Northern Marts sold 231 Prime Hoggs to a great trade averaging £174.86 which includes 62 teeth up hoggs and numerous end of season lean hoggs.

Topping the sale at £233 was a huge Texel from Mr ST Wood, Shawwood Farm. Top ppkg was a trio of Texels at 384ppkg from Messrs WA & M Robson & Son, High Baulk.

Please continue to enter your hoggs:

Jack 07739 440457

Harrison 07895 761102

Neil 07955 628459

Leading prices;

Texel x – £233 Shawwood, £226 Glebe Farm, £213 Old Town, £202 Low Hall, £201.50 & £200.50 Mount Pleasant, £199 Low Hall, £198.50 & £198 Mount Pleasant.

384p High Baulk, 374.5p & 374p Low Hall, 366.7p & 366.4p Mount Pleasant, 364.2p High Baulk, 360.8p Mount Pleasant.

Suffolk x – £229 Mount Pleasant, £217 Old Town, £205 Mount Pleasant

357.7p, 354.7p & 352.3p Mount Pleasant      

Charolais x – £196 Low Hall

Cheviot Mule – £180 Mount Pleasant 

Mule – £148 Mount Pleasant     

Blackface – £164, 306.1p & 302.2p The Stobbs

Zwartbles – £180 & £179 Mount Pleasant

Prime Ewes

Prime Ewes sold to £168 for a Texel from Messrs WA & M Robson & Son, High Baulk.

Leading prices;

Texel x – £168 High Baulk, £166 Blue Gables, £161 Old Town

Mule – £158 Old Town