Hexham Primestock


Prime Cattle

Clean heifers sold to 287.5ppk for a well finished Charolais x heifers from Hallbankgate Farms, Brampton.

Highest grossing heifer came from Mr D W Johnson, Blackhalls with a heavier Limousin heifer realising £1771.40.

Limousin Heifers –£1771.40 Blackhalls, £1643.95 Beacon Rigg, £1617.00 Hard Riding

271.5p Beacon Rigg, 269.5p Hard Riding & Beacon Rigg

Charolais Heifers –£1667.50 & £1649.05 Hallbankgate

287.5p & 279.5p Hallbankgate  

Cast Cows & OTM

Another great entry of Cast Cows this week but a show that lacked flesh. Trade maintained last weeks extreme rates with seventy-four cows averaging 204ppk and selling to 259.5ppk for a Limousin cross cow from Messrs K & HA Ridley, Allenshields Farm.

Highest grossing cow came from Mr F T Walton, Flotterton with a heavy Limousin cross realising £2028.18.

A marvellous first run of Limousin cows from Messrs Robertson, Embleton Mill, Alnwick which went on to average 214ppk.

Belted Galloway cows from Mr G Younger, Snitter Farm sold to 209.5ppk.

More cows wanted to meet the demand here at Hexham.

Enter your stock with Drew on 07854 361967.

Limousin –£2028.18 Flotterton, £1995.56 Allenshields, £1914.70 Great Chesters, £1817.46 North Cocklake, £1743.12 Flotterton, £1585.68 Embleton Mill, £1583.55 Wallend Farm, £1581.51 Embleton Mill

259.5p Allenshields, 237.5p Swarland Old Hall, 233.5p Great Chesters & Flotterton, 229.5p Wallend Farm, 227.5p Embleton Mill & Blackhalls, 225.5p Flotterton, 224.5p Embleton Mill, 223.5p Embleton Mill (x3) & Cornhills

Angus x-£1488.27 Beacon Rigg, £1465.91 Donkin Rigg, £1459.88 Flotterton

241.5p Donkin Rigg, 212.5p Flotterton

British Blue-£1936.98 Great Chesters, £1876.19 East Unthank, £1742.83 & £1735.83 Cornhills, £1712.10 Great Chesters

251.5p East Unthank, 229.5p Great Chesters, 227.5p, 225.5p & 222.5p Cornhills

British Blue x–£1612.88 North Cocklake, £1587.22 Cornhills

224.5p & 207.5p Cornhills

Charolais x-£1353.30 Monk Farm, £1307.55 Hedley West

189.5p Hedley West

Blonde x-£1552.11 Allendale Farm

199.5p Allendale Farm

Belted Galloway-£900.47 Nilston Rigg

173.5p Nilston Rigg

Belted Galloway x-£1131.30 Snitter Farm

209.5p Snitter Farm

Highland-£739.87 South Farm

153.5p South Farm

Montbeliarde-£1084.80 Hedley West

169.5p Hedley West Riding

Cast Bull

Cast Bulls met a competitive trade with Limousin bulls selling to 239.5ppk from Messrs GW & C Athey & Son, High Lovelady Shield.

Heavy Angus bulls from Mr F T Walton, Flotterton sold to £2077.03.

Limousin-£2234.54 High Lovelady Shield, £1926.75 Great Chesters

239.5p High Lovelady Shield, 183.5p Great Chesters

Angus-£2077.03 Flotterton

165.5p Flotterton

Prime Sheep

Prime Hoggs

Hexham and Northern Marts sold 773 Prime Hoggs selling to a better trade than expected.

Topping the sale at £138 was a pair of Texels from Mr J S A Dodds, High House Farm.

Top ppk went to Messrs E & I Hall & Son, Hallington New Houses at 271.8ppk for a pen of 10.

Entries to Jack on 07739 440457

Entries to Harrison on 07895 761102

Texel x –£138 High House, £134 West Wharmley, £129 (x2) Blackburn, £127 Middle Heads, £126 Chesters, £124.50 Lunns House, £124 Chesters, £123 Blackburn, £122.50 Colepike, £122 & £121.50 West Wharmley, £121 High West House

259.2p Middle Heads, 254.3p West Shields, 251.1p Middle Heads & Blackburn, 248.9p Blackburn, 247.6p High House & New Houses, 245.7p Mickley Moor, 244.7p New Houses, 244.6p Blackburn

Suffolk x –£133 & £123 Great Bavington, £122 Great Bavington & Middle Heads, £121.50 Lunns House, £118.50 Flotterton, £115.50 Lunns House, £115 Brixter Hill & West Wharmley

239.6p West Wharmley, 234.6p Middle Heads, 228.9p East Newham, 226.1p West Shields, 225.9p & 225.5p Great Bavington

Beltex x –£107 High House Farm, £106 New Houses

271.8p & 263.2p New Houses

Cheviot Mule-£103.50 Woodcroft

235.2p Woodcroft

Mule –£102 & £101 Great Chesters

217.0p Great Chesters

Cheviot-£113 Flotterton, £105 Flotterton & Dudlees, £102 Quickeningcote

231.8p Quickenincote, 230.6p Flotterton

Cheviot x-£110 Bankfoot

224.5p Bankfoot

Blackface –£121 Sewingshields

215.5p Sewingshields

Swaledale-£96.50 Woodcroft

Valis Blacknose x-£90 Mickley Moor