Opening Sale of Ewes & Hoggs with Lambs at Foot

Hexham & Northern Marts held its opening sale of 164 outfits of Ewes & Hoggs with Lambs at Foot, selling to a pleasing trade considering the difficult lambing and weather, with trade up over £11 per life on the year!

Topping the sale at £127 per life was a pen of strapping Texel x hoggs from Messrs W & J A Longlands, Rusheylaw.

Highest grossing outfit at £333 was a pen of strong Cheviot Mule hoggs with twin lambs at foot from Mr J H Craggs, Glower-Oer-Him.

Texel x ewes topped at £122 a life from Messrs Walker Brothers, Satley.

Beltex x ewes sold to £105 a life from Ms C Everitt, Jolly Body.

Next sale Tuesday 7th May. Entries close Wednesday 1st May at 12.00.

Harrison 07895 761102

Office 01434 605444

Leading prices (per life):

Ewes & Lambs

Texel x – £122 Satley, £100 Low Staples & Allergill, £98 Allergill & Aydon North

Beltex x – £105 Jolly Body

Suffolk x – £99 Satley

Mule – £80 High Hedleyhope, £79 Burn House

Blackface – £70 Burn House

Dutch Spotted – £99 Allergill

Kerry Hill – £68 Burn House

Cross – £80 High Hedleyhope

Gimmers & Lambs

Mule – £108 Stonehall

Hoggs & Lambs

Texel x – £127 Rusheylaw

Cheviot Mule – £112 & £111 Glower-Oer-Him