Store Cattle & Sheep | Friday 19th July 2019
Hexham & Northern Marts at their weekly sale of store cattle offered a small but quality catalogue of 107 head.
A good crowd was at the ringside and all classes were sought after. The sale peaked at £1075 for a pair of homebred Angus cross bullocks by a registered sire from Colin Forster, Parkside, Bardon Mill and this one was followed by another square black sort from Jim & Helen Gledson, Buteland, Bellingham at £1060. The Angus breed dominated the sale with the dearest heifer on the day selling to £1050 for father & son team Michael & Dan Herdman, Acton, Blanchland.
Continental cattle peaked at £1040 for both steers and heifers; first for a Simmental cross lady from Douglas Green, Longlea, Netherwitton then again for a shapely Charolais cross yearling steer from Messrs Faill, Hedley West Riding, Stocksfield.
More cattle of all classes are required to fulfill buyer demand, please contact our auctioneers who will be delighted to assist with the sale of your stock.
Cattle 23 – 30 Months
Limousin x heifers - £985 Longlea Netherwitton, £950 Farnamullan
Simmental x heifers – £1040 Longlea Netherwitton
Cattle 17 – 22 Months
Limousin x steers – £965 Low Staples
Limousin x heifers – £890 Farnamullan
Simmental x steers – £890 Hedley West
Angus x steers -£1075 Parkside, £1000 Buteland
Angus x heifers – £1050, £1000 & £960 Acton, £880 Buteland
Cattle 11 – 16 Months
Charolais x steers – £1040 Hedley West, £970 Throp Hill, £940 Hedley West, £860 & £800 Throp Hill
Charolais x heifers - £955 Low Staples, £950 & £910 Farnamullan, £865 Farnamullan & Throp Hill
Limousin x steers – £980 Longlea Netherwitton, £830 Tedcastle, £825 Longlea Netherwitton, £790 Longshaws
Limousin x heifers – £985 (x2), £940 & £925 Farnamullan, £865 Tedcastle
Simmental x steers – £845 & £810 Longlea Netherwitton
Angus x steers – £1060 Buteland, £1035 Acton, £1030 Buteland, £995 Parkside, £920 (x2) & £865 (x2) Buteland, £850 & £840 Throp Hill, £820 Buteland
Angus x heifers - £960 Acton, £910 The Deans, £905 & £900 (x3) Buteland, £860 Buteland & The Deans, £845 & £830 Buteland, £820 Buteland & The Deans
Hereford x heifers - £715 Greenfield
A decent show of ewes forward and with more customers operating they were a fast trade throughout selling to a top of £134 for a Texel ewe from Rusheylaw.
Texel - £100 Rusheylaw, £80 Shaw Wood
Texel x – £134 Rusheylaw, £110 Newbiggin Hill, £93 Rusheylaw, £91 Shaw Wood, £90 Hownsgill & Blackburn, £89 Comb Hills, £87 Sherburn Tower, £84 Shaw Wood & Blackburn, £80 Comb Hills, £78 Millfield Demesne, £70 Rusheylaw & Kimmerston, £68 Chattlehope, £65 & £64 Hownsgill
Leicester - £82 & £58 Shitlington Hall
Zwartbles - – £70 Newbiggin HillMule – £74 Cooper House, £71 Sherburn Tower & Blackburn, £70 Rusheylaw & Shitlington Hall
Blackface – £63 Shitlington Hall, £52 Cleughfoot, £49 Shitlington Hall
Swaledale – £46 Chattlehope
Crossbred - £109 Newbiggin Hill
Texel x – £59 Cooper House
Suffolk x – £68 Cooper House
Blackface – £48 Kirkley Hall
A tremendous show of store lambs for quality selling to a good ring of customers and dearer on the week. Top was £78.50 for Texel x from Hownsgill. Two pens at £74.50 and £73.50 from Whittonshields.
Texel x - £78.50 Hownsgill, £74.50 & £73.50 Whittonshields, £70 Wolf Hills & Cooper House, £69.50 Sherburn Tower, £69 Chattlehope & High Shipley, £68.50 & £68 Stone Hall, £67.50 Ridley Farm, Sherburn Tower & Cooper House, £67 Stone Hall, £66.50 Ridley Farm, £66 Wolf Hills, £65 Ridley Farm & Wolf Hills
Suffolk x - £72 Hownsgill, £68.50 Cooper House, £65 Stewards House
Hexham Primestock | Tuesday 16th July 2019
A small show forward topped at 226.5ppk for a terrific Limousin bred heifer from M/s J&D Longlands, Tone Hall.
Limousin Heifers – £1132.50 & 226.5p Tone Hall
Charolais Heifers – £1285.88 & £1054.90 Tone Hall
202.5p & 192.5p Tone Hall
Angus - £1255 & 125.5p Old Town
Limousin – £839.58 & £819.52 Ingoe Low Hall, £798.66 Luns House, £796.80 Ingoe Low Hall
130.5p Luns House, 126.5p Kellah, 125.5p Ingoe Low Hall
Angus -£1216.01 & 155.5p Old Town
Simmental - £905.25 & 127.5p Luns House
Lambs forward in greater numbers on the week and in line with other centres. The average back although best sorts and good heavy weights still sought after.
Top price £100 and 217.4ppk from Graeme Pigg, Chesterwood.
Texel x – £98 Low Ardley, £94 Nunwick (x2), £90 Salmonswell, Black Hedley, High Baulk (x2) & East Matfen, £88.50 Low Ardley, £88 Lough Green & East Matfen, £87 Aydonshields, £86.50 Nunwick, £86 Black Hedley & Nilston Rigg, £85 East Uppertown, Merryshields, Wallhouses, High Eshells, Highwood, Crescent Farm, Milbourne Town Farm & Nilston Rigg, £84.50 Berwick Hill, £84 Highwood & Aydonshields, £83.50 Gunnerton Demesne, £83 Aydonshields, Milbourne Town Farm & Nilston Rigg, £82.50 Low Ardley, £82 Chesterwood, Crescent Farm, Nunwick, East Matfen, Low Ardley, Berwick Hill (x2) & Milbourne Town Farm, £81 West Heddon & Nunwick, , £80.50 High Baulk (x2), £80 Ravenside (x2), Wallhouses, Nunwick, East Matfen & Grange House
209.5p Lough Green, 207.3p Highwood & High Eshells, 202.4p Milbourne Town Farm, 200p Crescent Farm, Nunwick (x2), High Baulk & East Matfen, 198.8p Gunnerton Demesne, 197.6p & 196.6p Nunwick, 195.7p & 195.6p East Matfen, 195.2p Nunwick, 195.1p Grange House & Nunwick, 195p Crowhall & Fell Lane, 191.7p & 191.5p High Baulk, 190.9p Aydonshields, 190.7p Berwick Hill, 189.5p West Heddon, 187.8p Salmonswell & Nilston Rigg, 187.5p West Heddon, Salmonswell & Low Ardley, 187.2p High Baulk, 186.1p Ravenside & East Matfen, 185p Gunnerton Demesne, 184.9p Low Ardley, 184.8p Crescent Farm, 184.5p West Heddon, 184.4p Aydonshields & Low Ardley, 184.2p Crowhall, 182.9p Salmonswell, 182.6p Nilston Rigg, 182.5p Crowhall, 181.3p Aydonshields & Grange House, 180.5p Merryshields & Salmonswell, 180.2p Nilston Rigg, 180p West Heddon
Dutch Texel x - £100 & 217.4p Chesterwood
Suffolk x – £85 Black Hedley, £83 Grindon Hill (x2), £82 Merryshields, £81 Berwick Hill, £80 Wallhouses, £79.50 Berwick Hill, £77.50 Black Hedley, £77 Grange House & Burnhope Flatts, £76 Grindon Hill, £74 Merryshields
180.7p Berwick Hill, 180.5p Merryshields, 180.4p Grindon Hill, 179.1p Burnhope Flatts, 176.7p Grindon Hill, 176.1p Black Hedley, 175p Grange House, 172.3p Berwick Hill, 170.8p Merryshields
Charollais x -£80 (x2) & £77 Burnhope Flatts
187.8p & 173.9p Burnhope Flatts
Bleu D’Maine x - £90 & 191.5p Lough Green
Store Cattle & Sheep | Friday 12th July 2019
Breeding & Store Cattle
Hexham & Northern Marts at their weekly sale offered a small but quality entry of store cattle and in addition a number of beef breeding cattle.
Store cattle sold to a top of £1040 for a hefty, square Charolais cross bullock from Anthony White, Low Staples, Hexham who sold two more on the day at £1010 and £1005. Heifers peaked at £900 for a smart pair of well-bred red Limousin crosses from George Famelton, Horseholm, Gilsland. More cattle could have been sold to a useful crowd round the ringside.
Charolais x heifers - £900 Farnamullan
Limousin x steers - £850 Ogle Dene
Cattle 17 – 22 Months
Charolais x steers – £920 Ogle Dene
Limousin x steers – £1010 & £1005 Low Staples
Cattle 11 – 16 Months
Charolais x steers – £1040 Low Staples, £860 Amerside Law
Limousin x steers - £870, £820 & £810 Horseholme, £800 (x2) Longshaws
Limousin x heifers – £900, £855, £850 & £845 Horseholme
A small catalogue of beef breeding cattle were presented and these were dominated by an entry of stock cows from Messrs Brown, Amerside Law, Wooler which peaked at £1460 for a smart Blue cross third calver with an Angus cross bull calf at foot. There was interest in all types round the ringside with buyers keen to source outfits for the abundance of grass across the region.
Cows with Calves at Foot
British Blue - £1460 Amerside Law
Angus - £1440, £1310, £1280 & £1210 Amerside Law, £1100 & £970 The Craggs, £930 West End
Charolais - £1430 Amerside Law
Texel - £94 & £90 Hedley Park
Texel x – £120 & £95 Flotterton Cottage, £92 Hedley Park, £86 Milfield Demesne, £85 The Ash, £75 Causey Burn, £64 Palm Strothers, £60 Milfield Demesne
Suffolk x – £90 Causey Burn, £72 Milfield Demesne, £59 Palm Strothers
Cheviot – £70 & £60 Flotterton
Mule – £82 Hedley Park, £71 Flotterton, £70 Causey Burn, Broomhall & Chattlehope
Blackface – £74 The Ash, £68 Causey Burn
Swaledale – £57 Doe Crag
Crossbred - £79 & £59 Milfield Demesne
Texel - £56 The Ash
Texel x – £64 & £59 Causey Burn
Mule – £49 The Ash
Hexham and Northern Marts at their opening sale for store lambs had an increased entry on the year of 822 head.
Lambs came forward generally better than last year because of the drought conditions experienced in the summer months of 2018.
A good trade ensued with the sale average up £4 reflecting the quality of the sheep sold although the purchasers appeared more cautious with political uncertainty affecting confidence.
Texel x - £76 Armonside, £73.50 High Shipley, £73 Whittonshields, £72.50 Stone Hall, £71.50 Flotterton Cottage, £71.50 Chattlehope, £69.50 Bankshead, £69 Milfield Demesne, £68 Armonside (x2), £67 Stone Hall (x2) & Bankshead, £66.50 Milfield Demesne, £65.50 Bankshead, £65 Bankshead & High Shipley
Suffolk x - £65 Bankshead
Charollais x - £71.50 Flotterton
Beltex x - £65.50 & £65 Grange House
Scots Gap | Wednesday 10th July 2019
Scots Gap Auction Mart
Wednesday 10th July 2019
At their weekly sale Scots Gap Auction Mart sold prime lambs to a top of £95 and 204.8ppkg to then average 191.2ppkg for 41kg exactly. Both leading prices were achieved by Eddie Robson, High Baulk, Whittington for well-bred 3/4 Texel cross lambs, the heavyweights selling at £95 to Ben Gray for Andrew Atkinson and lighter weighted sorts at 204.8ppkg for 42kg to Jeff Dunn, for Steve Lamb, Bellingham Craft Butchers. The first Blackface lambs of the season sold at 173ppkg from Mrs Ruth Mitcheson, Bolam Lake House for specific use by the chefs at The Beaumont Hotel, Hexham.
Cast sheep were also in demand and sold to £104 for a Texel cross from Malcolm & David Corbett, Dykehead and to £100 for a Texel ram from Percy Farming, Blueburn.
Texel x – £95 & £86 High Baulk, £86 West Grange, £85 Whittonshields, £85 & £83 East House, £82 Barrasford Green, £82 Whittonshields, £80 Barrasford Green, £80 High Baulk, £80 Longshaws, £80 (x3) West Grange, £78 Longshaws, £78 East House.
204.8p High Baulk, 204.8p West Grange, 202.4p East House, 202.4p Whittonshields, 202.4p East House, 201.3p Longshaws, 200p (x2) Barrasford Green, 200p Dykehead, 200p Whittonshield, 198.7p Dykehead, 195.0p Longshaws, 195.0p East House, 191.3p Fairspring, 190.5p West Grange, 190p Dykehead.
Suffolk x - £75 East House & 182.9p
Blackface – £78 & 173.3p Bolam Lake House
Cast Ewes and Rams
Texel x – £104 & £96 Dykehead, £92 High Baulk
Texel Ram - £100 Blueburn,
Lleyn x - £74 & £69 Dykehead
Leicester - £90 & £87 Blueburn
Blackface - £67 Blueburn, £60 Bolam Lake House.
Hexham Primestock | Tuesday 9th July 2019
Increased show of clean cattle this week which reflected the current national beef price and would be slightly easier on the week. There was a lot of weight forward with less traditional butchers’ heifer types available.
Sale topped at 211.5ppk for a good Limousin x steer from M/s Thockrington Farms, Thockrington. Heavy heifers sold to 187.5ppk for a 655kg from the same farm.
Limousin Steers - £1247.85, £1179.89, £1166.20 & £1025.95 Thockrington
211.5p, 178.5p, 177.5p & 171.5p Thockrington
Limousin Heifers – £1228.13 & £1144.37 Thockrington
187.5p & 180.5p Thockrington
Charolais Heifers – £1243.53 & 184.5p Flotterton
More cows forward this week with a better show on offer which resulted in a sharper trade with a very respectable average of 130.7ppk (+3p)
Highest grossing cow came from M/s D&J Sedgewick, Errington Red House, who sold a large Limousin x cow for £1093.76
Top pence per kilo was shared between M/s D&J Sedgewick and also M/s J Lee & Sons, Agars Hill who both sold Limousin x cows to 145.5ppk
Limousin – £1093.76 Errington Red House, £1082.52 & £1040.33 Agars Hill, £1027.09 & £1023.95 Flotterton, £937.06 Low Eshells, £936.88 Errington Red House, £924.14 Low Eshells, £905.01 Errington Red House, £878.63 Old Deanham, £862.11 Agars Hill, £831.11 Flotterton
145.5p Errington Red House & Agars Hill, 143.5p Low Eshells (x2), 139.5p Agars Hill (x2), 137.5p Old Deanham, 135.5p,133.5p & 126.5p Flotterton, 125.5p Low Eshells, 124.5p Old Deanham
Angus -£939.60 & 130.5p Flotterton
British Blue – £903.36 & £890.60 Old Deanham, £841.68 Flotterton, £841.23 Low Eshells
128.5p Old Deanham & Flotterton, 126.5p Low Eshells, 151.5p Old Deanham
A good show and more lambs forward this week. Trade was slightly easier on the week but keeping in line with the national trend.
Top price £100 for Texel x from Ed Robson, High Baulk. 218ppk also Texel x from M/s J&E Walby & Sons, East House Farm.
Texel x – £100 High Baulk, £94 Elrington Hall & East House, £90 Grindon Hill, West Grange, Aydonshields & Thornton Tower, £89.50 Elrington Hall, £89 Fell Lane, Longshaws & Milbourne Town Farm, £88.50 High Eshells, £88 Elrington Hall, High Baulk & High Eshells, £87 Merryshields (x2) & Crescent Farm, £86.50 Milbourne Town Farm, £86 Bingfield East Quarter, Grindon Hill & Longshaws, £85 East House & West Grange, £84.50 Longshaws, £84 West Wharmley, £83.50 East Uppertown & East House, £83 The Lee & Aydonshields, £82.50 Gunnerton Demesne, £82 Gunnerton Demesne, Bingfield East Quarter, Black Callerton & East Wharmley, £81.50 Aydonshields & West Wharmley, £81 Grange Farm
218p East House, 217.1p Fell Lane, 214.6p High Eshells, 214.3p Thornton Tower, 211p Milbourne Town Farm, 209.8p Longshaws, 207.1p Crescent Farm, 205.1p Kirkley Hall, 204.4p East House, 202.5p Grange House, 200p High Baulk, East House & Fell Lane, 198.8p Longshaws & West Wharmley (x2), 196.5p Longshaws, 196.3p Salmonswell, 195.6p Elrington Hall, 195.2p East Wharmley, 195p Gunnerton Demesne, 194.9p Salmonswell, 193.9p Milbourne Town Farm, 193.4p Crescent Farm, 193.3p Merryshields, 193.2p West Grange, 192.7p Crescent Farm, 192.4p High Eshells, 192.3p Crescent Farm & High Baulk, 191.7p Milbourne Town Farm, 190.9p West Wharmley, 188.6p Aydonshields, 187.5p & 186.6p Gunnerton Demesne, 186.4p Black Callerton, 186.3p Grange House, 185.7p Aydonshields
Suffolk x – £95 Merryshields, £92 Elrington Hall, £87 Merryshields, £82 Black Callerton & West Grange, £79 Merryshields, £78 Lunns House & Thornton Tower
186.4p West Grange, 183.7p Merryshields, 181.7p Lunns House, 181.4p Thornton Tower, 181.3p Merryshields, 180.4p Elrington Hall, 178.3p Black Callerton, 177.9p Lunns House
Bleu D’Maine x - £82 & 205p Kirkley Hall
Hexham Primestock | Tuesday 2nd July 2019
Good quality show sold to a top of 214.5ppk and £1314 from M/s Longlands, Tone Hall.
Charolais Heifers – £1314.89 & £1162 Tone Hall
214.5p & 207.5p Tone Hall
Limousin - £1161.16 & 159.5p Sweethope
A small show were submitted to a good company of buyers with trade being similar to that of recent weeks.
Limousin – £936.28 Burntongues, £933.08 High Town, £871.50 Parkside,
133.5p & 131.5p Burntongues, 130.5p High Town, 124.5p Parkside (x2)
Angus -£1087.28 & 163.5p High Town
British Blue – £1032.57 Hammershield
123.5p Townfoot Woodburn
Simmental - £877.24 & 120.5p Allendale Farm
Due to the good weather conditions there was just a similar number of lambs forward and trade was cheaper on the week following the national trend.
Top price per head £95 for Texel x from M/s DA&MA Teasdale, Grindon Hill and 223.8ppk also Texel x from M/s J Reed & Son, High Eshells.
Texel x – £97.50 Grindon Hill, £96.50 Nilston Rigg, £94 High Eshells, £93.50 Milbourne Town Farm, £93 Low Eshells, £92.50 Aydonshields, £90 Nilston Rigg & Low Eshells, £89.50 Grindon Hill, £89 Milbourne Town Farm, £88 Low Eshells & Aydonshields, £87.50 & £87 Nilston Rigg, £86.50 High Yarridge, £86 Grindon Hill, £85.50 High Eshells, £85 Crescent Farm, Comb Hills & Aydonshields, £84.50 High Eshells, £84 Milbourne Town Farm, £83.50 Aydonshields, £82.50 Nilston Rigg, £82 Longshaws
223.8p High Eshells, 211.9p & 210p Milbourne Town Farm, 209p Crescent Farm, 207.3p Aydonshields & Crescent Farm, 206.1p High Eshells, 205.1p Low Eshells, 205p Longshaws, 202.4p Comb Hills, 200p Lodge Farm, Low Eshells, Aydonshields & Grindon Hill, 198.9p Nilston Rigg, 198.8p High Eshells, 197.4p Longshaws, 195.7p Nilston Rigg & Low Eshells, 195p Sherburn Tower, 194.9p Lodge Farm, 194.8p Milbourne Town Farm, 194.6p Grindon Hill, 194.1p & 193.8p Low Eshells, 193.3p, 193p & 192.7p Nilston Rigg, 192.2p High Yarridge, 191.9p Nilston Rigg, 191.2p & 190.5p Grindon Hill, 189.8p & 188.8p Aydonshields
Suffolk x – £90 Whitechapel, £87.50 Grindon Hill, £86.50 Low Eshells, £85 Luns House, £83.50 High Yarridge, £82.50 Whitechapel, £77.50 Comb Hills, £77 Grindon Hill
196.6p Low Eshells, 194.2p High Yarridge, 191.9p Whitechapel, 189p Comb Hills, 188.9p Luns House, 187.5p Whitechapel, 186.2p Grindon Hill, 185p Comb Hills, 181.7p Grindon Hill, 179.3p Lunns House
Charollais x - £74.50 & 186.3p Sherburn Tower
Bleu D’Maine x - £95 & £90 High Yarridge
195.7p & 179.3p High Yarridge
Texel x – £85 & £81 Nilston Rigg
141.7p & 128.6p Nilston Rigg
Blackface - £74 & 148p Nilston Rigg
Cast Ewes and Rams
Leicester – £54 Westwood
Blackface – £64 Nilston Rigg
Store Cattle & Sheep | Friday 28th June 2019
Hexham & Northern Marts at their final store sale in the month of June offered a catalogued entry of 187 head of beef bred store cattle; a sound entry for the time of year.
With over thirty buyers at the ringside demand was plentiful with trade on a par with that seen earlier in the month however values of older, forward sorts have eased somewhat.
The sale was topped at £1200 for a smart, pure bred Limousin bull at 15 months of age from noted Redesdale breeder John Carruthers, Silloans, Rochester who came forward with his annual consignment at this time of the year of well-bred sorts that sold well on the day.
A trio of lots sold at £1190; the first a powerful Charolais cross bred steer at 20 months from Willie Woodman, Great Chesters; the second a smart, sleek black heifer fit for either feeding or breeding from Raymond Little, Holly Hill West and the third another smart bull from Messrs Carruthers.
A smart run of well-bred yearling types were brought forward by Messrs Walton, Greyside, Hexham and the twenty-five three-quarter bred Limousin cross steers and heifers from twelve to fourteen months of age sold well to peak at £1125 for a pair of shapely steers and at £1000 for the best of the heifer offering. Eleven steers averaged £1038 throughout whilst fourteen heifers returned at £956 to complete a satisfactory days trading for the Newbrough based family farming operation.
A useful entry of Angus cattle were also presented; the majority sired by registered pedigree sires and three consignments sold well on the day peaking at £1070 for a bullock from Messrs Hall, East Butsfield followed by another at £1060 from Messrs Barron, The Deans and then at £1035 from Messrs Frater, Moorlaws.
Our auctioneers will be pleased to respond to any enquiry from producers with cattle available for sale and can be contacted on 01434 605444.
Cattle 23 – 30 Months
Charolais x heifers – £1150, £1105 (X2), £1015 & £1000 (X2) Farnamullan
Limousin x steers – £1060 Great Chesters
Limousin x heifers - £1160, £1090 (x2), £990 & £985 Farnamullan
Blonde x heifers – £1130, £1125, £1055 & £1015 Farnamullan
Angus x steers - £1035 Moorlaws
Cattle 17 – 22 Months
Charolais x steers – £1190 & £990 Great Chesters
Limousin x steers – £1180, £1120, £1100 & £1085 Great Chesters, £1080 Holly Hill West, £1060 & £1015 Great Chesters, £1000 Holly Hill West, £990 Low Staples
Limousin x heifers – £1190 & £1085 Holly Hill West, £1045 Farnamullan, £980 Low Staples & East Newham, £920 (x2) Great Chesters, £915 East Newham
Cattle 11 – 16 Months
Charolais x steers – £1045 Greyside, £945 Low Staples
Limousin x steers – £1200, £1190 & £1180 Silloans, £1125 Greyside, £1080 Greyside & Silloans, £1075 & £1070 Greyside, £1065, £1030 & £1020 Silloans, £1000 Little Swinburne, £950 & £940 (x2) Silloans
Limousin x heifers – £1030 (x2) Little Swinburne, £1000 & £990 Greyside, £970 Greyside (x2) & Little Swinburne, £960 & £950 Greyside, £935 Silloans, £925 Little Swinburne, £920 Greyside
Simmental x heifers – £955 Greyside
Angus x steers –£1070 East Butsfield, £1060 & £985 The Deans, £970 East Butsfield, £940 The Deans, £930 East Butsfield, £920 East Butsfield & The Deans, £910 Moorlaws
Cattle 10 months and under
Limousin x steers – £1000 Silloans
Angus x steers – £885 East Butsfield
Less cast sheep forward this week that met the national trend of being slightly easier on the week.
Texel x ewes from M/s K Smith & Sons, East Greenridge, sold to £100
Mule ewes from M/s JG Clarkson & Partners, Elrington Hall sold to £72
A reminder that the opening Store Lamb sale is on the 12th July, entries to the office or Drew Patrick.
Texel x – £100 East Greenridge, £92 East Greenridge & Elrington Hall, £90 East Greenridge & Elrington Hall, £88 East Greenridge, £87 Elrington Hall, £83 Lee Hall, £75 & £73 Middle Dukesfield
Suffolk x – £70 Glebe Farm
Bleu D’Maine - £92 Low Staples
Leicester - £78 & £72 Glebe Farm
Mule – £72 Elrington Hall & Middle Dukesfield, £69 Lee Hall, £65 Lunns House (x2), £64 Glebe Farm
Blackface – £56 Blakehope, £42 Tarefield
Swaledale – £61 Glebe Farm
Crossbred - £99 Luns House
Texel x - £62 Low Staples
Blackface – £57 Blakehope
Swaledale - £43 Glebe Farm
Crossbred – £77 & £76 Midgeholme
Hexham Primestock | Tuesday 25th June 2019
Four butchers’ heifers forward this week selling to 231.5p/kg from Mr FT Walton, Flotterton with a very sweet Limousin x weighing 566kg.
Limousin Heifers – £1393.24 & £1310.29 Flotterton
231.5p & 221.5p Flotterton
Charolais Heifers - £1265.24 & £1235 Flotterton
190p & 188p Flotterton
A much improved show of cast cattle this week that would be sharper on the week with an increase of 8p on the week’s average (130.7ppk)
Topping the sale was a tremendous Limousin x cow from M/s J&A Moralee, Hard Riding selling for £1296.53 and the day’s highest p/kg at 158.5p/kg.
Stock bulls grossed to £1283.98 for a large Charolais from M/s D&J Sedgewick, Errington Red House.
Younger stock bulls sold to 133.5p/kg from Mr RL Robson, Sweethope with an Aberdeen Angus.
Limousin – £1296.53 Hard Riding, £1093.47 & £1087.77 Luns House, £1025.88 Longshaws, £1024.25 Parkside, £969.08 Hammershield, £939.58 Lee Hall, £917.61 Errington Red House, £886.13 Longshaws, £879.31 West Grange, £832.92 Cheviot, £815.48 Errington Red House
158.5p Hard Riding, 154.5p Longshaws, 151.5p Luns House, 147.5p Lee Hall & Hammershield, 143.5p Luns House, 129.5p West Grange, 127.5p Longshaws, 124.5p & 123.5p Errington Red House, 121.5p Parkside, 119.5p Cheviot
Charolais - £997.05 & 144.5p Hammershield
Charolais (Bull) - £1283.98 & 101.5p Errington Red House
Angus -£885.95 & 117.5p Cheviot
Angus (Bull) - £1228.20 & 133.5p Sweethope
British Blue – £1256.44 Bog Hall, £1187.79 & £1034.31 Hard Riding
155.5p Bog Hall, 144.5p & 134.5p Hard Riding
Simmental - £958.36 Parkside, £823.28 Warkshaugh
125.5p Warkshaugh, 123.5p Parkside
South Devon - £855.81 & 128.5p The Deans
Belted Galloway - £661.82 & 115.5p Closehead
Holstein Friesian - £836.50 & 119.5p Lowfield
A similar but very good show of lambs sold well throughout and returned the same average on the week although some centres over the last few days have been slightly less.
Top price 234.6ppk from Nunwick and £95/head from Highwood & East Wharmley.
Texel x – £95 Highwood & East Wharmley (x2), £94 Grange House, £93.50 Nunwick, £93 Crescent Farm, Highwood & Humber Hill, £92 Lodge Farm, Linacres, Fairspring, Nunwick & Nilston Rigg, £91.50 Nunwick & Thornton Tower, £91 Highwood, East House & Humber Hill, £90.50 Aydonshields, £90 Highwood, Humber Hill (x2) & Crowhall, £89.50 Grange House & High Eshells, £89 Grange House & East Wharmley, £88.50 Linacres, High Eshells, Highwood & Nilston Rigg (x3), £88 Fairspring, Fell Lane, Aydonshields, East Wharmley & East House, £87.50 Snape Farm, £87 Lodge Farm, Snape Farm, Grange House, Fell Lane & Nilston Rigg, £86.50 Crowhall, Fairspring & Fell Lane, £86 Linacres, East Wharmley & East House, £85.50 Snape Farm & Nilston Rigg, £85 Crescent Farm, Thornton Tower & Nilston Rigg
234.6p Nunwick, 232.5p Crescent Farm, 230p Nunwick, 226.3p Linacres, 226.2p East Wharmley, 223.7p Crescent Farm, 231.1p Grange House, 222.6p Nunwick, 22p Highwood, 221.8p Fell Lane, 220.9p East Wharmley, 220.7p Aydonshields, 220p East Wharmley, 219.5p Crowhall, 218.4p Nilston Rigg, 218.3p High Eshells, 217.9p Thornton Tower, 217.5p Fell Lane, 217.1p East Wharmley, 215.9p (x2) & 213.8p Nilston Rigg, 213.2p Lodge Farm, 211.5p Grange House & Salmonswell, 210p Crowhall & Crescent Farm, 209.8p East House, 209.5p Fell Lane, Fairspring & Crowhall, 209.1p Linacres & Nilston Rigg, 208.9p Grange House, 208.1p Grange House, 207.3p Nilston Rigg & Thornton Tower, 207p Grange House, 206.1p Crowhall & East Wharmley, 205.8p Nilston Rigg, Highwood & High Eshells, 204.7p Aydonshields & East House, 202.6p Grange House, 202.3p Snape Farm, 202.2p East House, 201.2p Fairspring & Crowhall, 200p East Wharmley
Suffolk x – £90 Thornton Tower, £84 Luns House (x3), £83.50 Salmonswell
214.3p Thornton Tower, 214.1p Salmonswell, 204.9p & 200p Luns House
Blackface - £89 & 174.5p Nilston Rigg
Store Cattle & Sheep | Friday 21st June 2019
Hexham Auction Mart held its weekly sale of 123 Store Cattle that included its monthly sale of native breeds. This week saw a very mixed show forward with better sorts and older sorts selling well. Older Angus x steers sold to £1205 from M/s DA&P Burn & Sons, Aydonshields.
Mrs I Burn T/A JA&I Burn, Grange House sold 14 month old Limousin x steers to £1140 and £1100 respectively.
Charolais x heifers from M/s AR White, Low Staples sold to £1060.
More cattle needed for next week’s sale.
Cattle 23 – 30 Months
Charolais x heifers – £1060 Low Staples
Angus x steers - £1205 Aydonshields
Cattle 17 – 22 Months
Limousin x steers – £975 Low Staples, £925 Longshaws
Limousin x heifers – £995 & £980 (x2) East Newham
Angus x steers -£1155 Aydonshields, £880 Hedley West
Angus x heifers – £1010 Aydonshields, £970 East Newham
Hereford steers - £800 Cumcatch
Cattle 11 – 16 Months
Charolais x steers – £870 Risehead
Charolais x heifers - £900 Risehead
Limousin x steers – £1140 & £1100 Grange House, £1040 East Newham, £1000, £930, £900 & £880 Parkside, £850 Kellah
Limousin x heifers – £970 (x2) Grange House, £930 Parkside, £900 Kellah
Simmental x steers – £950 Hedley West
Angus x steers – £985 Hedley West, £980 Parkside, £965 & £945 Broadlea, £885 Low Eals
Angus x heifers - £900 & £850 Parkside
Beef Shorthorn steers - £935, £930 & £925 Woodlands Hall
Cattle 10 months and under
Limousin x heifers – £810 Kellah
More cast ewes forward this week which met greater demand and a flying trade was observed with all classes of sheep sharper. Topping the sale was a Bluefaced Leicester tup from M/s TJ Lee & Son, Hackford, Steel selling for £117.
Mule ewes dearer with M/s DA&MA Teasdale, Grindon Hill selling to £88
More cast sheep needed for next week to fulfill demand.
Texel - £86 Middle Dukesfield
Texel x – £96 Middle Dukesfield, £95 Fairview & Hackford, £94 Thockrington, £85 Middle Dukesfield, £81 Fairview, £80 Middle Dukesfield, £75 & £73 Thockrington
Suffolk x – £91 Middle Dukesfield
Beltex x - £100 Newbiggin Hill
Leicester - £117 & £109 (x2) Hackford
Zwartbles - £80 Newbiggin Hill
SC Cheviot – £77, £74 & £68 Flotterton
Cheviot x – £104 Grindon Hill
Mule –£88 Grindon Hill, £87 Thockrington, £85 Hackford, £83 Beaumont House, £75 Grindon Hill, £74 Middle Dukesfield, £72 Thockrington
Blackface – £72 & £69 Flotterton, £66 Grindon Hill, £65 Flotterton
Swaledale – £62 Hackford
Herdwick - £70 Middle Dukesfield
Crossbred - £83 Fairview
A nice show of store hoggs forward this week with larger fleshier selling well and dearer on the week. Mule hoggs from M/s DA&MA Teasdale, Grindon Hill sold to £85.00. Cheviot Hoggs from Mr FT Walton, Flotterton sold to £76.
Texel x – £65 Hill House
Suffolk x – £70 & £68 Flotterton
Cheviot x - £75 (x3) Flotterton
Cheviot Mule - £76 & £74.50 Flotterton
Mule – £85 Grindon Hill, £76 Flotterton
Blackface – £58 Flotterton
Scots Gap Primestock | Wednesday 19th June 2019
Scots Gap Auction Mart held their opening sale of the new season and offered a small but quality entry of lambs, hoggs and cast ewes. The sale topped at £94 for two smart Texel crosses at 46Kgs from Messrs Dodds, High House, Milbourne. Near neighbours Messrs Dodds, West Grange, Milbourne sold four similarly smart sorts to 220.7 ppkg. The sale averaged 201.2 ppkg throughout. Hoggs sold to £90 twice for heavy Texels from Joe Ferguson, The Bellion. A well fleshed show of cast ewes sold to great rates throughout peaking at £113 for heavy Suffolk crosses from Messrs Baty, North Acomb, £93 for Lleyn ewes from Messrs Corbett, Dykehead, £81 for Mules from Libby Bertram, Coldwell and £74 for Blackie ewes from the same home. Buyers are keen for all classes at the ringside and increased numbers are urgently required.
Hexham Primestock | Tuesday 18th June 2019
An increased number of clean cattle forward that met a similar trade to last week. Topping the sale was a tremendous Limousin x steer from M/s A Hall & Sons, Barker House selling for 225.5ppk or £1437.35. Topping the heifer trade was a Charolais x from the same home selling to 215.5ppk
Limousin Steers - £1437.35 & £1240.24 Barker House
222.5p & 209.5p Barker House
Limousin Heifers – £1146.69 & 205.5p Barker House
Charolais Heifers – £1146.46 & 215.5p Barker House
Angus Steers - £1373.43, £1364.83, £1361.50 & £1318.13 Manor Farm
200.5p, 194.5p, 192.5p & 187.5p Manor Farm
Angus Heifers - £1059.15 & £1039.86 Manor Farm
163.5p & 153.5p Manor Farm
Simmental Heifers - £1004.35 & 189.5p Springwell
A nice entry of 31 cast cows and bulls this week which sold in line with centres yesterday and would be slightly easier on the week.
Highest grossing cow came from M/s J Hunter & Sons, The Steel selling for £1221.23 (142.5ppk)
Highest pence per kilo came from M/s AE&NG Beveridge, Low West House with a smart British Blue x selling for 187.5ppk.
Cast Bulls sold to £1165.13 for a Limousin from Mr AJ Brown, Dunstan Hill, Alnwick.
Limousin – £1221.23 The Steel, £1067.64 Shitlington Hall, £989.78 Springwell, £924.63 Ridley Farm, £903.75 East Butsfield, £900.32 Low West House, £821.10 East Butsfield
143.5p Shitlington Hall, 142.5p The Steel, 132.5p Springwell, 129.5p Ridley Farm, 127.5p East Butsfield, 125.5p Ridley Farm, 123.5p Low West House, 122.5p Springwell
Limousin (Bull) - £1165.13 & 119.5p Dunstan Hill
Angus -£1009.02 & 125.5p Manor Farm
British Blue – £1132.08 & £1123.26 Low West House, £1062.95 High Yarridge, £1021.88 Low West House, £1018.33 Harlow Bower
187.5p, 145.5p & 133.5p Low West House, 126.5p Harlow Bower, 118.5p High Yarridge, 114.5p Low West House
British Blue (Bull) - £1112.81 & 128.5p Low West House
Charolais (Bull) - £1170.12 Loadman
Simmental - £907.63 & 132.5p High Yarridge
South Devon - £878.94 & 128.5p High Yarridge
Hereford - £850.08 & 115.5p East Butsfield
A plainer show of lambs forward this week but more numbers forward. This didn’t affect the trade with lambs slightly sharper on the week and with more men ringside.
More lambs needed next week.
Texel x – £101.50 Grange House, £99 Horneystead, £98.50 Aydonshields, £98 West Wharmley, £97.50 Lough Green (x2), £95.50 Thornton Tower, £95 Lodge Farm & Gunnerton Demesne, £94.50 Crowhall, £94 Thornton Tower & Highwood, £93.50 Aydonshields, £92.50 Grange House & China Hall, £92 Aydonshields & Burnhope Flatts, £91.50 Low Barns, £91 Longshaws, £90 Hedchester Law, Grange House & Nilston Rigg, £89.50 Gunnerton Demesne & Longshaws, £89 China Hall, £88.50 Crowhall, £88 Lodge Farm, £87 & £86.50 Grange House, £86 Horneystead, Hedchester Law, West Wharmley & Sherburn Tower (x2), £85 Grange House, Gunnerton Demesne & Highwood
233.3p West Wharmley, 232.9p Thornton Tower, 232.1p Lough Green (x2), 231.3p Grange House, 229.5p Gunnerton Demesne, 229.3p Thornton Tower & Highwood, 227.6p Grange House, 222.6p Aydonshields, 222.4p Crowhall, 221.6p Longshaws, 221.3p Crowhall, 220.5p Sherburn Tower, 218.9p Lodge Farm, 218.3p Longshaws, 218p Grange House & Gunnerton Demesne, 215p Sherburn Tower, 210.2p China Hall, 210p Crowhall & China Hall, 209.8p West Wharmley, 209.3p Nilston Rigg, 207.9p Gunnerton Demesne, 207.3p Highwood, 207.1p Grange House, 207p China Hall
Suffolk x – £96.50 Grindon Hill, £94.50 Thornton Tower, £94 Grindon Hill, £91.50 & £89 Luns House, £87.50 Grindon Hill, £85 Burnhope Flatts, £84.50 Lunns House
219.3p Grindon Hill, 214.8p Thornton Tower, 213.4p Grindon Hill, 212.5p Burnhope Flatts, 208p, 207p & 206.1p Luns House
Charollais x - £95 Low Barns, £94 Grange House, £88 Low Barns
222.1p & 204.7p Low Barns, 195.8p Grange House
Beltex x - £87.50 & £87 China Hall
217.5p & 213.4p China Hall
Bleu D’Maine x - £88.50 & 177p Lough Green
Zwartbles - £86 & £84 Newbiggin Hill
175.5p Newbiggin Hill
Cast Ewes and Rams
Texel x –£76 Horneystead
Suffolk - £74 & £69 Plantation Avenue
Mule – £67 Low Barns
Herdwick – £37 Fairspring
Store Cattle, Breeding & Store Sheep | Friday 14th June 2019
Hexham Auction Mart held its weekly Store Cattle sale with 95 stores forward. Many more could have been sold to vendor advantage with younger sorts noticeably sharper. The sale was topped by an Angus x steer from Mr RM Johnston, High Fotherley that sold well at £1230. The same vendor sold a Simmental steer for £1210
Charolais x steers sold to £1210 from M/s W Carpenter & Sons, Rare Dene.
Cattle aging from 11-15 months sold well with Mrs. I Burn T/A JA & I Burn, Grange House selling a lovely run of well-bred Limousin x steers to £1110
Yearling cattle sold to £945 for an Angus x steer from Ian Potts & Sons, Hedley Park with the same vendor selling a pair for £870.
More cattle needed for next week’s sale.
Cattle 17 – 22 Months
Charolais x steers – £1210 Rare Dean
Charolais x heifers – £1000 & £990 Rare Dean
Simmental x steers – £1210 & £1200 High Fotherley
Angus x steers -£1230, £1195 & £1180 High Fotherley
Cattle 11 – 16 Months
Charolais x steers – £1145 & £970 Hedley West, £925 & £900 Blakelaw
Charolais x heifers - £910 & £900 Blakelaw
Limousin x steers – £1110, £1100, £1090, £1080 & £1040 Grange House, £1000, £980 & £960 (x3) Evistones, £930 Grange House & Blakelaw, £900 Longshaws
Limousin x heifers – £915 Piatroon
Angus x steers – £1000 Hedley West, £945 Hedley Park
Breeding & Store Sheep
Hoggs & Ewes with Lambs at Foot
A smaller entry of breeding sheep with 45 Shearlings and Hoggs with lambs forward.
M/s Rochester & Murray, Glebe Farm sold Mule Shearlings with twin Suffolk x lambs at foot to £200
Hoggs with singles sold to £160 twice from M/s Rochester & Murray, Glebe Farm & Mr DW Johnson, Blackhalls.
Mule Hoggs - £160 Glebe Farm, £160, £152 & £138 Blackhalls
Mule Gimmers - £200 Glebe Farm
All classes of cast sheep dearer on the week and met a flying trade yet again for leaner sorts.
Sale topped at £115 for Texel ewes from M/s AG&D Bissett, Middle Dukesfield.
M/s K&HA Ridley, Allenshields sold Bluefaced Leicester tups to £108
Horned sheep sold to £77 twice with Swaledale from M/s L&D Archer, Stone Stile and Blackface from M/s H&L Morshead, Harsondale.
Mule ewes sold predominantly between £68-£74
More needed next week. For entries please call Drew on 07854361967
Texel - £115 & £111 Middle Dukesfield
Texel x – £104 Windy Hill, £96 Burradon, £90 Hill House, £84 Windy Hill, £79 Castlewood, £70 Burradon
Suffolk x – £89 Burradon, £84 Windy Hill, £73 Hill House
Bleu D’Maine - £90 Low Staples
Leicester - £108 Allenshields, £107 & £104 Redburn, £98 Middle Dukesfield & Redburn, £80 Middle Dukesfield
Kerry Hill – £59 Hill House
Mule – £74 Windy Hill, £73 Glebe Farm, £70 Castlewood, £69 Burradon
Blackface – £77 Harsondale, £68 & £61 Elsdon Bungalow
Swaledale – £77 Stone Stile, £70 & £66 Allenshields, £65 Smailsburn, £62 Redburn, £60 Low Acton
Crossbred - £88 & £73 Heatheridge, £68 Hill House, £63 Windy Hill
Texel x – £81 Bavington Hill Head, £75 Low Acton, £71 Bavington Hill Head
Leicester - £83 & £82 Redburn
Cheviot x - £80.50 Bavington Hill Head
Blackface – £66 Hill House
Swaledale - £56 Low Acton, £40 Smailsburn
Hexham Primestock | Tuesday 11th June 2019
A better show of clean cattle this week with handy weight heifers easy to sell but heavier cattle in line with national trend and slightly easier.
Highest grossing beast was a Limousin x heifer from M/s E Telfer & Son, High House selling to £1344.01 to M/s JA Jewitt Ltd. Topping the pence per kilo was a Limousin x heifer from M/s G Carins & Ptns Broomhall Farm selling to 217.5ppk to Angus Foods Ltd
Limousin Heifers – £1344.01 Newton High House, £1270.20 & £1262.83 Broomhall
217.5p & 215.5p Broomhall, 188.5p Newton High House
Limousin Steers - £1294.52 & £1278.04 Broomhall
193.5p & 179.5p Broomhall
Charolais Heifers – £1179.38 & 187.5p Flotterton
A good well fleshed bull forward from Ms G Carins & Ptns, Broomhall Farm sold to 188.5ppk (£1235.43)
Limousin - £1235.43 & 185.5p Broomhall
Another good entry of cast cows at Hexham this week which saw some well fleshed cows a good trade again. Slightly heavier cows with less flesh would be in line with yesterday’s trade and easier on the week.
Feeding cows, and dairy cows in particular, very easily cashed once again with many in that 100ppk – 120ppk bracket.
Sale was topped by a pure British Blue cow from local breeders, M/s E Telfer & Son, High House for 190.5ppk (£1689.74) (Pictured Below). Mrs VS Allgood, Nunwick sold Blue x cows to £1267.13 and Mrs R & Mr MJ Lee, Harwood Shield also sold Blue x cows to £1229.59
Cast Bulls from Mr J Charlton, Tenter House sold to 120.5ppk (£1288.15)
New customers to the ring, Peepy Farm Ltd., Cairhead Farm, Cumbria saw Holstein Friesians sold to 108.5ppk
All classes of cows sold well and more again needed for next week.
Please call Drew for entries 07854361967
Limousin – £1212 Swarland Old Hall, £1133.98 Flotterton, £1059.38 High Alderheads, 1056.51 Parkside, £1001.82 Swarland Old Hall, £984.74 Harwood Shield, £982.22 Flotterton, £885.50 Harwood Shield
167.5p Flotterton, 164.5p High Alderheads, 151.5p Swarland Old Hall, 149.5p Flotterton, 141.5p Swarland Old Hall, 138.5p Harwood Shield, 136.5p Parkside, 126.5p Harwood Shield
Angus -£1216.22 Flotterton, £1208.78 & £1088.91 Flotterton, £1048.60 West Shields, £987.26 Flotterton, £878.50 & £860.93 West Shields
177.5p 175.5p, 166.5p & 154.5p Flotterton, 132.5p, 125.5p, 129.5p & 117.5p West Shields
Angus (Bull) - £965.71 Hedley Park
British Blue – £1689.74 Newton High House, £1267.13 Nunwick, £1229.59 Harwood Shield, £999.60 Errington, £997.35 Flotterton, £857.96 Harwood Shield
190.5p Newton High House, 163.5p Nunwick & Flotterton, 150.5p Harwood Shield
Charolais (Bull) - £1288.15 & 120.5p Tenter House
Simmental - £977.55 & 122.5p Errington
Stabiliser - £736.02 & 136.5p Nunwick
Holstein Friesian - £847.39 Peepy
A nice show of lambs and more than last week. Trade generally easier following on from the drop at the end of last week and more lambs coming out.
Texel x – £98 Aydonshields & Nilston Rigg, £96.50 Nunwick, £96 Thornbrough & Longshaws, £95 Aydonshields, £93 (x2) Grange House, £92 Barrasford Green, Gunnerton Demesne & Aydonshields, £91 Sherburn Tower , £90.50 Grange House, £90 Nunwick (x2), Luns House (x2), Aydonshields (x2), Longshaws & Nilston Rigg, £89.50 Nilston Rigg, £89 Grange House & Longshaws, £88.50 Nilston Rigg, £87 Barrasford Green, Gunnerton Demesne (x2), Longshaws & Beaumont House (x2), £86.50 Nunwick & Nilston Rigg,
254p Nunwick, 240p Longshaws, 234.2p Grange House & Thornbrough, 230.8p Nunwick (x2) & Longshaws, 229p Gunnerton Demesne, 227.5p Sherburn Tower, 223.7p Thornbrough & Longshaws, 219.5p Nilston Rigg, 217.8p Aydonshields, 217.5p Gunnerton Demesne & Beaumont House, 216.3p Nunwick & Nilston Rigg, 215.8p Salmonswell, 212.2p Barrasford Green, 211.1p Aydonshields, 210.5p Grange House, 209.1p Aydonshields, 207.7p Gunnerton Demesne, 207p Longshaws, 205.8p Nilston Rigg, 204.9p Grange House, 204.6p Luns House, 203.4p Nilston Rigg, 202.6p Salmonswell, 202.3p Beaumont House, 200p Barrasford Green, Gunnerton Demesne, Aydonshields & Nilston Rigg
Suffolk x – £91 Nilston Rigg, £90 Matfen High House, Sherburn Tower & Luns House, £85 Matfen High House
214.3p Sherburn Tower, 200p, 195p & 190p Luns House, 189.6p Nilston Rigg
Texel x – £75 Morrowfield, £70 Dotland Park
137.3p Dotland Park, 123p Morrowfield
Suffolk x – £87 & £75 Morrowfield
114.5p & 110.3p Morrowfield
Mule – £63 Colwell Demesne
Cast Ewes and Rams
Texel x – £82 Dotland Park, £80 Matfen High House, £79 Dotland Park
Suffolk x - £75 Morrowfield
Mule – £65 Morrowfield