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Hexham Sale of Store Cattle and Sheep

Hexham & Northern Marts had forward a catalogued entry of 656 head of store cattle and suckled calves and 5,949 store and feeding sheep for their weekly sale on Friday 1st November 2013.

This included 202 head of native breed cattle for the special monthly sale of such sorts which comprised largely of quality Aberdeen Angus, Shorthorn and Hereford cross bred types.

Hexham Mart Store Cattle Sale Ring

Hexham Mart Store Cattle Sale Ring

A small and select entry of older forward sorts sold well at the start of the day with both steers and heifers in great demand topping at £1560 for a Limousin cross steer at 18 months from Ian Hamilton, Claywalls followed by a Charolais cross at 20 months from Alan Forster, Lowes Fell at £1550. Alec Bissett, Middle Dukesfield had the trade of the day for heifers with two of his topping at the great figures of £1510 and £1440 whilst another from John Hunter, The Steel at 32 months of age sold for £1410 again highlighting Hexham as ‘The’ centre for the sale of top quality stores that may have breached the Thirty month age ceiling.

From the Native breed entry it was an Angus cross bullock from Dennis Burn, Aydonshields that had been sired by a registered pedigree Angus bull which took top price in this category and at 17 months of age this one sold for £1420. With registered sire details becoming increasingly important due to the premiums available through processors ‘branded beef’ schemes vendors that disclose such information in full are now reaping the benefits at these special monthly sales. Also selling well on the day was a great run of fifteen Beef Shorthorn steers from George Anderson, Fairnley which at 17 months and with the benefit of a growy Summer behind them were presented well to top at £1220 and average £1101 throughout.

With the October suckler sales past the remainder of the catalogue was made up a nice entry of continental cross bred cattle from 9-16 months of age. These continued to sell well and along the same lines of trade seen during the previous month with a good crowd of regular buyers and a few returning faces at the ringside still keen for wintering types.

Leading prices;

Cattle 30+ Months

Limousin x heifers - £1410 The Steel

Angus x steers - £1140 East Fourstones

Hereford x steers - £990 East Fourstones

Belted Galloway steers - £910 Wallish Walls

Cattle 23 – 30 Months

Charolais x steers – £1200 Hedley West

Charolais x heifers – £1080 Hedley West

Limousin x steers – £1480 (x2) Dovecote, £1470 Lowes Fell, £1360 (x2) Dovecote, £1330 & £1320 Berry Edge, £1200 Ridley Stokoe, £1115 & £1105 Brackenthwaite

Limousin x heifers – £1125 & £1090 Whitton Glebe

British Blue x heifers – £1030 Bellingham Demesne

Angus x steers – £1060 Brackenthwaite

Angus x heifers - £1220 Catreen

Simmental x heifers - £1040 Bellingham Demesne

Hereford x steers - £1010 East Fourstones

Belted Galloway steers - £980 & £900 Wallish Walls

Cattle 17 – 22 Months

Charolais x steers – £1550 & £1530 Lowes Fell, £1470, £1380, £1370 & £1210 Claywalls, £1135 & £1080 Thrunton Lowfield

Limousin x steers – £1560 & £1450 (x3) Claywalls, £1270 Carrick, £1250 Berry Edge & Brackenthwaite, £1210 Thrunton Lowfield, £1205 Dovecote, £1200 Berry Edge, £1180 Dovecote, £1170 Middle White Hill, £1155 Ridley Stokoe, £1105 Brackenthwaite, £1100 (x2), £1075, £1060 & £1050 Duddo Hill

Limousin x heifers – 1440 & £1275 Middle Dukesfield, £1270 Berry Edge, £1250, £1230, £1225, £1220 & £1210 Lunns House, £1200 Berry Edge, Lunns House & Middle Dukesfield, £1190 Lunns House, £1180 Berry Edge & Middle Dukesfield, £1170 Lunns House, £1160 Whitton Glebe, £1150 Middle Dukesfield, £1080 Carrick & Hedley West

British Blue x steers – £890 Whitchester

British Blue x heifers - £1090, £1020, £980 & £875 North Cocklake

Simmental steers – £1110, £1055 & £970 Portgate

Simmental heifers - £1045 Portgate

Simmental x steers – £1130 Thrunton Lowfield, £1075 Anick Bankfoot, £1030 Thrunton Lowfield, £1020 Blakehopeburnhaugh, £1000 Blakehopeburnhaugh & Sillywrea, £990 Collierley, £960 Blakehopeburnhaugh & Sillywrea

Simmental x heifers - £890, £885 & £875 Collierley

Angus steers – £1220 Middle White Hill, £1175 North Hanging Wells, £940 Middle White Hill, £890 North Hanging Wells

Angus heifers – £1170 Catreen, £1020 Watch Hill

Angus x steers – £1460 & £1420 Aydonshields, £1380 & £1300 High Park, £1180 Watch Hill, £1125 North Hanging Wells, £1090 Middle White Hill, £1000 North Hanging Wells, £980 Anick Bankfoot, £935 Tows Bank

Angus x heifers – £1260 Aydonshields, £1220 Catreen, £1210 Aydonshields, £1180 The Snape, £1100 Aydonshields, £910 East Whygate

Beef Shorthorn steers - £1020 Bowood

Beef Shorthorn heifers - £825 Bowood

Saler heifers - £1155 & £1045 Middle Dukesfield

Saler x steers - £1115 Duddo Hill

Hereford x steers - £1040 East Fourstones

Shorthorn steers - £1220, £1185, £1170, £1160, £1085, £1080, £1060 & £1055 Fairnley

Montbeliarde steers - £960 Anick Bankfoot, £900 Low Bishopton

Luing steers - £920 Blakehopeburnhaugh

Dairy Shorthorn steers - £1040 & £980 Sillywrea

Welsh Black steers - £980 (x2) & £920 Dalton Hill Head

Welsh Black x steers - £1090 & £1030 Dalton Hill Head

Cattle 11 – 16 Months

Charolais x steers – £1470 Lowes Fell, £1315 & £1260 Tenter House, £1105 Thrunton Lowfield, £1060 Woodlands, £1005 Tenter House, £990 Woodlands

Charolais x heifers – £1000 & £945 Cooper House, £915 Woodlands

Limousin x steers – £1255 & £1250 Stotsfold, £1245 Tenter House, £1210 & £1200 Stotsfold, £1180 Spittalshield (x2), £1155 Coldwell, £1130 & £1110 Park Farm, £1080 Crowhall, Westburnhope & Coldwell, £1060 Spittalshield, £1050 Spittalshields & Chesters, £1045 Chesters, £1020 Crowhall

Limousin x heifers – £1510 & £1320 Middle Dukesfield, £1080 Westburnhope, £1050 Crowhall, £1010 Spittalshields, £1000 & £995 Crowhall, £970 Spittalshield, £960 Crowhall, £920 Westburnhope, £895 Crowhall, £875 Westburnhope & Whitchester, £850 Spittalshield, £820 Crowhall (x2) & Westburnhope

British Blue x steers – £1210 Crowhall, £950 Woodlands

British Blue x heifers - £890 Windy Hill, £855 Kiln Hill

Simmental x steers – £1120 Cooper House, £965 Portgate, £940 Anick Bankfoot, £900 Sillywrea

Angus steers – £1180 North Hanging Wells, £1085 Billerley, £925 Middle White Hill

Angus x steers – £1225, Coldwell, £1210 & £1140 (x2) High Park, £1055 Middle White Hill & Billerley, £1010 Billerley, £970 Watch Hill, £960 Middle White Hill, £950 Watch Hill, £925 Greensburn, £920 East Whygate, £910 Greensburn, £905 Middle White Hill

Angus x heifers - £820 West End Town

Saler x heifers - £990 Middle Dukesfield

Shorthorn steers - £1045 & £1025 Fairnley

Parthenais x steers - £890 Thrunton Lowfield

Cattle 10 months and under

Limousin x steers – £950 Westburnhope, £945 Low Bishopton

Limousin x heifers – £680 Low Bishopton

British Blue x steers – £650 Windy Hill

Simmental x steers - £740 & £700 Allendale Farm

Angus x steers – £700 (x2) Parkside

Hereford x steers - £660 & £640 East Fourstones

Hereford x heifers - £645 East Fourstones

Store Sheep

Hexham and Northern Marts held their weekly sale of Store and Feeding Sheep. A catalogued entry of 5949 sheep sold to the dearest trade seen yet for all classes of sheep.

Store Lambs

The biggest entry of the season of 4434 lambs sold to a serious trade with an overall average of £62.15.

A tremendous show of quality lambs sold to a full ring of purchasers ensuring vendor’s leaving the mart sale ring delighted. Topping the sale was an outstanding pen of 50 Texel x lambs consigned by M/s J Green & Sons of The Follions realizing £82. Also lambs from the same home at £81.20.

Texel x (Av £68.74) – £82 & £81.20 Follions, £80.50 Greyside, £79.50 Greyside, £79 Cheeseburn Grange, Greyside & Barrasford Green, £78 Butterknowes, £77.50 Longshaws, £77.20 Greyside, £77 Monkseaton, £76.80 High Fotherley, £75.50 South Healey, £74.50 Rope Barn, £74.20 Greyside & Quarry House, £74 Millfield Demesne, £73 Half Acres, Milfield Demesne (x2), Quarry House, Dinley Hill & Birkside, £72.50 Dinley Hill, £72.20 Ridley Farm & Crook Dene, £72 Capheaton New Houses, Fallowfield, West Kirkheaton & Longshaws, £71.80 Stone Stile, £71.50 Wolsingham Park, £71 Capheaton New Houses, Hareshaw Allotment, Low Mill, The Craggs, Barrasford Mill, Piatroon & Rope Barn, £70.80 Snitter, £70.50 North Esh, South Healey & The Holme, £70.20 Fallowfield, £70 Snitter Farm, Quarry House, Monkseaton & Wall Fell

Dutch Texel (Av £79) - £79 Willimoteswick

Suffolk x (Av £71.20) – £79.50 East Fourstones, £75.50 Greyside, £74.50 Birtley Old School, £74 East Fourstones, £73.20 Piatroon, £73 Settlingstones, £72.50 Ridley Farm & Fallowfield, £72.20 Millfield Demesne, £72 Birtley Old School, £71.50 Whitton Glebe, Struthers & Wall Fell, £71.20 North Esh, £70.50 Farneyside, £70.20 Crook Dene & Longshaws, £70 Low Mill & East Fourstones

Charolais x (Av £71)- £71 Gunnerton South

Mule (Av £57.66) - £70 Greyside, £69 Ambling Gate & Chirdon, £67 Grindon Hill, £63.20 Heatheryburn, £63 Ambling Gate, £60.50 Haining Head, £60.20 Ambling Gate, £60 Dyke Nook, £59.50 Grindon Hill & Birkside, £58 Agars Hill

Cheviot (Av £60.21)– £65.80 Barrasford Green

Blackface (Av £46.99)– £60 Greyside, £58 Whiskershiel, £56 Townfoot Woodburn, £54.50 Chirdon, £53 Troughend, £52 The Hott, £51.50 Rookland & Edlingham Demesne, £50.50 Grasslees & Laings Hill, £50 Troughend, £49.50 The Brigg & Troughend

Swaledale - £39.50 Low Mill, £33 Buckshot, £32 Agars Hill

Breeding Lambs

Texel x - £73 Half Acres

Mule - £60 Buckshot

Feeding Ewes

Ewes sold to a fast trade with more being required for new and regular clients.

Texel – £63 South Healey

Texel x (Av £69.46)- £79 Follions, £78 Lingey Field, £77 Chesters, £75.50 Little Harle, £75 High Fotherley & Settlingstones, £74 Elrington Hall, Southlands & Thockrington, £73.50 Cartington, £73 The Fawns & Featherwood, £72 South Healey, £71 The Hott, £70 Follions

Suffolk x – £65.50 High Fotherley, £62 Chesters, £60 Park End, £57.50 Settlingstones

Leicester - £67 Hepple Whitefield

Mule (Av £49.19) - £59.50 Thockrington, £59 Settlingstones, £58.50 Lingey Field, £58 Chesters, £57.50 Elrington Hall & Black Hedley, £56.50 Pundershaw, £56 Hepple Whitefield, £54 South Healey, £51 Low Fotherley & Little Harle, £49.50 Cartington, Great Tosson & Park End

Blackface (Av £37.41) - £54 Greenleas, £50 Townshields, £46 Park End, £45 Greyside, £44 Rookland & Hole Farm, £43 Laings Hill & Townshields, £41 Little Harle, £40 Featherwood, £39.50 Yatesfield, £39 Laings Hill & Hole Farm, £38 Laings Hill, Rookland & The Brigg

Swaledale - £31.50 Low Huntwell, £31 Low Mill & Hepple Whitefield, £28 High Shipley, £25 Buckshot & Ouston (x2)

Hexham & Northern Marts

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