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North Eastern Limousin Cattle Breeders Show and Sale

Hexham and Northern Marts held their Inaugural Limousin Prize Show and Sale of Bulls and Females, kindly sponsored by “Farm Matters” Farm Software on Wednesday 18th May 2016.

Overseeing the judging proceedings was Mr Jim Bloom (Scorboro Herd), Yorkshire.  After four preliminary classes of bulls Mr Bloom tapped out the Hafodlas Garnedd son, Almande Jethro from M/s A Morgan and TC Johnson as the Overall Champion, which then went on to sell for 3800gns to M/s Potts, Black Callerton. Standing Reserve was Barrons Likeleylad from local breeder, Willie Barron, Co. Durham. This Mereside Godolphine son headed north to Berwick for 4200gns with Mr A Carse, South Ord.

Haneve Joey - 6200gns

Haneve Joey - 6200gns

Topping the sale was a well grown, well bred, Powerhouse Elite son from M/s Rochester & Murray, Glebe Farm.  Haneve Joey sold for 6200gns to regular Hexham store cattle consignors, M/s G&EA Herdman, Lunns Houses.

Senior bulls were in big demand with the first bull in the ring, Widdrington Jackpot selling for 4800gns.

Topping the heifer trade was Kaprico Laurel which sold for 2000gns. Next in the maiden heifer rankings was Towdypotts Jazz from M/s JWR & M Suddes, Wolsingham which realised 1260gns.

Following the Limousin Bulls and Females the company conducted the dispersal sdale of the Rookerhill Herd of Pedigree Limousins on behalf of M/s SF & EH Dale, Helperby, Yorkshire.  Topping the sale was first calver, Rookerhill Lily.  This Fieldson Alfy daughter released for 2300gns and headed home with M/s GH Walton & Sons, Greyside Farm, Hexham.  Next was Rookerhill Jilly who went home with M/s JC & SE Little, Wigton, Cumbria for 1900gns.

The company would like to thank all vendors and purchasers for their contribution to this the inaugural Sale which was a great success and sure to become an annual feature within the sales diary at Hexham.


Class 1 – Bulls Born February 2014 – May 2014

6200gns Haneve Joey, 4800gns Widdrington Jackpot, 3800gns Haneve Joker & Almande Jethro

Class 3 – Bulls Born January 2015 – April 2015

4200 gns Barrons Likeleylad

Maiden Heifers

2000gns Kaprico Laurel

Dispersal Cows & Calves

2300gns Rookerhill Lily

Two Year Old Maiden Heifers

1900gns Rookerhill Jennifer

Also on this day Hexham and Northern Marts held their Annual May Term Sale of Beef Breeding Cattle

An absolutely top class show of Heifers with Calves at foot forward which was testament to all of the vendors hard work in presenting such a show.

Topping at £2700 for a fantastic first cross Limousin Heifer and Limousin calf consigned by M/s R Ridley & Sons, Mickley Moor Farm.

With a full ringside of potential purchasers many more outfits could have been sold to vendor advantage.

Limousin – £2700 Mickley Moor, £2650 Mickley Moor & Sleights House, £2600 Mickley Moor (x2), Sleights House, Mirlaw House (x3) & West Wharmley, £2550 Mickley Moor, £2500 Sleights House & Mirlaw House, £2450 Mickley Moor (x2), Mirlaw House (x4) & West Wharmley, £2400 Mickley Moor, £2350 Mickley Moor, Mirlaw House & West Wharmley

British Blue – £2650 West Wharmley, £2450 Mirlaw House, £2350 & £2300 West Wharmley, £2250 Mirlaw House & West Wharmley, £2200 West Wharmley, £2000 Buteland (x3)

Angus -£1900 Steel Hall

Beef Shorthorn - £2300 West Wharmley

Cows with Calves at Foot

Limousin – £1620 East Loanend, £1100 Newsham Grange

Simmental – £1300 & £1120 Pinfold

Hereford - £1300 East Loanend

Bulling Heifers

Limousin - £1600, £1450 & £1420 Homilton

Hexham Mart

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