Just had the prices in for Hexham and Northern Marts weekly sale…yet another good day’s trading with 59 cattle forward including 3 young bulls and 29 over thirty month animals.
Charolais heifers; 121.5p and 117.5p(x2) Flotterton
Limousin heifers; 118.5p & 117.5p Stotsfold
Limousin steers; 114.5p Peacock House
Charolais steers; £788.67 High Warden, £784.13 Nunwick
Limousin steers; £747.57 Nunwick, £746.54 Peacock House, £744.13 Hallington New Houses
Charolais heifers; £739.94 Flotterton
Trade for the over 30 months cattle was pretty similar to last week with the following prices:
Charolais; £689.43 Berry Edge, £566.28 Beaumont House
Limousin; £587.93 Meldon Lane House, £587.93 & £579.09 Settlingstones, £520.73 Grindon Hill
Angus; £560.81 High Warden
The good spring is also bringing lambs forward earlier, however with plenty of cheap hoggs in the supply chain, spring lamb trade is hesitant.
The sale was topped at 128.6p/kg for pure Texels from Newbiggen Hill purchased by Cranstons, Priestpopple, Hexham and £55.50 twice for Texel cross lambs from Ashcroft purchased by Thompson Wholesale Meat Ltd, Witton Le Wear.
£55.50 Ashcroft & Ingoe Low Hall, £54.80 Ingoe Low Hall, £54.50 Ashcroft, £54.20 Grange House, £54 Newbiggen Hill & Ingoe Low Hall, £51.20 Ashcroft
128.6p Newbiggen Hill, 119.5p Cutthorn, 116.6p Ingoe Low Hall, 116.3p & 115.3p Grange House, 113.5p Aydonshields, 113.3p Ashcroft
£55 Salmonswell, £53 Steel Hall, £52.50 Ashcroft & Salmonswell, £52 South Hallington & Ashcroft, £51 Grange House, £50 Dilston Haugh, £49 Lowes Fell
118.4p Salmonswell, 118.2p South Hallington, 118p Steel Hall, 117p Dilston Haugh, 116.7p Lowes Fell, 116p Salmonswell, 115.9p Grange House, 114.6p Jubilee Buildings
£49.50 Halton Red House, £47.50 Dene House, £46.50 Halton Red House, £45.50 Little Whittington & Old Town, £43 West Shields, £42.50 Middle Heads, £42 Halton Red House
£45.50 Little Whittington, £44 Ingoe Low Hall