Northumberland Livestock


November 14

Harrison & Hetherington held their fortnightly sale of store cattle

Sold 34 Store Cattle.

A small entry but all classes met unprecedented demand

Leading Prices per head - Steers: Simmental: £1235 Campfield, £960, £920 Chatton Park, £950 Brandon. Charolais: £1145, £1060 Brandon. Hereford: £950, £945 Chatton Park.

Leading prices per head - Heifers: Charolais: £1190, £1170, £950, £945 Brandon. Limousin: £1000 Campfield. Aberdeen Angus: £940 Campfield

Leading prices per kilo - Steers: Charolais: 238.5p Brandon. Limousin: 223.5p Campfield. Hereford: 212.5p Chatton Park.

Leading Prices per kilo - Heifers: Charolais: 217.2p Brandon.

November 15

Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of sheep sold 781 Lambs and 199 Ewes and Rams.

More lambs on offer and trade very similar on the week, flesh again the winner leaner types harder to cash.

Leading Prices per head: Texel: £82.50, £81.50 Newstead, £80 Mindrum Farming Co (three), Kettleburn (three), Black Heddon, Newstead, Charlton Mires, Lorbottle and Auchencrow Mains, £79 Todrig and Village Farm, Seahouses (two), £78.50 Black Heddon. Suffolk: £80 Branton Eastside, £80, £78 Kettleburn, £76.50 West Longridge. outhdown: £80 Gatherick. Leicester: £80 Branton Eastside. Charolais:

£78 Auchencrow Mains. Beltex: £77 Auchencrow Mains. Mule: £76 Branton Eastside.

Leading prices per kilo: Texel: 195p, 184.7p Black Heddon, 194.6p Springhill, Seahouses, 192.5p Lorbottle, 188p, 183.7p Village Farm, Seahouses, 187.7p, 185.4p, 181.4p, 180p Mindrum Farming Co, 181.8p Kettleburn, 180.7p East Fleetham, 180.2p West Longridge. Beltex: 181.2p Auchencrow Mains. Suffolk: 174p West Longridge.

Ewe numbers similar and trade on a par with previous weeks.

Ewes: Texel:- £120 Gatherick, £109, £85 Black Heddon, £93.50 Haugh Head, £84 Lorbottle and Newstead, £82 Yetlington Lane. Suffolk: £98.50 Branton Eastside, £90 Haugh Head, £85 Newstead, Branton Eastside and Gatherick, £83.50 Haugh Head, £83 Fawdon Farms, £82 Kettleburn. Leicester: £90 Branton Eastside. Mule: £76.50 Branton Eastside, £70 (two) Kettleburn. Charolais: £75 Haugh Head. Romney: £67.50

Bowsden Hall. Cheviot: £65 Hartside. Blackfaced: £62, £55 Branton Eastside.

Rams: Cheviot: £94 Linhope.