Northumberland Livestock


By The Newsroom
Thursday, 5th April 2018, 6:00 am

March 27

Harrison and Hetherington held their fortnightly Store Cattle Sale.

A smaller show, with all types in high demand.

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Leading Prices per head - Steers: Limousin: £1130 (two) Newstead, £840 South Ord. Charolais: £1110, £1100 (two), £1080, £1040 Newstead. Aberdeen Angus: £1090, £925 Doxford Dairy, £980, £955 South Ord, £945 Conundrum. Simmental: £1070 Newstead, £1040 Thompsons Walls. Luing: £940 Thompsons Walls.

Leading prices per head - Heifers: Charolais: £1135, £1055, £995 Newstead. Limousin: £1050, £1010 Newstead, £910 Milfield Demesne. Aberdeen Angus: £850, £820 Doxford Dairy.

Leading prices per kilo - Steers: Aberdeen Angus: 263.4p, 240.1p North Bellshill, 253.4p, 239.7p Doxford Dairy, 252p Conundrum, 241.8p South Ord, 241.3p Shotton. Limousin: 250p Shotton, 221.1p South Ord. Charolais: 226.1p, 222.2p Newstead.

Leading prices per kilo - Heifers: Limousin: 239p, 231.8p Shotton, 229.2p South Ord. Charolais: 224.8p Newstead. Aberdeen Angus: 216.7p Doxford Dairy.

March 28

Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of sheep

A mixed show of hoggs sold to expected rates. Ewes a fantastic trade.

Leading Prices per head: Texel: £125 Middle Ord, £124, £114 The Villa, Bowsden, £98 Fawdon Farms. Suffolk: £116 Conundrum, £114 Craigs House, £94 Goswick. Charolais: £110 Middle Ord. Mule: £92 Fawdon Farms. Vendeen: £84 Craigs House.

Leading prices per kilo: Texel: 230p, 211p, 205p The Villa, Bowsden, 211p Middle Ord. Charolais: 211.5p Middle Ord. Suffolk: 207p Craigs House and Conundrum, 203.7p, 200p Goswick. Vendeen: 200p Craigs House.

Leading prices per head: Texel: £139 Middle Ord, £129, £105, £99 Lochside. Suffolk: £130, £127, £124, £99 Middle Ord, £102, £88 Lochside. Blackfaced: £80 Angryhaugh, £59 Fawdon Farms. North Country Cheviot: £74, £73, £71 Hartside. Mule: £75 Middle Ord.

Rams: Texel: £127 Hartside (A Hutcheon). Suffolk: £98 Fawdon Farms. Cheviot: £95 Hartside.