Published at 14:08, Friday, 17 February 2012
Monday February 13
TOTAL FORWARD 121 prime bulls; 2358 hoggs and 145 ewes;
A large show of 121 prime bulls were forward with the show being mainly Black and White. M/s Cornthwaite of Balgray Farm sold a Limousin bull for 216.5p to West Scottish Lamb. M/s Hewetson of Scales Hall sold a Limousin cross for 215.5p bought by Mr John Little. M/s Rogerson of Maisongill sold the top priced Blonde Bull for 214.5p to Bill Howard. M/s Jackson of Skelton Wood End sold the top priced Black and White bull for 178.5p to Cleveland Meats. Mr Houston of Gretna House Farm sold the top priced Charolais bull for 1095kg 185.5p £2013 to Cleveland Meats.
A good show of prime cattle were forward. Mr Philipson of Glebe Farm sold a British Blue cross bullock for 225.5p to Pioneer Foods. M/s Dodd of West View sold the top priced Limousin cross bullock for 224.5p also to Pioneer Foods. M/s Blaylock & Son of Hall Burn sold a Limousin cross heifer for 217.5p to Pioneer Foods. Mr Alan Irving of Toppin Castle sold the top priced British Blue cross for 739kg 209.5p £1548 to Pioneer Foods.
An entry of 2358 hoggs and 145 ewes were forward. Trade rose 8ppk on the week to level at 219.67ppk with an SQQ of 227.99, showing a marvellous return for all weights and classes, with heavy sheep in particular taking the biggest jump on the week. Top price of the day was paid for a fabulous Texel cross lamb consigned by Miss Alice Harrison of Grange Hall, Gt Asby selling for £126 to Mr Arthur Slack. Top price per kilo was 286.7p paid for a pen of 39kg Beltex lambs from M/s Dempster of Castle Hill selling at £111.80 to Mr Robert Skelton.
Cast ewes topped at £128.50 for a Texel from Mr Dempster of Castlehill, Lockerbie.
BULLS – Limousin cross 216.5p Balgray Farm. Blonde 214.5p Maisongill. British Blue 211.5p Maisongill. Holstein 178.5p Skelton Wood End.
Overall: Charolais £2031 Gretna House Farm. Limousin £1680, £1668 Scales Hall. Aberdeen Angus £1649 South Farm. Hereford £1549 Burgh Head Farm. Blonde £1507 Maison Gill.
BULLOCKS – British Blue 225.5p Glebe Farm, 209.5p Toppin Castle. Limousin cross 224.5p West View.
Overall: British Blue cross £1548 Toppin Castle Farm, Limousin cross £1486 Albyfield.
HEIFERS – Limousin cross 217.5p Hallburn.
Overall: Limousin cross £1437 West View.
HOGGS – per head, Texel £126 Grange Hall. Beltex £118.80 Bascodyke. Suffolk £110.30, £103.80 The Beeches. Dutch Texel £108.80 Unity Farm. Geyfaced £102.80 Quarry House Farm. Blackfaced £97.80 Quarry House Farm. Hill Cheviot £87.80 Nether Ernambrie.
Per kilo: Beltex 286.70p Castlehill. Texel 277.40p, 267.50p Naddle Farm. Dutch Texel 272.20p Low Houses. Suffolk 224.20p Low Barn. Hill Cheviot 231.10p Nether Ernambrie. Blackfaced 205.90p Whiteside Farm. Greyfaced 197.10p Stoneraise Place. Jacob 194.40p Low Buildings. Swaledale 189.50p Milton Mains.
CAST EWES – per head: Texel £128.50 Castlehill. Suffolk £116.50 Sunnygill Farm. Greyfaced £97.50 Stockastead. Zwartble £89.50 Thackmire. Hill Cheviot £84.30 Reddings. Leicester £82.50 Stockastead. Swaledale £77.50, £72.50 Hargill House.
Wednesday February 15
TOTAL FORWARD 103 prime cattle, bulls and cows and 2,793 prime sheep including ewes.
Cattle were again the dearest for some time with top price per kilo being 232.5 pence for a Limousin heifer from Thomas Tyson, East House, purchased by John Little. Len Skelton, Low House Farm’s run of heifers averaged 227.5p/kg topping at 230p/kg purchased by John Little. Top price per head was £1,523.96 for a Charolais steer from Mike Park, Millom Castle. Bulls saw Black and Whites averaging 176.77p/kg and a top of 225.5p/kg for a British Blue from Lonning Farm, this was also the top price per head at £1,698.02.
Cast cows saw Black and Whites regularly selling at 150p/kg topping at 154.5 pence from Burton House Farm. Stock bulls sold to 178.5p/kg for a 998kg Limousin from Crakeplace Hall, this was also top price per head at £1,767.15.
Black & White cows topped pre head at £1,309.60 from Ribton House.
Prime hoggs again sold well with an overall average of 203.86 pence per kilo. Top price per head was £128 for a Beltex from Bill Skelton, Rook Farm, purchased by Tony Harrison. Top price per kilo was 296 pence for a pen of Texel’s from Steven Richardson, Craggside Farm. Mules topped at £94.50 from Kelmore Hills; Cast ewes were the dearest of 2012 so far for all classes.
HEIFERS – per kg, Limousin 232.5, 225.5 East House. British Blue 230 Low House. Blonde D’Aquitaine 228.5 Low House. Charolais 225.5 Low House. Simmental 207.5 Stowbank.
STEERS – per kg, Limousin 199.5 Gatehouse. British Blue 191.5 Galemire. Charolais 180.5 Millom Castle.
BULLS – per kg, British Blue 225.5 Lonning Farm. Limousin 223.5 Crakeplace Hall. Blonde D’Aquitaine 205.5 Grange Farm. Black & White 180.5 Waverbank.
CAST COWS – per kg, Black & White 150 Weary Hall Stile. Holstein 150 Ribton House. Limousin 147.5 Newlands. Blonde X 138.5 Newlands. British Blue X 127.5 Low Kinmont. Limousin Bull 178.5 Crakeplace Hall.
HOGGS – per head, Beltex 128, 124 Rook Farm. Texel 119.50 Kelmore Hills. Suffolk 103.50 Overcroft. Bleu D’Maine 100.50 Row Farm. Charollais 95.50 Hollows Farm. Mule 94.50 Kelmore Hills. Bluefaced Leicester 92.50 Kelmore Hills. Texel X Herdwick 90 Grange Farm. Lleyn 88.50 Mill House. Herdwick 88.50 Little Cross. Cheviot 88 Bridekirk Hall. Swaledale 84.50 Hollows Farm. Zwartble 81.50 East House.
Per kilo, Texel 296.2 Craggside. Beltex 284.5, 265.4 Rosemount. Charollais 222.5 Gubbergill. Cheviot 218.4, 213.8 Row Hall. Suffolk 215 Sandsclose. Texel X Herdwick 213.2 Row Brow Park. Lleyn 211.3 (x2) Mill House. Bleu D’Maine 205.6 Row Farm. Mule 202.6 Dalzell Street. Swaledale 196.1, 194.7 Hollows Farm. Herdwick 190.8 Yew Tree Farm. Zwartble 185.2 East House.
CAST EWES – per head, Texel 150.50 Croftside. Bleu D’Maine 146.50 Row Farm. Suffolk 136.50 Rook Farm. Cheviot 132.50 Lake View. Bluefaced Leicester 118.50 Wythop Hall. Lleyn 116.50 Lamplugh Hall. Half Bred 105.50 Wardhall Guards. Mule 94.50 Nr Branthwaite Edge. Texel X Herdwick 90.50 Whinnerah. Kerry 88.50 Greenrigg. Herdwick 81.50 Farlam Hill Farm. Swaledale 80.50 Farlam Hill.
CAST RAMS – per head, Texel 134.50 Pica Cottages. Bluefaced Leicester 134.50 Tortolocate. Herdwick 80.50 Farlam Hill. Swaledale 66.50 Muncaster Head.
Wednesday February 15
TOTAL FORWARD 65 Prime Cattle, 913 Prime Hoggs, 689 ewes
Trade firm for all classes with more commercial type cattle on offer. Sale average 198.7ppk or (354.8pk d/w at 56%).
Prime hoggs a very mixed show for quality sold to a top of 245pk for texel crosses from Mr J Wilson, Moniaive. Top price per head was £100 also for Texels from AT Waugh & Co, Thornhill. Overall average was 206.2pk a rise of 3p on the week.
A larger proportion of plain ewes met a similar trade to recent weeks.
HEIFERS – Heavyweight - Limousin 220.5p Woodfield.
Lightweight - Limousin 216.5p Balgrayhill.
Top Gross Heifer £1343 - Balgrayhill
BULLOCKS – (all heavy) - Limousin 206.5p Waterside.
Top Gross Bullock £1500.15 Waterside
LIGHT HOGGS (25.5-32Kg) Top 245p ave 225 - Texel £76 Barbuie Cottage; Blackface £57.5 Bridgemark.
Standard Hoggs (32.1-39Kg) Top 224p ave 206.2p - Suffolk £73.5 Palaceknowe; Texel £83 East Polquhirter; Blackface £79 Riggheads; Cross £78 Lawesknowe; Lleyn £70.5 Maxwelltown.
MEDIUM HOGGS (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 222p ave 207.1p - Suffolk £90.5 Marwhirn; Texel £94 Lanarkland; Half Bred £87, £84.5 Marwhirn; Cross £87 Abune The Brae; Blackface £77.5 Upper Barr; North Country Cheviots £91 Auchencrieff.
HEAVY HOGGS (46Kg + over) Top 204p ave 188.4p - Texel £100 Mitchelslacks; Suffolk £95 Kenmuir; Half Bred £90.5 Marwhirn; Cross £86.5 Maryfield; Blackface £84.50 Mitchelslacks, £84.50 Drumbreddan; North Country Cheviot £96 Auchencreiff.
EWES – Suffolk £113.50 Palaceknowe; Texel £113.50 Drumbreddan; Cross £96.50 Thornthwaite; Blackface £79.50 Guelt; Blue Face Leicester £118.50 Grennan.
Overall Heavy Ewe average £83.50. Overall Light Ewe average £59.20.
RAMS – Texel £116.50 Drumbreddan; Leicester £103.50 Drumbreddan; Blackface £94 Drumbreddan; Cheviot £85.50 West Rouchan; Charolais £107.50 Innerfield.
Monday February 13
TOTAL FORWARD344 prime hoggs
Prime hoggs were dearer on the week selling to £112 for Texels from Messrs Bell of Hoddamtown and to £110 for Beltex lambs from Mr B Ryder of Newton Cottage. North Country Cheviots hoggs to 249ppk from Messrs Bell of Hoddamtown.
HOGGS – per head: North Country Cheviot £112 Hoddamtown. Beltex £110 Newton Cottage. Hill Cheviot £98 Hoddamtown. Texel £98 Greigsland. Suffolk £90 Thornithwaite.
Per kilo: North Country Cheviot 248.9p Hoddamtown. Beltex 239.1p Newton Cottage. Texel 227.6p Supplebank.
Thursday February 9
TOTAL FORWARD 47 prime cattle, 2 young bulls, 3,682 prime hoggs and 5,425 cast ewes & rams
A larger show of prime cattle saw all classes 5p up on the week and a better show was seen throughout. The sale was topped at 227.5p twice, firstly for an over age Limousin bullock from Messrs Taylor Dashwell Green and also for a fantastic Limousin bullock show by Messrs Nicholson, The Gill. Limousin heifers topped at 226.5p from A. Irving, Toppin Castle and 224.5p shown by Messrs Retson, Gardrum.
A small show of young bulls topped at 172.5p for Black & Whites from T. & M. Irving, Becton Hall.
A smaller show of 3,682 prime hoggs, due to freezing conditions, were forward to a full ring of buyers, with an overall average of 209.2p per kilo obtained. Export weight hoggs regularly between 220p and 240p and short of requirements, heavy hoggs easier sold than of late. Hoggs sold to a top of 270p per kilo for Texels from Cumcrook.
The 904 lightweight hoggs continued to sell at recent high rates.
Another grand show of 5,425 cast ewes & rams were forward to the usual ring of buyers with all classes similar on the week. Plain ewes and hill ewes still short of requirements.
BULLOCKS – Limousin 227.5p Dashwell Green and The Gill. Charolais 201.5p The Gill.
Per head, Limousin £1,581 The Gill, £1,463 The Lake. Charolais £1,509, £1,350 The Gill.
HEIFERS – Limousin 226.5p Toppin Castle. Charolais 216.5p Hallburn. British Blue 212.5p Toppin Castle. Bazadaise 211.5p Swaites.
Per head, Charolais £1,373 Sceughdyke. Limousin £1,299 Wyseby Hill Cottage. British Blue £1,243 Toppin Castle. Blonde d’Aquitaine £1,187 Sceughdyke.
BULLS – per kilo, Black & White 172.5p, 168.5p Becton Hall.
Per head, Black & White £1,086, £1,078 Becton Hall.
HOGGS – per head, Texels £122.50 Holylee Farm Cottage. Suffolk £108.50 Justicetown. Charollais £106.50 Whinneyknowe. Leicester £98.50 Finnieness. Blackface £97.50 Justicetown. North Country Cheviot £97.50 Bloch Farm. Hill Cheviot £95.80, £94.20 Sceughdyke. Greyface £95.50 Jacksonrigg. Beltex £92.50 Westhills. Half Bred £89.80 High Moat. Lonk £86.80, £83.80 Bush of Ewes.
Cheviot Mule £83.20 Philiphaugh. Dorset £79.80 Guards Farm. Kerry £76.80 Riggshield. Swaledale £74.50 Hepplehill Farm. Jacob £72.20 Parks Farm.
Lightweight, Beltex £84.50 Low Tirfergus. Hill Cheviot £83.50 Sorbie. Texel £81.50 Faulding Cleugh. Greyface £74.80 Arnicle. Suffolk £74.50 Ryehills. Lonk £73.50 Bush of Ewes. Blackface £73.50 Milnmark. Swaledale £67.50 Hepplehill. Herdwick £66.80 Butterdales. Jacob £65.50 Tarnside House. Roussin £63.50 Glenlea. Shetland £49.50 Holme Farm.
CAST EWES & RAMS – Texel rams £162.50 and £150.50 Roachburn. Leicester £140.50 High Crossgill. Charollais £138.50 Beechtree. Suffolk £136.50 Lirrit. North Country Cheviot £120.50 Smyllum. Hill Cheviot £110.50 Fiddleton Bank End. Easycare £103.50 Kersheugh. Blackface £96.50 Smyllum. Beltex £94.50 Hillhead. Beulah £82.50 Severs. Herdwick £72.50 Stackbraes. Swaledale £70.50 Cottage.
Heavy ewes, Texels £153.50 Broomhills. Suffolk £138.50 Fontanbleau. Charollais £132.50 Roadside. Beltex £130.50 Stackbraes. North Country Cheviot £122.50 Morebattle Tofts. Zwartbles £120.50 Viewfields. Leicester £118.50 Broomhill and Stonehall. Half Bred £116.50 South Mains. Cheviot Mule £115.50, £108.50 Hillhead. Greyface £110.50 Fontanbleau. Romney Marsh £93.50 Lydden Court.
Hill ewes, Lonks £96.50 Bush of Ewes. Lleyns £96.50 Guards. Blackface £91.50 Laythes. Easycare £89.50 Morebattle Tofts. Cheviot £88.50 Corries Mill. Taigh an T’Saoir and Fontanbleau, £82.50 Milton Mains. Swaledale £72.50 Stonehall. Shetland £68.50 Kersheugh. Jacob £65.50 Cowcorse. Herdwick £64.50 Milton Mains.
AVERAGES – Steers Light to 225.5p (220.7p); Medium to 227.5p (207.9p); Heavy to 227.5p (201.5p). Heifers Light to 211.5p (211.5p); Medium to 226.5p (211.5p); Heavy to 206.5p (197.0p). Young bulls 172.5p (170.4p). Hoggs Light to 266.1p (202.6p); Standard to 267.1p (217.3p); Medium to 270.0p (211.1p); Heavy to 232.0p (194.4p). Ewes Light to £96.50 (£66.05). Heavy to £153.50 (£96.43). Cast Rams £162.50(£98.68).
Monday February 13
Trade was much dearer on the week with a bigger ring of buyers and demand on the up.
Top price on the day was 224.5p/kg for a Limousin cross heifer from Old Parks, purchased by Mr D Barker.
Top price per head was £1,658.39 for a Limousin cross heifer from Manor Farm, bought by Mr I Armitage.
CLEAN CATTLE – p/kg, Limousin 224.5 Old Parks. Limousin Bullock 216.5 Ratten Castle. British Blue 187.5 Manor Farm (Pearson). Simmental 186.5 Manor Farm (Pearson).
Per head, Limousin £1658.39 & £1337.22 Manor Farm (Pearson); £1268.80 Waterside House; £1227.00 Old Parks. Limousin Bullock £1463.54 Ratten Castle. British Blue £1380.00 Manor Farm (Pearson). Simmental £1359.59 Manor Farm (Pearson).
BULLS – p/kg, Limousin 200.5, 198.5 & 197.5 Fog Close. Mont Belliard 178.5 (2) Town End Farm (Mounsey). Black & White 178.5 Ratten Castle; 176.5 Town End Farm (Mounsey); 169.5 Middlesceugh Hall.
Per head, Limousin £1337.89, £1309.27 & £1238.33 Fog Close. Black & White £1192.38 Ratten Castle; £1170.20 Town End Farm (Mounsey); £1105.14 Middlesceugh Hall. Mont Belliard £1165.66, £1061.78 & £1042.44 Town End Farm (Mounsey).
Wednesday February 15
TOTAL FORWARD 5,204 Prime Sheep, comprising of 3,985 Prime Hoggs, & 1,219 Cast Ewes & Rams.
Top price on the day was 304.0p/kg, this was realised three times. The first occasion was for two lots of Beltex Hoggs from Messrs R Hall & Sons, Inglewood Edge. A single Beltex hogg from Mr MH Elliot, Espland House shortly followed. This hogg was also the top price per head on the day, reaching £124.50, these hoggs were all purchased by Vivers Scotlamb Ltd.
HOGGS – p/kg, Beltex 304.0 (2) Inglewood Edge; 304.0 Espland House; 301.0 Shap Abbey. Texel 296.0 Whygill Head; 293.0 Crosby Hall; 291.0 Ranbeck; 291.0 Skelling Farm. Charollais 255.0 & 211.0 Leigh Croft. Continental 239.0 Moss Dyke; 210.0 Cannerheugh; 209.0 Outgang. Cheviot 221.0 & 220.0 Hill Side; 210.0 Ranbeck. Suffolk 220.0 (2) Cannerheugh; 216.0 Black Leases; 216.0 High Thorn Farm. Herdwick 209.0 Gillside; 201.0 Scales Farm (Wilson). Scotch 202.0 Black Leases; 197.0 Cannerheugh; 196.0 Waterside House. Swaledale 194.0 Beeches Farm; 192.0 Cypress Way; 189.0 Hall O The Gate. Mule 192.0 (2) & 189.0 High Thorn Farm; 189.0 (2) Ravenwood Cottage. Masham 184.0 South Field (Wilson).
HOGGS – per head, Beltex £124.50 & £119.50 Espland House; £123 Shap Abbey; £120.50 & £120 (4) Inglewood Edge. Texel £120 Fawcett Park; £120 Crosby Hall; £119.50 Lower Gate Farm; £119.50 & £119 Skelling Farm. Zwartble £107 & £100 (2) Glen Hush. Continental £105 Moss Dyke; £93 Far Highfield; £90 Outgang; £89 Skelling Farm. Charollais £104.50 Leigh Croft. Suffolk £103, £102.50, £102 Sockbridge Hall; £102.50 Black Leases; £102 Waterside House. Cheviot £98.50 & £98 Sockbridge Hall; £98 Waterside House; £96 Kirkbarrow Hall. Mule £97.50, £95.50 Hole House (Ivinson); £95.50 Aimshaugh; £94 Waterside House. Masham £92 South Field (Wilson). Cross-Bred £90.50 Calva Farm; £89 Raw Foot. Herdwick £90 Gillside; £86.50 Scales Farm (Wilson). Swaledale £88.50 Hammershields; £81 Waterside House; £80.50 Shap Abbey. Scotch £88 Waterside House; £87.50 & £85 Cannerheugh; £85 Petteril Green; £83 Black Leases. Bluefaced Leicester £86 Cannerheugh. Badger Face £83.20 Grassknop Farm. Rough Fell £82.50 Raw Foot.
CAST EWES – Texel (av £103.49) £130 & £123 Haswell Moor Farm; £128 Shap Abbey; £121 Skelling Farm. Suffolk (av £109.35) £129 & £125 Haswell Moor Farm; £121 Hill Farm; £121 High Side. Continental (av £87.54) £123 South View (Wilson); £115, £106 High Side. Half-Bred (av £117.00) £117 Haswell Moor. Cheviot (av £82.16) £114 & £99 Haswell Moor Farm; £114 Lower Gate Farm. Charollais (av £113.00) £113 Hill Farm. Bluefaced Leicester (av £99.23) £112 Hegdale; £106 Haswell Moor Farm; £100 Lower Gate Farm. Beltex (av £88.50) £108 Espland House; £100 Shap Abbey. Mule (av £90.08) £98.50 South View (Wilson); £98.50 Maisongill; £97.50 Gill Head; £96.50 New Town Farm. Zwartble (av £88.50) £88.50 Hill Farm. Scotch (av £80.90) £85 Hill Farm; £82 Waterside House. Rough Fell (av £67.02) £78 Helton Head; £75 Raw Foot. Goat (av £76.50) £76.50 Bromley Green. Swaledale (av £58.49) £75 Waterside House; £72 Gill Head; £69 Ravenwood Cottage; £69 Harbour Flatt; £68.50 Beeches Farm.
RAMS – Texel (av £100.71) £130 Maisongilll; £112 & £109 South View (Wilson); £104 Hill Top (Taylor). Charollais (av £118.00) £118 Maisongill. Bluefaced Leicester (av £95.60) £113 Garthside. Scotch (av £78.00) £78.00 Outgang. Swaledale (av £66.25) £74 Davygill. Rough Fell (av £70.00) £70 Helton Head; £70 Raw Foot.
Tuesday February 14
TOTAL FORWARD 171 Cattle including 34 Bulls, and 1025 Prime Sheep including 47 Ewes.
A similar number forward but despite quality being reduced week on week trade producing a 4-5p rise and live returns again pleasing vendors. .
Black and White Bulls the trade of the day regularly selling in excess of 165p per kg to a top of 181.5p from J Dixon & Son, Lesson Hall.
Top price for heifers was 231.5p paid twice. Once for a Limousin Heifer shown by JG & M Little, Greenhill Farm, Wigton. Also, for a Bazadaise Heifer shown by D.A Harrison, The Old Vicarage, Westnewton, this beast also made the top price per head for heifers of £1488.55.
The top price of 229.5p per kg was paid for a Limousin Steer shown by Messrs Ashburner Ltd, High House, Sandwith, Whitehaven. A Limousin Steer shown by Messrs Bowe, Bothel Parks, Bothel made the top price per head for steers of £1632.41.
The top price of 224.5p per kg was paid for a Limousin Bull shown by D.A Harrison, Westnewton. The top price per head for bulls was £1793.32 for a Limousin Bull shown by DG & JA Bell, Low Blaithwaite, Wigton, which was the top gross price of the day.
Over Thirty Months cattle sold to 214.5p per kg paid for an Aberdeen Angus Heifer shown by RJ & JM Tudhope, High Parson Bridge, Wigton.
A large entry of sheep and a strong trade throughout with all classes apart from fat being required. The top hoggs again taking the headlines with plenty over 300p to a top of 350p. Lots of hoggs £120 plus. Heavy weights better to sell.
A top price of £147 was paid for a Texel Hogg shown by Jacob Stoddart of Hillside Farm, Wigton and was purchased by David Paisley, Wigton, which also made the top price per kg of 350p.
HEIFERS – Limousin 231.5 Greenhill Farm. Bazadaise 231.5 The Old Vicarage. British Blue 225.5 Elm House. Blonde 218.5 Oughterside Mill. Charolais 212.5 The Old Vicarage. Simmental 209.5 The Old Vicarage. Aberdeen Angus 171.5 Ericstane.
STEERS – Limousin 229.5 High House (Ashburner). British Blue 217.5 216.5 Bustabeck. Blonde 217.5 Aikhead. Charolais 209.5 Crosby House Farm. Simmental 195.5 Abbey Cowper. Bazadaise 187.5 Kiln Close. Friesian 174.5 Parkgate Hall.
BULLS – Limousin 224.5 The Old Vicarage. British Blue 221.5 The Old Vicarage. Simmental 195.5 Kiln Close. Charolais 193.5 189.5 Ellenbank. Bazadaise 181.5 Kiln Close. Holstein 181.5 178.5 Lesson Hall (Dixon). Friesian 176.5 172.5 Kiln Close.
OTM – Aberdeen Angus Heifer 214.5 High Parsonbridge 160.5 High Aketon 150.5 Ericstane. Limousin Heifer 206.5 Scales Hall 167.5 Ericstane. Limousin Steer 195.5 Foulsyke.
AVERAGES – BULLS LW 147.5(147.5) MW 215.5(175.23) HW 224.5(194.99); HEIFERS LW 222.5(189.91) MW 231.5(200) HW 231.5(204.9 ); STEERS LW 200.5(183.28) MW 229.5(211.85) HW 223.5(204.12).
HOGGS – Per Head, Texel £147 Hillside. Beltex £136 Inglewood Edge. Dutch Texel £135 Hallbankgate Farm. Cheviot £109 Backmuir. Suffolk £105.50 Backmuir. Jacob £87 High Parson Bridge. Mule 78.50 Manor Farm.
Per Kg, Texel 350 Hillside. Beltex 323.7 Inglewood Edge. Dutch Texel 317.1 The Laurels. Cheviot 212.9 Jenkin Cross. Suffolk 204.5 Town Head (Faulder).
EWES – Texel £120 Jenkin Cross. Half Bred £119 £106 Jenkin Cross. Suffolk £117 Forrester Fold. Mule £92 Orthwaite Hall. Swaledale £65 Flagstaff Farm.
RAMS – Texel £100 High Hall.
AVERAGES – SW 341.7(248.85) MW 350 (228.59) HW 300 (202.78) OW 242.9(193.69).
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