Last Updated: Wednesday, 11 March 2015 14:08
Store Cattle - Hexham Auction Mart - 27th February 2015
Hexham & Northern Marts offered for sale 556 catalogued head of store cattle and suckled calves at their weekly sale. For the first time in many years the weekly sale was topped by a bullock bred from the resurgent Beef Shorthorn bull and at 22 months of age this mighty example realised £1520 for Messrs Walker Bros, Satley Farm, Co. Durham selling to Messrs Foley Bros, Mirlaw House, Newcastle. Once again the noted cattle feeding family enjoyed a great average of £1419 for six sold including a second shorthorn at £1470 to Messrs Scott, Newton Villa.
Last Updated: Wednesday, 04 February 2015 14:50
Female Champion: Millerston Augusta Glint sold for 2900gns
Beef Shorthorn females met a strong, level demand in Stirling on Monday 2 February at the breed society’s official spring sale where bidding peaked at 3,600gns and 22 entries sold to average £2,181 and achieve 92% clearance.
Sale leader at 3,600gns was Chapelton Sister TI +21, SRI +20, a two year old roan heifer by the 6,800gns Glenisla Banqo, out of a homebred dam by Cavans Yankee and in calf to Crichton Paddy. Bred and exhibited by Donald Biggar, Castle Douglas she sold to J Fyall, Newmachar, Aberdeen.
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