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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.