At Wooler on Tuesday 23rd February Harrison and Hetherington held their fortnightly sale of store cattle with trade a ripper from start to finish
Topping the days trading was G W Green & Sons, Wandon with a pen of powerful Aberdeen Angus.x Heifers at £1270.
Grazing cattle met a great demand with pence per kilo being topped by Newbigging Farms, Dunstan Hill with a superb Limousin.x Steer at 308 ppk.
Steers overall average 249p Heifers 230p
Leading Prices per head – Steer: Aberdeen Angus: £1260 Fowberry Farm, £1230, £1100, £1080 Chathill, £1170, £1050 South Ord, £1140, £1130 Hope House, £1060 Dunstan Hill. Limousin: £1200, £1160, £1150, £1140 Annstead, £1110 Brandon, £1105 South Ord. Charolais: £1140 (2), £1110 (2) Brandon. Simmental: £1080 Brandon
Leading Prices per head – Heifers: Aberdeen Angus: £1270 (2), £1240 (2), £1200, £1160 Wandon. Limousin: £1115, £1075 South Ord, £1060, £980 Brandon. Simmental: £1080 Fowberry Farm. Charolais: £1055, £960 Brandon
Leading Prices per kilo – Steers: Limousin: 307.9p, 268.1p Dunstan Hill, 267.5p Brandon, 258.8p Shotton, 254p Annstead, 254p, 250p South Ord. Charolais: 275.5p, 274.7p, 267.5p, 255.2p Brandon. Aberdeen Angus: 257.1p, 248.6p, 244.4p, 242.7p (2), 241.7p Chathill, 255.7p, 252.4p Dunstan Hill, 242.6p Hope House, 241.4p, 240p South Ord. Simmental: 257.1p Brandon, 250p Shotton
Leading Prices per kilo – Heifers: Limousin: 258.8p Dunstan Hill, 247.1p, 242.4p South Ord, 246.5p, 235.6p Brandon, 234.7p Hillcrest Livestock, 233.8p Shotton. Charolais: 255.3p, 245.1p Brandon. Aberdeen Angus: 241.4p Chathill, 235.1p Dunstan Hill, 231.7p South Ord, 231.6p Bowmont Hill. Simmental: 220.4p Fowberry Farm, 216.7p Shotton