Middleton In Teesdale November Sale of Suckled Calves

10th November 2020

On Tuesday 10th November Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held its annual November sale of suckler calves at Middleton-In-Teesdale Market.

A good show of 563 were met again with a fantastic trade throughout.  Due to the current Covid restrictions no show took place this year but better show types were keenly bid for.  Topping the sale was a superb 7 month old British Blue heifer from D J Mallon, Pallet Crag selling for £2300 to D Jarman, Workington.  Limousin heifers topped at £1520 for a showy heifer selling to Mr Grainger, Wigton.  Steers topped at £1190 for a strong 10 month old Limousin steer from MB & HD Fletcher, Friar House Farm, Barnard Castle.  British Blue steers topped at £1090 from JE & AJ Mitchell, Parrick House.  Strong cow makers were once again in strong demand with heifers regularly selling in excess of £1300.  Highlights include a British Blue from Messrs White selling for £1500.  Messrs Thompson, Allotment Farm, T W Hutchinson, Bail Hill and S & RE Williamson, Littleburn all selling 7-8 month Limousin heifers for £1400.  A strong trade was had throughout with many vendors going away more than satisfied with the days trading.  A big thank you to all customers and vendors for your continued support and co-operation during the current times.

Leading Heifer Prices:British Blue £2300 Pallet Crag Farm, £1500 Rigg Farm, £1200 Intake Farm, Limousin £1520 £970 Rigg Farm, £1400 (x2) £1240 £1120 Allotment Farm, £1400 £990 Bail Hill, £1400, £1120 £1040 £950 Littleburn Farm, £1340 £1180 Pallet Crag Farm, £1260 £980 £950 High Birk Hatt, £1220 £970 Ash Dub, £1210 £1040 Birch Bush, £1200 £1170 Wythes Hill, £1170 £950 Blunt House, £1100 Toft House, £1100 The Pry, £1060 £1060 £950 (x3) Lands Farm, £1060 £1020 £960 Parrick House Farm, £1060 South Wellhope, £1010 Aukside Villa, £1000 (x2) The Pry, £995 Valance Lodge, £980 East Park Farm, £980 £960 Low House, £980 Stoney Hill, £950 Friar House Farm, £950 East Friar House Farm.

Leading Steer Prices: Limousin £1190 £1030 Friar House Farm, £1140 £990 Step Ends Farm, £1100 £1030 £1005, £995  High Birk Hatt, £1100 £1030 Rigg Farm, £1090 £1080 (x2) £1030 £990 Low House, £1090 Arla Burn Farm, £1080 The Pry, £1075 £1050 £1000 Allotment Farm, £1075 £1050 £1045 £1040 East Friar House Farm, £1070 £1015 £1010 £995, £990  Parrick House Farm, £1065 £1040 Birch Bush £1060 Seldom Seen Farm, £1060 Stoney Hill, £1060 £1050 £1010 Pallet Crag Farm, £1050 £990 Force Garth, £1040 Ash Dub, £1040 £1010 Lands Farm, £1010, £1020 Aukside Villa £1005  £995 Littleburn Farm, £1000 Hilton Road, £1000 Toft House, £995 Wellhope, British Blue £1090 Parrick House Farm, £1030 Littleburn, £990 Rigg Farm, Blonde £1020 Valance Lodge.

 

For further information on the sales at Middleton-In-Teesdale please contact Auctioneers Joe Bowman 07736 883670 or Kay Hutchinson 07788 296533.