At Wooler Mart on Tuesday 13th February Harrison & Hetherington held their fortnightly sale of store cattle with an abundance of buyers in attendance resulting in a superb trade.
Topping the day’s trading was J A Riddell, Newstead with a pen of smashing Simmental Steers at £1300.
Topping the price per kilo was a pen of fabulous Charolais Steers from Fawdon Farms at 272.5p per kilo.
Leading Prices per head – Steers: Simmental: £1300, £1245, £1210 Newstead. Charolais: £1240, £1075, £1070 Newstead, £1065, £1055 Fawdon Farms. Limousin: £1185 Newstead. £1105, £1030, £930 Fawdon Farms. Aberdeen Angus: £1085, £1020 Shawdon Woodhouse.
Leading prices per head – Heifers: Charolais: £1090, £1070 Newstead, £940, £930 Fawdon Farms. Limousin: £1080 Newstead, £895, £890, £880 Fawdon Farms, £860, £850 South Ord. Aberdeen Angus: £860 South Ord.
Leading prices per kilo – Steers: Charolais: 272.5p, 260p, 250p, 247p, 246p Fawdon Farms. Limousin: 245p, 243p, 237p, 234p Fawdon Farms, 238p, 234p, 232p South Ord. Aberdeen Angus: 220.5p, 220.3p Shawdon Woodhouse. Simmental: 217p, 209p Newstead, 212p, 207p Broom House Farm Ltd.
Leading prices per kilo – Heifers: Charolais: 246p, 241p, 240p, 238p Fawdon Farms. Limousin: 240p, 224p Fawdon Farms, 239p South Ord. Aberdeen Angus: 211p South Ord.