Wooler Suckled Calves Sale

6th October 2020

Harrison & Hetherington held their annual Show & Sale at Wooler Mart with 641 gracing the ring, all cattle were presented in full bloom

Judging was in conjunction with covid restriction and was judged through the sale by T Comber, Elwick

Taking home the Spence Cowans Trophy for the second year was H N Howard & Sons, Chillingham Home Farm with an exceptional Steer raising £1130

The Bobby Robinson Trophy was Fawdon Farms with a Charolais raising £1130

Out with the show topping the days trading was R J Bradbury, Black Heddon with a thumping A.A.x Steer £1380, topping the pence per kilo was an annual consignment from Fawdon Farms at 263.4p for a pen of sensational Char.x Strs

A special thank you to the Farmers Guardian for their kind sponsorship

Overall Average: Steers £1008 (+108 2019) 215.14 ppk (+28ppk 2019)

Heifers £901 (+91 2019) 208.53 ppk (+28 ppk 2019)

Leading Price Per Head – Steers:  Aberdeen Angus: £1380, £1290, £1130 Black Heddon, £1230 Springfield, £1190, £1130 Wandon, £1190, £1130 Titlington Mount, £1180 Hillcrest Livestock, £1140 Fowberry Farm, £1140 East Ditchburn. Charolais: £1330 East Ditchburn, £1265, £1210, £1170, £1150 (2) Low Hedgeley, £1180 Brandon, £1130 (2) Fawdon Farms. Hereford: £1270, £1225 Black Heddon. Simmental: £1220, £1190, £1130 Fowberry Farm, £1015 Brandon. Limousin: £1180, £1140, £1070, £1040 (2) Annstead, £1140, £1130, £1080, £1065 Chillingham Home Farm, £1070 Brockley Hall, £1045 Branton Eastside, £1040 Brandon. Shorthorn: £1160, £1090 Hillcrest Livestock. British Blue: £1140, £1090 Chillingham Home Farm

Leading Price Per Head – Heifers:  Aberdeen Angus: £1190, £1130, £1080 Black Heddon, £1140 South Ord, £1110, £1080, £1010 (2) Wandon, £1040, £1020, £1015 Titlington Mount, £1010 East Ditchburn. Charolais: £1090, £1000, £985, £960, £950 Brandon, £990, £980, £950 Fawdon Farms, £975 East Ditchburn. British Blue: £1085, £1080 Chillingham Home Farm. Limousin: £1070, £1030, £990 Annstead, £1060, £1055, £990 Chillingham Home Farm, £1010 Springfield, £985, £980 Brockley Hall. Hereford: £1040, £1000 Black Heddon. Simmental: £890 Brandon

Leading Prices Per Kilo – Steers:  Charolais: 263.4p, 259.4p, 246.4p, 245.3p, 243.4p, 237.8p, 237p, 233.8p, 233p, 232p, 231.9p, 228.6p Fawdon Farms, 241.9p, 228p,  225p, 224.7p Brandon, 222.2p Hillcrest Livestock. Limousin: 247.9p, 232.3p Brockley Hall, 233.8p, 226.7p, 222.2p, 222.1p Fawdon Farms, 226.1p, 224.8p, 221.3p, 220.9p Annstead, 224.7p, 222.6p Branton East Side, 224.7p Brandon, 220.4p Chillingham Home Farm. Simmental: 241.9p, 210.2p, 206.7p, 206.3p Brandon. Aberdeen Angus: 231.1p, 221.3p East Ditchburn, 227.3p Woodhall, 223.4p, 219p Hillcrest Livestock, 217.9p, 216.1p Springfield, 215.8p, 215.5p, 215.4p Titlington Mount, 215.6p Black Heddon. British Blue: 217.1p, 213.7p, 211.4p Chillingham Home Farm. Hereford: 202p, 200.2p Black Heddon

Leading Prices Per Kilo – Heifers:  Limousin: 242.5p, 218.1p, 216.2p Fawdon Farms, 232.6p, 231.5p Annstead, 228.3p, 219.5p, 219.1p, 216.5p, 216.3p Brockley Hall, 224.5p, 215.2p Chillingham Home Farm. Charolais: 238p, 228.2p, 227.6p,224.7p, 222.8p, 220p (2), 219.8p, 214.3p Fawdon Farms, 233.9p 220.7p Brandon, 214.3p East Ditchburn. British Blue: 221.4p, 218.2p Chillingham Home Farm. Aberdeen Angus: 216p, 208p Titlington Mount, 210p East Ditchburn, 207.5p, 207.4p Wandon, 207.3p South Ord, 207p Black Heddon. Hereford: 205.1p Black Heddon. Simmental: 200p Doxford Farm

Lambs

Long keep lambs forward being a touch easier

Texel.x: £69, £68.50 Bagraw, £68 Reddishall, £65 North End