DARLINGTON February 26 Darlington Farmers Auction Mart had forward: 105 Cast Cows sold to 196ppk & PS1468 5 Cast Steers sold to 169ppk & PS1311 90 Store Bulls sold to PS1270 87 Store Steers sold to PS1170 140 Store Heifers sold to PS1085 957 Store Hoggs
sold to PS105 Cast Cattle - Once again a flying trade, with all types & weights very much in demand.
Bridge will improve access for primary producers to both sides of the river.
are then marked and hornburned - coloured paint is put on their fleeces and their horns are branded with hot irons.
A further ten pens of hoggs
surpassed the PS90 barrier with another eye watering 62 pens of hoggs
realising PS80 plus.
SCOTS GAP January 24 At its weekly sale Scots Gap Mart sold Prime Hoggs
to a top of PS94 for heavy Texel crosses from Jonta Walton, Grangemoor and to 207.
5p Great Chesters, 173p Camphill Cast Ewes and Rams Mule - PS68 Morrowfield ACKLINGTON January 15 North East Livestock Sales sold 63 store cattle and 127 store hoggs
After judging the strong show of Hoggs
in front of them they awarded their championship to M/s Vickers, Rennington South for an outstanding pen of Mule Hoggs
with Suffolk lambs at foot which later went under the hammer to realise PS200 (PS100 per life).
More numbers but a mixed fleshed show, slightly dearer again.
LONGTOWN JUNE 7 STORE & BREEDING SHEEP C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward an entry of 1,017 head of ewes and hoggs
with lambs at foot at Longtown on June 7.
2051 store hoggs
forward with buyers representing the meat trade and further finishers present.
LONGTOWN MAY 19 C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 17 prime cattle, 10 OTM cattle, 31 stirks, 3,046 prime hoggs
, 387 spring lambs and 3,973 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday, May 19.
LONGTOWN MAY 17 STORE & BREEDING SHEEP C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward a similar entry of 1428 head of ewes and hoggs
with lambs at foot at Longtown on May 17.