Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Northern Marts

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Northern Marts

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November 11

Hopes Auction Co. Ltd., Wigton, held their weekly sale of primestock when there was an entry of 231 prime cattle, including 55 bulls, and 927 primes sheep including Ewes.

Prime cattle

A poorer quality show of clean cattle were on offer and these were easier on the week.

The top price was 136.5p per kg paid for a Belgian Blue cross heifer shown by M/s Graham, Miller Hill, Gilsland and was purchased by S Stoddart,

Top price heifer was for a Limousin at pounds 710.88 shown by J Dixon & Son, Lessonhall, Wigton and purchased by Richard Harrison, Butcher, Wigton. Bullocks sold to 127.5p per kg for a Limousin also shown by M/s Graham, Miller Hill, Gilsland and also purchased by S Stoddart, Wigton. Bullocks made pounds 822.03 per head paid for a Limousin shown by JE Studholme, Nealhouse Farm, Cardewlees, Carlisle and purchased by M Wharton, Wigton. Bulls sold to 118.5p per kg for a Limousin shown by M Bindloss & Son, Shap Abbey which was purchased by S Stoddart on behalf of D Nattrass, Butcher, The Market, Carlisle.Bulls made top price per head at pounds 902.27 for a Blonde Bull shown by E Telfer & Son, Newton High House, Newton, Stocksfield and was purchased by G Nutter, Burnley. The following consignments averaged:

Clean Cattle

M/s Graham, Miller Hill, Gilsland, 121.5p. M/s McClellan & Sons, Stainburn House Farm 114.5p. M/s Jefferson, Abbey Cowper Farm, Abbeytown 114.5p.J.E. Studholme, Nealhouse Farm, Dalston 114.17p. J Dixon & Son, Lessonhall, Wigton 114.00p. TF & JR Pollock, Wreay Hall Farm, Wreay

M. Bindloss & Son, Shap Abbey, Shap 115.5.JH & DA Messenger, Camp Farm, Maryport 108.5p. M/s Hewetson, Scales Hall, Calthwaite 108.25p. M/s M Holliday, Syke Farm, Kirkbampton 103.5p. Averages: Steers: LW 112.50 (93.50) MW 127.50 (92.70) HW 125.50 (100.73) Heifers: MW 111.50 (101.10) HW 136.50 (101.61) Young Bulls LW 63.50 (63.50). MW 116.50 (84.83) HW 118.50 (94.17).

Limousin: 127.5, 122.5 & 116.5 Miller Hill,. 125.5, 112.5 & 104.5 Nealhouse Farm, 119.5, 117.5 & 114.5 Brinns Farm,118.5 & 110.5 Stainburn House Farm, 188.5, 117.5 & 103.5 Wreay Hall Farm,. 117.5 Lessonhall (Steele), 115.5 & 113.5 Abbey Cowper, 114.5 & 107.5 Low House Farm (Shephard), 113.5 & 105.5 New Godderthwaite.

107.5 & 102.5 Fingland. 103.5 Auldby. 102.5 Kirkland Guards. 101.5 Kiln Close Farm. 101.5 & 100.5 Clappers.

Belgian Blue: 119.5 & 113.5 Solway View. 110.5 & 101.5 New Godderthwaite, 104.5 Kirkland Hall. 104.5 Brinns Farm. 99.5 Bothel Parks.

Charolais: 104.5 Wavercroft. Galloway: 97.5 & 96.5 Bent Ash Farm. Simmental: 107.5 Parkgate Hall. 102.5 Kirkland Hall. Parth: 104.5 & 103.5 Kirkland Hall. B & W: 94.5, 86.5 & 84.5 Oulton House. …

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