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Hexham and Northern Marts Easter Show and Sale of Prime Cattle & Sheep...

Dugdale Nutrition are proud to have sponsored the Easter Prime Stock and Cast Cow show and sale at Hexham and Northern Marts Easter Show and Sale of Prime Cattle and Sheep on Tuesday 21st March 2023.

A big thanks goes to this years judge Mr T Brocklehurst from Jedbrugh who kindly judged the Prime Cattle and Cast Cows & OTM show.

Prime Cattle

The competition was fierce, but after much deliberation, Mr Brocklehurst awarded the Overall Champion to a beautifully finished British Blue cross heifer from Messrs H Clark & Son, Paxton Dene.

The same home won the steer class and the Overall Reserve Champion with an outstanding Limousin cross steer. The overall Champion went on to see for the days top price of 329.5ppk selling to the Judge, Mr T Brocklehurst.

Leading the sale with some heavy Blonde cross steers was Messrs JB & N Harrison & Son, Colepike House Farm selling to £2225.25 and another to £2178.37, both purchased by R Pearson Wholesale Butchers, Bradford.

Messrs Graham, Miller Hill sold Limousin cross steers to 309.5ppk and £2160.31, Heifers from the same home sold to 313.5ppk for Limousin crosses.

JB & N Harrison & Son, Colepike Home Farm, 2nd Prize Heifer

Cast Cows & OTM

There were more numbers forward this week for the Cast Cows and OTM show which was kindly judged again by Mr T Brocklehurst, Jedburgh. The trade for cast cows and bull was just as strong as previous weeks.

The judge carefully picked out a well fleshed Black cow from Messrs P & EB Robson, Middle Horsleyhope as his winner which went on later in the day to gross the most selling to £2268.83 to the judge, Mr T Brocklehurst.

Second prize was awarded to a Limousin cross cow from Messrs J & A Moralee, Hard Riding which went on to realise 257.5ppk to Mr Owain Llyr, Ruthin.

Topping the ppk this week was a pure Limousin cow from Messrs L Corbett & Co, Dykehead that sold to 263.5ppk. And topping the Native Cows was a monster of an Angus from Messrs R H Thompson & Son, Fitches Grange, that realised £2126.88.

P & EB Robson, Middle Horsleyhope, 1st Prize Beef Bred Cast Cow

For the full report from the Easter Show and Sale of Prime Cattle & Sale of Prime Sheep click the link below.

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