Store cattle and suckled calves meet good trade at Hexham

At the sale of store cattle and suckled calves, 42 per cent of the entry sold at more than £1,000, which included a large proportion of heifers.

A run of 20 to 22-month-old Charolais bullocks sold to average £1,348, an increase of 30 per cent on the year.

There was a great demand for native breed cattle, which topped at £1,200 for an Angus cross bullock.

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