Livestock prices, w/e October 4

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October 4

North East Livestock Sales sold 76 prime cattle, 3,489 sheep comprising 2,292 lambs and 1,197 cast ewes.

Cattle- Quality and flesh in short supply. More needed to supply the butcher trade.

Char Strs- 1527, 1519, 1501, 1493 South Rennington. Lim Strs- 1491, 1463 Blagdon Burn 1487 Howick Scar. Blond x Strs- 1447, 1435 South Rennington. Sim Strs – 1439, 1417, 1406 Eslington. Lim Hfrs- 1257 South Bellshill 1225 Watch Hill 1218 Southfield. Saler Bulls- 1292, 1277 White House Folly.

Lim Hfrs- 217.5p 216.5p Southfield 216.5p Watch Hill. Char Hfrs- 215.5p 210.5p Southfield. Char Strs- 215.5p South Rennington. Lim Strs- 214.5p 210.5p Blagdon Burn 209.5p (2) Howick Scar.

Char Bulls- 197.5p Causey Park. Char Aged Bull- 1393 (137.5p) Birchwood. Gall Bull- 1074 Hedgeley. Lim Cow- 1184, 1058 (154.5p 141.5p) Widdrington 1077, 1074 (170.5p 156.5p) Birchwood. Angus Cows- 1155, 1065 (148.5p) Yetlington.

Lambs- Quality fed sorts again good to sell others a similar trade on the week.

Beltex- 90, 87, 86 (4) Annstead 87, 85.50, 80 Howick Scar 86, 83 Bothal Barns 83, 80.50 Woodwell 82.50 Matfen 80 East Ditchburn, Pasture House. Texel- 84.50, 83, 80 South Carter Moor 82, 91 Park Farm 82 Annstead 80.50 Howick.

Suffolk- 84, 80.50 Craster, 82 South Bellshill 80 East Ditchburn. Charolais- 83, 82 Sunniside 81 Homilton 80.50, 80 South Bradford 80 East Coldside.

Mule- 77, 72 Homilton 70.50 Annsteads 200p 189p Bothal Barns 196p Matfen 196p 186p Pasture House 191p Herds House 189p 187p Stanton. Texel- 189p 182p Howick Scar 185p Wooden 180p Stonecroft.

Cast Ewes- Texel- 94 Craster 88 Annstead 88, 84 Edlingham Demesnes, West Edington, Wingates Moor, Suffolk- 96 Blagdon Burn 92, 87 Widdrington 90, 89 Thrunton Red House 88 Stonecroft, Crookdene. B D’Maine- 88 Oakdene. HB- 86 Widdrington 85 Thorneyford. Charolais- 84 (2) Matfen, West Shaftoe, South Carter Moor 82 Dukesfield. Beltex- 88 Eland Hall 86 Wooden 80 Whittle. Ch/Mule- 85 North Swinhoe 81 Park Farm. Chev- 74 The Lee. Mule- 72 West Edington 68 Shieldykes 67 Matfen, Wingates South 65 Dukesfield. Suff Rams- 110 Widdrington.October 4

wooler

October 3

At their weekly Primestock Sale, John Swan Limited had forward and sold 1,130 lambs and 295 ewes.

Trade in keeping with national trends proving to be easier on the week, as described by one vendor “we have seen this trade before, and will no doubt see it again”.

Leading Prices Per Head:- Tex.:- £78 Holy Island, £77 West Longridge, £76, £75 Holy Island, £74.50 West Longridge, £73 Wandon, £72.50 Bewick Folly, £72 Mindrum Farming Co and Holy Island. Suff.x:- £77 West Longridge, £75 Wandon, £71.50 Craighouse, £71 Titlington Mount. Mule:- £60 Alnham. Char:- £71.50 Elwick, £71 Wandon.

Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Tex.x:- 172.4p Henlaw, 165p Shipley Smallburn, 164.3p Village Farm (2), 163.4p Ladykirk, 161.8p Brackenside, 161.3p Henlaw, 160.7p Kettleburn, 160.5p Village Farm, 160p Todrig.

Suff.x:- 158.9p Craighouse, 156p Brackenside. Char:- 160.5p Craighouse, 151.1p Elwick and Wandon. Chev:- 150p South Charlton.

Ewes similar trade to previous weeks.

Leading Prices:- Tex.x:- £90 Wrangham East, £85 Elwick, £76 Cresswell Farms and Elwick, £75 Village Farm. Suff.x:- £82 Great Ryle, £80 Lanton, Henlaw and Todrig, £78 Great Ryle, £72 Ladykirk. BFL:- £84 Titlington Mount. Mule:- £64 Elwick and South Charlton, £62 South Charlton, £60 Todrig and Ladykirk. CM:- £80 Fairlaw, £72, £65 South Charlton.

Tex Rams:- £90 Wrangham East.