At their weekly primestock sale John Swan Limited had forward and sold 420 hoggs and 150 ewes and rams.
Hoggs the same all story, flesh sought after lean stock harder to sell.
Leading Prices Per Head:- Tex.x:- £113 Treaty Park, £100 Ford Westfield, £99 Kettleburn, £97, £92.50 Ford Westfield, £90 Low Middleton and Shotton, Suff.x:- £103.50 Castlelaw, £98 Ford Westfield, £97.50 Newstead, £97 Ford Westfield and Low Middleton, £96, £93.50 Brandon, £93.50 Castlelaw, £93 Shotton. Bel:- £85 Lilburn Estates. Chev:- £86.50, £82 (3) Shotton. EC:- £84.50 Barmoor Red House. Mule:- £83 Fawdon Farms. BF:- £79 Fawdon Farms.
Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Chev:- 221.6p (3) Shotton. Tex.x:- 220p Low Middleton, 216.2p, 215p Ladykirk, 209.8p Moss Hall, 209.5p Fawdon Farms, 209.3p Low Middleton and Shotton, 207.7p Fawdon Farms, 207.1p Kettleburn. Suff.x:- 209.5p Shotton, 207.3p Brandon, 205.1p, 204.9p Newstead. Bel:- 218p Lilburn Estates. EC:- 216.7p Barmoor Red House. BF:- 200p Lilburn Estates.
Ewe numbers tighter with a similar trade achieved.
Leading Prices:- Suff.x:- £85 Charlton Mires, £83 Low Middleton. Tex.x:- £73 West Longridge. EC:- £59, £57 Chatton Park. LLE:- £79 Netherton Northside. Mule:- £76, £75 West Longridge, £74 Charlton Mires. BF:- £54 Hedgeley Farms, £53 Fawdon Farms, £52 Shotton.
Rams: Suff:- £86 Brockley Hall, £80 Fawdon Farms. BFL:- £83 Lilburn Estates.