In conjunction with the weekly primestock sale, the Border Suffolk Club held a Show and Sale, kindly sponsored by The Border Suffolk Club, and kindly organised by Caroline Nelson of Trows Cottages and expertly judged by Mr J Curle, Norwood, Bowsden.
The Championship was awarded to G Snaith, Biddlestone Home Farm for a pen of Suffolk.x Lambs out of Cheviots weighing 44kg and selling at £72 to the judge Mr J Curle. The Reserve Championship was awarded to Messrs T Stafford Esq, Shipley Lane for a pen of Suffolk.x Lambs weighing 45kg and selling at £72 also to the judge.
A kind thank-you is circulated to everyone involved.
John Swan Limited had forward and sold 1,104 lambs and 397 ewes and rams
Leading Prices Per Head:- Bel:- £85, £75, £73 Henlaw. Tex.x:- £75 Lorbottle and Branton Eastside, £73.50 (2) Lickar Moor, £73 Wandon and Lilburn Estates, £72, £71.50 (2) Wandon, £70 Ross Farm, Kettleburn, Ladykirk and Lilburn Estates. Suff.x:- £75 (2), Branton Eastside and Branton Eastside (J Elliot), £72 Shipley Lane and Biddlestone Home Farm, £70 West Longridge, Lorbottle, Ross Farm and Ladykirk. Chv:- £68 Biddlestone Home Farm. Cha:- £74, £70 Auchencrow Mains. Mule:- £65 Branton Eastside.
Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Bel:- 207.3p, 187.5p Henlaw, 175p Lorbottle, 173.8p Henlaw. Tex.x:- 171.6p Lilburn Estates, 165.8p Ladykirk, 164.6p Cockhall, 163.2p Linbrig, 162.8p Lilburn Estates, 162.5p Yetlington Lane, 162.2p Lilburn Estates and Cockhall. Suff.x:- 166.7p Ladykirk, 163.6p Biddlestone Home Farm, 162.5p Ladykirk, 160p Shipley Lane. Cha:- 164.4p Auchencrow Mains.
Ewes sold well at late rates.
Leading Prices:- BFL:- £93 Branton Eastside (J Elliot) , £87 Branton Eastside. Suff.x:- £92 Lickar Moor, £78.50, £77 Brackenside, £72.50 Kettleburn, £70 Cockhall, £69 Cresswell Farms and Todrig. Tex.x:- £87 Amerside Law, £84.50 Hepburn Farms, £79 Cresswell Farms and Cockhall, £74 Cockhall, £72 Hepburn Farms, £70 Cresswell Farms. Mule:- £65 Cresswell Farms, £63.50 Brackenside, £62 Lilburn Estates and Cockhall, £60 Todrig. Chev:- £61 Biddlestone Home Farm. CHM:- £76, £73 South Charlton. BF:- £53.50 Branton Eastside.
Rams:- £85 Amerside Law