Livestock prices, week ending October 21


October 20

NORTH East Livestock Sales sold 76 prime cattle including 28 cows and 4,961 sheep. comprising 3679 lambs and 1282 cast ewes.

Cattle. Dearest yet! Lim blks 1563 South Bellshill, 1545, 1536, 1515 Low Hall, Sim blks 1556, 1478 Ferneybeds, 1535, 1462 Shipley Smallburns, Sim hfrs 1527 Shipley Smallburns, Lim x hfr 1300 South Bellshill, Saler bulls 1429 White House Folly, Lim bulls 1400, 1390 Bilton, Lim hfrs 216.5p, 215.5p South Bellshill, Sim hfrs 207.5p Shipley Smallburns, 202.5p Ferneybeds, East Coldside, Blonde hfrs 205.5p, 203.5p Southfield, Lim blks 216.5p, 213.5p, 207.5p Low Hall, 209.5p South Bellshill, Sim blks 202.5p Ferneybeds, Lim bulls 207.5p, 206.5p Bilton.

Cows. BBlue 1111, 1055, 995 (135.5p) Annsteads, Lim 1100 (149.5p) Bellion, Sim 1000 (151.5p) East Moor.

Cast Ewes. Overall average £78, don’t undersell! Tex 120, 117 East Town, 115 Intake, 112 Wooden, 111 Corneyside, Suffolk 110 South Broomford, Bygate, 109 Widdrington, 104 Brinkburn, West Edington, Char 109 South Carter Moor, 107 West Edington, 103 Newton Red House, HB 108 Low Town, 106 Brinkburn, 102 Houndalee, Beltex 108, 105 Watch Currock, 105, 102 Ewesley, 104 Trewhitt Steads, Mules 88 North Acomb, 80 Newton Red House, Bygate, West Edington, Catraw, BFace 76, 71 Holling Hill, 71 South Wingates, 70 Wheldon, 69 West Cocklaw, North Acomb, Tex rams 128 Brinkburn, 124 Cornhills, 120, 115 Corneyside.

Lambs. SQQ 177p (all breeds) £76 average. Char 87.50, 86.50, 85 Burnhouses, 84, 83 Sunniside, 83 East Coldside, Texel 87.50, 87 Gorfenletch, 85.50 South Bellshill, 85 Middle Cawledge Park, Low Hall, 85, 83.50 Whittle (Lough), Beltex 85 East Ditchburn, 85 Pasture House, Ewesley, 84 Watch Currock, 82.50 Herds House, Suffolk 84.50 South Broomford, 84.50, 83 South Bellshill, 84.50 Warton, 83.50 Newham Hall, Chev 84 East Ditchburn, 83.50 South Broomford, Mule 77 low Hall, 74 Blagdon Burn. Beltex 208p Wooden, 207p Glanton town, 204p Hemelspeth, 200p Herds House, Garden Cottage, Texel 199p South Broomford, 195p Trewhitt Steads, 194p Follions, St Margarets, Char 194p Howick Scar, 193p Oakdene Grange, Suffolk 192p Newham Hall, 190p South Carter Moor, 188p West House.


w/e October 21

BORDER Livestock Exchange Ltd to week ending Friday 21st October 2011 sold 105 Prime Cattle including 68 Cast Cows and Bulls; 3,724 Prime Lambs including 1,311 Store Lambs and 146 Store Cattle.

Aberdeen Angus x Heifers from Bonjedward Mill, Jedburgh sold to 362p per kilo to Well Hung & Tender, Berwick-upon-Tweed. Continental x Heifers from Fenwick Steads, Belford sold to 335p per kilo and £1,126 per head.

Prime Lambs were firmer again with Continental x from North Lyham, Chatton selling to 400p per kilo and £81.60 per head. Organic Lambs from Tullochallum, Keith to £82.95 per head, per kilo 390p Over Langshaw, Galashiels. Continental x Export Weights to 390p per kilo Hedgeley Farms, Powburn; Codlawhill Farms, Hexham; Henlaw, Wooler; Thorneydykes, Gordon and Humbleton, Wooler.

Store Lambs a firm trade with Hill Cheviot x to £62.50; Lleyn £62; Texel and Suffolk x to £60. More numbers required to meet a strong demand. Shorthorn Bulls to £5,000 for a Five Year Old Stock Bull.


October 19

AT their weekly Primestock Sale, John Swan Limited had forward and sold 1,076 lambs and 288 ewes.

Lambs numbers short of buyer’s requirements, a heavier show on offer but last weeks rates maintained.

Leading Prices Per Head:- Bel:- £88.50, £85 (two) Clarabad Mill. Tex.x:- £86.50 Clarabad Mill, £83.50 Shipley Smallburn, £82.50 Lorbottle, £82 South Charlton (M Hall), £81.50 South Charlton, £80.50 Shotton and Broadmeadows, £80 South Ditchburn. Suff.x:- £83.50 Bowmont Hill, £83 Chesterhill, £81.50 Ladykirk and Chesterhill, £80.50 West Moneylaws.

Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Bel:- 197.7p Clarabad Mill. Tex.x:- 194.7p Cockhall, 194.3p Todrig, 192.3p Black Heddon, 190p Ladykirk, 188.8p Cockhall, 188.5p West Moneylaws, 187.7p Mid Edrom, 187.2p Chillingham Newtown, 186.5p Ladykirk, 185.9p Greystonnes, Warenford North, 185.5p Chillingham Newtown, 184.2p Ladykirk, 183.8p Lorbottle, West Longridge and Ladykirk. Suff.x:- 183.8p Cockhall, 182.1p Shipley Smallburn. Char:- 180.5p Middle Ord.

Ewes in keen demand all classes firmer on the week.

Leading Prices:- Suff.x:- £112 Middle Ord, £105 Titlington Mount, £104 Edlingham Newtown. Tex.x:- £101 Titlington Mount, £100 Black Heddon. BFL:- £96 Edlingham Newtown. Mule:- £80 Lowick Moorhouse, £79 Shotton, £78 Edlingham Newtown, Black Heddon and North Doddington. CM:- £78 South Charlton. Chev:- £77.50 Biddlestone Home Farm. BF:- £68 Titlington Mount, £67 Edlingham Newtown. Tex Rams:- £110 Cockhall.