At their weekly sale of Primestock John Swan Limited had forward and sold 1028 Lambs and 302 Ewes.
Large numbers slightly less, trade dearer than expectations.
Leading Prices Per Head:- Bel.x:- £70, £66 Henlaw. Tex.x:- £65.50, £64.50 Wandon, £64.50 Bewick Folly, £62.50 Kettleburn, £62 Ashcraig and Great Ryle. Suff.x:- £63.50 Kettleburn, £63 Castlelaw.
Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Bel.x:- 175p, 169.2p, 161.5p, 152.6p Henlaw. Tex.x:- 152.6p Teviotdale, 152.5p Ashcraig, 150p Bewick Folly (two) and Henlaw.
Ewes a plainer show but all classes sought after.
Leading Prices Per Head:- Tex.x:- £91.50 North Wing, Bolton, £80 Ashcraig, £75 Teviotdale, £72 Ashcraig. Suff.x:- £78.50 Middle Ord and Lucker Hall, £78 South Middleton and Goswick. Mule:- £69, £68 Kettleburn.
Rams:- Suff:- £109 Goswick.