Northumberland Livestock


July 29

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.