At its weekly sale of primestock, John Swan had forward and sold 1355 lambs and 359 ewes.
Lambs forward in much larger numbers and trade maintained easily on the week.
Leading prices per head: Tex.x:- £77 Wandon, £75.50 Low Middleton, £72 Kettleburn, £71.50 Wandon, £70 Kettleburn & Edlingham Newtown, £69 Lorbottle, £68.50 Low Middleton. Suf.x:- £68 Wandon, £67.50 Brockley Hall, £66 Castlelaw & Edlingham Newtown, £65.50 Brockley Hall. Bel.x:- £67 Henlaw. Mule:- £58 East Newburn & Shipley Smallburn.
Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Bel.x:- 171.8p Henlaw. Tex.x:- 166.7p 158.8p Henlaw, 158.5p 156.1p Elwick, 156.1p Low Middleton, 154.1p Yetlington Lane, 153.8p Kettleburn.
More ewes forward and dearer on the week.
Leading prices per head:- Tex.x:- £96 Springhill, Berwick upon Tweed, £86 West Rennington, £80 Bewick Folly, £79.50 Cresswell Farms, £75.50 Craigs House, £74.50 Bewick Folly & West Rennington. Char:- £88.50 East Fleetham. Suf.x:- £83 Shipley Lane, £82 Springhill, Berwick upon Tweed, £79 Great Ryle, £78 Cresswell Farms, £76 Charlton Mires. Mule:- £68.50 West Longridge, £64 Charlton Mires, £63 Shipley Lane, East Fleetham & Lilburn Estates. Chev.x:- £60.50 Kimmerston. BF:- £49 Alwinton.