Northumberland Livestock


September 2

At their weekly sale of Primestock John Swan Limited had forward and sold 956 lambs and 347 ewes.

Lamb numbers tighter due to regulations and breeding sales, selling vendors enjoyed a fabulous trade on the day, well above expectations.

Leading prices per head:– Tex.x:- £77 Mindrum, £75 East Fleetham and Low Middleton, £74.50 Lorbottle, £74 Village Farm, Seahouses, South Charlton, East Newburn and Yetlington Lane, £73.50 Kettleburn, Low Middleton, South Charlton, Ladykirk, Mindrum, Springhill, Seahouses, Lorbottle and Fawdon Farms.

Suff.x:– £74.50 Lamberton, £74 Ladykirk.

Oxf:– £73 East Fleetham. MB:– £69 Islay Hill. Bel.x:– £68 Ladykirk. Chev:– £66 Fawdon Farms. Mule:– £65.50 South Charlton.

Leading Prices Per Kilo:– Tex:– 172.5p Ladykirk, 171.3p Mindrum, 170.9p South Charlton, 170.7p South Falaknowe, Mindrum (two) and West Longridge, 170.5p, 170.2p Ladykirk, 170p Lorbottle. Bel.x:– 170p Ladykirk. Suff.x:– 161.9p South Falaknowe. MB:– 168.3p Islay Hill.

Ewes, simply dear.

Leading Prices Per Head:– Tex.x:– £88 Pallinsburn, £84.50 Bolton North Wing and Village Farm, Seahouses, £81.50 Berryhill, £81 Marigold, £80.50 Bolton North Wing, £80 Brandon Whitehouse.

Suff x:– £85 Springhill, Seahouses, £84 Low Middleton, £83.50 Pallinsburn, £81 Brandon White House, £80 Springhill, Seahouses.

CM:– £76, £74 South Charlton. Chev:– £74 South Charlton. HB:– £76 Marigold. Mule:– £66 Low Middleton. Swale:– £42.50 West Rennington.