Northumberland Livestock


September 9

At their weekly sale of Primestock John Swan Limited had forward and sold 796 lambs and 522 ewes.

Lamb numbers affected by travel disruption and harvest but selling vendors seeing early week trade easily maintained.

Leading prices per head:- Suff.x:- £75 Biddlestone Home Farm, £71.50 Howtel, £71 Angryhaugh, £68 Biddlestone Home Farm, £67.50 Kettleburn, £67 Lorbottle. Tex.x:- £73.50, £72 Biddlestone Home Farm, £70 East Fleetham. Oxf:- £71 East Fleetham. Char.x:- £69.50 Newburn.

Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Bel.x:- 166.7p Ladykirk, 163.2p, 162.2p 160p Chillingham Home Farm, 160p Yetlington Lane, 159p Ladykirk. Tex.x:- 163.6p Biddlestone Home Farm, 160p Yetlington Lane, 159.5p Lorbottle. Suff.x:- 157.5p Village Farm, Seahouses.

Ewes forward in larger numbers and again dear.

Leading prices per head:- Tex.x:- £90 – 8 Mordington Holdings, £87 Low Middleton, £86 Chillingham Home Farm, £85.50 Marigold, £82.50 Low Middleton. Suff.x:- £85.50 Springhill, Seahouses, £85 Low Middleton, £83.50 The Hagg, £83 Chillingham Home Farm, £82 Springhill, Seahouses. Char:- £78 Newburn. Chev:- £74.50 Reavley. Mule:- £63 The Hagg, £61.50 Greystonnes. BF:- £53.50 West Longridge.