Northumberland Livestock


December 30

Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly PrimestockS ale of sheep. Sold 981 Lambs and 187 Ewes.

Numbers more numerous with trade again remaining very buoyant, all classes dear.

Lambs per Head: Texel: £95 Edlingham Newtown, £90 Mindrum, £81 Wandon, £80 Mindrum, Ladykirk and The Hagg, £79.50 Mindrum, £79 Doune Brae. Suffolk: £92.50. Biddlestone Home Farm, £90 Edlingham Newtown, £83 (two) Biddlestone Home Farm, £81 Brockley Halll, £80 Craisghouse. Beltex: £80 Ladykirk.

Lambs per kg: Texel: 188.4p Wandon, 183.3p Yetlington Lane, 182.1p West Longridge, 181p Wandon, 180p Springhill, Seahouses, 179.6p Doune Brae, 178.6p West Longridge (two) Mindrum, 178.1p Black Heddon. Charolais: 178.8p, 8 Lamberton Holdings. Beltex: 177.9p Ladykirk. Suffolk: 176.2p Kimmerston, 176.1p Mindrum, 173.3p The Hagg, 173.2p, 172.7p Springhill, Seahouses, 172.6p, 172.4p Howtel, 171.6p Brandon White House and Craigshouse.

Ewes a good show again very dear.

Ewes: Suffolk: £117 Kypie Farm. Texel: £116 Ford Dairy, £96 Edlingham Newtown, £88 Moss Hall (two). Bluefaced Leicester: £95 Edlingham Newtown. Suffolk: £88, £86 South Bellshill, £86 The Hagg, £78.50 Goswick. Mule: £70 Edlingham Newtown and Goswick, £66.50 The Hagg, £65 Brockley Hall, £64.50 South Bellshill, £63 Brandon White House. Dorset: £66.50 Lanton Estate. Blackface: £59.50 Edlingham Newtown.

Rams: Texel: £97 Edlingham Demesne. Suffolk: £97 Edlingham Demesne.