Northumberland Livestock


February 10

Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock Sale of sheep.

Sold 715 Hoggs and 233 Ewes and Rams.

Hoggs more numbers about, flesh highly sought after, weight paying.

Hoggs per Head: Cheviot: £105, £99, £96, Humbleheugh, £96.50 South Charlton. Vendeen: £103, £100.50 South Lyham. Texel: £102.50 (two) Whittingham Lane, £99.50 Village Farm, Seahouses, £95 Mindrum Farming Co. Suffolk: £102 Howtel, £93 Newstead. Blackfaced: £78 Ashcraig.

Hoggs per kg: Texel: 204.5p, 200p Newham Village, 200p Teviotdale, 197.6p East Fleetham, 197.4p Ladykirk, 195.3p West Longridge, 195p Inland Pastures. Suffolk: 192.8p Ashcraig. Cheviot: 190p, 185.6p South Charlton, 184.6p Great Ryle. Vendeen: 186p, 184.9p South Lyham.

Ewes a strong show, with extreme rates achieved.

Ewes: Beltex: £122 The Loan, £93 Newham Village. Suffolk: £100 Lochside, £99 Titlington Mount, £96.50 South Lyham, £94.50 Great Ryle, £92.50 West Ord, £92 Fawdon Farms. Texel: £96 Fawdon Farms, £95 South Charlton. Bluefaced Leicester: £95.50 Titlington Mount. Cheviot Mule: £87.50 South Charlton. Cheviot: £82.50 South Charlton, £80 Fawdon Farms. Mule: £80, £79.50 South Lyham, £78 Titlington Mount, £77.50 Fawdon Farms. Blackfaced: £80 South Charlton

Rams: Beltex: £94 Whiterig.