Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of sheep.
Sold 1156 Lambs, 50 Hoggs and Young Sheep and 123 Ewes and Rams.
Lambs now starting to come forward in bigger numbers, so seeing a slight ease in all classes along with national trend.
Lambs per Head: Texel: £98 Lorbottle, £90 South Falaknowe, £88 South Charlton, £87 Chesterhill and Shotton, £86 Holy Island, £85 Castlehills, Village Farm, Chesterhill and Fowberry Moor. Suffolk: £94 Shipley Lane, £90 Ladykirk and Fowberry Moor, £87 (two) Holy Island, £86, £85 Lilburn Estates (Roseden). Beltex: £77 (two) Chillingham Home Farm.
Lambs per kg: Beltex: 212.7p, 211p, 208.1p Chillingham Home Farm. Texel; 212p Village Farm, Seahouses, 210p South Falaknowe, 208.1p, 207p Fowberry Moor, 207.8p Ladykirk, 207.3p Castlehills, 205p Lorbottle. Suffolk: 208.2p Milfield Demesne, 202.5p Stamford, 202.4p Fowberry Moor, 202.3p (two) Holy Island.
Hoggs and Young Sheep easily sold– Leading Prices:- Per Head: Cheviot: £93.50, £92 Reavley. Texel: £92.50, £90 Ladykirk. Per kg: Texel: 176.3p Teviotdale, 169p, 165.3p, 163.6p (three) Ladykirk.
Ewes short of requirements and a touch dearer.
Ewes: Suffolk: £110, £96 Kypie. Suffolk: £97 Fowberry Moor, £90 Lilburn Estates and Great Ryle. Texel: £103, £98 Kypie, £92 Fawdon Farms. Mule: £69 Great Ryle. Cheviot: £65 Reavley. Blackfaced: £65 Ladykirk.
Ram: Texel: £102 Lorbottle. Cheviot: £99 Hethpool.
Vendeen: £99 Reavley. Suffolk: £98 Reavley.