Harrison and Hetherington held its weekly Primestock sale of sheep. Sold 1,184 lambs and 629 ewes.
Less lambs about, with returns easier, in line with national averages.
Lambs per Head: Texel: £95, £84 Ladykirk, £90 (two) Roseden, £90, £84 Kettleburn and Hillcrest, £88, £84 Yetlington Lane, £88 Lorbottle, £85 Greenhead and Pallinsburn, £84 Brockley Hall. Suffolk: £94, £86, £85 Roseden, £82 (two) Brockley Hall. Beltex: £90, £84 Henlaw, £86, £85 (three) Ladykirk, £85 Lilburn Estates. Oxford: £84 East Fleetham. Vendeen: £82 (two) Craigs House. North Country Cheviot: £76.50 Humbleheugh. Mule: £76 Branton Eastside. Hampshire: £75 Dunstan Hill.
Lambs per kg: Beltex: 225p, 208p, 197.5p Hillcrest, 222.2p Reavley Greens, 212.5p, 202.4p, 200p Ladykirk, 210p, 209.3p, 200p (two), 197.6p Henlaw, 205p, 195.2p Lilburn Estates, 200p West Rennington. Texel: 205.3p West Longridge, 200p Ammerside Law, 200p Brockley Hall, 198.7p Kettleburn, 195.4p Pallinsburn, 195.3p Roseden, 195.1p East Fleetham, 195p Dunstan Hill. Suffolk: 197.4p Mid Edrom, 192.2p Brockley Hall. Vendeen: 186.4p, 185.7p (two) Craigs House. Cheviot: 184.3p Humbleheugh.
Ewes a good show, easier on the week.
Ewes: Texel: £89 (two), £81 Pallinsburn, £83 High Learchild, £80 Ammerside Law and Craigs House. Suffolk: £85 Pallinsburn, Great Ryle and Shipley Lane, £83 High Learchild, £81 Kettleburn, £80 Goswick. Cheviot Mule: £72 High Learchild. Mule: £71 Pallinsburn and Greenhead, £69, £68 West Longridge, £68 Lilburn Estates. Cheviot: £61 Alnham. Blackfaced: £55 Clennell, £49, £43 Birchwood, £43 Alnham.