Northumberland Livestock


October 4

Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of sheep.

Sold 235 Lambs and 102 Ewes.

Leading Prices per head: Texel: £86 Lorbottle, £85 Lilburn Estates (Roseden), £84 Black Heddon, £83 East Newburn, Lilburn Estates (Roseden), £80 Treaty Park, Lilburn Estates (Roseden) (two) and Charlton Mires. Suffolk: £84 Castlelaw (two). Vendeen: £84 (two), £80 (three) Craigs House. Millennium Bleu: £83.50 Treaty Park.

Leading prices per kilo.

Texel: 193p East Newburn, 190.2p Black Heddon, 186.6p Lorbottle, 183.3p, 183.1p Lilburn Estates (Roseden), 182.2p East Newburn. Millennium Bleu: 192p Treaty Park. Vendeen: 178.7p Craigs House.


Texel: £87, £81 Black Heddon, £75 East Newburn, £70 Shotton. Suffolk: £63, £61 Charlton Mires. Mule: £57 Shotton. Swaledale: £33 Hedgeley Farms.

October 11

Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of sheep.

Sold 422 Lambs and 193 Ewes.

Lambs all classes easily sold more needed for buyer’s requirements.

Leading Prices per head: Texel: £85 Kettleburn and Wandon, £84.50 East Newburn, £82 Wandon. Suffolk: £82 Wandon, £80 West Longridge, £75.50 Wandon. Beltex: £80.50 Chillingham Home Farm, £70.50 Chillingham Home Farm, £68.50 East Newburn.

Leading prices per kilo: Beltex: 198.8p, 180.8p Chillingham Home Farm, 171.3p East Newburn. Texel: 181.8p Wandon, 180.7p Black Heddon, 179.1p West Longridge, 178p Wandon. Suffolk: 177.8p West Longridge. Millennium Bleu: 176.3p Islay Hill.

Ewes dear, all types easily cashed.

Ewes: Texel: £90 Edlingham Newton, £89.50 Wandon, £89.50 Edlingham Newtown, £89.50 Wandon. Bluefaced Leicester: £90, £87 Edlingham Newtown. Suffolk: £89.50, £88 Wandon, £84 Castlelaw, £84 Kettleburn. North Country Cheviot: £80, £58.50, £57 Biddlestone Home Farm. Greyfaced: £69.50 Wandon, £69 Castlelaw, £68.50 Kettleburn.

Rams: North Country Cheviot: £88.50 Sourhope.