At their fortnightly store sale, John Swan Ltd had forward and sold 162 store cattle.
Buyers in abundance and with grass arriving all classes in keen demand, greater numbers could be handled with confidence.
Leading Prices per head - Steers- Char: £1160 Alnham, £940, £870 South Ord. Lim.x:- £1150 Ford & Etal (Warcup), £960, £950, £930 (2) Wandon. A.A.x:- £980, £940 (2) Abberwick and East Bolton, £930 Wandon, £910 Alnham and Wandon, £900 South Ord and Abberwick and East Bolton.
Leading prices per head - Heifers- Lim.x:- £1010 South Ord, £910 Ford & Etal (Warcup), £900 Barmoor Red House, £880 Shotton, £840 Ford & Etal (Warcup), £830 Barmoor Red House. Char:- £960 South Ord, £920, £905, £860 (3), £845 Alnham. A.A.x:- £880 South Ord, £840 Abberwick and East Bolton.
Leading prices per kilo - Steers- Char: 278p, 259.7p South Ord. Lim.x:- 255.2p Shotton, 240.9p Wandon. Sim.x:- 250p Shotton. A.A.x:- 242.4p South Ord.
Leading prices per kilo - Heifers- Lim.x:- 244.8p Barmoor Red House, 240.7p, 234.7p Shotton. Char.x:- 234.3p South Ord, 232.1p, 222.8p Alnham. A.A.x:- 226.6p South Ord.