At their weekly sale of primestock John Swan Limited had forward and sold 322 hoggs and 114 ewes, hogg numbers tight tail end lots harder to cash, heavy, and inspec types easy to cash.
Leading Prices Per Head:- Chev:- £99.50, £97.50, £96.50 Humbleheugh. Suff.x:- £98 Castlelaw, £97.50 Brandon, £95.50 Eden Lodge, £91 Brandon and Castlelaw. Tex.x:- £97.50 Crunklaw, £94.50 Eden Lodge, £93.50 Kimmerston, £92.50 Inland Pastures, £90 Eden Lodge. Zwa:- £84 Stickle Heaton.
Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Chev:- 220.5p, 214.9p, 204.8p Humbleheugh. Tex.x:- 214.8p Eden Lodge, 210p, 209.2p Ladykirk, 208.8p Shotton, 207p Inland Pastures, 204.8p Ladykirk.
Ewes a poor show with lambing shed sorts appearing rapidly, good types again easily cashed.
Leading Prices:- Tex.x:- £142 Crunklaw, £129 Shipley Smallburn, £123 Inland Pastures, £108 Shipley Smallburn, £106 Shipley Lane. HB:- £124 South Falaknowe. Suff.x:- £123 Shipley Lane, £118 Shipley
Smallburn, £104 Shipley Lane and Brandon White House. Mule:- £102 South Falaknowe, £99.50 Kimmerston and Shipley Lane. BF:- £80 Black Mountain.