At their weekly primestock sale, John Swan Ltd had forward and sold 718 lambs and 109 ewes.
All classes harder to cash.
Leading Prices Per Head:- Tex.x:- £93, £92, £90 Greenhead, Reston, £85 Ladykirk, £84 Ford Dairy, Greenhead, Reston, £83 Greenhead, Reston, £81.50p Chesterhill. Sfx:- £88 Newstead, £87 Chesterhill, £84 Shotton, £82 Mindrum Farming Co, Springhill, Seahouses, £80 Lilburn Estates. Bel:- £80, £79, £78 (3) Ladykirk. Ven:- £78 Craigs House. Mule:- £78 Lilburn Estates.
Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Bel.x:- 202.6p Lilburn Estates, 197.4p, 185.7p, 185.4p Ladykirk. Tex.x:- 200p High Learchild, 195.1p West Longridge, 191.5p Chesterhill, 190p Ladykirk, Edlingham Newtown, 188.1p Mindrum Farming Co, 187.5p Shotton. Ven:- 190.2p, 180.2p Craigs House. Sfx:- 180.8p Chesterhill, 180.3p Lilburn Estates, 178.1p Lorbottle, 177.4p Edlingham Newtown. Chm:-181p High Learchild. Mule:- 171.1p Shotton.
Again, ewes a flier to average £90.91.
Leading Prices:- Sfx:- £121.50p Chesterhill, £119 Thornington, £96 High Learchild. Tex:- £110 Ford Dairy, £86 The Hagg. Mule:- £88 West Longridge, £84.50p, £81 Pawston, £80 Tynley.
Rams:- Tex:- £136 The Hagg. Suf:- £91 Pawston.