At their weekly primestock sale John Swan Limited had forward and sold 588 hoggs and 196 ewes.
Hogg numbers tight but a fair show forward resulting in all classes achieving extra on the week.
Leading Prices Per Head:- Tex.x:- £99.50 Doune Brae, £94 Brockley Hall, £93.50 Kimmerston, £91 Ladykirk, £90 East Fleetham and Hoppen Hall, £89 Elwick (2) and West
Longridge. Oxf:- £89.50 East Fleetham. Bel.x:- £88.50 Elwick and Ladykirk. Char.x:- £88.50 Elwick. Suff.x:- £88 Mindrum, £87 Brockley Hall. Mule:- £82 Ladykirk, £80 West Longridge. BF:- £79.50 West Longridge.
Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Bel.x:- 228.6p The Loan, 221.3p Ladykirk. Char:- 216.3p, (2), 205.8p Elwick. Tex.x:- 214.1p Mindrum, 213.6p Cockhall, 209.5p West Longridge, 209.2p Shotton, 207.3p Mindrum, 206.3p Newstead, 204p Hoppen Hall. Suff.x:- 211.3p Doune Brae, 207.3p West Longridge. Oxf:- 194.9p East Fleetham. Mule:- 191.3p West Longridge, 189.5p Titlington Mount. BF:- 189.3p, 189p West Longridge.
Ewe numbers also tight but again all classes a flier, more needed.
Leading Prices:- Suff.x:- £125 Cresswell Farms, £120 Goswick, £119 High Learchild, £117 Pallinsburn and Titlington Mount. Tex.x:- £123 Titlington Mount, £120 Cresswell Farms, £114 Pallinsburn, £113.50 Milfield Demesne, £113 Haugh Head and Elwick. BFL:- £114 Titlington Mount. Bel:- £113 The Loan. Mule:- £103 Chesterhill, £98 Mordington, £97 Pallinsburn. CM:- £101.50 High Learchild.
Rams:- BFL:- £124 Craigshouse. Tex.x:- £120 Craighouse. Bel:- £112 High Learchild.