At their weekly sale of primestock John Swan Limited had forward and sold 1,681 lambs and 114 ewes.
The topsy turvey lamb trade continued with a downward spiral week seeing all classes easier as nationwide.
Lambs. Leading Prices Per Head:- Bel.x:- £85, £83 Henlaw. Suff.x:- £85 Shipley Lane. Tex.x:- £84, £82.50 (2) Ewart, £82 Holy Island, £80.50 Ewart, £80 Holy Island and Ewart (2).
Lambs. Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Bel.x:- 207.5p, 188.9p, 187.2p, 184.2p, 182.5p, 180p Henlaw.
Tex.x:- 184.2p West Rennington, 179.5p Bewick Folly, 177.8p Holy Island, 175.7p Reavley, 175p Holy Island. Suff.x:- 179.5p Fowberry Moor.
Ewe numbers short but a flier.
Leading Prices:- Tex.x:- £99 Cresswell Farms, £95, £94 Reavley, £92 Wrangham East, £89 Cresswell Farms. Suff.x:- £99 Branton Eastside, £96 Lilburn Estates and Cresswell Farms, £93 (2) Branton Eastside. Chev:- £95.50, £87 Humbleheugh. CM:- £93.50, £85 South Charlton. Mule:- £79 Cresswell Farms, £77 Craigshouse.