At their fortnightly store sale John Swan Ltd had forward and sold 262 store cattle.
The annual show for the Robin Scott Trophy was also held in conjunction with the sale which was expertly judged by Neil Gibson, Willowford who awarded the Championship to the strong team from Messrs RW & K Telford, Branton Eastside for a Lim.x Steer weighing 370kg and selling at £1200 to J Thompson, Smallburn Farm, Longhorsley.
Reserve Champion went to Messrs E Carse & Son, South Ord for a Lim.x Steer weighing 405kg and selling at £1050 to Messrs Reay & Comber, Elwick.
A large ring of buyers turned out to see a smart show of cattle, all classes again easily cleared trade no less.
Leading Prices per head - Steers- Char: £1300, £1270, £1160, £1120 East Ditchburn, £1100, £1090 Great Ryle, £1100 (2), £1050 Newstead, £1070, £1020 Fawdon Farms, £1020 Great Ryle. Lim.x:- £1200 Branton Eastside, £1100, £1080, £1050 Newstead, £1080, £1050 South Ord. A.A.x:- £1130, £1070, £1060, £1040 Abberwick and East Bolton, £1110, £1020 Milfield Demesne. Sim.x:- £1130, £1100 Chatton Park.
Leading prices per head - Heifers- A.A.x:- £1200 Wandon, £1030 Milfield Demesne. Char:- £1100 Great Ryle, £1090, £1080, £1000 Newstead. Lim.x:- £1010, £1000 Newstead. Heref:-£1040 Chatton Park.
Leading prices per kilo - Steers- Lim.x:- 324.3p, 276p, 273p, 269.9p, 258.8p, 257.6p, 247.3p, 244.6p, 242.3p Branton Eastside, 259.3p, 250.6p, 248.7p, 244.4p, 242.7p South Ord, 248.7p Fawdon Farms, 248.5p Shotton. Char:- 289.2p, 274.2p, 264p, 251.4p, 246p Fawdon Farms, 278.7p, 274.2p, 271.1p Great Ryle, 250p, 242.1p , 240.7p East Ditchburn. A.A.x:- 252.4p South Ord.
Leading prices per kilo - Heifers- Char: 264.4p, 259p, 246.2p, 234.2p, 231.4p Great Ryle, 243.8p, 233.8p Fawdon Farms. Lim.x:- 257.8p, 254.8p, 250p, 244.4p, 238.2p, 235.8p Branton Eastside, 249.2p Shotton. A.A.x:- 234.5p Loughend Farm, Berwick upon Tweed.