At their weekly primestock sale John Swan Limited had forward and sold 517 hoggs and 212 ewes.
Hogg numbers tighter and quality lacking due to the tail end lots forward, fleshy good types easily cashed.
Leading Prices Per Head:- Tex.x:- £110 Black Heddon, £107.50 Ford Westfield, £105.50 Kimmerston and Black Heddon, £102.50 Black Heddon, £95.50 Todrig, £94.50, £93.50 Ford Westfield. Suff.x:- £105.50 Castlelaw and Brandon, £105 Shipley Lane, £102.50 Ford Westfield, £98 Brandon, £97.50 Ford Westfield. Mule:- £95 Ladykirk. Ven:- £93 North Lyham.
Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Chev:- 216.7p South Ord, 206.8p, 206.6p Shotton. Tex.x:- 214.6p Netherton Northside, 214.1p Yetlington Lane, 213.2p Shotton, 209.8p Newstead, 207.9p Ladykirk, 207.5p Kimmerston, 206.4p Newstead, 205.4p, 205.3p, 204.8p, 204p Ladykirk, 204p Shipley Smallburns. Ven:- 213.4p North Lyham. Suff.x:- 202.6p Ladykirk, 200p Todrig. Mule:- 195.4p Ladykirk, 193.4p Moorlaws, 192.5p Cold Martin.
Ewes again a mixed show, but when will it end again a flier to average £96.33.
Leading Prices:- Suff:- £150 Shipley Lane. Suff.x:- £130 Shipley Lane, £128.50 West Newbiggin, £119.50 Todrig, £117 Shipley Lane, £110 Newstead. Tex.x:- £122 Todrig, £120 West Rennington, £114 Netherton Northside, £110 West Rennington. Mule:- £110 Shipley Lane and Todrig, £109.50 West Newbiggin. HB:- £106 North Lyham. BF:- £84, £83 Lilburn Estates.
Rams:- Tex:- £135 Shipley Lane, Oxf:- £129 Netherton Northside.