Northumberland Livestock


Thursday, 28th September 2017, 6:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 4th October 2017, 9:33 am

September 20

Harrison and Hetherington held its weekly Primestock sale of sheep. Sold 635 lambs and 428 ewes and rams.

Average up on the week with a good show of lambs.

Leading prices per head: Suffolk £86, £82 Castlelaw, £78 Branton Eastside, £75 Branton Eastside, £75 Craigs House. Beltex £84 Craigs House, £76.50 Henlaw, £75.50 Henlaw, £72 The Loan. Texel £83 Craigs House, £81.50 Lorbottle, £80 Elwick, £80 Wandon. Greyfaced: £72.50 Branton Eastside.

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Leading prices per kilo: Beltex 188.8p Henlaw, 173.2p Henlaw, 169.2p East Newburn, 165.5p East Newburn, 159.4p Henlaw. Texel 184.1p Henlaw, 173.9p Lorbottle, 170.9p Bewick Folly, 168.2p Wandon. Suffolk 160p High Learchild, 159.6p Craigs House, 156p Branton Eastside, 155.6p Craigs House. Greyfaced 154.3p Branton Eastside.

Ewes, trade again dear.

Texel £104 Conundrum, £99 Lorbottle, £93 Shepherds Cottage, £88 Henlaw. Suffolk £90 Berryhill, £89 Greenhead, Reston, £89 Low Middleton, £84 Berryhill. Beltex £86 The Loan. Greyfaced £71 Elwick, £68 Berryhill, £67 Low Middleton. Lleyn £69 Netherton Northside. Easy Care £60 Henlaw. Cheviot Mule £66, £58.50 High Learchild.

Rams: Texel £124 The Villa, Bowsden, £85 Shepherds Cottage.

Lleyn: £117 Netherton Northside. Berrichon: £97 Mowhaugh. Greyfaced: £69 East Newburn.