Northumberland Livestock


Thursday, 8th December 2016, 5:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 12:36 pm

November 30

Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of sheep.

Sold 959 Lambs and 372 Ewes and Rams.

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More lambs on offer and although returns slightly less this centre not showing the drop others received.

Lambs per head: Texel: £86.50 Edlingham Newtown, £83, £82 (2) Springhill, Seahouses, £82.50 South Ord and South Ditchburn, £82 Lorbottle, £81.50 Brandon White House, £81 Lickar Moor. Suffolk: £84 Shipley Lane, £80 Edlingham Newtown. Cheviot: £80 South Charlton, £79.50 Biddlestone Home Farm, £79, £76.50 Humbleheugh. Beltex: £80 Ladykirk.

Lambs per kg: Texel: 205p, 202.5p Springhill, Seahouses, 200p Mindrum Farming Co, 194.6p Shipley Lane and South Ord, 190.5p East Fleetham, 190p Mindrum Farming Co, 190p (two) Lorbottle. Beltex: 200p Ladykirk. Suffolk: 182.7p South Ord, 180.7p Edlingham Newtown, 180p Mid Edrom. Cheviot: 182.5p Humbleheugh, 181.8p South Charlton.

Ewes similar, horned and lean ewes difficult.

Ewes: Texel: £108 Shipley Lane, £97 Lickar Moor, £84 Black Heddon, £83 Lorbottle. Suffolk: £88 Lickar Moor, £86.50 Middle Ord, £84 St Helens View, £80 West Longridge and Castlelaw. Leicester: £85 Fawdon Farms. Cheviot: £79 Humbleheugh. Beltex: £74 The Loan. Mule: £64 Middle Ord, £63.50 West Longridge, £62 Fawdon Farms. Blackfaced: £45 Fawdon Farms.

Rams: Suffolk: £99 Edlingham Newtown.