Northumberland Livestock


Thursday, 25th August 2016, 5:00 am

August 17

Harrison and Hetherington held its weekly Primestock sale of sheep. Sold 1,184 lambs and 629 ewes.

Less lambs about, with returns easier, in line with national averages.

Lambs per Head: Texel: £95, £84 Ladykirk, £90 (two) Roseden, £90, £84 Kettleburn and Hillcrest, £88, £84 Yetlington Lane, £88 Lorbottle, £85 Greenhead and Pallinsburn, £84 Brockley Hall. Suffolk: £94, £86, £85 Roseden, £82 (two) Brockley Hall. Beltex: £90, £84 Henlaw, £86, £85 (three) Ladykirk, £85 Lilburn Estates. Oxford: £84 East Fleetham. Vendeen: £82 (two) Craigs House. North Country Cheviot: £76.50 Humbleheugh. Mule: £76 Branton Eastside. Hampshire: £75 Dunstan Hill.

Lambs per kg: Beltex: 225p, 208p, 197.5p Hillcrest, 222.2p Reavley Greens, 212.5p, 202.4p, 200p Ladykirk, 210p, 209.3p, 200p (two), 197.6p Henlaw, 205p, 195.2p Lilburn Estates, 200p West Rennington. Texel: 205.3p West Longridge, 200p Ammerside Law, 200p Brockley Hall, 198.7p Kettleburn, 195.4p Pallinsburn, 195.3p Roseden, 195.1p East Fleetham, 195p Dunstan Hill. Suffolk: 197.4p Mid Edrom, 192.2p Brockley Hall. Vendeen: 186.4p, 185.7p (two) Craigs House. Cheviot: 184.3p Humbleheugh.

Ewes a good show, easier on the week.

Ewes: Texel: £89 (two), £81 Pallinsburn, £83 High Learchild, £80 Ammerside Law and Craigs House. Suffolk: £85 Pallinsburn, Great Ryle and Shipley Lane, £83 High Learchild, £81 Kettleburn, £80 Goswick. Cheviot Mule: £72 High Learchild. Mule: £71 Pallinsburn and Greenhead, £69, £68 West Longridge, £68 Lilburn Estates. Cheviot: £61 Alnham. Blackfaced: £55 Clennell, £49, £43 Birchwood, £43 Alnham.