Harrison and Hetherington held its weekly Primestock Sale of sheep.
Sold 546 lambs, 85 hoggs and young sheep, and 202 ewes and rams.
Lambs more numerous and trade a touch dearer. More numbers required for buyers’ requirements.
Northumberland Mountain Rescue Team locate the body of a man believed to be a missing walker
Landslip prone road between Rothbury and Weldon Bridge to close for 'quick fix' repairs
Lifeboat and Coastguard teams called to search in fog at Beadnell after reports of calls for help
Sea fret - a look at the foggy phenomenon which spoils sunny days in Northumberland
Crossing closure will make railway line like the 'Berlin Wall' claims Blyth resident
Lambs per Head: Texel: £100 Shipley Lane, £97, £96 Sydenham, £95 Springhill, Seahouses and Holy Island, £94 Fowberry Moor, £92 Sydenham, £91.50 Shipley Lane, £90 Holy Island.
Suffolk: £100 Shipley Lane, £95 Stamford and Springhill, Seahouses, £94 Howtel, £92 Shipley Lane.
Charolais: £94, £91 Cresswell Farms.
Lambs per kg: Texel: 236.6p, 220.7p, 219p Sydenham, 214.6p, 213.9p, 213.7p Fowberry Moor, 212p Springhill, Seahouses, 211.3p Kettleburn. Beltex: 222.2p, 216.2p Chillingham Home Farm. Suffolk: 209.3p (three) Holy Island, 205.6p, 200p Fowberry Moor, 203.8p, 202.5p, 200p Howtel. Charolais: 193.5p Cresswell Farms.
Hoggs and young sheep – Leading Prices:–
Per Head: Texel: £80, £78 Wagtail, £76, £75.50, £75 Ladykirk, £75.50 Holy Island. Suffolk: £75.50, £70 Newstead, £74.50 West Newbiggin. Mule: £74.50 West Newbiggin.
Per kg: Texel: 164.8p Ladykirk, 162p Shipley Smallburn. Suffolk: 159.1p Stamford.
Ewes, also more numerous and trade in keeping with late rates.
Ewes: Suffolk: £89.50 Haugh Head, £88.50, £87, £85 Shipley Lane, £87, £85 Lorbottle, £85.50, £84 West Newbiggin, £84 Todrig. Texel: £85, £81 Ladykirk, £83.50 Shipley Smallburn. Bluefaced Leicester £88 Alwinton. Mule: £75, £72.50 West Newbiggin, £73 Alwinton. Blackface: £65 Alwinton.
Ram: Texel: £116 Kettleburn.