Northumberland Livestock


By The Newsroom
Thursday, 10th March 2016, 10:30 am

March 2

Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of sheep.

Sold 613 Hoggs and 389 Ewes and Tups.

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Hogg numbers slightly more numerous Wooler again returning vendors top of the tree returns, more needed.

Hoggs per Head: Suffolk: £105.50, £99.50 Brandon, £93 Ladykirk. Texel: £97 Mindrum Farming Co, £93 Elwick, £90 Ladykirk (2), £89.50 South Charlton, Kimmerston and Ladykirk, £88 Tynley and Craigs House. Zwartble: £96.50 Gatherick. Cheviot: £85.50 South Ord. Mule: £79 West Longridge. Blackfaced: £76, £73 West Longridge.

Hoggs per kg: Texel: 206.2p South Ditchburn, 205.1p Auchencrow Mains, 205p, 197.7p Mindrum Farming Co, 203.8p, 198.8p Ladykirk, 201.4p No 8 Lamberton, 201.3p, 198.8p Elwick, 198.8p West Longridge. Cheviot: 198.8p, 195.1p (two) South Ord, 195.3p South Charlton. Suffolk: 194.9p, 194.6p, 192.5p No 8 Lamberton. Blackfaced: 185.4p West Longridge. Mule: 183.7p West Longridge.

Ewes also more numerous and again a flying trade.

Ewes: Texel: £116, £95 The Hagg, £94 Newburn and Elwick, £93 (two) Mid Edrom. Suffolk: £103 No 8 Lamberton, £90 Mid Edrom .Bluefaced Leicester: £102 Ladykirk. Mule: £88.50 Newburn, £84 Elwick, £80 Tughall. Cheviot: £77 Cocklawfoot, £70 Sourhope. Blackfaced: £64 Sourhope.