Market Prices

Wooler

At Wooler Livestock Centre last Wednesday John Swan Ltd had forward and sold 1567 lambs and 310 ewes.

In spec lambs dearer, well in advance of early market trades, heavy weights very similar.

Leading Prices Per Head:- Bel:- £80 Henlaw, £74.50 Edlingham Demesne, £73.50 Yetlington Lane, £72 (2) Ladykirk, £71 Lilburn Estates, £70.50 Henlaw and Lilburn Estates. Tex.:- £79 South Ditchburn, £77, £74.50 (2) Cockhall, £73 Wandon, £72 Auchencrow Mains, Springhill, Seahouses, South Charlton, Greenhead, Reston and Cockhall, £71.50 Auchencrow Mains, £71 Springhill, Seahouses and Yetlington Lane. Suff.x:- £75.50 Auchencrow Mains, £75 Castlelaw, £72 Springhill, Seahouses, £71.50 Brockley Hall, £70 Mindrum and Craigshouse, £69.50 Shotton, Castlelaw, Auchencrow Mains (2), Springhill, Seahouses and Low Middleton. Chev:- £68.50 South Charlton, £68 South Charlton (M Hall). CHM:- £69 Wandon, £66.50 Great Ryle (2). Zwa:- £76.50 Mindrum. Ven:- £66 Craigshouse. Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Bel:- 200p Henlaw, 191p Edlingham Demesne, 185.5p Lilburn Estates, 179.3p Yetlington Lane, 175.6p (2) Ladykirk. Tex.x:- 183.3p, 177.4p, 171.4p Cockhall, 170.7p Lorbottle, 170p Shipley Smallburn, 169.1p Yetlington Lane, 167.4p South Charlton, 166.5p Henlaw, 166.3p Edlingham Demesne, 165.9p Wandon, 165.5p Village Farm, 165.1p Springhill, Seahouses, 165p Lilburn Estates. Suff.x:- 157.1p Biddlestone Home Farm, 156p Lilburn Estates, 153.5p Shipley Lane and Doune Brae, 153.4p Lilburn Estates. Chev:- 157.1p Great Ryle, 153.5p (2) South Charlton. CHM:- 154.7p Great Ryle.

Ewe trade very similar and excellent for this time of year.

Leading Prices:- Tex.:- £100 Ladykirk, £97 Alnham, £83 Ladykirk, £81 Low Middleton, £75 Charlton Mires and Ladykirk, £73 Lorbottle, £71 Amerside Law and Ladykirk. Suff.x:- £87 Charlton Mires, £85 Castlelaw, £83 Pallinsburn, £77 Low Middleton, £75 Great Ryle and Lorbottle. Chev:- £87 Alnham, £67 Hethpool, £63 South Charlton. Mule:- £71 Brockley Hall, £69 Pallinsburn, Castlelaw and Charlton Mires, £63 Low Middleton and Cockhall. BF:- £57, £47 Alwinton Farm. Swa:- £41 Charlton Mires.

St Boswells

John Swan Ltd sold 349 suckled calves and store cattle at their weekly sale.

Bullocks per head: AA.x;- £1280, £1140, £1050 Kirktonhill, £1040, £1025 Minto Kames, Char.x;- £1240, £1140, £1120 Crookston, £1145, £1135, £1100 North Synton £1080 Todshawhaugh, AA;- 31200 Milrighall, Lim.x;- £1165, £1090 Fens, £1110, £1050 Saughtree, £1090 Craiglea, £1030 Parkhill, Sim.x;- £1160 Eildon Mains, £1140, £1080 Kirktonhill, £1080 Sunwick.A, BSH;- £1120, £1070, £1005 Kirktonhill, £990 Clifton Park, Blonde.x;- £1090 Eildon Mains, Saler.x;- £940 Kersheugh.

Bullocks per kilo: Char.x;- 256.4 Fens, 246.3, 244.2, 240 Todshawhaugh, 238.5, 236 North Synton, 234.6 Northhouse, Lim.x;- 241.6, 241, 235.9, 230 Parkhill, 237.5 Saughtree, 227.1 Craiglea, AA.x;- 236, 235.4 Kirktonhill, 223.9 Minto Kames, Sim.x;- 231.6, 229.6 Kirktonhill, 225.2 Eildon Mains, Saler.x;- 229, 223.8 Kersheugh, BSH;- 222.9, 218.5 Kirktonhill.Bullocks averaged overall 438kg, 222p pkg.

Heifers per head: Lim.x;- £1190, £1000 Fens, £1030 North Synton, £990 Foulshiels, Char.x;- £1080 Mossilee, £1000 Swinewood Mill, £990 Crookston, Saler.x;- £1010 South Riccalton, Sim.x;- £970 Swinewood Mill, £920 Kirktonhill, AA.x;- £890, £815 Kirktonhill.

Heifers per kilo: Char.x;- 239.5, 234.3, 226 Todshawhaugh, 234.9 Fens, AA.x;- 237.5 Minto Kames, Lim.x;- 236.5, 225.4, 222.2 Parkhill, 223.9 North Synton, 222 Foulshiels, 218.2 Saughtree.

Heifers averaged overall 397.9kg, 210pkg. The firm also had forward and sold 1114 Store Sheep. Tex.x;- £67, £64 Crailing Nook, £63, £62.50 Kirktonhill, £62 Bhalu, Suff.x;- £62 Kirktonhill, £60.50 Chapelhill Hwk. £60 Monklaw, £59.50 Ruletownhead, Bel.x;- £61 Threeburnford, Chev.x;- £57 Priesthaugh, Whitefield. E, £56.50 Shoestanes, £55.50 Langhope.

At their weekly primestock sale on Monday John Swan Ltd sold 72 clean cattle, 60 OTM cattle, 2095 new season lambs and 966 ewes.

Bullocks (30) averaged 221p per kg and sold to 242p (+0.7p on week), heifers (42) averaged 217p per kg and sold to 245p (n/c on week) and 60 beef type OTM cattle averaged 124.9p per kg and sold to 197p (+6.9p on the week).

New season lambs averaged 159.4p per kg (+2.7p on the week) and sold to £93, top price 196.3p per kg for Beltex

Ewes averaged £53.65, and sold to £100 for a Texel Ram. Heavy ewes averaged £64 while ight ewes sold to £77 for Cheviots and averaged £41.

Principal prices per head: Woodhead. A £1561.76; Upper Nisbet £1449.60, £1417.26; Bee Edge £1432.76, £1421.

Principal prices per kg: Bee Edge 2.45 Shaws of Lauder, 2.40 (2) W. Taylor (Lockerbie), 2.38 (2) Malone of Edinburgh; Upper Nisbet 2.42 M/s W.T.S. Forsyth and Sons, 2.40 M/s Moor, 2.387 (2) M/s W.T.S. Forsyth and Sons and Shaws of Lauder; Woodhead. A 2.36 M/s J. Saunderson, 2.34 M/s W.T.S. Forsyth and Sons, 2.27 M/S J.A. Waters and Sons; Snawdon 2.32 J.F. Finlay and Co Ltd, 2.28 Malone of Edinburgh; New Channelkirk 2.27 Shaws of Lauder; Cauldshiel 2.27 Gosford Bothy Shop.

Bulls: Willowford £1237.68 (1.91); Cauldshiel £1166 (1.00p).

Cows per head: Queenscairn £1465.68, £1034.28; Hyndsidehill £1260.16, £1223.54, £1021.80; Fens £1141.14; Stouslie £1080.18; Hamildean £1079.70; Shoestanes £1071.20; Thirlestane £1043.94, £1038.46; Clarence House £1036.80; 5 Lamberton £1023.04; Ecclaw £995.60.

Cows per kg: Queenscairn 1.97; Hamildean 1.83; Willowford 1.80; Hyndsidehill 1.79, 1.33, 1.31; Stouslie 1.53; Fens 1.43, 1.35; Honeyburn 1.40; 5 Lamberton 1.39; Thirlestane 1.37(2); Clarence House 1.35; Ecclaw 1.31.

Lambs per head: Bel.x;- £93 Sydenham, £85, £83 Crookston, £82 Craigsford Mains, Tex;- £92.50 Boon, £90 Huntington, £85, £84 St Leonards, Suff.x;- £90 Huntington, £82 St Leonards, £80.50 Hermiston, Char.x;- £72 Mansefield, £70.50 Ladyflat, CM;- £72 Gospelhall, £68.50 Hawthornside, £68 Gilston.

Lambs per kg: Bel;- Bel.x;- 196.3, 191.7 Sydenham, 194.9, 193 Crookston, 187.5 Threeburnford, Tex;- 190.50, 186.1 Applecross, 185.9 Lighthouse, Orkney, Suff.x;- 181.4 Muirhouse, 176.8 Lighthouse, Orkney, 170.3 Castleside, CM;- 161.9 Gilston, 159, 159.8 Wedderlie, Char.x;- 164 Ladyflat, Chev.x;- 161 Wedderlie.

Ewes: Tex;- £97, £90 Corsbie, £90 Rawburn, £80 Lighthouse, Orkney and Calaburn, Suff.x;- £83 Newton Hwk., 81 Legerwood, £80 Brotherstone, HB;- £79 Smailholm Mains, Chev;- £77 Upper Huntlywood, 
£67 Stagehall, SM;- £67 Bonjedward 
Mill and Haystoun, £65 Corsbie and 
Sorrowlessfield, Newton Hwk. and Greenend, CM;- £65 Hamildean Mill, Suff;- £61, 
£60 Brotherstone, Lleyn;- £54 Brotherstone, BF;- £49 Edston, £45 Burncastle, £43 Bowland.

Rams: Tex;- £100 Rawburn, £98 Upper Huntlywood, Suff;- £97 Brotherstone, BFL;- £68 Newbigging Walls.

John Swan Limited sold 349 Suckled Calves and Store Cattle at their Weekly sale.

Bullocks per head: AA.x;- £1280, £1140, £1050 Kirktonhill, £1040, £1025 Minto Kames, Char.x;- £1240, £1140, £1120 Crookston, £1145, £1135, £1100 North Synton, £1080 Todshawhaugh, AA;- 31200 Milrighall, Lim.x;- £1165, £1090 Fens, £1110, £1050 Saughtree, £1090 Craiglea, £1030 Parkhill, Sim.x;- £1160 Eildon Mains, £1140, £1080 Kirktonhill, £1080 Sunwick.A, BSH;- £1120, £1070, £1005 Kirktonhill, £990 Clifton Park, Blonde.x;- £1090 Eildon Mains, Saler.x;- £940 Kersheugh. Bullocks per kilo: Char.x;- 256.4 Fens, 246.3, 244.2, 240 Todshawhaugh, 238.5, 236 North Synton, 234.6 Northhouse, Lim.x;- 241.6, 241, 235.9, 230 Parkhill, 237.5 Saughtree, 227.1 Craiglea, AA.x;- 236, 235.4 Kirktonhill, 223.9 Minto Kames, Sim.x;- 231.6, 229.6 Kirktonhill, 225.2 Eildon Mains, Saler.x;- 229, 223.8 Kersheugh, BSH;- 222.9, 218.5 Kirktonhill. Bullocks averaged overall 438kg, 222p pkg.

Heifers per head: Lim.x;- £1190, £1000 Fens, £1030 North Synton, £990 Foulshiels, Char.x;- £1080 Mossilee, £1000 Swinewood Mill, £990 Crookston, Saler.x;- £1010 South Riccalton, Sim.x;- £970 Swinewood Mill, £920 Kirktonhill, AA.x;- £890, £815 Kirktonhill. Heifers per kilo: Char.x;- 239.5, 234.3, 226 Todshawhaugh, 234.9 Fens, AA.x;- 237.5 Minto Kames, Lim.x;- 236.5, 225.4, 222.2 Parkhill, 223.9 North Synton, 222 Foulshiels, 218.2 Saughtree.Heifers averaged overall 397.9kg, 210pkg.

The firm also had forward and sold 1114 Store Sheep.Tex.x;- £67, £64 Crailing Nook, £63, £62.50 Kirktonhill, £62 Bhalu, Suff.x;- £62 Kirktonhill, £60.50 Chapelhill Hwk. £60 Monklaw, £59.50 Ruletownhead, Bel.x;- £61

Threeburnford, Chev.x;- £57 Priesthaugh, Whitefield. E, £56.50 Shoestanes, £55.50

Langhope.