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WOOLER

AT their weekly Primestock Sale held at Wooler last Wednesday John Swan Ltd had forward and sold 34 spring lambs, 207 hoggs and 102 ewes.

All classes of stock short of numbers but well fleshed good sorts easy to sell.

Spring lambs:- £91 and 210p per kilo Barelees, £91 South Falaknowe.

Leading prices per head – Hoggs:- Suff.x:- £99.50, £98, £97, £95 Brandon. Tex.x:- £98.50 Brandon, £96.50 Ladykirk, £93 Ladykirk. Chev:- £86.50 New Haggerston. Mule:- £81 Ladykirk. Bel:- £84 Ladykirk.

Leading prices per kilo – Hoggs:- Tex.x:- 206.7p Ladykirk, 198.9p Lamberton, 195.6p New Haggerston. Chev:- 200p New Haggerston, 196.6p New Haggerston. Suff.x:- 195p Brandon.

Ewes a mixed show but dearer on the week.

Leading prices:- Tex.x:- £127 Lochside, £119 Newstead, £100 Bewick Folly. Suff.x:- £125 Lochside, £110 Bewick Folly, £107 Milfield Demesne, £105 North Sharperton. Bel:- £123 Lochside. HB:- £109 Brandon. Mule:- £98 West Longridge, £91 Barmoor Red House. Chev:- £85 Bewick Folly, £82 Attonburn. BF:- £77 Clennell.

ST BOSWELLS

AT St Boswells Mart on Monday John Swan Ltd sold 108 clean cattle, 48 OTM cattle, 119 spring lambs, 654 old season lambs and 459 ewes.

Bullocks (48) averaged 205.1p per kg (+0.1p on the week). Heifers (53) averaged 202.1p per kg (+0.6p on the week). Seven young bulls averaged 188.4p per kg (n/c on the week) and 48 beef type OTM cattle averaged 154.1p per kg (+3.6p on the week).

The 119 spring lambs averaged 206p per kg, 654 old season lambs averaged 174p per kg (-1.4p on the week) including 117 38-41kgs averaging 203.9p and 459 ewes averaged £75.62 (-£2.89 on the week).

Principal prices per kg: Bee Edge 2.26, 2.21 M/s WTS Forsyth and Sons, 2.24 M/s Moor; Wester Ulston 2.26 M/s WTS Forsyth and Sons; Phantassie 2.23, 2.18 Malone of Edinburgh, 2.18 M/s Moor; Low Middleton 2.23 Charles Wilson Butchers; Butchercote 2.22. Charles Wilson Butchers, 2.21 M/s TA Shaw; Nisbet 2.22 Gosford Bothy Shop 2.18 M/s J Gilmour and Co Ltd.; Gospelhall 2.21 Denholm Meat, 2.2 M/s J Gilmour and Co Ltd; Lurdenlaw 2.20 Supplies M/s J Gilmour and Co Ltd; Traprain 2.19 Colin Peat.

Principal prices per head: Lurdenlaw £1512, £1487.20, £1401.70; Longnewton £1491; Saltoun Home Farm £1445.35.

Cows per head: Northhouse £1537.50; Honeyburn £1453.50, £1190.70; South Ord £1402.80, £1248.15; Headshaw. L £1394.25; Brockhouse £1360; West Mains £1329.80; Willowford £1280; Marchcleugh £1261.95; Bedrule £1231.20; Faughhill £1198.50; Hyndlee £1184.40; Phantassie £1173.60; Hamildean £1155; Traprain £1139.20.

Cows per kg: Headshaw. L 1.95,; Honeyburn 1.90,1.62; Traprain 1.78,1.72, 1.64; Bedrule 1.71; Faughhill 1.70; Brockhouse 1.70; Marchcleugh 1.69; Hyndlee 1.68; South Ord 1.67, 1.62; Phantassie 1.63, 1.59; Hamildean 1.65.

Spring lambs per head: Suff.x;- £104, £93,£92 Smailholm Mains, £94 Corsbie, Tex;- £93.50 Marigold and Edrom Mains, £92 Mersington, Char;- £88 Ladyflat.

Spring lambs per kilo: Tex;- 233.8 Edrom Mains, 222.6 Marigold, 215.9 Wormerlaw and Thornington, Suff.x;- 218.1 Marigold, 214.6 Edrom Mains, 209.8 Wormerlaw, Char;- 204.7 Ladyflat.

Hoggs: Principal prices per head: Tex;- £92 Clochnahill and Shoestanes, £91 Sunnycroft, £90 Clochnahill and Hundalee, Suff.x;- £91 Kaeside and Boghall, £89 Pawston, £89 Clochnahill and Lamberton, Chev;- £84 Faughhill, 382 Shoestanes, BF;- £83.50 Boghall, 380 Lamberton.

Principal prices per kg: Suff.x;- 215 Helmburn, 208.1 Pawston, 207 Lamberton, Tex;- 211.3 Clochnahill, 205 Thornington, 200 Clochnahill.

Cast ewes: BFL;- £105 Hartside, £101 Laidlawstiel, £99 Hartside, Tex;- £105 Boghall, £101 Sunnycroft, £97 Saughland, Suff.x;- £103 Ladyflat, £101 Berryhill, £99 Hyndsidehill, £97 Faughhill, Chev;- £99 Philiphaugh, £93 Upper Samieston, HB;- £99 Blackburn, Chev Mule;- £93 Faughhill, GF;- £85 Mersington, Saughland, Hassendean, Hillhouse, Hyndsidehill and Hamildean, £83 Hartside and Middlethird Bel;- £83 Lauder Barns, BF;- £79 Birneyknowe and Laidlawstiel.

Rams: Suff.x;- £121 Hyndsidehill, ROM;- £121 Hyndsidehill, Tex;- £117 Hundalee, £89 New Blainslie, 381 Hundalee.

BORDER LIVESTOCK

LAST week Border Livestock Exchange Ltd sold 139 prime cattle including 43 cows, 393 prime sheep including 333 new season lambs and 166 store cattle.

New season lambs sold to 490p per kg and £133 per head from Cornhill Farm, Cornill, 490p per kg and £100.80 Primside, Yetholm, and 480p per kg and £98.70 Lempitlaw, Kelso.

A fantastic home bred Aberdeen Angus cross steer sold to 365p per kg Bonjedward Mill, Jedburgh. Continental steers to £1,346 and 345p per kg Springhill, Seahouses. Continental heifers to 345p per kg and £1,203 Fenwick Steads, Belford. Charolais young bulls to 340p per kg Shoreswood, Berwick. Cull cows to 290p per kg and £1,265 Lilburn Estates, Wooler, 275p per kg Howden Farm, Jedburgh.

Store cattle continue to sell well with numbers sold well up on last year’s sales. Limousin cross heifers to £895. Limousin cross bullocks to £1,080 and Charolais cross heifers to £1,020.