Scots Gap Primestock

Prime Sheep

Scots Gap Mart sold Texel cross prime lambs to £133 from Edward Thoburn, Pitland Hills, with Cheviot Mules from F T Walton, Flotterton not far behind at £132. Suffolk crosses peaked at £131 from Andrew Gibson, Thornton Tower.

Trade overall was slightly easier on the week, the sale went on to average £116.50 per head for 47.8p/kg.

Leading Prices;

Prime Lambs

Texel x –£133 Pitland Hills, £130 Crescent Farm, £128 East Shaftoe, £126 Crescent Farm & Horncastle Farm, £125 Coldwell, Crescent Farm & East Shaftoe, £124 Pitland Hills, £123 Thornton Tower & Chesters

273.0p, 269.2p & 260.5p Longshaws, 259.1p East Shaftoe, 258.1p Longshaws, 257.5p Holling Hill, 255.4p Chesters, 255.2p Coldwell  

Suffolk x –£131 Thornton Tower, £125 Rugley Walls & Flotterton, £122 Holling Hill, £121 Flotterton

257.5p, 250.0p & 248.9p Flotterton

Cheviot Mule-£132 & £129 Flotterton

245.5p & 243.4p Flotterton

Mule –£118 Pitland Hills

245.8p Pitland Hills

Blackface –£95 Bolam Lake House