Farming markets - 29/01/13

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John Swan Ltd sold 93 clean cattle, 67 OTM cattle, 1,971 old season lambs and 504 ewes at Boswells.

Bullocks (41) averaged 212p and sold to 242p (-0.3p on week), heifers (50) averaged 219.4p and sold to 241p (+4.2p on week), two young bulls averaged 200.9p and sold to 223p (n/c on week) and 67 beef type OTM cattle averaged 141.9p and sold to 177p (+3.8p on the week).Lambs averaged 151.1p and sold to £77 (-6.2p on week) and ewes averaged £44.15 and sold to £109.

AYR – Craig Wilson Ltd had forward 2,163 sheep comprising 1,632 prime hoggets and 531 cast ewes and tups. Hoggets sold to 190.5p and averaged 146.4p (- 5.9p on the week). Ewes sold to £139, cast tups to £130.