Wooler Mart, April 30

Livestock prices at Wooler Mart.
Livestock prices at Wooler Mart.

At their weekly primestock sale, John Swan Limited had forward and sold five new season lambs, 551 hoggs and 208 ewes and rams.

Quality easily sold, tail ends getting harder.

Leading Prices Per Head:- Tex:- £104.50, £100, £98 (5), £97 Henlaw, £93 South Ditchburn, £91 Amerside Law. Bel.x:- £100.50, £99, £96, £94 (3),£92.50, £90.50 Henlaw. Suff.x:- £92 Murton Whitehouse Farm, £90 Newstead, £88 Fawdon Farms and Shotton, £86.50 Fawdon Farms, £81.50 Ladykirk, £80 Shotton. Mule:- £84.50 Henlaw, £83 Fawdon Farms, £82, £80 (2) West Longridge, £80 Shotton. BF:- £86, £81 West Longridge.

Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Bel:- 228.4p, 220p Henlaw, 205.3p 204.8p Ladykirk, 204.4p Henlaw, 200p Ladykirk and Henlaw (2). Tex.x:- 227.2p, 222.7p (2), 222.2p Henlaw, 215.9p, 211.4p South Ditchburn, 208.5p (2) Henlaw, 205.7p Shotton, 204.2p Henlaw, 202.2p Amerside Law. Suff.x:- 195.6p Fawdon Farms and Shotton. Mule:- 195.1p West Longridge. BF:- 202.5p, 200p West Longridge.

More ewes on show, with less flesh available effecting returns.

Leading Prices:- Suff.x:- £111 Brockley Hall. BFL:- £97 Alwinton. Suff.x:- £90 Lilburn Estates, £90, £86 Newstead, £84 Ladykirk. Tex.x:- £89 Ladykirk, £88, £87 Henlaw. Mule:- £79.50 Shotton and Greystonnes, £78 Milfield Demesne, Kimmerston and Alwinton. Chev:- £73, £66 Humbleheugh. Bf:- £64 Fawdon Farms.

Rams: Chev:- £106, £97 Humbleheugh.