Wooler Mart, January 21

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

At their weekly primestock sale, John Swan Ltd had forward and sold 792 hoggs and 350 ewes and tups.

Hoggs again a great do although paperwork makes them look slightly easier after last week’s flier, more needed for buyers’ requirements.

Leading Prices Per Head:- Tex.x:- £100 South Ord, £90 Lickar Moor (2), Todrig, Mindrum, Chesterhill (2). Suff.x:- £95 Chesterhill, £92 Castlelaw, £88 Ladykirk, £85, £84 Chesterhill. Bel:- £90, £88 Ladykirk. Chev:- £87, £85 (3) Humbleheugh, £84 (2) Biddlestone Home Farm. Mule:- £79.50 Shawdon Woodhouse, £78.50 West Longridge.

Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Tex.x:- 222.2p South Ord, 210.5p Black Heddon, 207.7p Shotton, 204.9p Newstead, 204.7p Ladykirk, 202.4p Springhill. Bel:- 209.3p, 205.1p Ladykirk. Chev:- 207.1p Humbleheugh. Suff.x:- 203.9p Biddlestone Home Farm.

Ewe numbers similar, again dear but limits slightly dimmer than a month ago

Leading Prices Per Head:- Suff.x:- £120 Burradon Mains, £117 Chesterhill, £107 Brackenside, £106 Alnham and The Villa, Bowsden, £105 Burradon Mains, £104 Castlelaw, £103.50 Brandon White House. Tex.x:- £117.50 The Villa, Bowsden, £108 Black Heddon, £106 Haugh Head, £105 Hedgeley Farms (R Cowens). HB:- £113, £106 Brandon. Chev:- £99, £90 Humbleheugh. Mule:- £97 Burradon Mains, £96 Haugh Head, £94 Brandon White House, £93 Brockley Hall, £92.50 Alnham, £92 Hedgeley Farms. Sht:- £75 The Villa, Bowsden. BF:- £70 Hethpool.

Rams:- Tex.x:- £122 Brandon White House.