Wooler mart, June 17

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

At their weekly sale of Primestock John Swan Limited had forward and sold 1,019 Lambs, 45 Hoggs and Young Sheep and 118 Ewes.

Rumours of a lamb trade collapse proved unfounded and, although a touch easier on the week, vendors delighted. Average 192p

Leading Prices Per Head:- Tex.x:-£88 Fowberry Moor, £87 (2) Greenhead, Reston, £85.50 Holy Island, £84.50 Eden Lodge and Greenhead, Reston, £84 Marshall Meadows, £82 Holy Island, West Longridge, Kettleburn and Ladykirk. Bel.x:- £87.50 Chillingham Home Farm, £82 Ladykirk. Suff.x:- £82.50 Chesterhill, £82 Kettleburn.

Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Bel:-230.3p, 205.4p, 202.6p Chillingham Home Farm. Tex.x:-205.7p Fowberry Moor, 202.5p Village Farm, 201.3p Lorbottle and Marshall Meadows, 200p Black Heddon, Fowberry Moor (2) and Village Farm, Seahouses. Suff.x:- 196.2p Lorbottle, 192.3p Kettleburn, 191.5p Howtel.

Hoggs and Young Sheep still sought after selling to £90 Whittingham Lane, £80.50 Mindrum and to 150p Mordington. Ewe numbers tight, but great trade.