Wooler Mart, June 3

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

At their weekly sale of primestock, John Swan Limited had forward and sold 824 spring lambs, 229 hoggs and young sheep and 122 ewes.

Lamb numbers on the increase, quality looking a touch dearer, others similar.

Leading Prices Per Head:- Suff.x:- £92 Lilburn Estates (Roseden), £84 Holy Island, £83.50 Newstead, £80 Todrig. Tex.x:- £87 Holy Island, £85 (3) Holy Island, £83 Springhill, Seahouses, £80.50 (3) Lilburn Estates, £80 West Longridge and Holy Island. Bel.x:- £86.50 Ladykirk.

Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Bel:- 213.9p, 208.3p, 204.2p (2) Chillingham Home Farm, 196.6p Ladykirk.

Tex.x:- 197.4p Springhill, Seahouses, 194.4p Fowberry Moor, 193.2p (2) Holy Island, 191.9p Milfield Demesne. Suff.x:- 191.2p Fowberry Moor, 190.9p Holy Island.

Hoggs and Young Sheep in keen demand.

Leading Prices Per Head:- Suff:- £90 Lilburn Estates (Roseden). Suff.x:- £88 Lamberton. Tex.x:- £88, £85 (2) Lamberton, £82, £79, £77, £74, £73, £72 Ladykirk. BF:- £67 Birchwood Hall.

Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Tex.x:- 171.4p, 165.9p Ladykirk, 162.5p West Longridge, 160.4p (2) Lamberton. BF:- 167.5p, 160.3p Birchwood Hall. Mule:- 155p West Longridge.

Leading Prices Per Head:- Suff:- £123, £103 Lilburn Estates (Roseden) Suff.x:- £109, £107 Wandon, £105 South Middleton, £101 Howtel. Tex.x:- £115 Mid Edrom, £105 Fowberry Moor, £101 Eglingham Moor. Mule:- £91 Todrig, £89 West Longridge.

Rams:- Tex.:- £137 West Longridge, £123 Ladykirk.