Wooler Mart, March 25

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

At their weekly primestock sale John Swan Limited had forward and sold 534 hoggs and 151 ewes.

A tail end show of hoggs, good hoggs again easily sold be all store types harder to cash, all in all, all classes easier.

Leading Prices Per Head:- Tex.x:- £100 Ford Westfield, £98 Berryhill, £92 East Fleetham, £89 Newstead, £88.50, £88 Inland Pastures, £88 The Hagg, £87.50 East Fleetham. Suff.x:- £98.50, £92 Brandon, £95 Ford Westfield and Berryhill, £94 Castlelaw, £93.50 Ford Westfield, £93 East Fleetham, £89.50 Newstead. Chev:- £90 Humbleheugh.

Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Tex.x:- 205p The Hagg and Ladykirk, 200p (2) Ladykirk, Shotton (2), The Hagg and Inland Pastures. Chev:- 200p Humbleheugh. Suff.x;- 195.5p Ladykirk.

Ewes short of buyers’ requirements, many lean types on offer but all classes again very dear.

Leading Prices:- Suf:- £143 Edlingham Demesne, £140 East Fleetham. Suff.x:- £129 East Fleetham, £122 Ladykirk, £114 Newstead, £111 Berryhill. Oxf:- £126, £120 East Fleetham. Tex.x;- £125.50 Inland Pastures, £123 Fowberry Moor, £115 Ladykirk, £113 Inland Pastures. Mule:- £102 Primside, £100 Reavley Greens. EC:- £90.50 Edlingham Demesne. BF:- £80 Angryhaugh.

Rams:- Tex.x:- £106 Fowberry Moor.