Wooler Mart, March 26

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

At their weekly primestock sale, John Swan Limited had forward and sold 555 hoggs and 102 ewes.

More hoggs on offer and all classes dearer on the week, heavyweights in keen demand

Leading prices per head:- Tex.x:- £110.50 Lickar Moor, £109 Ford Westfield, £108.50, £105.50 Crunklaw, £104.50, £103.50 Ford Westfield, £102.50 Lickar Moor, £100 Crunklaw and Ford Westfield. Bla:- £100.50 Mindrum (T P Fairfax). Suff.x:- £108 Ford Westfield, £102.50 Castlelaw, £98 Ford Westfield, £96, £92.50, £92 Craigshouse. Mule:- £88.50 Craigshouse, £84 Ladykirk, £83.50 Moorlaws. Bel:- £86.50, £83.50 Ladykirk, £83.50 Fowberry Moor. Cha:- £91.50 Craigshouse, £90 Lorbottle.

Leading prices per kilo:- Char:- 225p Lorbottle, 216.3p Craigshouse. Suff.x:- 210.7p Shotton, 208.3p Craigshouse, 203.7p Mindrum Farming Co. Tex.x:- 221.6p Moorlaws, 221.1p Mindrum Farming Co, 219.2p, 215.1p Yetlington Lane, 212.5p Hoppen Hall, 211.8p Greystonnes, 211.4p Hoppen Hall. Mule:- 205.8p Craigshouse, 203.7p Moorlaws. Ker:- 200p Moorlaws. Bel:- 219.7p, 218.9p, 216.3p Ladykirk.

Ewe numbers tighter, trade similar.

Leading prices:- Tex.x:- £98 Berryhill, £92 Lorbottle, £90.50 Fowberry Moor, £87 Doddington, £85 Ladykirk. Suff.x:- £97.50 Berryhill, £86 Baldersbury Hill, £83 Berryhill. Mule:- £83 Lorbottle, £79 Castlelaw, £78, £75 Moorlaws, £74 Lorbottle. BF:- £64 Ingram. EC:- £62.50 Doddington.

Rams: Tex:- £98 110 Gatherick.