Wooler Mart, May 13

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

At their weekly sale of primestock, John Swan Limited had forward and sold 237 hoggs and 97 ewes.

Hogg numbers similar with a good show of flesh on offer, dearer on the week.

Leading prices per head - Suff.x: £93 Hoppen Hall; £88 Yetlington Lane; £83 Elwick; £82 Ladykirk. Tex.x: £90.50 Conundrum; £86.50, £85 Hoppen Hall; £83.50 Conundrum and Hoppen Hall; £83 Elwick. CM: £88.50 West Newbiggin. Chev: £82 Birchwood Hall. BF: £81.50 Birchwood Hall and Hethpool. Bel.x: £82 Ladykirk.

Leading prices per kilo - Tex.x: 191.3p Yetlington Lane; 189.2p Lowick Moorhouse; 188.8p Ladykirk; 185.6p Conundrum and Hoppen Hall; 184.5p Yetlington Lane; 183.3p Mid Edrom. Bel.x: 191p, 186.4p Ladykirk. Chev: 190.7p Birchwood Hall. BF: 189p Birchwood Hall. Suff.x: 184.9p Mid Edrom.

Ewe numbers tight but again dear.

Leading prices - Mule: £130, £97 West Newbiggin; £95 Alwinton Farm. BFL: £126 Alwinton Farm. HB: £125 Alwinton Farm. Char: £121 East Fleetham. Tex.x: £121 East Fleetham; £114 Black Heddon; £108 Brockley Hall. Suff.x: £117.50 East Fleetham, £112.50 Ladykirk; £105 Mid Edrom. Bel.x: £113 East Fleetham.