Wooler Mart, May 6

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

At their weekly sale of primestock, John Swan Limited had forward and sold 164 hoggs and 116 ewes.

Hoggs a better fleshed show, clearly dearer.

Leading Prices Per Head:- Suff.x:- £90.50 Brandon, £88 Newstead, £83.50 Elwick. Tex.x:- £85 Ladykirk (2), £84, £83 Newstead, £81.50, £80 (4) Elwick, £80 West Longridge. Mule:- £77 West Longridge.

Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Tex.x:- 188.9p (2), 187.5p Ladykirk, 186.1p West Longridge, 185.2p Elwick. Suff.x:- 185.6p Elwick, 170.7p Newstead. Mule:- 179.1p West Longridge.

A small show but dear rates maintained.

Leading Prices:- Suff.x:- £116, £108, £100, £95 Lilburn Estates, £94 Newstead, £90 Milfield Demesne. Tex.x:- £112, £97 Elwick, £96 Newstead. Mule:- £84 Kimmerston.