Wooler Mart, October 29

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

At their weekly primestock sale John Swan Limited had forward and sold 1,056 lambs and 271 ewes.

Lamb numbers similar, more companies represented resulting in all classes seeing a significant rise on the week also on early week markets.

Average:- 1056 – 44.4kg – 165.1p - £73.37. SQQ: 769 – 42.3kg – 171.8p - £72.69.

Leading Prices Per Head:- Tex.x:- £84.50, £82.50 South Ditchburn, £84 South Charlton, £81.50 Auchencrow Mains, £81 Lorbottle, £80.50 Mindrum Farming Co, £80 Shipley Smallburn (2), £79.50 Auchencrow Mains, £79 Holy Island, £78.50 South Charlton (M Hall), £78 Yetlington Lane. Suff.x:- £81 Castlelaw, £78.50 East Fleetham, £77.50 Ross Farm and Newstead. Bel.x:- £80 Henlaw, £78 Ladykirk (2). Char:- £77.50 Auchencrow Mains. Chev:- £74 South Charlton. CM:- £72.50 South Charlton (M Hall).

Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Bel.x:- 205.1p Henlaw, 190.2p, 186.3p 185.7p, 184.2p, 182.9p Ladykirk, 184.2p Henlaw. Tex.x:- 187.5p Lorbottle, 186.8p Lilburn Estates, 184.2p Ladykirk, 182.9p Mindrum Farming Co, 181p Shipley Smallburn. Suff.x:- 184.6p Lilburn Estates.

Ewes a leaner show at late rates.

Leading Prices:- Suff.x:- £105 East Fleetham, £92 Greenhead, Reston, £88 East Fleetham, £84 Ross Farm, £83 Holy Island, £80 Cheswick Buildings. Tex.x:- £97 Shipley Smallburn, £94 Edlingham Demesne, £92 Greenhead, Reston, £88 Shipley Smallburn. Char:- £90 East Fleetham. Chev:- £84 Hartside. Mule:- £79 Greenhead, Reston, £77.50 Chesterhill, £75 Brockley Hall, £72 Castlelaw.