Wooler Mart, August 27

Livestock prices at Wooler Mart.
Livestock prices at Wooler Mart.
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At their weekly sale of primestock, John Swan Limited had forward and sold 1,409 lambs and 247 ewes and rams.

Heavier weights forward in larger numbers with a decrease in returns. Other classes similar.

Lambs - Leading Prices Per Head:- Tex.x:- £78.50 Edlingham Demesne, £77.50 £76.50 Ewart, £75.50 Kettleburn, South Bellshill, £75 Edlingham Demesne, South Bellshill (2), £75.50 Hedgeley Farms, £74 Mindrum, Lorbottle. Sfx.x:- £78 Lorbottle, Ewart, £75 Barmoor Red House, £74 Edlingham Newtown (Archie Herdman), £73.50 Ross Farms, Shipley Lane. Bel :- £75 £74 Henlaw, £74 Ladykirk, £73 £72 (2) Henlaw, £72 Ladykirk. Cha.x :- £70.50 Craigshouse. MB :- £72.50 Fenham Hill, £70 Islay Hill. Mule:- £64.50 Shawdon Woodhouse. BF:- £64 Ladykirk, £61 Angryhaugh.

Lambs – Leading Prices Per Kilo:- MB :- 181.3p Fenham Hill. Bel :- 180.5p Henlaw, Ladykirk, 178.1p 175.6p Henlaw. Tex :- 176.2p Mindrum, 174.4p Chatton Park, 174.3p West Rennington, 173.8p West Longridge, 173.3p Hedgeley Farms. Sfx :- 170.9p Ross Farms, 166.3p 161.4(2) 160p Shipley Lane.

Ewes forward in smaller numbers, more needed to meet demand.

Leading Prices:- Sfx :- £93 Berryhill, £87 Great Ryle, £79 Brandon Whitehouse, Great Ryle. Tex.x :- £77 (2) Berryhill, Bewick Folly. Mule :- £77 Berryhill, £75 Edlingham Newtown, £70 Great Ryle, £69 Black Heddon. Chm :- £77 Bewick Folly. Chv :- £75 £71 £69 Linbrig