Wooler Mart, December 29

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

At their weekly primestock sale, John Swan Ltd had forward and sold 718 lambs and 109 ewes.

All classes harder to cash.

Leading Prices Per Head:- Tex.x:- £93, £92, £90 Greenhead, Reston, £85 Ladykirk, £84 Ford Dairy, Greenhead, Reston, £83 Greenhead, Reston, £81.50p Chesterhill. Sfx:- £88 Newstead, £87 Chesterhill, £84 Shotton, £82 Mindrum Farming Co, Springhill, Seahouses, £80 Lilburn Estates. Bel:- £80, £79, £78 (3) Ladykirk. Ven:- £78 Craigs House. Mule:- £78 Lilburn Estates.

Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Bel.x:- 202.6p Lilburn Estates, 197.4p, 185.7p, 185.4p Ladykirk. Tex.x:- 200p High Learchild, 195.1p West Longridge, 191.5p Chesterhill, 190p Ladykirk, Edlingham Newtown, 188.1p Mindrum Farming Co, 187.5p Shotton. Ven:- 190.2p, 180.2p Craigs House. Sfx:- 180.8p Chesterhill, 180.3p Lilburn Estates, 178.1p Lorbottle, 177.4p Edlingham Newtown. Chm:-181p High Learchild. Mule:- 171.1p Shotton.

Again, ewes a flier to average £90.91.

Leading Prices:- Sfx:- £121.50p Chesterhill, £119 Thornington, £96 High Learchild. Tex:- £110 Ford Dairy, £86 The Hagg. Mule:- £88 West Longridge, £84.50p, £81 Pawston, £80 Tynley.

Rams:- Tex:- £136 The Hagg. Suf:- £91 Pawston.