Wooler Mart, February 11

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

At their weekly primestock sale, John Swan Ltd had forward and sold 786 hoggs and 410 ewes.

More hoggs on offer, tail end lots appearing, resulting in all classes looking easier as nationwide, fleshed inspec types still easy to trade.

Leading Prices Per Head:- Ker:- £90 West Longridge. Mule:- £88.50 Ladykirk, £88 West Longridge. Suff.x:- £85.50 Tynely, £84.50 Springhill, Seahouses, £83, £82 Marigold, £80.50 Venchen, £80 Brockley Hall, East Fleetham and Craigshouse. Tex.x:- £85 Tynely and Ladykirk, £84.50 Yetlington Lane and Newstead, £84 Tynely (2), Springhill, Seahouses,

Craigshouse and West Longridge (2), £83.50 Newstead, The Hagg and West Longridge, £83 Tynely, Black Heddon and Shotton. Bel:- £80.50 Ladykirk. Chev:- £78 Hartside.

Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Tex.x:- 208.8p The Hagg, 207.7p Eglingham Moor, 204.1p East Fleetham and Shotton, 204p South Falaknowe, 201.2p The Hagg, 200p Ladykirk and West Longridge. Bel:- 201.3p (2) Ladykirk. Suff.x:- 198.8p Tynely, 181p Craigshouse, 180.5p South Falaknowe. Chev:- 197.4p, 193.6p Shotton, 187.5p Great Ryle, 181.8p Hartside. Mule:- 182.6p Craigshouse. Char:- 184.2p (2) East Fleetham.

Ewes more on offer, but again a flier, more numbers could easily be handled.

Leading Prices Per Head:- Tex.x:- £125 Auchencrow Mains, £123 Tughall, £120 South Falaknowe, £118 Cresswell Farms, £117.50 Shotton, £115.50 Barmoor Red House, £115 Amerside Law and Teviotdale, £112 Village Farm, £111 Tughall, £109 Ingram, £106, £102.50 Teviotdale, £100 Shotton. Suf:- £123 Tughall. Suff.x:- £124 Auchencrow Mains, £118 Reston Hill, £117 Reavley Greens and Reston Hill, £116 Wandon, £114 Kettleburn, £111 Venchen and Springhill, Seahouses, £108 South Falaknowe, £104 Reavley Greens. HB:- £117.50, £104 Marigold. Mule:- £99.50 Tughall, £99 Wandon, £98 Kettleburn and Barmoor Ridge, £97.50 Reston Hill, £97 Auchencrow Mains, £95.50 Shotton, £94.50 Reavley Greens, £90.50 Barmoor Red House. Chev:- £93 Great Ryle, £83 Mowhaugh. BF:- £81.50 Branton Eastside, £78 Reavley Greens, £71 Branton Eastside, £70 Amerside Law, £68.50 West Wing, Eglingham.

Rams:- Tex:- £142, £122 Village Farm, £108 South Falaknowe.