Wooler Mart, February 18

John Swan Limited had forward and sold 135 head of store cattle, all cattle sold at extreme rates well above vendor’s expectations and other markets; with a ringside of buyers more cattle could easily have been sold.

16m A.A.x Steers sold to £1340 from G W Green & Sons, Wandon while 10m Char.x Heifers sold to £1120 from Fawdon Farms, Fawdon.

Steers average 235.7p per kilo. Heifers average 214.3 p per kilo.

Leading Prices Per Head - Steers:- A.A.x:- £1340 (16m) Wandon, £1060 Lowick Moorhouse and Wandon. Lim.x:- (10m) £1000, £980 Fawdon Farms, £980, £970 (2) Branton Eastside, £960 South Ord, £960 (2) Branton Eastside. Char.x:- 10m £1060, £1050, £1040 (2), £1020 Fawdon Farms.

Leading Price Per Head – Heifers :- 10m Char.x:- £1120, £880, £860 (2) Fawdon Farms, £1110, £1000, £990 Goswick, £970 Brockley Hall.

Leading Prices Per Kilo - Steers:- 10m Char.x:- 280.7p, 276.1p, 272.3p, 267.1p, 266.3p Fawdon Farms. A.A.x:- 247.7p Wandon, 235.6p Lowick Moorhouse. Lim.x:- 260.9p, 258.9p Fawdon Farms, 258.7p, 258p, 245.5p Branton Eastside.

Leading Prices Per Kilo - Heifers:- Lim.x:- 247.2p, 236.6p, 232.8p Branton Eastside, 212.3p South Ord. Char.x:- 234.8p, 234.3p, 224.9p Fawdon Farms.