Wooler Mart, February 25

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

At their weekly Primestock sale, John Swan Ltd had forward and sold 999 hoggs and 426 ewes.

Larger numbers of hoggs on offer, trade easily maintained at late rates, heavyweights dearer.

Leading Prices Per Head:- Tex.x:- £105, £99 The Hagg, £98 Newstead, £96.50 Kettleburn, £94 Elwick, £93.50 Kettleburn, Elwick and Craigshouse, £92 The Hagg, £91 St Johns Kirk. Suff.x:- £102 Castlelaw, £97.50 Brandon, £94 Castlelaw, £90.50 St Johns Kirk, £90 The Hagg. Bel:- £93.50 Ladykirk. Chev:- £90 Humbleheugh. CM:- £88 South Charlton. Char:- £86 St Johns Kirk. Mule:- £79 West Longridge. BF:- £77 West Longridge.

Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Tex.x:- 208.8p (2) The Hagg, 206.4p Craigshouse, 204.9p St Johns Kirk, 203.8p The Hagg, 200p (2) Springhill, Seahouses and The Hagg (2), 200p St Johns Kirk. Bel:- 204.9p St Johns Kirk, 202.6p (2), 200p Ladykirk. Chev:- 203.7p St Johns Kirk and Humbleheugh. Suff.x:- 200p West Longridge. Mule:- 188p West Longridge. BF:- 183.3p West Longridge.

Ewes, larger show forward with more flesh and quality about, again very dear.

Leading Prices Per Head:- Tex.x:- £127.50 Elwick, £124 Haugh Head, £122 Elwick and Shipley Smallburn, £121 Conundrum Farm, £119 Tughall, £116 Bowmont Hall, £111 Eglingham Moor, £108 Tughall (2), £104 Shipley Smallburn, £102 Tughall, £101 Chatton Park. Suff.x:- £124 Eglingham Newtown, £122 Kettleburn, £114 Bowmont Hill. CHM:- £115, £109 South Charlton. Mule:- £106 Elwick, £100 Bowmont Hill, Tughall and Edlingham Newtown. LLY:- £92 Reavley Greens. BFL:- £98.50 Edlingham Newtown. BF:- £90 Edlingham Newtown. Chev:- £89 South Charlton, £87 Humbleheugh.

Rams:- Suf:- £119 Shawdon Woodhouse. Zwa:- £108 Conundrum Farm.