Wooler Mart, February 4

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

At their weekly primestock sale John Swan Limited had forward and sold 588 hoggs and 196 ewes.

Hogg numbers tight but a fair show forward resulting in all classes achieving extra on the week.

Leading Prices Per Head:- Tex.x:- £99.50 Doune Brae, £94 Brockley Hall, £93.50 Kimmerston, £91 Ladykirk, £90 East Fleetham and Hoppen Hall, £89 Elwick (2) and West

Longridge. Oxf:- £89.50 East Fleetham. Bel.x:- £88.50 Elwick and Ladykirk. Char.x:- £88.50 Elwick. Suff.x:- £88 Mindrum, £87 Brockley Hall. Mule:- £82 Ladykirk, £80 West Longridge. BF:- £79.50 West Longridge.

Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Bel.x:- 228.6p The Loan, 221.3p Ladykirk. Char:- 216.3p, (2), 205.8p Elwick. Tex.x:- 214.1p Mindrum, 213.6p Cockhall, 209.5p West Longridge, 209.2p Shotton, 207.3p Mindrum, 206.3p Newstead, 204p Hoppen Hall. Suff.x:- 211.3p Doune Brae, 207.3p West Longridge. Oxf:- 194.9p East Fleetham. Mule:- 191.3p West Longridge, 189.5p Titlington Mount. BF:- 189.3p, 189p West Longridge.

Ewe numbers also tight but again all classes a flier, more needed.

Leading Prices:- Suff.x:- £125 Cresswell Farms, £120 Goswick, £119 High Learchild, £117 Pallinsburn and Titlington Mount. Tex.x:- £123 Titlington Mount, £120 Cresswell Farms, £114 Pallinsburn, £113.50 Milfield Demesne, £113 Haugh Head and Elwick. BFL:- £114 Titlington Mount. Bel:- £113 The Loan. Mule:- £103 Chesterhill, £98 Mordington, £97 Pallinsburn. CM:- £101.50 High Learchild.

Rams:- BFL:- £124 Craigshouse. Tex.x:- £120 Craighouse. Bel:- £112 High Learchild.