Wooler Mart, January 7

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

At their weekly primestock sale, John Swan Ltd had forward and sold 864 hoggs and 374 ewes and tups.

The mixiest show of sheep for quite sometime, a dearer trade not reflected in the averages.

Leading Prices Per Head:- Tex.x:- £98.50 South Charlton, £93.50 Newstead, £92.50 3 Felkington Farm Cottage, £92 Kettleburn, £91.50 8 Lamberton Holdings, £90 Bolton North Wing, Fowberry Moor, Lilburn Estates, £89 Bolton North Wing and Shotton. Suff.x:- £95 Brockley Hall, £92 Biddlestone Home Farm, £90 Brockley Hall (2) and Kettleburn, £89.50 Middle Ord, £88 Springhill, Seahouses, £87 Shotton. Chev:- £85 Biddlestone Home Farm, £84 Hillcrest Livestock, £83, £80 South Charlton. Chm:- £85 South Charlton (M Hall). Bel.x:- £85 Ladykirk. Ham:- £82.50 Kettleburn. Mule:- £79.50 Shotton, £79 Fawdon.

Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Tex.x:- 217.5p Black Heddon, 214.3p Lilburn Estates, 212.5p Biddlestone Home Farm (2), 208.8p Shotton, 208.3p Hillcrest Livestock, 207.1p 8 Lamberton Holdings, 205.1p Kettleburn, 202.3p West Longridge. Bel.x:- 212.5p, 207.7p Ladykirk.

Suff.x:- 209.8p Biddlestone Home Farm, 194.7p Lorbottle, 196.4p Shotton, 193p Kettleburn, 192.1p West Longridge, 191.7p Lilburn Estates, 191.1p Springhill, Seahouses. Chev:- 204.9p Hillcrest Livestock, 195.1p South Charlton, 193.2p Biddlestone Home Farm, 190p Fawdon Farms. Bf:- 200p Black Mountain. Mule:- 189.3p Shotton.

A large show of ewes with a lot of horned ewes on offer, trade still very dear.

Leading Prices:- Tex.x:- £159 East Horton, £144 Middle Ord, £128 Bolton North Wing, £122 Gatherick, £119 Marshall Meadows, £117, £115 Brockley Hall, £114 Fowberry Moor, £112 Hendersyde, £110 Gatherick, £108 East Horton, £100 Gatherick. BFL:- £150, £129 Clennell. Suff.x:- £139 Middle Ord, £121 Shoreswoodhall, £118 Marshall Meadows, £113 Fawdon, £106.50 Brandon White House, £106 Middle Ord, £105 Fowberry Moor. Cha:- £112 East Fleetham. Mule:- £106 Branton Eastside and Hendersyde, £105 Brockley Hall and Hendersyde, £100 Middle Ord, £94 8 Mordington Holdings, £93 Lorbottle, £92.50 Brandon White House. Ker:- £97 8 Mordington Holdings. Chev:- £89 Fawdon Farms. BF:- £85 Branton Eastside, £79.50 Fawdon, £79 Lowick Moorhouse, £75.50 Cold Martin. Heb:- £62 Amerside Law.

Rams:- BFL:- £150 Clennell, £128 Branton Eastside. Tex.x:- £138 Branton Eastside, £131 Fowberry Moor. Suf:- £131 Brockley Hall, £125 Branton Eastside. BF:- £108 Clennell. Ker:- £108 Mowhaugh. Chev:- £97 Mowhaugh.