Wooler Mart, July 23

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

At their weekly sale of primestock John Swan Limited had forward and sold 1,681 lambs and 114 ewes.

The topsy turvey lamb trade continued with a downward spiral week seeing all classes easier as nationwide.

Lambs. Leading Prices Per Head:- Bel.x:- £85, £83 Henlaw. Suff.x:- £85 Shipley Lane. Tex.x:- £84, £82.50 (2) Ewart, £82 Holy Island, £80.50 Ewart, £80 Holy Island and Ewart (2).

Lambs. Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Bel.x:- 207.5p, 188.9p, 187.2p, 184.2p, 182.5p, 180p Henlaw.

Tex.x:- 184.2p West Rennington, 179.5p Bewick Folly, 177.8p Holy Island, 175.7p Reavley, 175p Holy Island. Suff.x:- 179.5p Fowberry Moor.

Ewe numbers short but a flier.

Leading Prices:- Tex.x:- £99 Cresswell Farms, £95, £94 Reavley, £92 Wrangham East, £89 Cresswell Farms. Suff.x:- £99 Branton Eastside, £96 Lilburn Estates and Cresswell Farms, £93 (2) Branton Eastside. Chev:- £95.50, £87 Humbleheugh. CM:- £93.50, £85 South Charlton. Mule:- £79 Cresswell Farms, £77 Craigshouse.