Wooler Mart, March 18

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

At their weekly primestock sale, John Swan Ltd had forward and sold 595 hoggs and 153 ewes.

Hogg numbers greater and all classes dearer on the week.

Leading Prices Per Head:- Suff.x:- £110, £105 Brandon, £108, £103 Berryhill, £108, £101.50 Ford Westfield, £107.50 Castlelaw, £98.50 Fawdon. Tex.x:- £105, £103.50, £99 Ford Westfield, £98 Lickar Moor, £96.50 (2) Newstead, £96 Ford Westfield and South Ditchburn.

Ven.x:- £102.50 North Lyham. BL:- £102 North Lyham. Mule:- £85 Fawdon and Lilburn Estates. BF:- £83 West Longridge.

Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Ven:- 216.7p North Lyham. Tex.x:- 215.9p 214.3p Elwick, 215.4p West Longridge, Lorbottle and Shotton, 215p Yetlington Lane, 214.6p Fawdon, 214.3p Inland Pastures, 212.8p Yetlington Lane, 212.2p Lorbottle, 211p West Longridge, 210.5p Mindrum Farming Co. Chev:- 213.5p Shotton. Suff.x:- 213.4p Craigshouse, 210.5p Berryhill, 207.3p Mindrum Farming Co. BF:- 207.5p, 202.6p West Longridge. Bel:- 203.3p Yetlington Lane.

Mule:- 202.4p Lilburn Estates, 201.2p Craigshouse.

Ewe numbers tight trade remaining simply dear!

Leading Prices Per Head:- Tex.x:- £139 Edlingham Demesne, £131 Berryhill, £120 Berryhill, £119, £117.50 Lorbottle, £117 Newstead and Elwick, £114 Lamberton. Suff.x:- £137, £124 Edlingham Demesne, £115 Fawdon Farms. Hamp:- £120 Kettleburn. BFL:- £114 Edlingham Demesne. Mule:- £105 West Longridge, £104.50 Kettleburn, £103 Edlingham Demesne. Chev:- £83.50 Fawdon Farms. BF:- £77.50 Edlingham Demesne, £75 Lilburn Estates.