Wooler Mart, May 14

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

At their weekly sale of primestock John Swan Limited had forward and sold 180 hoggs and 182 ewes.

A larger number of hoggs available, with greater returns achieved.

Leading Prices Per Head:- Tex.x:- £97 (2) Holy Island, £95, £88 Hoppen Hall, £89 Goswick. Suff.x:- £93 Newstead, £89 Goswick. Dor:- £93 Billiemains. Zwa:- £91 (2) Billiemains. Char:- £90 Wandon. Mule:- £89 Newstead, £87 West Longridge. Bel:- £84, £82 Ladykirk. Bf:- £77 West Longridge.

Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Bel:- 221.1p, 200p Ladykirk. Tex.x:- 200p West Longridge and Ladykirk. Bf:- 197.4p West Longridge. Suff.x:- 190.5p Ladykirk. Mule:- 184.8p West Longridge.

An increase in both the numbers of ewes on show and the returns achieved.

Leading Prices:- Char:- £116 Wandon. Suff.x:- £112 Wandon, £106 Alnham, £102 Shipley Smallburn, £100 East Fleetham. Tex.x:- £94, £90 Shipley Smallburn, £89 Wandon. BFL:- £88 Haugh Head. Mule:- £86 Newstead, £82 Brockley Hall, £80 West Longridge. Chev:- £81 Alnham, £78 Biddlestone Home Farm. CHM:- £67 Ingram. Ker:- £65 Milfield Demesne. Bf:- £63, £55 Alnham, £54 Ingram.

Rams:- Chev:- £99 Moorlaws. Suff.x:- £93 Goswick. Bf:- £80 West Longridge.