Wooler Mart, October 8

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

John Swan Limited had forward and sold 827 lambs and 162 ewes and rams.

Lamb numbers tighter due to calf sale week, all in spec types well dearer, heavies similar.

Leading prices per head: Tex.x: £85, £80 Auchencrow Mains, £78.50 Bewick Folly, £78 Ladykirk and Greenhead, Reston, £77.50 Shotton, £77 Kettleburn, Greenhead, Reston and Yetlington Lane, £75 Bewick Folly, Kettleburn (2), Greenhead, Reston and Biddlestone Home Farm.

Suff.x: £80 Lilburn Estates, £77.50 Auchencrow Mains, £73 Shotton, £71.50 Low Middleton Livestock and Auchencrow Mains.

Ven: £68.50 Craigshouse. Bel: £68, £66 (2), £65 Ladykirk, £64.50 Lilburn Estates. Mule: £62.50 Ladykirk.

Leading prices per kilo: Tex.: 189.7p Henlaw, 178.1p Cockhall, 177.5p Henlaw, 175p Lorbottle, 173.7p, 170.2p Linbrig, 170p Henlaw, 169.5p Fenham Hill, 169.3p Yetlington Lane.

Bel: 169.7p Lilburn Estates, 169.2p (2), 166.7p Ladykirk. Suff.x: 160p Lilburn Estates, 155.8p Craigshouse, 152.4p Lilburn Estates. Ven: 159.3p Craigshouse.

Ewes, smarter show good late rates maintained.

Leading prices: Suff.x: £84 South Bellshill, £80 Marigold Farming, £72 South Bellshill. Tex.x: £80, £76, £71 Cockhall. HB:- £77.50 Marigold Farming. Zwa: £73 Hillcrest Livestock. Mule: £73 South Bellshill, £63 Marigold Farming, Cockhall and South Bellshill, £60 Ingram. CHM: £70, £65 Ingram. BF: £63 Ladykirk, £45.50 Cold Martin, £44 Ingram.