Wooler Mart, September 17

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

John Swan Limited had forward and sold 718 lambs and 62 ewes.

Lamb numbers again tighter due to standstill restrictions, more could have been sold to advantage.

Leading Prices Per Head:- Tex.x:- £80.50 Greenhead, Reston, £80 (2) Lilburn Estates, £75.50 Elwick, £74.50 Newstead, £73.50 Mindrum, £73 Low Middleton, £72 Lilburn Estates, £71.50 Shipley Lane. Suff.x:- £77 Mindrum, £73 Newstead, £71 Treaty Park. Bel:- £76, £75 Ladykirk.

Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Tex.x:- 190.5p, 186.5p, 180p Lilburn Estates, 167.5p Elwick, 163.2p, 160p (2) Lilburn Estates. Bel:- 174.4p Ladykirk.

Ewe numbers also tighter, trade held its own nicely.

Leading Prices:- Suff.x:- £89, £79.50 Shipley Lane, £79 Kettleburn, £78 Lilburn Estates. Mule:- £78 West Longridge, £74 Kettleburn, £70 Goswick. Tex.x:- £75 Hoppen Hall. Chev.x:- £73.50 Shipley Lane.