Wooler Mart, September 3

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

At their weekly sale of primestock, John Swan Limited had forward and sold 1,444 lambs and 433 ewes and rams.

As in keeping with national trend, all classes slightly easier on the week, numbers similar.

Lambs. Leading Prices Per Head:- Tex.x:- £82.50 Holy Island, £76.50 Kimmerston, £75 Holy Island, £74 South Charlton, £73.50 Holy Island, £73 Kettleburn, £72 Lilburn Estates, £71.50 Elwick, £71 (2) Bewick Folly. Suff.x:- £77.50 Lilburn Estates, £77 Edlingham Newtown. BFL:- £76.50, £76 Lilburn Estates. Bel:- £72 Ladykirk. Mule:- £67 Ladykirk.

Lambs. Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Bel:- 200p Ladykirk. Tex.x:- 179.5p, 166.7p Elwick, 166.1p West Rennington, 164.1p Lilburn Estates, 162.9p West Rennington, 162.8p Edlingham Newtown, 161.9p Bewick Folly and Elwick, 161p Village Farm, Edlingham Newtown and Yetlington Lane (2), 160.7p Kettleburn.

Larger number of ewes, very similar on the week.

Leading Prices:- Sfx :- £94 Holy Island, £93 Reavley, £90 Marigold, £89 Springhill, Seahouses, £86 Kettleburn, £85 The Hagg and Fawdon Farms, £81 Clarence House. Tex.x:- £92, £87 Clarence House, £86 Holy Island, £85 Yetlington Lane and West Rennington, £84 Reavley, £82 Doune Brae. Chev:- £80 Marigold, £76 Reavley, £74.50 Humbleheugh. CM:- £77.50, £75.50, £74 South Charlton. Mule:- £76 The Hagg, £75 Fawdon Farms and Holy Island, £73 Springhill, Seahouses. EC:- £68 Edlingham Demesne.