PRIME PIGS SELL TO £180 AT NWA J36
Prime pigs sold to a trade as hot as the weather promised this week, with vendors leaving very pleased with prices achieved.
A pen of 4 Large White gilts from J Stott, Stainton raced away to a sale topping price of £180 and 167p/kg. This was followed by P Woof, Stainton selling heavy weight gilts and hogs at £160 and 128p/kg. Other Prime pigs sold to £138 and £128 from C Woodhouse, Garstang and £100 for lightweights from GM & DJ Pye, Arkholme.
A sow with a litter of 12 piglets sold at £270 with other stores and weaners selling to £44 with younger sorts £10 - £20.