Hoggs reach 201p/kg at Melton Mowbray

On Tuesday, a smaller entry of hoggs than usual realised an SQQ of 201.13p/kg, up 5p/kg on the week.

Top price was for a pen of medium weight Continental crosses, which sold at 222p/kg. Strong cull ewes were in demand, with a top price of £139 for a Texel with the overall average, increasing by almost £10 on the week to finish at £88.58.

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