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Date: 29 September 2021 | Primestock

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Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

Wooler, Berwick Road, Wooler, NE71 6SL

At Wooler on Wednesday 29th September Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 1370 Prime Sheep comprising 1066 Lambs and 304 Cast Ewes & Rams

Lambs:

An increase in flesh resulted in an increase in trade, many more quality export types required to meet the demand in Wooler

Overall average 235p (£108)

Sale topped with Beltex £141 (45kg) to Huntington

Leading prices per head: Beltex: £141 Huntington, £140 (2), £139, £137 (2), £135 (3) Annstead, £140 (2), £125 Wrangham, £140 Swarland Old Hall, £134 Linden Hill Head, £132 Bewick Folly. Texel: £140, £125 (2) Branton East Side, £133, £130, £125 Linden Hill Head, £129 Burradon Mains, £128 Swarland Old Hall, £125 Low Middleton, £124 (2) Little Bavington, £123 Black Heddon, £123 (2) Bewick Folly. Suffolk: £134, £124, £122 Low Middleton, £124, £120 Nesbit, £120 Branton East Side. Berrichon: £116, £114 (2) Wrangham. Leicester: £114 Branton East Side (J Elliott)

Leading prices per kilo: Beltex: 313p, 281p, 272p Huntington, 308p, 306p, 297p, 291p, 287p Annstead, 280p Wrangham, 278p, 270p Ryal Eastside, 278p, 277p, 273p Bewick Folly, 276p, 272p Linden Hill Head, 276p, 270p Swarland Old Hall. Texel: 265p, 260p Crookham Dairy, 264p Little Bavington, 264p Nesbit, 262p Branton East Side, 262p Black Heddon, 261p Linden Hill Head, 257p Clarabad Mill

Cast Ewes:

Cast sheep of all classes still holding in trade for a very mixed show forward

Sale peak at £189 for a powerful Texel from J R Whitecross Esq, Clarabad Mill

Whilst tups sold up to £130 for a smart Beltex from R D Rennie & Son, Sydenham Farm

Texel: £189 Clarabad Mill, £160, £119 Swarland Old Hall, £159, £149, £145, £141, £130, £123, £120 Linden Hill Head, £139 Black Heddon, £135, £129 Sydenham, £117 Cresswell Farms. Beltex: £131, £130, £121, £120 (2) Annstead. Suffolk: £121 Cresswell Farms, £119 East Newburn, £119, £100 Venchen, £115, £99 Fowberry Moor. Dorset: £118 Fowberry Farm. Lleyn: £109, £103 Elwick. North Country Cheviot: £107, £87, £77 Bowmont Farming, £78 Edlingham Demesne, £75 Hethpool. Greyface: £97, £88 Wrangham, £95 (2) East Newburn, £93 Swarland Old Hall, £91 Cresswell Farms. Romney: £89 Crookham Dairy, £84 Sydenham. Zwartble: £81 Greystone

Rams: Beltex: £130 Sydenham. Texel: £122 Cresswell Farms, £117 Venchen, £107 (2) Sydenham. Dorset: £113 Fowberry Farm. Hampshire: £100 Sydenham