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Date: 06 October 2021 | Primestock

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Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

Wooler, Berwick Road, Wooler, NE71 6SL

At Wooler on Wednesday 6th September Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 1324 Prime Sheep comprising 914 Lambs and 410 Cast Ewes & Rams

Lambs:

Despite adverse weather conditions a great show of export fleshed lambs were forward

More lambs of all descriptions needed to supply increasing demand

Sale overall average 255p SQQ 265p

Sale topped at £140 (43kg) for a pen of Beltex from Matfen Home Farms

Leading prices per head: Beltex: £140, £133.50, £131, £129, £126.50, £123 Matfen Home Farms, £133, £126 Huntington, £131, £123 East Ditchburn, £120 Bewick Folly. Texel: £136, £135, £134, £132, £129 (3), £128 Linden Hill Head, £134, £128, £126.50 Bewick Folly, £131 Newstead, £130 Huntington, £128.50 Matfen Home Farms, £126 (2) Black Heddon. Suffolk: £131.50 Newstead, £129 East Ditchburn Cottage, £128 Fawdon Farms, £120.50 East Ditchburn. Berrichon: £127.50 Wrangham. Mule: £112.50 Branton East Side, £109 East Newburn

Leading prices per kilo: Beltex: 326p, 318p, 312p, 301p, 297p, 290p, 287p (2) Matfen Home Farms, 322p, 300p, 292p Oak Dene, 300p, 281p, 280p Bewick Folly, 284p, 283p Huntington. Texel: 290p, 286p, 284p, 282p, 280p (2) Linden Hill Head, 289p, 286p, 283p Matfen Home Farms, 283p, 280p Huntington, 278p Black Heddon. Berrichon: 287p Wrangham

Cast Ewes:

A decent show of ewes forward saw all classes sell to a flyer right through.

Sale peak at £183 for a smashing Texel from G R Hindmarsh & Sons, Linden Hill Head

Whilst tups sold up to £137 for a Texel from G W Green & Sons of Wandon.

Texel: £183, £158, £139 Linden Hill Head, £131 East Newburn, £129 Wandon, £126 Linden Hill Head, £125 Wandon, Linden Hill Head, £123 Wandon, Whittle Farm, Bowmont Hill, £122 Wandon, £121 Fawdon Farms, Wandon. Suffolk: £124 Low Middleton, £119 Marigold Farming, Sunnyside, £117 (2) Bowmont Hill, £115 Wandon, £113 Marigold Farming, £112 Branton East Side, £109 Sunnyside, Fawdon Farms, Mid Edrom. Half Bred: £111 Marigold. Bluefaced Leicester: £111 Branton East Side. Cheviot Mule: £110 Fawdon Farms. Greyface: £101 Low Middleton, Whittle Farm, £100 Branton East Side, Howtel, £97 Wandon, £95 Whittle Farm, £94 Brockley Hall House, Fawdon Farms, £93 Howtel, Alnham, £91 Howtel, Bowmont Hill. Blackface: £80 Branton East Side. Easycare: £78 Alnham.

Rams: Texel: £137, £117 Wandon. Suffolk: £133 Duddo Farm. Beltex: £119 Wandon.