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Date: 03 November 2021 | Primestock

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Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

Wooler, Berwick Road, Wooler, NE71 6SL

At Wooler on Wednesday 3rd November Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 788 Prime Sheep comprising 583 Lambs and 205 Cast Ewes & Rams

Lambs:

With weather and standstills, fewer lambs forward with more weight and flesh shown a great trade realised £124 and 265p Overall (SQQ 275p) more lambs required especially export types needed to satisfy Wooler demand

Sale was topped with heavy Texels at £156 from Brockley Hall and Lilburn Estates to Nicholsons Butchers and A Atkinson

Top price per kilo was a great pen of 5 Beltex £129 (37kg) Little Bavington to Vivers Scotlamb at 349p per kilo

Leading prices per head: Texel: £156, £155, £140, £139 Lilburn Estates, £156, £138 Brockley Hall, £152, £148, £140 Newstead, £149 South Charlton, £140, £139.50 Whittle (Mavin), £140 West Longridge. Beltex: £153, £147 Little Bavington, £139, £135 Lilburn Estates, £138.50, £137.50 Whittle. Suffolk: £147, £142, £140.50 Brockley Hall, £138.50, £132.50 Kettleburn, £134.50, £130 West Longridge. Cheviot Mule: £118.50 South Charlton. Mule: £114 Kettleburn, £110 West Longridge

Leading prices per kilo: Beltex: 349p, 333p, 306p Little Bavington, 317p Lilburn Estates, 313p, 311p Oak Dene. Texel: 305p, 300p, 297p, 290p Whittle, 298p Village Farm, Seahouses, 290p Newstead

Cast Ewes:

A mixed show of cast sheep forward sold to fast rates throughout with all classes meeting a smart return from start to finish

A summit of £161 was achieved by last weeks high price selling vendor R J Bradbury, Black Heddon for a pair of Texel ewes

Whilst cast tups sold to a top of £131 for a Suffolk from Messrs. A Morgan, Sunnyside

Texel: £161, £137, £129, £125, £123 Black Heddon, £159, £157 (3), £139 Whittle, £153, £129, £125 Little Bavington, £151, £137 Easter Crowbutt, £149, £141 Shipley Smallburn. Suffolk: £132 Kettleburn, £123, £120 Easter Crowbutt, £123 Little Bavington, £113 Sunnyside. Greyface: £115 Barmoor Mill, £112, £104 Kettleburn, £111 Whittle, £106, £105 Brockley Hall, £103, £97 Shotton. Lleyn:  £104 Kettleburn. Cheviot Mule: £99 Shotton. North Country Cheviot: £89 Hartside. Dorset: £85 Market Place, Ryeland: £70 Easter Crowbutt. Swaledale: £49 North Bellshill

Rams: Suffolk: £132 Sunnyside