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Date: 10 November 2021 | Primestock

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Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

Wooler, Berwick Road, Wooler, NE71 6SL

At Wooler on Wednesday 10th November Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 1738 Prime Sheep comprising 1206 Lambs and 532 Cast Ewes & Rams

Lambs:

Less flesh about in all classes but everything well sold

Overall Average 266p SQQ 270p

Sale topped at £169 for heavy Beltex from Swarland Old Hall

Top price per kilo was a pen of 5 Beltex £165 (42kg) 393p from Annstead

Leading prices per head: Beltex: £167, £165 (2), £162, £156 Annstead, £156, £154, £145 Swarland Old Hall, £144, £140 Matfen Home Farm, £140 Black Heddon. Texel: £169, £168, £159, £155, £149 Swarland Old Hall, £149, £147 Corneyside, £149, £141 Burradon Mains, £144 Berryhill (Skeen), £141 Newham Hagg. Suffolk: £137 (2) Berryhill, £135 (2) Brockley Hall, £135 South Rennington, £133 Haugh Head, £130 Reaveley Greens. Vendeen: £139 South Lyham. Cheviot: £134.50, £131 Humbleheugh

Leading prices per kilo: Beltex: 393p, 367p, 363p, 338p Annstead, 360p, 350p, 330p Matfen Home Farm, 359p, 354p Swarland Old Hall. Texel: 335p Swarland Old Hall, 331p, 327p Corneyside, 325p Annstead and Matfen Home Farm

Cast Ewes:

Cast sheep received a flyer of a trade with all classes eagerly bid for

For the third week in a row R J Bradbury of Black Heddon topped the sale, this time with a smart pen of Texels to receive £205 per head

Texel: £205, £195, £149 Black Heddon, £191 Edlingham Demesne, £177 Burradon Mains, £175, £135 Shipley Smallburn, £169 Embleton Steads, £149, £148 South Lyham, £149 East Fleetham, £147 Haugh Head, £139 Edrom Mains, £129 Annstead. Suffolk: £140 South Lyham, £139 East Fleetham, £139 Haugh Head, £133 Edrom Mains, £133 Berryhill, £125 Haugh Head, £121 Newton Farm, £121 Edlingham Newtown. Bluefaced Leicester: £129, £119 Haugh Head. Cheviot Mule: £129 East Fleetham, £124 North Swinhoe. Half Bred: £121, £111, £107 Brandon. Oxford: £115 East Fleetham. Greyface: £115 South Lyham, £105 Newton Farm, £104, £93 Reaveley Greens, £104 Edlingham Newtown, £104 Alnham, £98 Haugh Head, £93 Shotton. Charolais: £115 Alnham. Easy Care: £94, £87, £83 Edlingham Demesne, £91 Alnham. North Country Cheviot: £99, £83 Alnham. Blackface: £97 Fawdon Farms, £93 Hedgeley Farms, £90 Edlingham Newtown, £85 Edlingham Demesne, £79 Haugh Head, £79 Alnham, £76 Reaveley Greens. Swaledale: £67, £63 Hedgeley Farms

Rams: Blackface: £105 Newton Farm. Zwartble: £95 Ferneycastle