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Date: 17 November 2021 | Primestock

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Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

Wooler, Berwick Road, Wooler, NE71 6SL

At Wooler on Wednesday 17th November Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 1601 Prime Sheep comprising 1067 Lambs and 534 Cast Ewes & Rams

Lambs:

All classes eagerly bid for especially well fleshed sorts, more numbers required to meet increasing demand

Sale average £127 @ 280p - SQQ 284p - Heavies 276p

Top price Beltex £166 (50kg) Lilburn Estates. Top price per kilo ¾ Texel £142 (41.5kg) 342p Corneyside

Leading prices per head: Texel: £165, £160, £152, £150 Swarland Old Hall, £156, £148 Little Bavington, £155 Springhill, £154 (2), £142 Corneyside, £150 Branton East Side, £150, £149 Edlingham Newtown, £147, £146.50 Whittle. Beltex: £166, £139 Lilburn Estates, £156, £150, £147 Tritlington, £141, £135.50 Birchwood Hall, £139 Village Farm, Seahouses, £137 Whittle. Oxford: £153 East Fleetham. Charolais: £152 Moorhouse, £147, £146 Blossom Plantation. Suffolk: £147 East Ditchburn (Turner), £147, £137 East Ditchburn, £146 Village Farm, Seahouses, £142 Springhill and Lawfield, £140, £138.50 Edlingham Newtown, £139 Newham Hall, £136.50 South Rennington, £136 Nesbit, £135.50 Branton East Side. Cheviot: £144 (2), £134 East Ditchburn. Mule: £137, £131 Blossom Plantation, £135.50 Branton East Side

Leading prices per kilo: Texel: 342p, 315p, 308p Corneyside, 319p, 314p Tritlington, 310p, 305p Springhill, 306p Wingates Moor, 304p Whittle and Edlingham Newtown. Beltex: 332p, 331p, 317p Lilburn Estates, 332p, 313p Tritlington, 323p (2), 313p Birchwood, 319p Whittle, 318p Pasture Hill, 314p, 306p Matfen Estates

Cast Ewes:

A solid trade witnessed yet again as all classes eagerly bid for

Completing the quadruple, four weeks in a row selling the top price cast sheep was R J Bradbury, Black Heddon who achieved £193 for a smart pen of 4 Texel ewes.

Texel: £193, £187, £170, £157 Black Heddon, £181, £151 Alnham, £175 Swarland Old Hall, £161, £131 Shepherds Cottage, £159, £134 East Fleetham, £142 Whittle, £139, £135, £133 Barelees. Suffolk: £135, £130, £123 Lawfield, £133 Barmoor Red House, £133 Alnham, £127 Low Middleton, £126 Greenhead, Reston, £125 Charlton Mires, £125 Lowick Moorhouse, £124 Newham Hall, £123 East Ditchburn (Turner), £122 Low Middleton, £120 Haugh Head, £120 Springhill, Seahouses. Greyface: £113 Springhill, Seahouses, £105, £98 Barmoor Red House, £104 Low Middleton, £103 East Fleetham, £103 Low Bleakhope, £101 Brockley Hall, £99 Whittle, £99 Newham Hall. North Country Cheviot: £111, £96 Halterburn, £108 East Ditchburn. Cheviot Mule: £109 Springhill, Seahouses, £109 North End. Blue Texel: £107 Chathill. Half Bred: £95 Marigold. Blackface: £87, £67 Cold Martin, £74 Alnham, £73 Halterburn. Swaledale: £50 Low Bleakhope

Rams: Hampshire: £123 East Fleetham. Texel: £103 Barelees