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Date: 24 November 2021 | Primestock

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Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

Wooler, Berwick Road, Wooler, NE71 6SL

At Wooler on Wednesday 24th November Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 1353 Prime Sheep comprising 1010 Lambs and 343 Cast Ewes & Rams

Lambs:

All classes again fiercely bid for especially any breed carrying flesh

Despite a bit less meat about the sale averaged 283p overall, SQQ 287p, Heavies 276p

Leading prices per head: £170, £162, £150 Swarland Old Hall, £162, £149.50 Black Heddon, £161, £158, £146 (2) Corneyside, £160 Linden Hill Head, £160, £146 Glanton Town, £150, £147.50 Tughall, £148 West Hall. Beltex: £146 Glanton Town, £145 Linden Hill Head, £144 (2) Little Bavington. Cheviot: £143.50, £137.50 Humbleheugh. Suffolk: £140 Tughall and Brockley Hall, £136 Birchwood, £135 Haugh Head, £132.50 Lawfield and Newstead. Mule: £134, £132, £131 Longcroft. Cheviot Mule: £132.50 Birchwood, £132 South Charlton. Easy Care: £129 Reaveley Greens

Leading prices per kilo: Beltex: 345p, 342p, 336p Linden Hill Head, 320p, 319p, 316p Glanton Town. Texel: 343p, 316p, 311p, 309p Corneyside, 334p, 321p, 320p Linden Hill Head, 317p Black Heddon, 314p Lawfield

Cast Ewes:

Cast sheep a sound trade from start to finish with all classes fetching a premium here at Wooler

Sale peak at £183 for a smart Texel from B R Dixon, Swinhoe Farm Cottages

Whilst a pen of 13 Lleyn caught the eye fetching £108 per head from G H Blakey, Netherton North Side

Texel: £183, £157, £137, £129 Swinhoe Farm Cottages, £139, £137, £127, £111 Corneyside, £135 Haugh Head. Suffolk: £138, £129, £115 Middle Ord, £131 Reaveley Greens, £125, £113 Haugh Head, £119 Lowick Moorhouse. Greyface: £120, £99, £97 Tughall, £105 Newstead, £105, £100 Craigs House, £98 Lowick Moorhouse, £97 West Hall, £95 West Longridge. Hampshire: £111 Haugh Head. Lleyn: £108, £97 Netherton North Side. Blackface: £65 Reaveley Greens, £64 Haugh Head

Rams: Texel: £131 Wandon