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Date: 15 December 2021 | Primestock

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Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

Wooler, Berwick Road, Wooler, NE71 6SL

At Wooler on Wednesday 15th December Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 1501 Prime Sheep comprising 1181 Lambs and 320 Cast Ewes & Rams

Lambs:  The best export types slightly dearer, commercials easier in line with national trend.   Today’s top price was a pair of Beltex.x Tup Lambs £190 (52kg) Annstead

Beltex Tup Lambs: £190, £188, £186 Annstead

Leading prices per head: Beltex: £184, £177, £174 Grange Moor, £182, £178, £176 (2), £175 Annstead, £146.50, £140 Glanton Town Farm, £143 East Fleetham. Texel: £180 Annstead donated to Macmillan Nurses, £178.50, £160 (2) Grange Moor, £170 (2), £168, £164, £157 Annstead, £153 Glanton Town Farm, £150 Black Heddon, £145 Lilburn Estates (Roseden), £143.50 Little Bavington, £143 Greenhead, Reston, £142 South Rennington. Suffolk: £144 Lilburn Estates (Roseden), £141 Barmoor Red House, £140, £138 Newham Hall, £138 Wandon and Goswick. Charolais: £140, £138 East Fleetham. Hampshire: £131 Treaty Park. Cheviot: £130 Humbleheugh, £125 Thompsons Walls. Cheviot Mule: £130 Annstead. Mule: £128 Branton Eastside

Leading prices per kilo: Beltex: 412p, 392p, 370p, 364p Grange Moor, 391p, 383p, 372p, 365p (2), 362p, 354p Annstead, 348p, 340p, 333p Glanton Town Farm. Texel: 397p, 356p Grange Moor, 370p (2) Annstead, 363p Little Bavington, 334p Wandon and Springhill. Charolais: 330p East Fleetham

Cast Ewes:  A very mixed show of cast sheep forward, all classes still a smashing trade.   Sale peak of £191 for a smart pair of Texel ewes from Craig Mellor, Annstead.   Whilst tups sold to £181 for a powerful Suffolk from local breeder J Herdman, Edlingham Newtown

Leading prices per head: Texel: £191, £180, £161 Annstead, £173, £131 North Sharperton, £171 Greenhead, Reston, £165 Glanton Town Farm, £155, £152 Greenburn, £143 Newstead, £139, £123 South Lyham, £135, £127 Hoppen Hall, £121 Goswick. Bluefaced Leicester: £159 Reaveley. Suffolk: £155 Mayfield, £151 Greenhead, Reston, £141 Springhill, Seahouses, £135 South Lyham. Greyface: £132 Mayfield, £125 South Lyham, £124 Hoppen Hall, £119 Wrangham, £118, £107 Howtel, £110 North Lyham. Cheviot Mule: £129 Springhill, Seahouses. North Country Cheviot: £127 Reaveley, £105 North Lyham. Blackface: £112 Cold Martin

Rams: Suffolk: £181, £149 Edlingham Newtown. Bluefaced Leicester: £169 Edlingham Newtown. Texel: £163 Greenhead, Reston, £159 Edlingham Newtown. North Country Cheviot: £120, £115 Linhope Farming. Blackface: £97 Linhope Farming