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Date: 22 December 2021 | Primestock

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Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

Wooler, Berwick Road, Wooler, NE71 6SL

At Wooler on Wednesday 22nd December Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 753 Lambs and 151 Cast Ewes & Rams

Lambs: A smaller but quality show met a flier to average £138 (44.2kg) 312p SQQ 320p.  All classes in strong demand.
Sale topped with a pair a Beltex £168 (48kg) J R Walton, Grange Moor

Leading prices per head: Beltex: £168, £161, £160 (2), £150 Grange Moor, £164, £161, £157.50, £156, £154.50, £154 Matfen Home Farm, £156.50, £150 Tritlington Hall, £154.50 Springhill, Seahouses, £150 West Longridge. Suffolk: £160, £145 Springhill, Seahouses, £150, £147 Brockley Hall, £148 Quarry House. Texel: £158 (2) Grange Moor, £158 Ferneycastle, £155.50 Newstead, £155, £152 Springhill, Seahouses, £154.50, £153 Tritlington Hall, £152 West Longridge, £150 Whittle and Hetton Law. Cheviot: £132.50, £128, £127 South Charlton

Leading prices per kilo: Beltex: 403p, 350p, 347p Grange Moor, 391p, 333p Tritlington Hall, 390p, 385p, 384p (2), 382p, 366p, 361p, 360p Matfen Home Farm, 355p Springhill, Seahouses, 349p West Longridge. Texel; 364p, 344p Tritlington Hall, 345p Whittle, 331p, 330p West Longridge, 330p East Fleetham and Birchwood

Cast Ewes:  Flesh in short supply as a mixed show of cast sheep sold to a strong go throughout.
Sale summit at £235 setting a new centre record with a superb Texel ewe from I F Murray & Partners, Shepherds Cottage
Whilst cast tups sold to a top of £165 for a powerful Abermax tup from Reston & Berwick Farming Co Ltd

Leading prices:  Texel: £235, £187 Shepherds Cottage, £145, £135 East Fleetham, £120 Tritlington Hall, £119 Elwick. Suffolk: £139 East Fleetham. Zwartble: £131, £127 Ferneycastle. Greyface: £131 Ferneycastle, £109 Tritlington Hall, £101 Brockley Hall. North Country Cheviot: £121, £119, £113 East Ditchburn. Oxford: £115 East Fleetham. Cheviot Mule: £101 South Charlton. Hill Cheviot: £75 Alnham. Blackface: £84 Alnham

Rams: Abermax: £165, £135 Reston & Berwick Farming. Texel: £161 Ferneycastle. £119 Shepherds Cottage. North Country Cheviot: £157, £149 East Ditchburn, Suffolk: £145 Brockley Hall