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Date: 05 January 2022 | Primestock

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Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

Wooler, Berwick Road, Wooler, NE71 6SL

At Wooler on Wednesday 5th January Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 1064 prime sheep comprising of 827 Hoggs and 237 Cast Ewes & Rams

Hoggs:

Another good day’s trading to start the New Year away

Mainly commercials and heavies forward but all classes still good to sell

Sale topped with a pen of heavy Texels from R W & K Telford, Branton East Side at £148.50 to C Snowdon, Jewitt

Leading prices per head: Texel: £148.50, £133 Branton East Side, £143 Auchencrow Mains, £140, £135 South Rennington, £139 Springhill, Seahouses. Suffolk: £142, £133 Berryhill, £140, £137, £136.50 Newham Hall, £136.50 Brockley Hall, £136 East Ditchburn, Sunnyside, Reston. Beltex: £138 South Rennington, £138, £137.50, £132 East Ditchburn, £131 Wandon. Cheviot: £126, £123 Humbleheugh

Leading prices per kilo: Texel: 305p Springhill, Seahouses, 290p, 282p West Longridge, 286p Newham Hall. Beltex: 300p East Newburn, 291p Wandon

Cast Ewes:

A straight show of cast sheep fetched a smart trade throughout

Achieving top price at £215 was an excellent Texel ewe from local breeder Pallinsburn Estates

Whilst cast tups sold to a summit of £155 a head for a pair of Texels from J V Lindsay & Partner, Cornhill Farm

Leading prices: Texel: £215, £180, £150, £140, £136 Pallinsburn Estates, £200, £180 (2), £173 (2), £161, £150 (2), £140, £130 Annstead, £157 Black Heddon, £150 Branton East Side, £131 Edlingham Newtown. Beltex: £180, £150 Annstead, £120 East Fleetham. Suffolk: £151, £137, £129 Edlingham Newtown, £131, £127 Pallinsburn Estates, £127, £125 Gainslaw Hill, £125 Berryhill, £125, £124 Cornhill, £121 Branton East Side, £120 Middle Ord. Bluefaced Leicester: £130, £123 Edlingham Newtown. Half Bred: £123, £117 Berry Hill. Cheviot Mule: £119 Pallinsburn Estates, £107 Gainslaw Hill. Greyface: £115 Berryhill, £113, £103 Venchen, £107 Doune Brae, £105 Gainslaw Hill, £103 Cold Martin. Romney: £103 Doune Brae. Blackface: £75 Branton East Side

Rams: £155 Cornhill, £130 Edlingham Newtown, £120 Middle Ord. Suffolk: £124 Newham Hall