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Date: 12 January 2022 | Primestock

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Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

Wooler, Berwick Road, Wooler, NE71 6SL

At Wooler on Wednesday 12th January Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 1254 prime sheep comprising of 1093 Hoggs and 161 Cast Ewes & Rams

Hoggs:

Another good show forward with handy weight, quality flesh another great trade

Heavyweights and commercials easier

The days sale topped with a pen of Beltex £148 (42kg) J Craigs Ltd, Tritlington Old Hall

Leading prices per head: Beltex: £146 (41kg), £135 (40kg) Great Tosson, £146 (44kg), £139 (40kg) Springhill, £144.50 (44kg), £135 (43kg) Linden Hill Head, £140 (43kg), £136 (40kg) Fawns, £140 (46kg) Glanton Town, £138 Swarland Old Hall, £137 (40kg), £136 (2) (41kg) Grange Moor, £135 (38.5kg) Matfen Home Farm, £135 Doxford. Texel: £142, £141, £137, £135 Corneyside, £140 Clarabad Mill, £140 Swarland Old Hall, £137 Tritlington Old Hall, £136.50, £136 Grange Moor, £134 Black Heddon. Suffolk: £133 Corneyside, £131.50 Doxford, £130 West Hall. Mule: £119 Tritlington Old Hall

Leading prices per kilo: Beltex: 356p, 342p, 338p, 326p Great Tosson, 352p Tritlington Old Hall, 351p, 330p Matfen Home Farm, 348p, 332p, 326p Springhill, 343p, 342p, 328p Grange Moor, 340p, 337p, 326p, 325p Fawns, 340p, 325p Linden Hill Head, 320p Glanton Town. Texel: 319p Black Heddon, 307p, 305p Corneyside, 305p East Fleetham, 300p Glanton Town

Cast Ewes:

A fantastic show of ewes forward, matched by a belter of a trade, with as many as 14 ewes achieving £200 a head and more

Sale peak of £235 for a superb pair of Texel ewes from local breeder Neil Harvey Farms, Blackadder Mains

Tups sold to heights of £171 topped by a Suffolk from H Hutchinson & Son, Kettleburn

Leading prices: Texel: £235, £217, £210 Blackadder Mains, £223 Swarland Old Hall, £219, £215, £195 Pallinsburn, £200, £199 Corneyside, £189 Clarabad Mill. Beltex: £175, £141, £129 Blackadder Mains. Suffolk: £155, £143 Goswick, £145 West Longridge, £143 Todrig, £143, £139 Pallinsburn, £137 Brackenside, £135 Kettleburn, £131 Newstead, £129 Doxford. Greyface: £131 Swarland Old Hall, £129 West Longridge, £125 Todrig, £115 Goswick. Cheviot Mule: £131 Pallinsburn, £129 Todrig.  Half Bred: £129, £109 Doxford. North Country Cheviot: £87 Doxford

Rams: Texel: £171, £135 Kettleburn, £121 Clarabad Mill. Beltex: £159 Annstead. Suffolk: £155, £137 Kettleburn.