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Date: 20 April 2022 | Primestock

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Wooler Primestock Sale

Wooler, Berwick Road, Wooler, NE71 6SL

At Wooler on Wednesday 20th April, Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of Primestock selling 539 Sheep comprising of 416 Hoggs and 123 Cast Ewes & Rams

Lambs: All classes well sold with majority hill bred on offer. 

Sale topped with pen of Texels at £135 from Yetlington Lane, selling to Nicholson Butcher’s, Whitley Bay.

Sale average 250p, SQQ 268p

Leading prices per head: Texel: £135,£130 Yetlington Lane, £131.50 Newstead, £130 (2) Berryhill, £129.50 Doxford, £128, £128.50 Brandon. Vendeen: £132, £130 North Lyham. Suffolk: £131, £130.50, £129.50, £129, £128 Brandon, £128 Berryhill. Greyface: £128.50 Birchwood. Easycare: £126.50, £123.50 Newstead. Blackface: £121.50, £119.50 Earsdon East, £121, £120 Birchwood.

Cast Ewes: A smashing trade yet again witnessed as demand for all classes continues to hold to high rates.

Sale peak of £243 for a powerful Suffolk ewe from Moor and Son Ltd, Nesbit Farmhouse.

Whilst cast tups sold to a height of £237 with a Texel tup from S Shell & Son, Brandon.

Suffolk: £243, £181 Nesbit, £167 Doxford, £153 Haugh Head, £147 Haugh Head, West Longridge. Halfbred: £167 Nesbit, £159 North Lyham, £157 Doxford, £149 Berryhill. Texel: £155 Nesbit, £147 Berryhill, £131 Chathill, £120 Wingates Moor. North Country Cheviot: £145 Chathill, £141 Doxford, £123 Telford Farming, £119 North Lyham. Greyface: £140 Kentstone Farming, £131 West Longridge, Kentstone Farming. Blackface: £127, £123 Telford Farming. Vendeen: £115 North Lyham. Shetland: £97 Rigside.

Rams: Texel: £237 Brandon.