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Date: 01 June 2022 | Primestock

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Wooler Primestock Sale

Wooler, Berwick Road, Wooler, NE71 6SL

At Wooler on Wednesday 1st June Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 830 prime sheep comprising of 401 Lambs, 200 Hoggs and 229 Cast Ewes & Rams

All classes of stock good to sell even with the bank holiday approaching

Lambs: Overall average 320p - £143

Sale topped with pure Suffolks to £170 Lilburn Estates, Roseden

Leading prices per head: Suffolk: £170, £168, £160 Lilburn Estates (Roseden), £164 South Rennington, £153 Nesbit, £150, £147 West Hall, £148 Springhill. Texel: £166, £155, £150 (2) Newstead, £160 Auchencrow Mains, £155 Nesbit, £154 (2), £148 Tritlington Hall, £154, £150 Springhill. Beltex: £160 Cornhill Farm. Charolais: £156, £150, £149 Cornhill Farm. Dorset: £150 (2) Moorpark. Hampshire: £150 Haugh Head

Leading prices per kilo: Texel: 370p, 350p Tritlington Hall

Hoggs: Quality in short supply but all types very dear

Sale topped at £180 for a Texel from Annstead

Leading prices per head: Texel: £180 Annstead, £179 Black Heddon, £178, £169, £154 Swarland Old Hall, £177 Bowmont Hill, £169, £163 The Hagg, £162 Pasture House, Alnwick, £150 Craigs House. Beltex: £175 (2), £170 Annstead. Suffolk: £162 Telford Farming, £151, £147 Kettleburn, £141 Craigs House and West Longridge. Mule: £140 Telford Farming. Easy Care: £130 Chatton Park. Blackface: £124.50 Newham Buildings, £119 Telford Farming

Cast Ewes:  Another great trade averaging £139 overall

Sale topped at £191 for Texels from Tughall

Leading prices: Texel: £191 Tughall, £180, £160, £158 Tritlington Hall, £168 Swarland Old Hall, £160 Newham Hall, £160 (2) Pasture House, Alnwick, £160 Auchencrow Mains, £156 Craigs House. Pure Suffolk: £190 Telford Farming. Suffolk: £172, £160 (2) Newham Hall, £169, £168 Telford Farming, £165 Gainslaw Hill, £162 Tughall. North Country Cheviot: £150 Telford Farming. Mule: £140, £135 Tughall, £139 Howtel, £137 Kettleburn, £136 Todrig. Lleyn: £139 Elwick. Easy Care: £117 Chatton Park