Login / Register

Date: 15 June 2022 | Primestock

 | Share via

Wooler Primestock Sale

Wooler, Berwick Road, Wooler, NE71 6SL

At Wooler on Wednesday 15th June Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 1264 prime sheep comprising of 652 Lambs, 204 Hoggs and 408 Cast Ewes & Rams

Lambs:

Mostly heavies and commercials forward

All classes easier in line with the national trend

Sale topped at £160 for Texels from M & J Turnbull, Todrig bought by Nicholsons Butchers, Whitley Bay

Leading prices per head: Texel: £160, £153 Todrig, £156, £151 Greenhead, Reston, £154 Springhill, Seahouses and Nesbit, £153 (2) West Hall, £151 Tugall. Suffolk: £159 West Hall, £153, £149 Tughall, £150 Brockley Hall and Springhill, Seahouses. Beltex: £153 East Newburn, £151, £148.50, £147 Cornhill, £142 Lochside. Blue Texel: £150 Kypie. Vendeen: £143 North Lyham. Hampshire: £141 East Newburn

Leading prices per kilo: Texel: 338p Todrig, 330p Springhill, Seahouses, 325p Auchencrow Mains

Hoggs:

A wide variety on offer but still good to sell

Leading prices per head: Texel: £146, £140, £137 Tughall, £138 Bowmont Hill, £136 Milfield Demesne, £135 Charlton Mires, £133 South Falaknowe. Mules: £137 Newham Buildings, £133 Linkshead. Leicester: £136 Edlingham Newtown. Suffolk: £130, £127 Middle Ord. Blackface: £128 Linkshead, £126, £124, £119 Newham Buildings

Cast Ewes:

A flash trade again witnessed for all classes of cast sheep as numbers continue to be short of buyer’s requirements

Sale topped with a fantastic Texel from Neil Harvey Farms, Blackadder Mains achieving a new centre record for cast sheep at £280 purchased by regular sheep buyer Jeff Dunn, Ponteland

Leading prices: Texel: £280 Blackadder Mains, £245, £215 Branton East Side, £201 Middle Ord, £185, £160 Greenhead, Reston, £181, £157 Hoppen Hall, £177 East Newburn, £163, £157 Broadlaw, £161 Wrangham, £157 Lochside. Beltex: £220, £125 Broadlaw. Suffolk: £205 Broadlaw, £163 Greenhead, Reston, £158, £151 (2) Middle Ord, £158, £153 Gainslaw Hill, £154 Lochside. Bluefaced Leicester: £169 Branton East Side, £140 Broadlaw. North Country Cheviot: £143 Ingram, £137 Rock Farming, £136 Linhope Farming. Greyface: £140 Wrangham, £138 Brockley Hall, £135 Branton East Side, £133 Linkshead, £132 Edlingham Newtown, £130, £125 West Longridge, £130 Gainslaw Hill, £129 Middle Ord, £127 Kimmerston, £125 The Hagg. Blackface: £130, £117 Edlingham Newtown, £129 Rock Farming, £129 Branton East Side, £111 Linhope Farming. Easy Care: £118 Milfield Demesne. Ryeland: £106 8 Lamberton. Bowmont: £77 Springhill, Coldingham

Rams: Texel: £159 Middle Ord