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Date: 22 June 2022 | Primestock

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Wooler Prime Sheep

Wooler, Berwick Road, Wooler, NE71 6SL

WEDNESDAY 22nd JUNE 2022
WEEKLY SALE OF PRIMESTOCK

At Wooler on Wednesday 22nd June Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 2036 prime sheep comprising of 1461 Lambs, 205 Hoggs and 370 Cast Ewes & Rams

Lambs: Well fleshed types still good to sell, lighter, leaner types a bit easier
Sale topped at £180 Annstead for a 50kg Beltex lamb to Hartshead Meats
Top quality fed export lambs in fine demand with a large consignment of handy weight Beltex.x Texels averaging £149.30 (359p) from C Mellor, Annstead

Leading prices per head: Heavy Beltex: £180, £178, £158 Annstead, £150 Cornhill. Texel: £163 Hillcrest Livestock, £160 H & A Farms, £160, £151 West Longridge, £155, £150 Nesbit, £154 South Lyham, £153 Goswick, £149 Pasture Hill, £148.50 Chesterhill. Light Beltex: £161, £160 (2), £158, £155, £154.50, £150.50 Annstead, £148.50, £146.50 Swarland Old Hall. Suffolk: £159 H & A Farms, £156, £150, £147 Goswick, £151 Nesbit, £148 Pasture Hill, £146 Branton East Side and West Hall
Leading prices per kilo: Beltex: 388p, 386p (2), 377p, 372p, 367p, 362p (2) Annstead, 359p Swarland Old Hall, 356p Lochside. Texel: 365p (2) Tritlington Hall, 360p, 348p Lochside, 357p, 344p Swarland Old Hall, 348p H & A Farms

Hoggs:
Trade hanging on and still good
Leading prices per head: Texel: £160, £150 Whittle, £152, £148, £138 Tritlington Hall, £128 Shipley Smallburn. Blackface: £125, £119 Newham Buildings. Swale: £118, £114.50, £111 Newham Buildings

Cast Ewes:
A blistering trade for a blistering warm day as cast sheep continue to sell to powerful rates
Sale topped at £215 for a fantastic Texel from Jimmy ‘the lamb man’ Bell, High Barns, Longhorsley
Cast tups sold to a peak of £157 for a powerful Bluefaced Leicester from W A Graham & Co, Newton Farm
Leading prices: Texel: £219 High Barns, £197 Embleton Steads, £192, £179 The Villa, Bowsden, £160, £159, £145 Shotton, £160 Shipley Smallburn, £160 Lawfield, £150 Marshall Meadows, £147 Newstead. Suffolk: £167 Goswick, £159, £150 Cornhill, £157 Lawfield, £157 West Longridge, £147 H & A Farms, £145 Todrig, £143 Newstead. Greyface: £141 Swarland Old Hall, £140, £125, £124 Goswick, £134, £125, £120 West Longridge, £127, £119 Todrig. Cheviot Mule: £129, £118 Todrig. Easy Care: £103 H & A Farms, £97 Embleton Steads
Rams: Bluefaced Leicester: £157, £149 Newton, £150 Pallinsburn. Texel: £143 The Villa, Bowsden. Blackface: £125 Newton