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Date: 13 July 2022 | Primestock

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Wooler Primestock Sale

Wooler, Berwick Road, Wooler, NE71 6SL

At Wooler on Wednesday 13th July Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 1622 prime sheep comprising of 1405 Lambs and 217 Cast Ewes & Rams

Lambs:

Quality flesh still good to sell, leaner sorts harder to cash

Overall average 296p

Sale topped with Beltex £161 (44kg) Annstead bought by Vivers Scotlamb also £161 (50kg) South Lyham bought by Nicholsons Butchers

Leading prices per head: Beltex: £161, £159, £151, £148.50, £146 Annstead, £150 Swarland Old Hall, £147, £145, £143, £140.50 Huntington. Texel: £161, £150, £149, £146 South Lyham, £160, £145 Pasture Hill, £159.50 Edlingham Newtown, £150 Low Middleton, £148 (3) Branton East Side, £147 Swarland Old Hall. Suffolk: £152, £143.50 Nesbit, £140 South Lyham, £140 Edlingham Newtown. Vendeen: £152, £140 South Lyham

Leading prices per kilo: Beltex: 378p, 374p, 368p, 366p, 363p, 362p Annstead, 358p, 346p, 343p Huntington, 354p Bothal Barns, 349p Swarland Old Hall. Texel: 334p Swarland Old Hall, 334p, 330p Pasture Hill, 333p Edlingham Newtown

Cast Ewes:

Cast Sheep numbers continue to be slow in coming forward keeping trade at a sound rate for all classes

Sale peak of £203 for a powerful texel from A McGregor, South Falaknowe purchased by J T Dunn, West Farm, Ponteland

Leading prices: Texel: £203, South Falaknowe, £200, £175, £170, £149 Edlingham Newtown, £199, £161, £159 Pallinsburn, £149 Hedgeley. Suffolk: £163, £151 (3), £147 (2) Edlingham Newtown, £149 Nesbit, £141, £137 Cresswell Farms, £134 Pallinsburn. Bluefaced Leicester: £150, £147, £138 Edlingham Newtown. Half Bred: £137 Nesbit. Greyface: £125, £117 Hedgeley, £118 Cocklawfoot, £117 Shotton, £116 Cresswell Farms. Blackface: £95 (2) Hedgeley Farms, £95 Edlingham Newtown, £95 Milfield Demesne

Rams: Texel: £131 Hedgeley Farms. Blackface: £111 Hedgeley Farms