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Date: 20 July 2022 | Primestock

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Wooler Primestock Sale

Wooler, Berwick Road, Wooler, NE71 6SL

At Wooler on Wednesday 20th July Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 1281 prime sheep comprising of 1005 Lambs and 276 Cast Ewes & Rams

Lambs:

Less numbers forward due to harvest and heat meeting a similar trade on the week to average 295p

Sale was topped for Texels at £172 N & J Sanderson, Greenhead, Reston

Leading prices per head: Texel: £172 Greenhead, Reston, £163, £149.50 Annstead, £160, £150 Bewick Folly, £157, £148 Swarland Old Hall, £155, £152 Twizell, £153, £150 Nesbit, £149 Low Middleton, £148 Black Heddon. Beltex: £167, £150 Annstead, £161, £150, £149 Twizell, £147 Matfen Home Farm, £144 Greenhead, Reston, £146 Tritlington Hall. Rouge: £155 Annstead. Suffolk: £149 Low Middleton, £146 Nesbit, £145 Edlingham Newtown, £140 Reaveley Greens. Vendeen: £145, £140 South Lyham, £143 North Lyham

Leading prices per kilo: Beltex: 371p, 351p, 350p, 349p Annstead, 366p, 359p Twizell, 349p Greenhead, Reston, 346p, 342p Bewick Folly. Texel: 350p Swarland Old Hall, 349p, 335p, 331p Bewick Folly, 347p, 340p Annstead, 334p (2) Lochside. Rouge: 361p Annstead

Cast Ewes:

Cast Sheep continue to sell to strong rates for all classes in particular lean and lighter bred ewes

Sale peak of £210 with an extreme Beltex bred ewe from Craig Mellor, Annstead

Leading prices: Beltex: £210, £209, £196, £192, £189 Annstead. Texel: £187 North Wing, Bolton, £169, £160 Matfen Home Farm, £159, £153 (2) Annstead, £159, £157 Lochside, £158 Village Farm, Seahouses, £157 Greenhead, Reston. Suffolk: £157 Brockley Hall, £156 Greenhead, Reston, £150 Lochside, £139 Edlingham Newtown. Greyface: £130 Greenhead, Reston, £130, £126, £115 Edlingham Newtown, £127 Lochside, £126, £118 Tritlington Old Hall, £118 Primside, £116 Goswick

Rams: Suffolk: £134, £128 Goswick, £133 Mid Edrom. Texel: £127 Goswick