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Date: 03 August 2022 | Primestock

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Wooler Primestock Sale

Wooler, Berwick Road, Wooler, NE71 6SL

At Wooler on Wednesday 3rd August Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 1371 prime sheep comprising of 1024 Lambs and 347 Cast Ewes & Rams

Lambs:

All classes sharper especially heavies

Overall 255p

Sale was topped at £157 for Texels from Z Turner, New Etal

Leading prices per head: Texel: £157 New Etal, £146, £140 Black Heddon, £140 Pasture Hill, £139 (2) Nesbit, £139, £130 Greenhead, Reston, £137 Bothal Barns, £130 Low Middleton, £129 Tritlington Old Hall, £128 Reaveley. Beltex: £147, £129 Bothal Barns, £143 Nesbit, £139 (2), £136.50, £135.50 Huntington, £130 Thrunton. Suffolk: £140, £133 Branton East Side, £129 Nesbit, £126 Low Middleton, £125 Edlingham Demesne

Leading prices per kilo: Beltex: 350p, 329p, 310p, 293p Bothal Barns, 314p, 312p, 302p (2), 293p Huntington, 302p Thrunton, 293p Swarland Old Hall. Texel: 296p Greenhead, 292p Black Heddon, 292p Swarland Old Hall, 292p Bothal Barns, 289p Pasture Hill and Tritlington Old Hall

Cast Ewes:

A mixed show of cast sheep forward sold to a fast trade throughout, with well fleshed and heavy bred ewes short of requirements

Sale peak of £165 for a pen of Suffolk bred ewes from Moor & Son Ltd, Nesbit

Leading prices: Suffolk: £165, £152 Nesbit, £155, £120 Greenhead, Reston, £144 Branton East Side, £143 Bellstruther, £142, £131 Southfield, £137 Tritlington Old Hall, £126 Alnham. Bluefaced Leicester: £156 Branton East Side. Beltex: £159, £155 Nesbit. North Country Cheviot: £140, £136, £127 Humbleheugh. Half Bred: £139, £125, £120, £116 Nesbit. Greyface: £139, £125 Branton East, £121 Bothal Barns, £119 Edlingham Demesne, £113 Bellstruther, £111 Brockley Hall. Lleyn: £125 Southfield. Cheviot Mule: £120 Bellstruther

Rams: Texel: £140 Embleton Steads, £139 Black Heddon. Easy Care: £120 Embleton Steads. Blackface: £113 Embleton Steads