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Date: 10 March 2021 | Primestock

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Wooler Primestock Sale

Wooler, Berwick Road, Wooler, NE71 6SL

At Wooler on Wednesday 10th March Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 765 prime sheep comprising 536 Hoggs and 221 Cast Ewes & 8 Lambs

All classes well sold.

A lot more tail end leaner sorts on offer but again dearer on the week

Overall Average 284p SQQ 297p

Leading Hogg Prices per head: Beltex: £162, £161 New Heaton, £156 Doxford and East House, £140 Hoppen Hall. Texel: £160, £152 New Heaton, £156, £155 Brandon, £155 Springhill, £153 Doxford, £149 South Carter Moor and Berryhill. Suffolk: £159, £158 (2), £156 (2) Brandon, £158, £156, £150 Doxford, £154, £153 Berryhill. Cheviot: £156, £150 East House, £143 Doxford, £128 Springhill. Dutch Texel: £152, £148 Yeavering Farm Cottage. Vendeen: £142, £137 North Lyham. Mule: £129 Chathill

Dorset Lambs: £140 Fowberry

Leading Hogg Prices per kilo: Beltex: 375p, 352p New Heaton, 340p Hoppen Hall. Texel: 361p, 339p Springhill, 343p, 332p New Heaton, 333p Chathill, 327p South Carter Moor. Vendeen: 326p North Lyham. Cheviot: 311p, 301p, 295p South Ord, 295p East House. Suffolk: 290p, 285p, 278p Brandon, 283p, 282p Berryhill

Cast Ewes:

A mixed show of cast sheep forward saw an improved trade on the week with every class keenly sought after.

Selling to £165 for Texel ewes from C McAlpine, Auchencrow Mains, whilst tups peaked at £145 from J F Gray, Embleton Steads

Texel: £165 Auchencrow Mains, £133, £105 (2) Pasture House, £123 Venchen, £123 Haugh Head, £119 North Lyham. Beltex: £129, £117 Yeavering Farm Cottages. Suffolk: £129 Ferneycastle, £119 Pasture House, £117 Haugh Head, £115 Auchencrow Mains. Vendeen: £119 North Lyham. Border Leicester: £115, £107 North Lyham. Greyface: £111 Ferneycastle, £97 Kettleburn, £97 Auchencrow Mains, £93 Haugh Head, £91 Venchen, £85 8 Mordington. North Country Cheviot: £109 North Lyham, £77 Doxford. Cheviot Mule: £107 Ferneycastle. Romney:  £103 (2) Lanton Estates. Hampshire: £99 Haugh Head. Half Bred: £95 North Lyham. Bluefaced Leicester: £89 Haugh Head. Blackface: £89, £75 Edlingham, £89 Haugh Head, £73, £70 8 Mordington, £71 Cold Martin. Swaledale: £85 Rigside, £68, £55 8 Mordington. Easy Care: £79, £69 Embleton Steads. Shetland: £55, £45 Springhill, Coldingham

Rams:  Texel: £145 Embleton Steads, £139, £121, £119, £117 West Longridge, £105 Auchencrow Mains. Greyface: £101 Rigside. Easy Care: £99 Embleton Steads. Blackface: £87 Embleton Steads. Beltex: £80 East Newburn.