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Date: 17 March 2021 | Primestock

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Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

Wooler, Berwick Road, Wooler, NE71 6SL

At Wooler on Wednesday 17th March Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 505 Prime Sheep comprising 388 Prime Hoggs and  117 Cast Ewes and Rams

HOGGS:
Numbers tighter but more better sorts forward. 
Sale overall average £135 SQQ 306p.  Overall 277p per kilo

Leading Hogg Prices per head: Beltex: £168, £161, £160, £149 (2) New Heaton, £148, £144, £143 East Fleetham, Texel:£148, £147 (2), £144 New Heaton, £145.50, £145, £144 East Fleetham, £145 Brandon, £143 Berryhill (Redpath), Suffolk: £149, £148.50, £146.50 Brandon, £140, £138 Berryhill, £137 East Fleetham, North Country Cheviot: £142, £135, £133.50 Bidddlestone Home Farm, Oxford: £130.50 East Fleetham

Leading Hogg Prices per kilo: Beltex: 381p, 378p, 366p New Heaton, 336p East Fleetham, Texel: 341p, 339p, 338p, 328p New Heaton, 332p East Fleetham

CAST EWES:
A reduced number in the supply of Ewes saw all classes meet a high demand for a mixed show forward.
Topping the sale at £147 was a thumping Suffolk.x Mule Ewe from M.Budge, 5 Lamberton, Berwick.  Whilst a pen of 3 enormous Zwartbles from Ferneycastle Farming sold to achieve £143!

Leading Prices:  Suffolk: £147 Lamberton, £139 Venchen, £109 Milfield Demesne, £95 Shotton, Zwartble: £143 Ferneycastle, Texel: £127 Venchen, £83 Milfield Demesne, Greyfaced: £109 Shawbraes, £105, £102 Shotton, £101 Venchen, Haredene, £99 Barmoor Red House, £93 Shotton, Easycare: £97 Barmoor Red House, £95 Edlingham Demesne,£89 Barmoor Red House Blackface: £90, £77 Edlingham Demesne, Swaledale: £89 Low Bleakhope, £79 Springhill, North Country Cheviot: £85 Springhill (L.Taylor), Shetland: £47 Shawbraes

CAST RAM -  Texel: £123 Edlingham Demesne