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Date: 24 March 2021 | Primestock

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Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

Wooler, Berwick Road, Wooler, NE71 6SL

At Wooler on Wednesday 24th March Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 504 prime sheep comprising 402 Hoggs and 102 Cast Ewes and Rams

Another decent show slightly dearer on the week to average 286p SQQ 312p

The sale was topped with a great pen of Beltex at £166 (41.5kg) from D K McKerrow, New Heaton to Yorkshire Halal Meats also Texels at £161 (54kg) G Redpath, Berryhill to Nicholsons Butchers

Leading Hogg Prices per head: Texel: £160 Lilburn Estates (Roseden), £156 (2), £154, £152 New Heaton, £155 Grange Moor, £155, £154 Berryhill, £153 (2) Brandon, £150 East Fleetham. Beltex: £159, £156, £155 New Heaton, £152, £150 Lilburn Estates (Roseden). Suffolk: £159, £155, £153, £152 (2) Brandon, £150, £148 Berryhill, £147 Doxford. Cheviot: £130 New Heaton, £124 Springhill, Seahouses. Mule: £117 Fawdon Farms

Leading Hogg Prices per kilo: Beltex: 400p, 390p, 374p, 351p New Heaton. Texel: 358p, 351p, 350p (2) New Heaton, 335p Berryhill, 331p Springhill, Seahouses. Suffolk: 316p Springhill, Seahouses, 282p Brandon. Cheviot: 299p New Heaton, 282p Springhill, Seahouses, 281p, 280p South Ord

Cast Ewes:

As numbers grow tight, a strong ringside of buyers were in attendance to witness a sensational trade right through with all classes of cast sheep keenly sought after!

Sale peaked at £167 for Texels from regular local consignor J S & P Fleming, Lochside Farm

Texel: £167, £143, £141 Lochside, £157, £137 Yeavering, £143, £133, £121, £119 Tritlington, £131 Primside. Suffolk: £143, £123 Tritlington, £143, £135, £133, £123 Fawdon Farms, £140, £127 Cornhill, £137 Springhill, Seahouses, £130, £127 East Fleetham, £125 (2), £123 Middle Ord, £125 Lochside. Half Bred: £117 Berryhill, £107 Doxford. Greyface: £115 Berryhill, £113 Tritlington, £109 East Fleetham, £109 Fawdon Farms, £107 Middle Ord, £105 Yeavering. North Country Cheviot: £105 Lochside, £99 Cocklawfoot. Blackface: £93, £85 Fawdon Farms

Rams:  Oxford: £103 Tritlington. Charolais: £103 Tritlington