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Date: 14 April 2021 | Primestock

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Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

Wooler, Berwick Road, Wooler, NE71 6SL

At Wooler on Wednesday 14th April Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock selling 589 prime sheep comprising 365 Hoggs and 224 Cast Ewes and Rams

All classes a great trade with numbers short of buyer’s requirements.
A mixed quality show with many leaner and hill types on offer.
Overall Average 291p SQQ 301p

Leading Hogg Prices per head: Beltex: £179, £172 Annstead, £175 Grange Moor, £171 Fawdon Farms, £160 New Heaton. Suffolk: £178, £173, £172 Nesbit, £163 Brandon, £156, £155, £150 Berryhill. Texel: £172 Rugley, £170 (2), £167, £164 Grange Moor, £170 Annstead, £164 (2) Reddishall. Charolais: £159 North Sharperton. Cheviot: £142, £133 Fawdon Farms. Blackface: £138 (2), £136, £130 Birchwood, £136 West Longridge, £125 Fawdon Farms

Leading Hogg Prices per kilo: Beltex: 398p Fawdon Farms, 390p, 388p New Heaton. Texel: 387p, 365p Grange Moor, 378p New Heaton, 365p Reddishall, 360p Berryhill. Suffolk: 300p Berryhill, 286p Shotton. Blackface: 290p, 289p Birchwood

Cast Ewes:  A strong show of 221 ewes sold to extreme rates throughout to meet an average of £128 and tups to average £143!!

With a packed ringside of buyers in attendance mostly only seen here at Wooler Mart, sale topped at £187 for Beltex from Craig Mellor, Annstead purchased by regular Wooler buyer Jeff Dunn.
Whilst catching the eye at £155 a head for a pen of 10 bullish Suffolk.x Mule ewes from G W Green & Sons, Wandon

Leading Prices -  Beltex: £187, £183, £180, £173, £139 Annstead. Texel: £180, £170, £143 Annstead, £179 Hillcrest Livestock, £175 Edlingham Newtown, £145 Berryhill, £141, £139 Shipley Smallburn, £141 North Sharperton, £139 Doxford, £139 Wandon, £139 Clarabad Farm. Suffolk: £173, £167 South Rennington, £155, £145, £139 Wandon, £155, £149 Edlingham Newtown, £153 (2), £145, £143, £139 Gainslaw Hill, £151 Grange Moor, £145, £143 Kettleburn, £141 West Longridge. Charolais: £153 Wandon. Greyface: £145 Kettleburn, £143 Wandon, £137 Shotton, £133 Edlingham Newtown, £133 KJS Farming, £127 Gainslaw Hill, £125 Berryhill. Half Bred: £137 Nesbit, £131 Doxford, £130 Berryhill. North Country Cheviot: £127, £115 Attonburn, £122 Fawdon Farms, £121 Doxford. Blackface: £113, £99 Fawdon Farms, £110 Clarabad Mill, £98 KJS Farming. Jacob: £99 North Sharperton

Rams:  Texel: £157 Grange Moor, £137 Gainslaw Hill. Kerry Hill: £135 Springhill, Berwick