Wooler Christmas Show & Sale of Prime Lambs

4th December 2019

Harrison & Hetherington held their Christmas Show & Sale of Prime Lambs at Wooler Auction Mart with an outstanding show of lambs forward.

Sale averaged 199p overall and 208p SQQ

The judging was expertly conducted by Mr J Curle of R Curle & Sons, Bowsden

With over 100 lambs forward for the judging, it was Lilburn Estates who picked up both the Champion and Reserve Champion tickets for their pens of Beltex and Texel lambs respectively

Champion –   Beltex             42kg    £119 Lilburn Estates
Reserve –        Texel              42kg     £114 Lilburn Estates

Champion Pen
Champion & Judge
Reserve Champion

Class 1 – Suffolk                                                       Class 2 – Texel
1st Auchencrow Mains            47kg    £92                 1st Lilburn Estates                   42kg    £114
2nd Auchencrow Mains           48kg    £88                 2ndLilburn Estates                   42kg    £108
3rd Edlingham Newtown         58kg    £95                 3rd Springhill, Seahouses        42kg    £97.50

Class 3 – Continental
1st Lilburn Estates                   42kg    £119               Class 4 – Any other Breed
2nd Lilburn Estates                  42kg    £114               1st Edlingham Newtown          51kg    £90 (Mule)
3rd Henlaw                               41kg    £106               2nd Edlingham Newtown         50kg    £88 (Mule)

Ewes – Less ewes forward with another increase in returns, topping the ewes were 5 superb Texel ewes at £154 and a pen of 18 at £147 both from Mr R J Bradbury, Black Heddon

Ewes average £96

Leading Lamb Prices per head: Beltex: £119, £114, £98.50 Lilburn Estates, £109.50, £106, £98.50, £97.50 Henlaw, £97.50, £91 Springhill, Seahouses, £95 Auchencrow Mains. Texel: £114, £108, £100, £99, £98, £95 Lilburn Estates, £106, £100, £97.50, £95 Henlaw, £100 Edlingham Newtown, £100 (2), £95 Black Heddon, £100 West Longridge, £100, £98 (2) Craigs House, £97.50 Springhill, Seahouses, £96 Reavley Greens. Suffolk: £95 (2) Edlingham Newtown, £92, £88.50, £88, £85 Auchencrow Mains, £88 Biddlestone Home Farm, £85 Kettleburn, £85 Brockley Hall. Greyfaced: £90, £88 Edlingham Newtown. North Country Cheviot: £90 East Newburn, £87.50, £85.50 (2) Biddlestone Home Farm

Leading Lamb Prices per kilo: Beltex: 283.3p, 271.4p, 231.8p Lilburn Estates, 256.6p, 255.4p, 254.7p, 240.2p Henlaw, 237.8p, 216.7p Springhill, Seahouses, 228.9p Auchencrow Mains. Texel: 271.4p, 257.1p, 230.6p, 220p, 215.2p, 215.1p, 213p Lilburn Estates, 246.5p, 232.6p, 232.1p, 202.2p Henlaw, 232.1p, 207.3p Springhill, Seahouses, 215.7p, 209.5p, 201.3p Auchencrow Mains, 211p Village Farm, Seahouses, 208.9p Reavley Greens, 207.1p 8 Mordington, 202.1p Edlingham Newtown. Suffolk: 210.7p, 193.7p Auchencrow Mains, 193.1p Biddlestone Home Farm. North Country Cheviot: 203.6p 198.8p Biddlestone Home Farm

Ewes
Texel: £154, £147, £93 Black Heddon, £105 Barelees, £85 East Newburn, £81 Kettleburn. Suffolk: £123, £115 Kypie, £107 Edlingham Newtown, £102, £92 Kettleburn, £89 Barmoor Red House. North Country Cheviot: £91, £82 (2) Humbleheugh. Greyfaced: £86 Kettleburn, £83 Barmoor Red House. Zwartble: £83 Barelees. Bluefaced Leicester: £77 Edlingham Newtown. Blackfaced: £71 Edlingham Newtown.

Rams
Texel: £95 Reavley Greens, £93 Kimmerston