At Wooler on Wednesday 16th May Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of sheep.
Prime sheep sold to a fast trade with all vendors going home delighted. Hoggs averaged£110.40.
Leading prices per head: Texel: £126, £125, £118 (2) Hoppen Hall, £125, £119 East Newburn, £118 Fawdon Farms. Suffolk: £124 Fawdon Farms. Greyfaced: £120 East Newburn
Leading prices per kilo: Texel: 281p, 240p Hoppen Hall, 271p, 248p East Newburn, 240p Fawdon Farms. Suffolk: 238.5p Fawdon Farms.
Ewes seen a brilliant trade with many surpassing vendors’ expectations.
Ewes: Suffolk: £137, £119, £109 Newstead. Texel: £135 Shepherds Cottage, £131, £111 Islay Hill, £125 Newstead, £111 Shipley Smallburn. North Country Cheviot: £93, £87 Ammerside Law. Blackfaced: £87 Fawdon Farms