Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

30th May 2018

At Wooler on Wednesday 30th May Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of sheep

Lambs, first show of lambs sold well, in line with national trade.

Leading prices per head – Lambs: Texel: £116, £106 East Newburn, £114.50 Newstead, £114.50 Doune Brae, £109.50 Shotton, £108.50 Howtel. Suffolk: £113 Doune Brae, £105 Howtel.

Leading prices per kilo – Lambs:  Texel: 278p, 272p East Newburn, 275p Newstead, 272.6p Doune Brae, 271p Howtel, 270p Shotton,

Hoggs, returns less on the week

Leading prices per head – Hoggs:  Texel: £116, £93 Murton Whitehouse, £98 Doune Brae, £95, £84.50, £82, £80.50 The Hagg. Blackfaced: £90 West Longridge. Mule: £77 The Hagg

Leading prices per kilo – Hoggs: Texel: 186.4p, 185.1p The Hagg, 181p East Newburn. Mule: 179p The Hagg

Ewes, mixed show, returns similar

Ewes: Texel: £117 Alnham, £113 Milfield Demesne, £101, £91 Murton Whitehouse. Suffolk: £115 Alnham, £107 Murton Whitehouse, £97, £93 Bellstruther. Bluefaced Leicester: £89 Alnham. Cheviot Mule: £85 Bellstruther. Mule: £85 Howtel, £83 (2) Alnham, £80 Bellstruther. Blackfaced: £61 Alnham, £57 The Hagg.