At Wooler on Wednesday 27th June Harrison and Hetherington sold 401 Prime Lambs and 69 Ewes.
Lambs met national trend achieving on average of 221.14ppk
Top price per head went to Messrs R W & K Telford, Branton Eastside with a pen of superb Texel cross lambs at £108, top pence per kilo was 258p for a pen of cracking Beltex lambs from H N Howard, Chillingham Home Farm.
Leading prices per head – Lambs: Texel: £108, £94 Branton Eastside, £100, £98, £92 East Newburn, £95 Shotton, £93 Newstead, £92 Kettleburn, £92 West Longridge. Suffolk: £104, £92 West Longridge, £100 Branton Eastside. Beltex: £95.50, £95, £90, £88.50 Chillingham Home Farm.
Leading prices per kilo – Lambs: Beltex: 258p, 253p, 240p, 236p, 231p Chillingham Home Farm. Texel: 245p, 236p, 232p East Newburn, 230p Kettleburn, 230p, 229p Branton Eastside, 228p West Longridge, 227p Shotton, 227p Newstead. Suffolk: 230p West Longridge.
Ewe’s met a flyer.
Ewes: Beltex: £109, £83 Wellhouse. Suffolk: £107 Goswick, £95 West Longridge. Greyfaced: £77, £75 (2), £73 Goswick