At Wooler on Wednesday 18th July Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly primestock sale of sheep comprising of 722 Prime Sheep to achieve an average 195p.
Lambs a superb show with all types sharper.
Leading prices per head – Lambs: Texel: £100 Low Middleton, £100, £95, £88 Edlingham Newtown, £88 East Newburn, £85.50 Kettleburn Suffolk: £95 Fawdon Farms, £90 Low Middleton, £87 Edlingham Newtown. Beltex: £90, £87 Henlaw, £88, £84, £82, £81 Chillingham Home Farm.
Leading prices per kilo – Lambs: Beltex: 225p, 221p, 215p, 207p (2), 206p Chillingham Home Farm, 214p 207p, 200p Henlaw. Texel: 208p, 197p Edlingham Newtown, 207p Black Heddon, 204p East Newburn, 200p Kettleburn. Suffolk: 192p Edlingham Newtown.
Ewes a strong show, all types wanted.
Ewes: Texel: £109, £93 Edlingham Newtown. Suffolk: £105, £95 Edlingham Newtown, £101 Chillingham Home Farm. Beltex: £99, £79 Chillingham Home Farm. Mule: £59 Edlingham Newtown.
Rams: Texel: £107 Blackadder Mains.