Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

1st August 2018

At Wooler on Wednesday 1st August Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly primestock sale of sheep comprising of 900 Prime Lambs and Ewes.

Lambs, trade similar on the week.

Leading prices per head – Lambs: Beltex: £94 Ladykirk, £87.50, £85, £83, £82.50 Chillingham Home Farm, £82 (2) Yetlington Lane. Texel: £91, £84.50, £83 Springhill, Seahouses, £86, £84.50 Low Middleton, £84 Craigs House. Suffolk: £85 Low Middleton.

Leading prices per kilo – Lambs: Beltex: 216p (2), 210p, 206p, 195p Chillingham Home Farm, 208p Ladykirk, 207p, 200p Yetlington Lane. Texel: 195p Craigs House, 192p Bewick Folly, 188p Kettleburn, 187p Low Middleton, 187p Shipley Smallburn and Bellstruther, 185p Ladykirk and Newstead.

Ewes, returns as expected.

Ewes: Suffolk: £121, £115, £100, £85 Roseden, £95 Kettleburn, £88 West Longridge, £85 Edlingham Demesne. Texel: £115 West Longridge, £95 Roseden, £90 Brandon Whitehouse, £81 Ladykirk. Mule: £70 Ladykirk, £67 Edlingham Demesne, £61 West Longridge. Bluefaced Leicester: £67 Broadlaw Farm. Blackfaced: £63, £51 Edlingham Newtown.