Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

29th August 2018

At Wooler on Wednesday 29th August Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly primestock sale of sheep comprising of Prime Lambs, Ewes and Rams

Lambs slightly sharper, good meat sought after

Leading Lamb prices per head: Texel: £89 Low Middleton, £88 Kettleburn, £87.50 Low Middleton, £86 Tosson Tower, £84.50 (2) Biddlestone Home Farm, £84 East Newburn, Lilburn, £83 (2) Bewick Folly, Yetlington Lane, Tosson Tower, Beltex: £88, £86 East Newburn, £84 Chillingham Home Farm, Yetlington Lane, Vendeen: £80 Craigshouse

Leading Lamb prices per kilo: Beltex: 215.4p Chillingham Home Farm, 207.4p Yetlington Lane, 200p East Newburn, Chillingham Home Farm, 198.7p Yetlington Lane, 197.5p Chillingham Home Farm, 195p East Newburn, 194.9p, 191p Chillingham Home Farm, Texel: 200p Tosson Tower, 197.6p Yetlington Lane, 197.3p Wellhouse, 195.1p Tosson Tower, Elwick, 193p Tosson Tower, 192.8p North Middleton, 192p (2) Biddlestone Home Farm, 191.6p Kettleburn, 190p East Newburn

Ewes – similar returns achieved

Texel: £110 Kypie, £91 Bewick Folly, £90 Kypie, £87 Bewick Folly, £83 Elwick, £81 East Newburn, £61 Bewick Folly Suffolk: £95 Kettleburn, £80 Kypie, Zwarble: £81 Lintlaw, Beltex: £75 Chillingham Home Farm, Cheviot Mule: £71 Bewick Folly, £67 Village Farm, North Country Cheviot: £62, £61 Bewick Folly, £59 High Learchild, Blackface: £43 3 Walterstead Farm Cottage