Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

3rd October 2018

At Wooler on Wednesday 3rd October Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly primestock sale of sheep comprising of Prime Lambs, Ewes and Rams, with a larger number forward and bucking national trend with all sheep keenly bid for.

Averaging 173.53p

Leading Lamb prices per head: Beltex: £84.50 Wandon, £75, £74, £73 Chillingham Home Farm, £73.50 Yetlington Lane. Texel: £82, £78 Springhill, Seahouses, £80 Kettleburn, £80, £79 (2) Wandon, £78 (2) East Newburn. Suffolk: £77 Low Middleton, £75 Wandon, £75 Biddlestone Home Farm. North Country Cheviot: £77 Biddlestone Home Farm.

Leading Lamb prices per kilo: Beltex: 197p, 181p, 180p Chillingham Home Farm, 191p Yetlington Lane. Texel: 195p East Newburn, 189p Yetlington Lane, 188.5p Springhill, Seahouses, 187p Shipley Smallburn, 186p Bellstruther, 184p Kettleburn. Suffolk: 170.5p Biddlestone Home Farm. North Country Cheviot: 179p Biddlestone Home Farm.

Ewes, met a buoyant trade with all types meeting high demand

Texel: £99, £93, £85 (2) Black Heddon, £85 Bellstruther. Suffolk: £89, £79 Low Middleton, £85 Springhill, Seahouses, £79 Chillingham Home Farm, £79 Bellstruther. Greyfaced: £73 Springhill, Seahouses, £69 Lamberton. North Country Cheviot: £51 Chillingham Home Farm. Blackfaced: £43 East Newburn.

Rams: Texel: £95 Black Heddon