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.
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