Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

9th January 2019

At Wooler on Wednesday 9th January Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of sheep comprising of Hoggs, Ewes and Rams

Great show of Hoggs forward to average 195.4p SQQ 198.1p

Topping the sale was a heavy Texel Hogg from Low Middleton (R McDonald) £108 Top pence per kilo were Beltex Hoggs from Chillingham Home Farm 250p.

Leading Hogg Prices per head: Texel: £108 Low Middleton (R McDonald), £99.50, £92.50, £92, £89 East Newburn, £96, £89 Auchencrow Mains, £92 Shipley Smallburn, £91 (2) Low Middleton, £90 (2), £89.50, £88 Elwick, £89 Fawdon Farms. Suffolk: £97, £91 Low Middleton, £92 Brandon White House, £91 Fawdon Farms. North Country Cheviot: £93, £87, £82 Biddlestone Home Farm. Greyfaced: £92 Fawdon Farms, £86.50 East Newburn. Beltex: £90 Chillingham Home Farm, £87.50, £82 Auchencrow Mains. Blackfaced: £86 East Newburn.

Leading Hogg Prices per kilo: Beltex: 250p Chillingham Home Farm, 210.3p, 208.3p, 202.7p Auchencrow Mains. Texel: 231.4p , 197.8p, 196.8p East Newburn, 225.3p, 223.3p Auchencrow Mains, 204.5p, 201.1p Elwick, 202.7p Greenhead, Reston, 200p, 195.1p Shipley Smallburn. North Country Cheviot: 202.3p, 200p Biddlestone Home Farm. Suffolk: 196.3p Auchencrow Mains.

Ewes in high demand, big ewes selling to high rates. Topped at £135 for Pure Suffolk Ewes from Kypie

Ewes: Suffolk: £135, £129 Kypie, £127 Lochside, £111 Edlingham Newtown, £109 Greenhead, Reston, £101, £100 Fawdon Farms, £97 Low Middleton, £93 Chillingham Home Farm, £93 Wandon. Texel: £131, £115 Edlingham Newtown, £125 Greenhead, Reston, £121 Lochside, £97 Primside, £91 Wandon. Bluefaced Leicester: £107 Edlingham Newtown. Charolais: £79 Wandon. Beltex: £77, £75 Chillingham Home Farm. Greyfaced: £73 Primside, Brandon Whitehouse and Fawdon Farms. North Country Cheviot: £69 Ingram. Blackfaced: £57 Ingram, £53 Fawdon Farms.

Rams: Texel: £109 Edlingham Newtown. Bluefaced Leicester: £97 Edlingham Newtown. Blackfaced: £93 Edlingham Newtown. Suffolk: £87 Brandon White House.