Wooler Prime Sheep Sale

30th January 2019

At Wooler on Wednesday 30th January Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of sheep comprising of Hoggs, Ewes and Rams

Superb show of Hoggs, met by a high trade. Average 201p SQQ 209p

Leading Hogg Prices per head: Beltex: £110, £100, £94 Lilburn Estates, £93 Auchencrow Mains. Texel: £104, £100, £88, £87 Lilburn Estates, £97, £87.50 Kettleburn, £94 Newburn, £91, £87.50 (3), £87 Elwick, £90, £89 Craigs House, £87 East Newburn. Suffolk: £94, £90 Kettleburn, £90 Craigs House, £88, £87 Todrig. Cheviot: £84 Humbleheugh.

Leading Hogg Prices per kilo: Beltex: 261.9p, 235.3p, 226.5p Lilburn Estates, 222.2p Hoppen Hall. Texel: 260p, 250p, 212p, 201.3p, 201.2p, 200p (2) Lilburn Estates, 218.6p Newburn, 203.5p (2) Elwick. Cheviot: 210p Humbleheugh. Suffolk: 204.7p, 202.3p Todrig.

Ewes, similar show forward, increased returns

Ewes: Texel: £131, £109, £89 Black Heddon, £115 Auchencrow Mains, £89 Hoppen Hall and Hillcrest Livestock. Suffolk: £100, £96, £91 Kettleburn, £91, £87, £85 Auchencrow Mains, £89 Ross Farm. Bluefaced Leicester: £91 Alwinton, £89 Edlingham Newtown. North Country Cheviot: £79 Hillcrest Livestock, £69, £67 Biddlestone Home Farm. Greyfaced: £73 (2) Kettleburn, £71 Edlingham Newtown, £69 Ross Farm. Blackfaced: £61 Edlingham Newtown, £51 Alwinton

Rams: Bluefaced Leicester: £121 Alwinton. Texel: £107 Ross Farm.